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Monogram Japanese Submarine I-19 with Glen Seaplane - (ex-Aurora), 1/275, 3103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$89   

Still factory sealed. From original Aurora molds. The I-19 is famous for firing history's most successful torpedo spread off Guadalcanal. On September 14, 1942, the I-19 was patrolling of the Solomons when the crew made visual contact with the American forces. After working into position, she fired a 6 torpedo spread. Three hit and sank the US Carrier CV-7 WASP, and the remaining three exploded against the BB North Carolina and the destroyer O'Brien. The destroyer sank and the North Carolina had to be repaired at Pearl till November 16, 1942. The I-19's Glen seaplane also flew night reconnaissance on February 23, 1942 over Pearl Harbor for the planned second attack by Emily flying boats on that base. Large scale kit is almost 16 inches long when assembled. This is an excellent model for that time from Aurora's improved efforts of the late 1960s/early 1970s. Aurora knew that the older kits were outclassed and cut a new series of better molds including several ships, helos and subs. The result was higher mold quality and very good detail, such as this kit. Includes display stand, decals, periscope and cranes, Glen seaplane, conning tower and deck guns.

MPC AMX Street Machine LightningBolt - (Lightning Bolt), 1/20, 1-3753

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$64   

Rare, big 1/20 scale kit from 1982. Features detailed V-8 engine with optional supercharger or Weber carbs, opening hood, detailed chassis and suspension, full interior, wide racing tires on chrome wire mag wheels, rear airfoil, numerous optional parts and custom decals. The kit has not been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still factory sealed. The parts that were never factory sealed (clear and chrome) have been inventoried complete. With decals and instructions. Please NOTE tha the box displays better than the 'Good-' grade. It is graded as such because someone cut the 'Golden Tokens' from the box side cardboard and they are not included.

Roden Albatros D-III - (D.III), 1/32, Ro606

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$52   

From completely new molds. Very cleanly molded and well detailed. Includes paint guide and full decals for 7 different aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Roden RAF SE-5a Scout - (SE.5a), 1/32, Ro607

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$48   

From completely new molds. Very cleanly molded and well detailed. Includes paint guide and full decals for 5 different aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that the 'no use' parts (parts not used with this kit) have been removed.

Roden Fokker D-VI - (D.VI), 1/32, Ro603

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$48   

From completely new molds. Very cleanly molded and well detailed. Includes paint guide and full decals for 3 different very colorful aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Fujimi Fujimi 0762 1/76 M4 Sherman / Fujimi 76007 1/76 Valentine British Infantry Tank / Aurora-ESCI 1/72 Panzer III

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG to Sealed

$22   

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SALE! Includes all three kits. The Panzer III and Sherman are still factory sealed. The Valentine has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Atomic Submarine SSN Nautilus SSN-571 First Under The North Pole, 1/242, 708-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$110   

1958 issue with fantastic 'North Pole' box artwork by Jo Kotula. Molded in the correct high gloss black plastic. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

ITC Halibut SSGN 587 Cam-A-Matic Submarine - (Electric Powered Diving Motorized Regulus Sub), 1/175, 3660-998

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$1599   

From 1960. This model is the zenith of the ITC Design and Engineering Team, and maybe of all operational plastic model kits. It is not only rare but is considered the most complicated operating model ever produced. The large 24.75 inch submarine sails from the power of a large electric motor driving twin geared propellers. It changes headings, dives, surfaces, and a Regulus II missile comes out of the hanger and launches...all automatically. The engineering on this kit is fantastic and a major break-through for that time. The model worked, and did work well, but was certainly not a toy for inexperienced model builders. The high price ($9.98) and difficulties that youngsters had with assembly and operation made for a short production run. The fact the ITC left the model business for good shortly after releasing the kit contributed to the scarcity as well. The boxtop displays much better than the 'good' grade; I have graded it 'good' because the box has missing litho along the very bottom center, smaller missing areas on the corners and right side, general shelf wear and one closed split on two corners. I very carefully repaired the worse one correctly- from the inside with strips of cardstock and book binding glue. Inside, the kit is in excellent condition. It has never been started. All the parts have been inventoried 100% complete. The original bags are present but were open. The decals (stickers) are 'excellent' as are the instructions. The blue display cardboard is all present and in 'excellent' condition. NOTE: this kit must be shipped insured.

Nichimo U-Boat Type IXB Wolfpack U-107 Submarine - Motorized, 1/200, U-2009

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$52   

Still factory sealed. Large 1/200 scale kit that is very nicely molded and well detailed. Molded in two colors, red and gray. Features complete deck fittings, removable torpedo magazine covers with torpedos inside, rotating deck gun, hand rails and five crew members. Includes all hardware for motorizing; the motor (common FA-130) must be purchased separately as Nichimo did not provide it with the kit.

Nichimo German U-Boat Type IXC Wolfpack U-107 - Motorized, 1/200, U-2010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$59   

Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top concave. Very collectible high-gloss box top artwork. Large scale kit is very well detailed and designed for motorized operation. Features complete deck fittings, removable torpedo magazine covers with torpedoes inside, rotating deck gun, hand rails and five crew members. Includes all hardware for motorizing; Nichimo did not include the motor. Molded in two colors, red and gray.

Nichimo U-Boat Type IXB Wolfpack U-107 Submarine - Motorized, 1/200, U-2009-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$42   

Large 1/200 scale kit that is very well molded and detailed. Features complete deck fittings, removable torpedo magazine covers with torpedoes inside, rotating deck gun, hand rails and five crew members. Includes all hardware for motorizing; the motor must be purchased separately as Nichimo did not provide it with the kit. Molded in two colors, red and gray. The model has never been started. Inventoried with all plastic parts present and instructions but NOTE: missing decals.

Nichimo IJN I-19 Type Otsu Submarine Motorized, 1/200, U-2006-1500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$89   

Very successful Japanese fleet submarine from WWII that sported an aircraft in a sealed hanger. This combination was used to bomb the western USA as the only bombing attack on the American mainland during WWII. Motorized model that can be made remote control with today's tiny components. Features gearbox and all running hardware, but Nichimo did not include the motor with the kit. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Atomic Submarine Nautilus SS571, 1/242, 500-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$148   

Rare, Brooklyn-produced early 1950s U-Ma-Kit. This was Aurora's first naval model. Molded in the correct glossy very dark gray plastic. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Even includes the original factory packing tissue and a small, unopened metal tube of glue. The box looks better than the 'good-' rating but is graded as such because there are closed tears in the box top on the left, light stains and general moderate wear throughout.

Aurora Atomic Submarine Nautilus SS571, 1/242, 500-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$165   

Rare, Brooklyn-produced, early 1950s U-Ma-Kit. This was Aurora's first naval model. Molded in the correct glossy very dark gray plastic and includes a display stand and decals to match the box art. Never started and complete with all parts, 'very good++' condition decals and 'mint' instructions. The box has excellent color, four solid corners with no repairs, no fading and no price tags. The only tape is the factory sealing tape on the long sides. There is a light grease pencil price at the top center as shown and general shelf/edge wear.

Aurora German Wolfpack U-Boat U-505, 1/209, 716-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$69   

Dated 1961 but is from the mid 1960s judging from the 130 cent price extension and the 'Sunburst' logo with no Famous Fighters in the border. With incredible John Steel artwork. Features full hull, display stand, detailed conning tower and deck, periscopes, 20mm and 37mm guns, 105mm main deck gun, bow net cutter, full diving planes and propeller detail and decal. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora German Wolfpack U-Boat U-505, 1/209, 716-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$89   

Still factory sealed. Dated 1961 but is from the mid 1960s judging from the 130 cent price extension and the 'Sunburst' logo with no Famous Fighters in the border. With incredible John Steel artwork. Features full hull, display stand, detailed conning tower and deck, periscopes, 20mm and 37mm guns, 105mm main deck gun, bow net cutter, full diving planes and propeller detail and decal.

Aurora USS Skipjack Submarine Phota-Scope Issue, 1/228, 614-180

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$98   

Rare. 1970 issue featuring the Photo-Scope. In place of the nuclear reactor, Aurora placed a lens and a film photograph of a submarine interior on a transparency; when you lift the hatch, you looked through the magnifier to see the interior. It was an interesting idea, and Aurora extended Photo-scope to tank kits around the same time. The kit has never been started. Inventoried with all parts, lens and tube, photo-scope picture and decals present. NOTE: the instructions are photocopies of the non-photo-scope issue. The original instructions are missing. The box looks much better than the 'good' rating but is graded as such because there is a closed tear in the box top at the sail of the sub.

Skywave German Navy U-Boat Bunker, 1/700, SW-600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$24   

Still factory sealed. Includes two bunkers with interiors and roof top with AA battery.

Skywave Scramble / USS George Washington SSBN598 / Tu-95 Bear / P-2 Neptune / F-4 Phantoms, 1/700, SW-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$32   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find. Excellent molds with all recessed panel lines. Includes two Washington Class SSBN waterlines kits, two Bears, two Neptunes, four F-4s and an excellent decal sheet with flags, sub markings and decals for Russian, US Navy and Japanese aircraft.

Skywave Gato Class Submarine / Japanese Sub Chaser / B-24 Bomber, 1/700, SW-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$22   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find. Excellent molds with all recessed panel lines. Includes two full-hull or waterline Gato subs, two Japanese Sub Chasers (waterline), two B-24 Liberator Bombers and an extensive decal sheet for all listed.