Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
High quality limited production kit. Features recessed panel lines, photoetched details and full decals. Never started. Factory sealed parts bag with decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good-
Very rare kit with a fascinating history. Around 1958/59, Orange Crush of Mexico offered a promotion. They offered free, colorful, plastic model cars if you collected correctly-marked Orange Crush bottle caps. The models are 1/32 scale Revell Highway Pioneer series - although there is no mention of Revell or Lodela anywhere on the box. Orange Crush had the boxes and even the instructions specially made for them with no mention of a manufacture. They were never given numbers. The boxes were very thin and fragile cardboard. This has contributed to wear and you must be very cautious with them. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag and the instructions are sealed in the bag as well. You could redeem your caps two ways - at the Orange Crush truck and at a Modelandia Hobby House. The box sides show the 18 cars in the series. Orange Crush also released two full-color booklets and a complete paint set for the cars. A colorful cardboard box held 7 colors of paint in glass bottles, complete with 'Orange Crush' screw-on caps! The entire promotion was done in coordination with Modelandia Hobby House which had up to 19 stores. Modelandia's name appears on each of the boxes and the paint as well. Robina S.A. was the bottler or distributor of Orange Crush in Mexico at that time. The box side lists the other 18 kits with small color pictures of each and shows three sizes of OC - Family Size (Familiar), Grand (Grande) and Normal. You could also obtain models with Titan bottle caps. Titan was also bottled by Robina and came in large (Titan) and smaller (Titancito) sizes and apparently more than one flavor. We do not know how Orange Crush had access to the plastic kits or who sealed the internal bags with the Crush instructions inside them. We can assume that it may have been Lodela, since they would have had access to the Revell molds. It is not know for how long the promotion lasted, but Orange Crush was one of the most dominant soft drinks in Mexico at that time. Here is one clue: some boxes claim that Modelandia had 13 locations; other boxes, which obviously came later on, claim 19 locations. This may indicate that this promotion went on for a significant amount of time.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Superbly cast resin waterline model. Castings are superior in detail to injection molded parts. Features resin hull and larger parts, numerous precision cast metal details, metal rod stock and extensive PE parts including railings. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
Hardbox first issue dated 1965 and molded in the proper green, black and clear plastic. Very nicely designed- can make any of 6 versions listed and also includes paint guide and decals for all variants. Has optional position canopy and landing gear with a very large variety of underwing stores and gun options. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
has decals for both air forces. Very nicely molded. Features cockpit detail, wings that swing, detailed landing gear and gear wells, optional position landing gear and bottom fin and 'Apex' and 'Aphid' air-to-air missiles. Never started. Sealed factory bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.
Vacuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed
Still factory sealed. Nicely done vacuform kit of this unusual subject. Nicely molded older, full kit with engine and some interior detail. Not recommended for builder who are inexperienced with vacuform kits.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
Very high quality limited issue. Complete kit with cast resin parts, white metal accessories and full decals for several aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
Mold origins unknown - possible Marusan molds. If so, then Marusan copied the Hawk kit as the part layout, panel lines and rivets are identical. High quality kit with recessed and raised panel lines. Includes cockpit, rockets, drop tanks, optional position canopy and gear and decals for two different 8th Air Force aircraft. The model as never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufacturers and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc++
Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find original issue - not the common Round 2 reissue. Very well detailed with 100 parts.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Mint
Still factory sealed and in investment-grade condition. 1960s issue with great box art.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
1976 Stick and tissue flying model. 16 1/2 inch wingspan. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc
Still factory sealed. Nicely molded kit features cockpit and wheel well detail, optional position canopy and drop tanks. Includes decals for both aircraft.
Vacuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc
Large 1/48 scale FJ-1 Fury kit. Very cleanly molded. Well detailed with all fine recessed panel lines. Straight wing kit of the Navy Fury. Includes main airframe parts, wheels, struts, seat, drop tanks and clear canopy with instructions/plans. Never started and complete. A certain degree of modeling skill is required to build vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.
Multimedia Model Kit, Box Condition: VG-
Build the ultimate Hornet! This kit includes the superb Dynavector cast metal parts that are still factory sealed. There are dozens of parts from struts, props, spinners, wheels, tail wheel, rockets, interior and much more. Also includes the two beautiful decal sheets, crystal clear vac canopies (2) and of the decals to use as a parts and paint/decal guide. The actual Classic Airframes kit is out of production. Very high quality kit with all fine recessed panel lines, optional parts for NF.21, F.20, F.1 and F.3 versions, resin cockpit and other resin details, decals for the two aircraft listed and more. The kit has never been started. The injection molded parts have been inventoried complete, and the resin parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag. Includes paint and placement guide, decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc+
Still factory sealed. Dated 1987. Very nicely molded kit. Features very fine raised detail, very good cockpit and rear cabin, opening cabin door, optional parts for stowed flight position tail and rotor, optional cowlings + exhaust and parts for RAF HC Mk2 / HUM K5 for both naval air squadrons.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
Early 1950s wood and metal static model. Well detailed for that time and just over 14 inches long when assembled. Features precut and die-cut wooden parts, completely formed wheels, metal engine screen material, metal tracks and a bag of many other metal parts, full decals and more. Has very large, excellent plans that are highly illustrated and have detailed text instructions also. Never started and complete, with the small parts still in the factory sealed bag. Merco was Mercury Model Airplane Company out of Brooklyn New York. The armor line included the Patton, T41 bulldog, M4 Sherman, German Tiger, Russian Stalin and the shorter Patton 48.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
Early issue from the 1960s. This is the hardbox in the 'long box' format, perhaps the hardest to find of the three variants. Dramatic artwork shows 'A Bit O'Lace' near the bombing run. Features many moving parts: turrets rotate and guns elevate, landing gear retracts/extends, wheels and props turn and all control surfaces move. Never started. NOTE: missing the crew figures and display stand. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts present, as well as decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc++
SALE!! Still factory sealed. Rare 1/48 scale kit from the classic and highly detailed Bandai Pin Point armor series. These kits are beautifully molded and feature full interior detail as well as flexible treads, many operating features and very detailed crew members that can be posed in almost any position.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed
First issue that is still factory sealed. The colorful paper header is in remarkable 'excellent++' condition with no tears, tags, tape, marks, etc. The only flaw is some creasing on the back side.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Includes all 6 Luftwaffe WWII detail sets in 1/48 scale . All the Verlinden sets are complete and not started except the Aircraft Machine guns. Two guns have been built and painted. The CMK Bomber Pilots have been assembled and painted. Quality of build is 'excellent' and quality of paint is 'very good.'