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Airmodel McDonnell F3H-2 Demon - (F3H2), 1/72, 202

Vacuform Model Kit


Basic vac kit with main airframe parts and clear canopy. Well detailed moldings with recessed panel lines. Complete and never started. A certain degree of modeling skill is required to build vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

Lindberg Nautilus Atomic Submarine, 704

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Rare first issue hardbox with script Lindberg logo. In the 1930s, Paul Lindberg was designing, building and flying stick and tissue aircraft like so many other men and boys of the time. His plans appear in Popular Aviation magazine and he made a good name for himself. When injection molding showed the way to increased kits sales in the late 1940s/early 1950s, he quickly teamed up with Mr. Olsen to create 'O-lin' models. Ray Gaedke was one the early artists for O-lin. In the early 1950s Paul Lindberg had control and had his name as the logo. The first logo is the one on this kit - 'Lindberg' in script with 'Products' arched across the top and 'Incorporated' arched across the bottom to create a broken circle around the script. Ray Gaedke continued his bold and colorful artwork for Lindberg, such as the box painting for the Nautilus here. The Nautilus appears to be the first sea vessel that Lindberg cut it's own molds for - the Chris Craft Express Cruiser, PT Boat, LST and Fleet Submarine (Ex-Varney) were done by O-lin. The model is an interesting work of fact and fiction - it includes a deck gun and what looks like a Regulus II missile for the deck! The scale is not known but it measures about 12 inches long when assembled. The model has never been started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

LS Nakajima Ki-43-II Hayabusa 'Oscar' - (Ki43II Ki-43), 1/75, 2

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Rare old LS kit in a high gloss box with very collectible artwork. Very early LS kit. Even at this early date, you can see why LS became legendary for it's quality. Features retractable landing gear, recessed panel lines, opening canopy, movable ailerons and two drop tanks. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Some of the LS molds are still in use by Hasegawa as testament to the their detail and accuracy.

Revell Grumman F11-F1 (F11F1) Tiger Blue Angels - Famous Aircraft Series - Lincoln New Zealand Issue, 1/55, H169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++


Still factory sealed. Famous Aircraft Series from the 1960 with framable box art by Don Wilson. This kit was molded by Lincoln Industries in Auckland, New Zealand.

Aurora The Black Knight of Nurnberg, 1/8, 473

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Excellent


Aurora of Great Britain issue from the late 1960s. Classic and very popular Aurora knight kit from the original molds. Large 1/8 scale kit is molded gloss black and has white and yellow plumes. The kit has never been started. It is still sealed in the factory bag and includes the instructions. In the mid 1950s, Aurora bought three 'Knight' molds from Crown Plastics and issued them as K1, K2 and K3. These were the very first Aurora figure kits and they sported the 1956-only rectangular 'Northern Lights' logo with the correct 'Crown Line' logo inside it. The sales success of the Knight prompted Aurora to launch an entire line of figure kits. The knights themselves stayed in production in the USA and overseas long after many other figures were discontinued.

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

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Excellent


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. NOTE: there is no cutting or assembly, but the cockpit parts have been neatly airbrushed gray. The kit has been inventoried complete with all parts and instructions. Significant modeling skill is needed to assembly vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

Roden Fokker DVII (Fokker Built Late) - Oblt Erick Loewenhardt (54 Victories) Jasta 10 August 1918 / Hermann Goering October 1918 / Oblt Bruno Loerzer (44 Victories) Jasta 26 Nov 1918, 1/48, RO417

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


From recent molds and very nicely detailed with a full engine and cockpit and decals for lozenge camouflage and for all three of the colorful aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Tilt Hitlers Staff Car Mercedes-Benz TyP.G4 / W31 S.gl.Pkw With Figures - Motorized, 1/35, MT48-800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Very rare. Older but nicely detailed and molded kit. Features motorized drive on the rear wheel set through a transaxle gear box, step down gear box behind the motor and an electric motor under the hood. The motor and all hardware is included. Staff Car features steerable front wheels, underside frame detail with suspension, full interior, positionable Hitler figure, driver and staff of 4 officers. Molded in gloss black, ivory, tan, dark green, chrome plate, clear and with real rubber tires. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The inside of the box has a very fancy display of the parts typical of Japanese kits of this era.

Viking Models Trieste II DSV-1 Bathyscaph, 1/72, VKG1501-B

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM


Still factory sealed. Rare. Large scale model. According to the box top, it features hollow resin cast hull, cast resin parts, pewter detail parts and assembly instructions.

MPC A-26B or C Invader Profile Series, 1/72, 2-2003-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM


Still factory sealed. In the 1970s, MPC released the very popular Profile Series. Inside each box was a quality Airfix kit but with MPC decals to build any of the three aircraft shown on the box top (USAF Korean War / 452 BG WWII / 'Monie' USAF Korean War). Well detailed kit. Kit features cockpit detail, rotating turrets w/elevating guns, movable control surfaces, drop tanks, external bomb load or under-wing gun packs, bomber nose or solid nose, and dual position bomb bay with internal load.

RCM Grumman F6F-3/N Hellcat - (F6F3N), 1/24

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged


Very large scale (1/24) SPECIAL ORDER vacuform kit with resin/metal parts set. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. Contains vacuform basic airframe components, full size plans plus metal or resin parts such as wheels, prop, struts, etc. Does not include decals. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of model. Special skills and scratch building experience are required.

Monogram Speedee-Bilt Long Midget - (Or Midget Mustang) Flying Scale Model, G6-100

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Formerly released as the Midget Mustang. Scale flying rubber powered wooden model. Before there were plastic models, there were wooden aircraft kits. These usually came in two types - solid and stick and tissue. The solid models were static and usually contained a few blocks of balsa and sometimes a detail part or two. These "Make Wood Look Like Plane" models required a very high level of skill in carving and finishing. The stick and tissue variety were slightly easier to build and provided the ultimate thrill - they could fly when complete with rubber power (and later with free-flight gas and eventually RC). They still required a great deal of skill, so manufactures sought ways to make model building more accessible to everyone. One idea was pre-carving and/or prefabrication. This raised prices, naturally. Many manufactures launched lines of 'easy' to build flying models but only Monogram succeeded in making an entire line at an affordable price that would actual fly. The original "Speedee-Bilt" kits were in one-piece two-color boxes. In the early 1950s, shortly before plastic kits were available, Monogram changed to the 'hardbox' with a lithographic slick glued to the top as this kit. Speedee-Bilt kits contained die cut and pre painted wooden parts, completely formed airfoil wings, carved wheels and numerous plastic details like cowlings, pilot, missiles, prop and more. Assembly was by detailed full size plans. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Focke-Wulf FW-190A-5 / A-7 - Hermann Graf 1943 or JG3 'Udet' 1944 - (FW190A5), 1/72, 106

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Very nicely molded with all fine recessed panel lines. Includes colorful decals for both aircraft and parts for both variants. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix Supermarine S6B (S-6B S.6B) Racer - Bagged with Header, 1/72, 1391

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++


Still factory staple sealed. From the 1950s. Early issue bagged kit with header and second style Airfix logo. The header is excellent with light wear as shown. Very nicely molded and detailed earlier kit.

MPM Avia B-534 IV Series - Czech Air Force 41st Sq 4th Air Regiment Hradec Kralove / Slovakian Air Force Ukraine 1941, 1/48, MP6004

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Large 1/48 scale kit of the very attractive biplane. Features very high quality main vacuform parts with fine recessed panel lines and injection molded details. Vacuform part detail is better than many injection molded kits. Includes cockpit detail and clear vacuform canopy as well as a full painting guide and decals for both aircraft listed. The kit has not been started. NOTE: missing both wheels. These are simple disks which are hardly visible with the wheel pants on (see box art). Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions.

Revell F-104 Starfighter with Sidewinders - Air Power Issue, 1/64, H142-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


1961 Air Power hardbox issue. Ideal builder as this is from the same molds as the "S" Starfighter with Sidewinders, which has four AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, missile trailer and ground crew. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Master Modell Beriev Be-6 Seaplane - (ex-KVZ), 1/72, 1022

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Very successful Soviet flying boat. From older KVZ molds, likely dating from the 1970s. Large and nicely molded for that time. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Model Shipways Dapper Tom Baltimore Clipper - 24 Inches Long, 2003

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Very nice kit of a beautiful ship. Features an excellent precarved hardwood hull that needs final sanding only, a large number of metal and finished wooden fittings, full standing and running rigging material, scribed wood decking, wood stock as required with tapered yards, etc and two pages of full-sized plans including detailed rigging diagrams, full size profiles, detail drawings and more. There are also detailed text instructions. The kit has never been started. The metal fittings are still in the factory sealed bags and the other parts have been inventoried complete including instructions and plans.

CM USS Clifton Sprague FFG-16, 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Museum quality high definition resin castings. Complete kit with all parts needed for assembly. Some kits include photo-etched details and decals if required -email for details on a certain kit. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is six to eight weeks.

Revell USS Constitution Old Ironsides - AuthenticKit Issue, 1/192, H319-298

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Most likely the 4th issue of this kit. Note the blue-green background and 298 price extension. Box artwork is still dated 1956 and is from the "S" issue, but the side panels now show the early issues of the Thermopylae, early incorrect SSBM Abraham Lincoln and several Picture Fleet ships, dating it in about 1960 or 1961. Revell's early ship models were remarkably detailed. This kit is no exception and has excellent detail. Kit comes with preformed ratlines and full rigging instructions. Never started and complete. Includes all parts, assembly/rigging instructions, rigging material and flag sheet