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Flyline Models Fairchild 22 - 47 inch Wingspan for RC Free Flight or Display, 107

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$79   

Very large and well engineered kit. Flyline Models was a manufacturer out of Fairfax, Virginia and was known for their high quality. Features full size detailed plans, instructions, engine cylinder materials, high quality printed balsa sheets, decals, hardware and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and plans. NOTE: Although the kit parts and plans are fine, one corner of the decal sheet has water damage. The box is only 'fair' due to water damage.

Revell Boeing 747 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, 1/144, 4223

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$69   

1983 Revell of Germany issue. Nicely molded large kit featuring detailed engine pods and landing gear, clear cockpit windows, through-molded passenger windows, display stand and a large, extensive and colorful KLM decal sheet. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: instructions are photocopies of the originals.

Lindberg Silver Streak GT Sports Coupe Motorized - (ex GT200), 1/12, 655M

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$95   

Dated 1981 and from the original 1964 GT200 molds. Very large model of this futuristic Dream Car. The box is in 'Good' and solid but has significant wear as shown. This issue has the body parts molded a high gloss black plastic. Very nicely detailed featuring working headlights, working steering, motorized drive (hidden completely in the engine block), complete chrome rolling chassis build just like a real car including working spring shocks, complete underside and suspension detail, highly detailed V-8 engine with ignition wiring and working clutch in the transmission, full interior with cloth seatbelts and instrument face decals, whitewall tires, opening hood and trunk and much more. Molded in gloss black, four big trees of chrome plated parts, ivory interior, black, white, clear that is smoke-tinted and black rubber-like tires. The kit has never been started. The black and ivory parts are still in the factory sealed bags; all other parts have been inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions. This kit has an amazing history. It all started with the GT200 Bubble Top Dream Car in 1964; in 1972 it was issued as the open (no top bubble) Diamond Duster but also as the SC-100 with the bubble top. In 1981, the roofed version was again issued, this time as the Silver Streak 1990 GT Sport Coupe. In the 1990s Lindberg reissue the Diamond Duster open car in a limited numbered edition of 3500 units.

Micro West Ford SIAM (Self Initiated Anti-Aircraft Missile) or SUBADS (Submarine Air-Defense System) Factory Model, 1/10

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$475   

Very rare factory display model of the 1970s DARPA SIAM project, which was short for Self-Initiated Anti-Aircraft Missile. The idea was to develop a completely autonomous air-defense missile. One of the most obvious purposes was for use onboard submarines. The submarine can hear the aircraft or helicopter as it approached since the sound propagates through the water. The submarine could then launch a SIAM buoy to the surface, where the missile would automatically detect and attack any incoming aircraft. It was also theorized that SIAM could be launched vertically from the submarine itself. SIAM was tested in the early 1980s and was generally successful. DARPA handed SIAM over to the Navy, where it was deactivated due to funding. This factory model is complete with the original stand. The wooden base has a metal disk showing a submarine launching a SIAM, which is shown executing the 'dual homing' functions. The missile is just over 7 inches long. The base and metal badge are 'near mint' condition. The missile is excellent, with all original paint and decals. There is some minor wear on some of the port-side gold decals.

AMT 1964 Chevelle Station Wagon 3 in 1 Advanced Customizing Kit - Stock / Custom / Racing, 1/25, 8744-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$169   

Very rare in this condition - never started and 100% complete including all parts, AMT Body Putty, sandpaper, upholstery material, 'excellent' decals and whitewall stickers & instructions. First issue that is well detailed and molded in white clear, red-tint clear, chrome and with two types of rubber tires. Includes full underside and chassis detail, complete engine and engine compartment, opening hood, full interior and parts for the stock or highly customized version. Please NOTE: there is a tire burn on the radiator hose (minor), the back of the dash (minor) and one one stock wheel.

Comet Taylorcraft Struct-O-Speed - Flying Balsa Aircraft, 2303

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$34   

Still factory sealed. Kit features balsa sheet construction (no tissue needed), building instructions, hardware, wheels and canopy material (if required and propeller. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998. When sales sagged, Comet's response was the easier to build Struct-O-Speed series with a significant amount of prefabrication that dramatically reduced assembly time. Light and well designed, these kits flew well.

Monogram MIL Mi-24 HIND Gunship, 1/48, 5819

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$32   

Still factory sealed. 1990 issue that is very nicely detailed. Features detailed cockpit, elevating gun and rotating turret, full cabin interior, rotating front and rear rotors, optional position canopy and doors, full combat loadout and more.

Lindberg A-4 Skyhawk Navy Light Attack Bomber and Tractor - Cellovision Issue, 1/48, 555-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good

$69   

Still factory sealed. Rare late 1950s issue with Ray Gaedke artwork. The clear Cellovision window and trading card on the back are both 100% intact and very good. The kit was well detailed for that time and includes rockets and drop tanks, detailed engine, opening engine access panel, opening canopy, pilot figure, moving ailerons and rudder and more. The scale tractor is molded in yellow and features a detailed engine and suspension, removable engine access panels and a driver figure. The box has a crunch at the lower left, edge wear and a creased lower long side panel.

Lindberg Fulton's Clermont Side-Wheel Powered Steamboat Motorized, 1/96, 708M-269

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$165   

Original issue from the late 1950s with Ray Gaedke artwork. This kit is in amazing, investment-grade 'Near Mint' condition. The hard box has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tape or tags, no marks from tape or tags, no fading and no stains. Very light general wear is the only flaw. Large 18 inch long, 186 piece kit with realistic motorization and excellent detail for that time. Complex gears work as the real boat to turn the paddles. Features detailed deck, figures and full rigging instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all plastic parts, motorizing parts, flag sheet and instructions present. The electric motor is still in the original factory Lindberg box.

Academy Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress Fort Alamo, 1/72, 2142

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$36   

Beautiful and highly detailed model of the Fortress 'F' variant. Molded with all fine recessed panel lines. Features excellent cockpit detail, rotating props and wheels, bomb bay detail and full bomb load and optional position doors. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Matchbox Sherman M4A1 76mm Gun, 1/76, 40181

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$18   

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Still factory 'round tape' sealed. Nicely made kit in the famous Matchbox 1/76 armor series.

Revell Focke Wulf FW-200 C-5/C-8 Condor With Henschel HS-293 Missiles - BAGGED, 1/72, 04387

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box

$29   

Bagged kit - there is no box. The box is shown for reference only. Dated 2006 and from highly detailed new molds with 240 parts. This is the unique guided missile carrier version. NOTE: this kit has "professional" quality minor assembly as follows: cockpit and cabin built but not installed in fuselage. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Aurora Jap Zero (Carrier Artwork) - Famous Fighters of All Nations, 1/48, 88-59

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$750   

Second issue and the rarest Zero from Aurora. The first issue is the 59 cent Brooklyn, and this one is the short-term 59 cent issue from the move to West Hempstead. This box in is in Near Mint investment grade condition with as-new color and gloss. This art was only issued for one year and maybe less and with two issues - this one, 88-59 and 88-69. Molded in brilliant high gloss yellow and clear with the correct rectangular clear stand. This was the first issue with modified molds, so this kit includes the full landing gear and wing bombs, as well as the revised instructions to reflect that. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and correct decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Lockheed F-104S - Italian Air Force 23 Gruppo 5 Stormo / 12 Gruppo 36 Stormo / 9 Gruppo 4 Stormo, 1/72, 1003

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$38   

Still factory sealed but the seal has splits. Limited issue. From new molds with all very fine recessed panel lines, very nicely detailed cockpit and gear wells, optional position canopy, four drop tanks, external weapons including AIM-7 and AIM-9 AA missiles and a very large, colorful decal sheet for the three aircraft listed.

Revell USS Hornet +3 Apollo 11 Recovery Vessel, 1/490, H354

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$149   

Still factory sealed. Dated 1969. Well detailed kit in the Apollo Recovery configuration from the same year. Measures 20 inches long when assembled. Features one piece hull, in-scale Apollo Capsule, Grumman S-2 Trackers, E-1 Tracers, Sea King Helicopters and movable elevators and cranes.

Monogram Coastal Junk (Armed) Off Shore Surveillance Boat- Ship Builder Series, 1/48, 8298

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$79   

Hard-to-find 1/48 scale kit. This is the second and final issue from 1973; the first issue was in 1967. Measures 13 inches long when assembled and features one-piece hull, detailed deck and full deck fittings, two machine guns, rudder and propeller detail, optional tarp, optional vacuformed billowing sails, optional position masts (up or stowed), rigging instructions, color decals and figure. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Golden Age Reproductions Comet's Douglas Y10-43 - 24 inch Wingspan Balsa Flying Airplane (Y-10 43)

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$36   

Reissue of the 1930s Comet kit. Golden Age is a high-quality company committed to reissuing classic stick and tissue kits and plans from the 1930s Golden Age of flying models. Includes printwood, full color decals, vac canopy, strip wood, nose blocks/propeller/rubber/wheels/bearing (when required), beautiful copies of the original full size plans, covering material and excellent instructions. The model has not been started. The small parts are still in factory sealed bags and the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete with all parts and instructions.

Revell Supermarine Seafire, 1/32, H294-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$54   

Still factory sealed. 1969 issue with many action features - removable cowling shows finely detailed Rolls Royce Merlin engine, canopy slides open to show fully detailed cockpit, retractable landing gear, wheels and prop rotate and more.

Pyro Alfa Romeo T.T. Tourer, 1/32, C338-60

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$42   

Still factory sealed. 1967 Pyro issue from original molds. In the early to mid 1960s the Pyro company chose many of it's kit subjects based more on historical significance than popularity. Luckily for us, Pyro not only made these kits but did an excellent job for the time. The Pyro car models are based on the actual cars that Pyro engineers and designers had access to, such as this one-off custom Alfa. Features detailed chassis, complete motor and interior and a removable hood.

Mod-Ac Victoria Horse-Drawn Carriage with a Calash Top, 1/24, C8411

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$65   

Rare. Age unknown - likely 1940s. This is a very highly detailed period kit of a low, four wheel carriage with a folding (Calash) top. The Victoria was designed with a rear seat for two passengers, a raised front drivers seat and was mainly used for pleasure. The kit consists of black injection molded spoke wheels and clear carriage lamps, die cut cloth for the top, die cut flexible 'leather' plastic for the spring leaves, mud guards, body sides, wood parts all cut to shape, formed wire parts, leatherette upholstering material, red seat covering cloth, shafts, full size plans and detailed instructions. Measures 7 inches long when assembled. The kit has never been started. The small parts that were factory sealed are still factory sealed; the larger parts were never sealed and have been inventoried complete including plans and instructions. If it were not for Mod-Ac, we would not have many accurate models of early historic Western transportation. Mod-Ac was a manufacture of early hobby kits out of Los Angeles California. During World War II they issued a well known kit line of military vehicles. The company was innovative as this kit shows - the wide variety of materials, pre-carved wood and highly detailed plans and instructions put this model many notches above the 'make wood look like vehicle' type of kit.