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Eagle Model Aircraft Co Culver Cadet Light Aircraft, 1/48

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$26   

Rare kit from the early 1950s. NOTE: builder kit only, please read carefully. Solid wood, scale display model has about a 7 inch wingspan when built. Features profile cut fuselage and wings, wood dowel for main gear struts, printwood horizontal and vertical stabilizers, tail wheel and main gear wheels. The kit has not been started. Includes all parts required for assembly - but NOTE, there are no plans. This kit originally came with three view plans. Other kits in this light plane 1/48 line included the Ercoupe, Taylorcraft 15, Aeronca Champion, Piper Cub Coupe and Stinson 150. Eagle Model Aircraft Company was located in Brooklyn, NY.

Planet Models Heinkel He-114 A-2 - Luftwaffe or Swedish Air Force, 1/72, 035

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$56   

Rare. Very highly detailed resin cast kit with clear canopy. Decals and paint guide are included for both air forces. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The He-114 was a two-seat float plane designed in 1935 to replace the He-60 in the role of shipboard reconnaissance. A number of engines were tried in the prototypes and the design frozen by 1938 for production. Although somewhat dated by WWII standards, it did see action for about half the war. Before hostilities began, 12 were sold to Sweden.

Rareplane Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight - (F3D1), 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$18   

Very high quality vacuform kit with moldings equal to or better than many injection molded models. Features very fine detail, complete cockpit, clear canopies and instructions/plans. Never started. Factory bag is still sealed. Note: significant modeling skill is needed to assembly vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

Lindberg Convair B-58 Hustler Jet Bomber, 1/84, 560-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$55   

Late 1950s hardbox issue with Ray Gaedke artwork. Loaded with operating features and good detail for that time. Features retracting main and nose gear and opening/closing gear doors, detailed opening cockpits and movable control surfaces, crew of three and four detailed engines with removable panels. Never started and complete. Molded in correct early silver/gray plastic and clear. Never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one tiny side clear, flat window (easily made). Otherwise includes all other parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix A.W. Seahawk FGA6 or Mk 100 - Fleet Air Arm 804 or West German Navy, 1/72, X-103-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$24   

1970s Airfix Japan issue in a two piece box. Molded in dark navy blue and clear and with decals for both aircraft listed above. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Sign Fokker D-VIII - Polish / USA / German / Netherlands Markings, 1/72, SN1001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

Limited run from about 1994. Highly detailed for the experienced modeler. Includes injection molded main airframe parts, extensive photoetched parts (for cockpit, machine guns, spoked wheels, etc) and white metal details. Has markings for six aircraft including lozenger markings, USAAF captured aircraft from Mc Cook field, Polish Air Force 1918, Lt. Richard Wenzl Jasta 6 Summer 1918, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Lt. Theo Osterkamp, Commander of Marine Jasta 2, October 1918 and Polish Air Force 15th Sq. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Lindberg 1980 Corvette Mid-Engine Concept Car, 1/18, 672

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$60   

Still factory sealed. Large-scale kit molded in colored plastic, chrome, clear and with rubber tires. Nicely done with full engine and interior.

Monogram TWA Douglas DC-3 - Four Star Issue, 1/90, PA9-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$72   

Second issue in a 1955 dated hardbox in great condition. The first issue has same art but kit #P9 instead of PA9. The box is in 'Excellent' condition with as new color and gloss, four solid corners and very light general wear. Kit features optional position cabin door, rotating propellers and wheels, pilot, copilot, hostess and passenger figures and colorful TWA decals. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Cleveland SE-5A Scout Balsa Flying Model Airplane, 1/16, SF-9

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$95   

This is a Cleveland 'SF' or 'Scale Flying' model in museum scale of 1/16. This is an early issue in a cardboard box with silver printing. All Cleveland kits were exceptionally complete and this one is no exception. Features very high quality balsa printwood and strip wood, covering material, highest quality plans, all parts required for assembly and decals (if issued with the kit). The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. NOTE: there is light bug damage to some paperwork. The Cleveland Model and Supply Company played a pivotal role in the development of true scale models. In 1909 Bleriot's English Channel flight caused a surge in aviation and model aircraft around the globe. Several companies were ideally positioned to take advantage of the aviation craze. In the USA, Wading River Manufacturing Co. (1909), White Aeroplane (1911), Ideal Model Aeroplane (1911), Broadfield Model Aeroplanes (1919) were among these pioneers, offering everything from plans and parts to complete kits and ARF models. Lindbergh's 1927 crossing of the Atlantic Ocean caused an even bigger world-wide phenomenon called "The Aviation Craze" that extended up to the start of World War II. Many companies such as Megow, Guillow's and others started right around the time of Lindbergh's flight. Some of these models flew and flew well, but they all had one thing in common - were generally not accurate scale representations. In 1929, a youngster named Ed Packard had a very advanced dream- to produce incredibly accurate, true scale models that flew perfectly. This radical idea established the world's longest running single-owner (77 years) model airplane business- Cleveland Model and Supply Company. To this day, Cleveland models are treasured as the most accurate flying scale models produced. The fact that Mr. Packard started and successfully grew this business during The Great Depression is a testament to his ideals and business skill. I highly suggest the excellent book called 'Aviation's great Recruiter- Cleveland's Ed Packard' by H.L. (Herm) Schreiner. It is an excellent history of the man, his company and the times of the Golden Age of Model Aviation.

Hasegawa Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star, 1/72, JS-038

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$36   

Still factory sealed. Well molded early 1/72 Hasegawa kit and a nice model of this venerable two seat trainer. Features 40 finely molded parts, cockpit detail optional position landing gear and speed brakes and tip tanks.

Revell Russian Space Station - From the Movie Armageddon, 1/144, 85-3628

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM++

$49   

1998 issue. Nice model of the Space Station as depicted in the Touchstone Pictures movie 'Armageddon'. Still factory sealed.

Aoshima IJN Maya Heavy Cruiser, 1/700, WLC022-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$28   

1/700 scale water line ship. Very finely molded and highly detailed. This kit has never been started. It is either still in the internally sealed factory bag or has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Surrey (With Fringe on the Top) - 'Pioneer Trail' Series, 1/24, 505

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$46   

Rare. Multi-media kit from 1952. Includes hardwood pre-cut parts, acetate wheels, fenders, suspension and numerous other details, leather, fine sewn fringe material, metal castings and composite parts. Very nice and realistic model with feedbox, front seat and footrest, tool chest, full and detailed suspension down to the brakes, carved wooden water barrel and yoke for mule or oxen. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including instructions and plans.

FM MS-472 Vanneau, 1/48, 6027

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$36   

Very well detailed limited issue model. Features main injection molded parts, cast metal, resin and brass photoetched details. Full decals are furnished. The kit has never been started. Inventoried with all parts and decals. NOTE: missing instructions. The small parts are still factory bag sealed. There are no parts missing from the injection mold trees and there are two sets of vac canopies. The kit contents compare perfectly to a photo in an on-line review - that is why I know it is complete.

Guillows Junkers Ju-87 B Stuka Dive Bomber - 34 Inch Wingspan For RC / Control Line / Free Flight, 1002

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$75   

Still factory sealed. Giant scale kit that is well detailed. Includes instructions for all these optional features: flame dampners, sliding canopy, detailed cockpit interior, operating bomb trapeze, movable drive brakes/flaps and movable elevator and rudder. Features all die cut parts, complete set of beautiful decals, scale plastic wheels, light plastic nose cowl, spinner, exhaust stacks, machine gun pods, bomb, wheels pants and machine gun, clear bubble canopy, wire for bomb trapeze, two color cockpit interior layout, large wide blade prop, 6 feet of rubber motor, light silkspan, reinforced wire landing gear, plywood firewall, bellcrank base and control ine handle, push rod wire, horns, hinge material nylon flying line and more.

True Details Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker Galley Detail Set, 1/72, 72451

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$7   

Still sealed. No instructions. Complete with all parts and never started.

Meta Model Cunningham-Hall GA-36, 1/24, 1

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$28   

From 1978. Very high quality card kit with excellent full color printing, including reflective silver surfaces. The kit has never been started and is complete with all parts and instructions. Randolph Hall came to Rochester, NY in 1928 from the Thomas Morse Aircraft Corporation and founded Cunningham-Hall. His first aircraft, the PT-6, was successful and flown by Jimmy Doolittle and Earhart, just to name a few. In 1934 he designed the GA-21, thinking that it would make a nice military trainer and civilian sport aircraft. Changes by 1936 brought it up to the GA-36. The GA-36 was flown successfully through the 1930s but military orders did not develop, probably due to it's cost, which was high in this class. In 1941, the prototype was taken to Michigan, where the engine was removed and the airframe left in a field to rust. In the spring of 1979 the aircraft was returned to Rochester and restoration began. Once complete, she was moved to the Niagara Aerospace Museum.

Hawk Graf Zeppelin with Lighted Interior - 38.5 inches long, 1/245, 70816

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$75   

Still factory sealed. All injection molded kit from new molds. Large scale model features interior detail and interior lights. May be too large to ship to certain countries with smaller postal size restrictions.

Revell M-42 Twin 40mm Duster Anti-Aircraft Gun (M42) - Ex-Renwal, 1/32, 8000

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$75   

1989 Revell reissue from original Renwal molds. Highly detailed kit with 182 parts. Has many action and moving features including independent suspension on each wheel, working tracks, rotating and elevating 40mm gun, two opening crew hatches on top and one large crew entrance door on the front, interior seats, detailed engine and 3 engine hatches that open. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. Please note that the decals have light bug damage to the backing paper; the actual transfers are clear and clean.

Airframe Arado Ar-231 - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$7   

Still factory sealed. The Arado 231 was designed as a small submarine borne spotter aircraft and was first flown in 1941. It could be dismantled in six minutes and stored in a tube with a diameter of 6.56 feet. The aircraft was not considered successful and only six machines were completed. Basic vacuform kit; not recommended for modelers who have not built vac kits. Scratch building experience and a large spares box is necessary.