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Airframe Arado Ar-231 - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit

$9   

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.

Collect-Aire F2H-2 / F2H-2N / F2H-2P Banshee, 1/48, 4827

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$200   

Very rare; #242 of only 300 made. Currently the finest quarter-scale Banshee ever made. Features three different noses and cockpit configurations so you can build one of three versions, full cockpit, detailed gear wells and landing gear and markings for three different aircraft. Includes main cast-resin parts with fine recessed panel lines, many precision cast metal details, two clear vacuform canopies in as-new condition, extensive decals and detailed instructions. The kit has not been started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Recommended only for experienced modelers who have previously built multi-media kits. Must be shipped insured.

Ruch TS-11 Iskra - Bagged, 1/72, Si-1

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$27   

Still factory sealed. Very early issue, probably from 1965 or '66. Nice little kit with some cockpit detail, full landing gear, raised panel lines, a clear teardrop-base display stand, full decals and two containers of paint or glue that say 'RUCH' on the lid. Molded in silver and clear.

Aurora Martin B-26 Marauder, 1/46, 371-259

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$395   

Very rare first issue from the early 1950s. When Aurora moved to the West Hempstead plant, they planned a series of very large scale bombers. All kits released up to this time had been small. Aurora's instincts were correct, and the B-26, B-25 and B-29 were a big sales success. This box art was done by Jim Cox and was only used for about one year, making it very rare. The kit has never been started and is inventoried 100% complete with the original tissue paper, all parts, large clear stand, instructions and decals.

Minicraft 1804 Trevithick The World's First Steam Locomotive, 1/38, 11102

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$65   

From ex-Entex molds. The world's first locomotive was the 1804 Trevithick. On February 13 of that year, Richard Trevithick's high pressure steam locomotive pulled five wagons carrying 10 tons of iron and 70 men on the Penydaren Tramroad from Methyr to Abercynon, Wales. The nine miles was covered in four hours and five minutes but much time was lost cutting down several trees and removing some large rocks. At times they reached the unheard of speed of five miles per hour! The performance won a 500 Pound wager for the train's owner, Mr. Samuel Homfrey and proved for once and for all that smooth steel wheels could obtain traction on a smooth iron rail. Until this day, conventional wisdom insisted that only geared wheels running on geared track would be able to pull any load up the slightest grade. The model is from 1996 but the molds pre-date that. Older but very nice kit that is well detail and molded in wood brown, medium gray and black. Includes display stand. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Airfix HMS Belfast (Town Class) Heavy Cruiser, 1/600, 04212

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$22   

Still sealed. Older yet incredibly well detailed and finely molded full-hull kit with 250 parts.

Airfix HMS Repulse Battlecruiser, 1/600, 06206

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$24   

From 1990. Nicely detailed full hull model with 147 parts. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Toko DH Sea Venom FAW Mk. 21 / FAW Mk. 53 - Royal Navy 809th NAS HMS Albion 1956 / 891 NAS HMS Ark Royal 1955 / 890 NAS Ark Royal '56 / Royal Australian Navy 724 NAS HMAS Melbourne 1962, 1/72, 100

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$20   

From Frog molds. Features fine raised panel lines, recessed control surface lines, optional parts for either version, underwing rocket load and a paint guide with decals for the four aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: two '209' decals are missing from the sheet. All other decals are included.

Otaki Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero 'Zeke' - With Markings for Three Aircraft from 721 / 252 / 653, 1/48, OT2-4-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$22   

Early issue with 200 price extension and highly collectible box art. Very nicely molded kit featuring all fine recessed details, very good cockpit, gear well and engine detail, pilot, drop tank, decals for three colorful aircraft and a painting guide. There is no color painting guide inside, Otaki put it on a long box side for this issue. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Otaki Kawanishi N1K1-J Shiden 'George' - With Markings for Three Aircraft, 1/48, OT2-7-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$22   

It is interesting to note that Otaki changed box art on the 200, 300 and 400 issues of this kit. This is a very early version with collectible art. Very nicely molded kit featuring all fine recessed details, very good cockpit, gear well and engine detail, pilot, drop tank, decals for three colorful aircraft and paint guide. The color paint guide for this issue is on the long box side, not inside the box. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Lindberg North American F-86 Sabre Jet, 1/48, R505-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good-

$28   

Still factory sealed. 'Boy Craft' Cellovision issue from the late 1950s. Box has the yellow oval 'Lindberg' logo on top hanging tab. Dramatic Ray Gaedke box artwork. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Lindberg North American F-86 Sabre Jet with RCAF Golden Hawk Decals, 1/48, R505-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG-

$32   

Includes very nice Royal Canadian Air Force Golden Hawks decal sheet make specifically for this kit. The actual model is still factory sealed. 'Boy Craft' Cellovision issue from the late 1950s. Box has the yellow oval 'Lindberg' logo on top hanging tab. Dramatic Ray Gaedke box artwork. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Lindberg Swee' Pea Goodyear Trophy Midget Air Racer, 1/48, 25-302

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$28   

Early 1950s first issue with Lindberg 'Round Script' logo on both long sides. NOTE: builder kit only. Missing display base and struts. Includes all other parts and never applied decals, but has partial assembly. The fuselage and wing have been neatly built. Quality of assembly is 'excellent' or better and there is no other assembly. The instructions are on the back of the box. Decals are from the late 1950s issue of this kit. The first Goodyear Trophy Air Race was held in 1947 at the National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio. This was the first race for the midget racers. This kit, the famous Swee' Pea (named after the famous comic character) received second place. The aircraft was designed by Art Chester and flown by Paul Penrose.

Pit Road IJN Akagi With Three Flying Decks (Pre-1935), 1/700, HM-020

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$69   

Still factory sealed. Rare, very high quality waterline kit of the Akagi in the three-deck configuration. Features superbly cast resin hull and deck sections, three large trees of injection molded details, numerous cast metal details and precision cast metal biplane torpedo bombers and biplane fighters. There are extensive decals for the air wing and the ship. The initial idea for Akagi was to make three decks to speed up the take-off and landing of aircraft. It worked initially, but by 1935 the lower two decks were not long enough for the heavier aircraft. At that point Akagi was reconstructed to a single deck configuration.

ESCI Mirage III EA with Cutting Edge Seat - Malvinas/Falklands War 1 Esquadron De Caza Argentina or No. 3 Squadron RAAF Australia, 1/48, 4073

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$36   

Includes Cutting Edge factory sealed #CEC48145 Martin Baker Mk.4 Ejection seat in 1/48 resin. The actual kit is rare and has decals for Fuerza Aerea Argentina Falklands Islands War and alternate RAAF markings. Features cockpit detail, optional parts for both versions, detailed landing gear and gear wells, optional position canopy and various loadouts with drop tanks, AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles and R530 missiles. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell F-4F Phantom II - 40 Years JG71 'Richthofen' Wittmund 1999 / JG73 'Molders' Neuburg-Donau 1995, 1/72, 04615

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$27   

Superb model from Revell of Germany 2000. Features very fine all-recessed panel lines, highly detailed cockpit and ejection seats, excellent inlet and exhaust, detailed gear wells, optional position canopies and landing gear, drop tanks, Sparrow AIM-7 missiles and what appears to be an ECM pod. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell F-4F Phantom II - 40 Years JG71 'Richthofen' Wittmund 1999 / JG73 'Molders' Neuburg-Donau 1995, 1/72, 04615

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Slealed Exc

$29   

Still factory sealed. Superb model from Revell of Germany 2000. Features very fine all-recessed panel lines, highly detailed cockpit and ejection seats, excellent inlet and exhaust, detailed gear wells, optional position canopies and landing gear, drop tanks, Sparrow AIM-7 missiles and what appears to be an ECM pod.

Hasegawa CF-104 Red Indian Starfighter, 1/72, NTL-H03

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$28   

Rare special limited edition. Includes three extensive decal sheet for this special paint scheme. Decals are in 'excellent' condition. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Skywave JMSDF Murasame DD101 Destroyer, 1/700, SW2000

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$24   

Waterline kit that is superbly molded with excellent detail. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Viet Nam Command Junk, 1/48, PB181-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$89   

Dated 1967. Large and well detailed 1/48 scale kit. Can be built with full sails, without sails or with masts stowed. This model depicts a junk built by USA and South Viet Nam naval officers. These junks were used for Coastal Surveillance and patrol. Heavily armed, there were ideal for inspection and interdiction duty. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.