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Matchbox Supermarine Walrus MK-1 - HMS Sheffield 1938 or 283 Sq RAF Italy 1944, 1/72, PK105

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$19   

Dated 1973. Famous British warship or harbor based flying boat from WWII. Includes color paint guide and decals for HMS Sheffield's aircraft and No. 283 Squadron RAF Italy 1944. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Maquette Vickers 66 'Vernon Mk.1' (Vimy Commericial), 1/72, MQ-7222

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good++

$44   

Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top concave. From about 1999. Unusual subject. Nicely molded kit with full decals for 'City of London' Instone and Co Transport. The model was made by combining an original Frog Vimy with an injection molded conversion fuselage, nose gear and all other required parts. With large, full color decal sheet.

Balboa-Katsumi Brass Southern Pacific Golden State - Streamliner Train Cars - Baggage Mail / Pullman Sleeper / Dining / Vista Dome / Observation, 1/87, 865

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$650   

Brass hand crafted and painted Japanese HO train from Balboa Katsumi Scale Models. The original Katsumi blue hardbox has some wear but is solid. Inside, this set is in investment grade condition. The Golden State is the rarest of the Balboa streamlined kits. It is rare to fine this complete set available and in factory-new condition. The set consists of a Baggage Mail Car, Pullman Sleeping Car, Dining Car, Vista Dome Coach and an Observation Car. All cars are internally lit. The original foam rubber and factory sealed coupler pockets are included, as well as coach seating kits sealed in the original bags. The paint is all factory and each car is as new. All cars are still protected in the original clear plastic sleeves. It would be difficult to find a better set. Postal insurance will be required.

Airfix Blackburn NA-39 Buccaneer - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 4-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$24   

One of the more dramatic Craftmaster boxes. A British carrier launches heavily battle-damaged Buccaneers with enemy ships within visual range. Other Buccaneers are taking heavy and accurate fire from the enemy, while one ship is engulfed in flames. Propeller driven aircraft fall burning from the sky. Kit features opening unique rotating bomb bay, folding wings and working arresting hook. The kit has never been assembled but has minor painting. NOTE: the inside walls of the cockpit have been painted. Paint quality is good. It could be painted over or stripped in DOT3 brake fluid or other safe stripper. There is no other painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The Buccaneer was the world's first purpose designed low level 'below the radar' bomber. Low level strike aircraft have a shorter airframe life limit due to the stresses of low level flying, so the Buccaneer was designed to be very strong and even had many sub-assemblies milled from solid metal.

Comet Phantom Fury - 32 Inch Wingspan Flying Airplane - Plans by Robert Reder co-founder of Monogram, E24

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$32   

Stick-and-tissue kit from the 1930s. When Bob Reder was young, he was hooked on flying models. Upon graduation in 1935, he went to work for Comet. He drew this version of the Phantom Fury plans and put his name at the bottom. This is a very nice kit for that time, featuring a large balsa printwood sheet, a pre-carved prop that only needs finish sanding, nose block, factory cut strip wood in all required sizes, other balsa stock as required for gear struts, etc., fully carved wooden wheels, red and orange covering tissue, clear window material, metal prop shaft and full size plans. The kit has never been started and is 100% complete. NOTE: The box looks great but is graded 'fair' because it is missing all of the end flaps.

Aurora Regulus II Guided Missile with Launcher, 1/48, 378-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$379   

1958 release of this kit featuring classic Jo Kotula boxart. The large 1/48 scale missile comes with a fully operational scale launcher. The hardbox has 'very good' color and gloss, four solid corners, no price tag or tape tears and no torn or missing litho. Flaws include general wear and edge and corner wear as shown. The kit has never been started and is factory new inside right down to the original tissue packing paper. Aurora factory sealed the silver parts and the red missile parts; these are both still sealed. The deep blue parts were not sealed but have been inventoried 100% complete. Includes decals and instructions in 'excellent' condition. This kit must be shipped insured.

Merit USS Yorktown CV5 Aircraft Carrier, 1/350, 65301

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$149   

Fantastic model from new molds. Features full hanger deck, air wing, four photoetched frets and extensive decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Austin-Craft US Army 2 1/2 Ton Truck - Picture Box Issue, 1/24

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$32   

From the 1940s. Box top photo is of the actual assembled kit. Excellent wooden kit featuring all parts cut to shape, completely finished wheels, clear windshield, genuine Army Khaki roof covering, sandpaper and much more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and 5 view plan with instructions. This kit is an part of an extensive line of Austin-Craft kits produced during and immediately after World War 2.

Comet Fly Boy - 18 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Aircraft, 4301

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$20   

Still factory sealed. 1970s issue of the Comet Build-N-Fly series created to introduce a new generation to the time-honored hobby of wooden aircraft assembly and flight. Designed to be very easy to construct and fly. Features tissue-covered high-lift wing and tail surfaces, stick fuselage, fully formed wheels, prop, rubber motor and detailed plans. 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. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware (if required), tissue and propeller. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Merlin Models Fairy Fulmar, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$28   

Limited run kit with metal detail parts. Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts/decals and instructions present.

CM FF1090 USS Ainsworth (Modern US Knox class FF), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$175   

SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Assembly and painting is required - the photo is of a built model. Includes all parts needed for assembly. The model consists of quality high definition resin castings and photoetched details. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is six to eight weeks.

Xtravac Albatros CXV C-XV C.XV, 1/72, XV02

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$34   

Too late to see service in WWI, the excellent design did see some service as an airmail carrier, but the peace treaty saw to most of them being destroyed. Very high quality kit with full interior, airfoil shaped struts and many resin details including wheels, engine, prop and much more. Never started and complete.

Revell Boeing 707 Varig - Kikoler Issue, 1/144, H246

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$89   

Rare Kikoler (Brazil) issue. This is the early version 707 with the short vertical stabilizer and turbojet engines. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and excellent decals and instructions. NOTE: one nose wheel is a different color. It is from another issue of the same kit.

Hasegawa A-7E Corsair II with Seamless Suckers Intake - VA-82 'Marauders' USS Nimitz / VA-93 'Blue Blazers' USS Midway, 1/48, P12

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$59   

Includes Seamless Suckers A-7 Corsair II Seamless Intake for the Hasegawa A-7E and A-7D kits. Still sealed and never used, with instructions. The actual kit is very highly detailed. Features fine recessed panel lines, complete cockpit, optional position canopy, detailed gear wells and electronics bay with optional position hatch, detailed air inlet, optional position speed brake, folded or straight wing tips, optional position wing flaps and leading edge slats, weapons load and decals for the two aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Lindberg P-47B Thunderbolt, 1/72, 590

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$16   

From 1986. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Heller Roman Bireme Imperator, 1/75, 900

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$59   

Beautifully molded and detailed with 211 parts. Includes billowing sails. Molded in black and includes rigging material. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions. Please note that the instructions are from the Aurora-Heller issue.

Revell Aerobee Hi Missile - 'S' Issue, 1/40, H1814-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$125   

First issue hardbox kit dated 1958 with great box art. Not the common reissue. Features firing arm with working piston and cylinder, movable wheels, tow bar and detailed crew figures. Molded in the correct gloss gray and white. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Rarebits North American F-86H Sabre Conversion Kit, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$8   

Very well molded and detailed fuselage and canopy conversion kit. Better mold detail than many injection molded kits. Requires base injection molded F-86 for wings - elevator - landing gear and other details. Never started and complete.

CM AFS-1 USS Mars, 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$355   

SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Museum quality high definition resin castings. Complete kit. Includes resin cast hull, superstructure and other larger details, a great many photo-etched details and decals. Email for more details on a certain kit. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is six to eight weeks.

Revell F-84F Thunderstreak - Pre 'S' Issue, 1/54, H215-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++++

$100   

1955 Pre 'S' issue with dramatic box artwork. Kit features rotating wheels, cockpit and pilot, 'Revelving' clear globe stand and is molded in gloss silver. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.