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Aurora United States Air Force Pilot (Steve Canyon), 1/8, 409

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Rare Playcraft Issue in excellent condition. Color and gloss are 'excellent', all four corners are solid, there are no price tag or tag marks, no fading and no litho loss or tears. The flaws are very small amounts of clear tape on both long sides and general light wear as shown. This kit was also issued as 'Steve Canyon' Air Force Pilot. Very desirable large-scale model with 'Famous Fighters' sunburst logo. Dated 1957. If you look closely, the artwork is the first issue F8U Crusader with the Air Force pilot placed in the foreground. Well detailed large 1/8 scale kit includes all pilot equipment and display base. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Please note that decals did not come with this issue.

Monogram Buick Mountain Dew Regal Grand National Race Car - Bagged, 1/24, 6391

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box

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Very well done kit. Features lift-off body, detailed engine, opening hood, exhaust and underside, roll cage, full interior, extensive decals including large green panels and more. Molded in white, clear, satin chrome and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell George Washington Class 'Cut Away' Polaris Missile Submarine (SSBN) - USS Abraham Lincoln / Patrick Henery / Robert E. Lee / Theodore Roosevelt / George Washington, 1/261, H437

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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1975 issue. Kit features highly detailed cut-away interior showing each major compartment, opening missile hatch, Polaris missile, display stand and decals for the 5 different subs listed. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Vought F4U-4 Corsair - US Navy VF-193 Ghostriders or VMF 323 (USMC) Deathrattlers (F4U4), 1/48, JT25

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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High quality kit dated 1995. Features very fine raised panel lines and recessed control surface lines, detailed cockpit and gear wells and inside gear doors, pilot figure and optional position canopy. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: one 'star and bar' decal is missing and another 'star and bar' decal is damaged. The rest of the decals are present and in very good condition.

Aurora USS Guadalcanal Helicopter Carrier, 1/600, 718-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Rare. 1966 dated hardbox in very nice condition. The color and gloss are like new. Has four solid, original corners, no tape or price tags and no tape or tag marks. Flaws include light general wear, a very light crease, corner wear and a very small piece of litho missing on the right side panel. This is one of Aurora's later kits with improved mold quality. Features full hull, detailed flight deck, complete interior hangar deck, movable hangar deck doors, 6 Sea Knight and 6 Sea King helicopters, deck guns, display stand and full color decals with flag. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell CV-61 USS Ranger Aircraft Carrier Picture Fleet Issue, 1/542, H360

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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1971 dated Picture Fleet issue with John Steel artwork. Kit features large flight deck decals with dark gray landing area and white lines, movable cranes, optional position elevators, 16 aircraft, helicopters, 11 tow trucks, 10-5" guns, lifeboats and radar details. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Megow The Clermont (Robert Fulton 1807), H-22

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Rare kit from the 1930s. Old hobby shop stock. This was one of the more deluxe '25 Cent' line of Megow ships. This one measures 12 inches length overall. The kit has not been started. It has never even been removed from the box, and is still wrapped in the factory tissue. You will be the first one to remove it from the box.

Airfix Great Western Ocean Liner, 1/180, 882-1800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Large scale Japan issue. The Great Western was the first ship specifically built for the Atlantic Ferry Service and was designed by I.K. Brunel (who designed the Great Eastern). When launched in 1837, she carried 120 first class, 20 second class, and beds could be set up for an additional 100 if needed. The crew was 60 men. The first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean was in April of 1838 and took just over 15 days. After crossing the Atlantic 64 times, she ran for 10 years between Southampton and the West Indies before being broken up in 1857. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions and flag sheet, 'near mint' billowing sails, pre-formed ratlines and rigging material.

Lindberg Fulton's Steamboat Clermont Motorized, 1/96, 789M-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1968 hardbox issue. Well detailed, large 18 inch long kit with excellent detail and realistic motorization for operation in water. Complex gears work as the real boat to turn the paddles. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that one anchor is broken but is all present.

Ambroid Southern Pacific High Side Drop Bottom Wood Gondola - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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High quality Ambroid kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO models. The limited-issue Ambroid kits are widely considered to be among the finest Craftsman kits issued. They can be built to a museum-quality display or used on your layout. The kit is made from quality Northeastern Scale Lumber and features all pre-scribed and milled hardwood parts, milled detail parts as needed, wood and metal stock, a sealed bag of detail parts, extensive decals and full instructions and plans. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed small parts bag and the other parts have been inventoried 100% complete including transfers and instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.

Main Line Models 50' Wood Sheathed Refrigerator (Reefer) - Pacific Fruite Express - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, XR-1

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Very high quality wood and metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype of this Wooden Reefer. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted green and decorated with yellow lettering for PFE, cut and pre-milled hardwood 'round' roof and floor, hardwood pre-cut and scribed car ends, wood and metal stock as required, metal ladders, reefer doors, ice hatches and brake wheel, metal grab irons, brake details and more. The model has never been started. The parts have been inventoried complete and includes full size plans/instructions. If you have an interest in these kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website. Please cut and paste this link in your browser to see it - http://www.oldmodelkits.com/blog/plastic-model-kit-history/the-ho-scale-model-railroading-revolution-of-the-1940s/

Revell USS Enterprise CV6 Aircraft Carrier, 1/490, 2556

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

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1979 Revell Advent issue. Kit is over 20 inches long and includes a one piece hull, SBD scout-bombers, moving cranes, detailed island structure and a partial hanger decks where you can display aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals, flag sheet and instructions. If you are curious, this kit is actually different from the Revell 1/490 CV-5 Yorktown and Hornet kits of the same era. The Yorktown differences include the bridge catwalk, island searchlight platforms, number of search lights, small boat configuration and radar. CV-6 has a combat record unequaled in history of the US Navy and is considered the most Successful Warship in History. Her totals were as follows: 20 Battle Stars, 911 Aircraft Destroyed and 71 Ships Sunk. She took part in almost every major action of the Pacific war from 1941 to 1945. The fascinating history of this ship is told by Commander Edward P. Stafford, USN, in his legendary book 'The Big E - The Story of the USS Enterprise.'

Aurora Convair F-102 Dart - (YF-102 Delta Dagger), 1/121, 290-29

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1957 hardbox issue. Please note that this is an earlier issue with 'Famous Fighters' in the oval border of the Aurora logo. Small scale kit with dramatic Jo Kotula box artwork. Nicely molded kit with clear canopy, full landing gear and display stand. This is a model of the very early YF-102 prototype with the straight (non-area rule) fuselage. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Around this time, Aurora issued a series of inexpensive (usually 29 cent) small scale kits that were designed to sell at almost any type of retail location. The line was successful and further expanded - when Aurora purchased the Comet molds, they fit in nicely with this established line.

Aurora North American F-100 Super Sabre, 1/103, 490-70

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Dated 1961. Larger box than earlier issues. Nicely molded early kit molded in silver and clear with full landing gear and clear 'Triangle World' stand. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Addar Republic F-84 Thunderstreak and Grumman F9F-6 Cougar - (Ex-Comet and Aurora) - (F9F6), 1/80, 903

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Addar reissue of the old Aurora (ex-Comet) molds of the small scale F-84 and Cougar. Still factory sealed.

Dragon USS Gearing DD710 Destroyer 1945 With Eduard Big Ed Set / Alliance 40mm Bofors Quad Mounted / Alliance M38 Twin Mount 5 Inch 38 Caliber Turrets, 1/350, 1029

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Build the ultimate Gearing! Includes Big Ed set #BIG5310 which includes 53056 USS Gearing Railings, 53057 USS Gearing details and (2) of 17513 Naval Figures (factory painted and self adhesive). Never used and complete. Also includes factory sealed Alliance Modeworks #NW35048 Twin Mount Mk38 Turrets (6 turrets) make from resin with machined brass barrels and blast bags and #NW35030 WWII USN 40mm Bofors Quad Mounted with Shield with resin guns, PE platforms, shields and details (includes 6 quad mounts [24 guns] total). The actual kit is from new molds and very highly detailed. It is also factory sealed.

Accurail 42005 Union Pacific ACF 3 Bay CVD Hopper / 4718 KCS 40 Foot Wood Stock Car / (3) 4764 Great Northern 40 Foot Wood Stock Cars / 4631 D&RGW 40 Foot USRA Double Sheathed Box Car - HO Scale With Trucks, 1/87

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Includes all 6 detailed kits in excellent boxes. These are high quality kits that are completely factory painted/lettered. There are three of the GN Stock Cars. None of the kits have been started, and all are either factory sealed or have been inventoried complete with all part and instructions.

Ambroid Combine - Work Caboose Car - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 8

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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High quality Ambroid kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO models. The limited-issue Ambroid kits are widely considered to be among the finest Craftsman kits issued. They can be built to a museum-quality display or used on your layout. The kit is made from quality Northeastern Scale Lumber and features all pre-scribed and milled hardwood parts, milled detail parts as needed, wood and metal stock, a sealed bag of detail parts and full instructions and plans. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed small parts bag and the other parts have been inventoried 100% complete including instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.

Timberline 575 Sycamore Street American Home Architecture Series - HO Scale Kit, 1/87

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Superb kit featuring laser cut wood wall sections, laser cut door and window openings, plaster cast chimney, front and rear steps and one piece 'cut stone' foundation, finely detailed plastic windows, doors, louvered shutters and porch railings, exclusive peel and stick roofing system and a comprehensive and thoroughly illustrated instruction book. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Airfix Avro Lancaster Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 1502-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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From the 1960s. This is the 'White' box issue with white side panels. Wonderful artwork of a Lancaster taking off on a night raid. Well detailed kit. Features movable control surfaces, rotating gun turrets, props and wheels and optional position undercarriage. Molded in silver and clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.