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Revell Northrop F-89D Scorpion 'S' Issue, 1/80, H221-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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1955 issue with fantastic early artwork in exceptional condition. Color and gloss are like new and all four corner edges are solid with no repairs. There is light general wear but it is slight. Molded in the correct high gloss silver and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions, which are both in 'excellent+' condition.

Wilhelmshaven Berlin (1954) NDL Ocean Liner (ex-Gripsholm), 1/250, 1004

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very large scale and highly detailed kit of this popular liner that led a long and interesting life. Originally built as the Swedish American Line Gripsholm in 1924, she was sold to NDL in 1954. After a refit, she entered the Bremerhaven, Germany to New York route until scrapping in 1966. Features color printed high-quality cardstock - no painting required. The kit has not been started. The parts are complete and the sheets are uncut.

Tamiya USS Enterprise CV6 Aircraft Carrier, 1/700, 7814-950

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1/700 scale waterline kit. Very highly detailed and finely molded. The model as never been started. The parts are still in the factory sealed bag with decals and instructions. CV-6 has a combat record unequaled in history of the US Navy and is considered the most Successful Warship in History. Her totals were as follows: 20 Battle Stars, 911 Aircraft Destroyed and 71 Ships Sunk. She took part in almost every major action of the Pacific war from 1941 to 1945. The fascinating history of this ship is told by Commander Edward P. Stafford, USN, in his legendary book "The Big E - The Story of the USS Enterprise."

Renwal Bleriot 1909 Monoplane and Kitty Hawk 1903 Biplane, 1/72, 234-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Hard to fine early 1960s hardbox issue. Kit includes both models. The Wright Brothers Kitty Hawk was the first aircraft to make powered and controlled flight, and the Bleriot Monoplane was the first aircraft to fly over the English Channel. These are unique and accurate kits. The original internal frame structure and details of the aircraft is built from injection molded plastic. When complete, it is covered with a very strong fabric which is included. The result is a very realistic aircraft. The kit has never been started. The Bleriot is complete; the Kitty Hawk is missing the pilot but is otherwise complete. Includes covering tissue, instructions and Testors's covering glue which is still good!

Heller Morane Saulnier MS-230 - Armee de l'Air 1938, 1/72, L098

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Early Heller 'L' issue with wonderful, full box artwork. From the 1960s. Nice kit of this graceful intra-war aircraft. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Lindberg Motorized F6F Hellcat, 1/48, 1502

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. John Steel artwork is dated 1976. This is a reissue of the classic motorized 1950s release. Perfect builder.

Aurora Convair VR XFY-1 Pogo, 1/48, 60-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

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First issue from the early 1950s. Please note the early Aurora rectangular logo, which was used from about 1953 to 1955. Rare large scale model features working counter-rotating props and is molded in gloss silver and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

War Eagle F4U-1 / F4U-2 'Birdcage' Corsair Conversion - (For Otaki / Arii Kits) - Bagged, 1/48

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

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Still factory sealed. Very nice quality vacuform conversion that makes a 'Birdcage' Corsair from the Arii / Otaki 1/48 scale kit. Features very good quality vac molding, metal engine, wheels and several other details, colorful decals for multiple aircraft including "Marine Dream' and Royal Navy birds and full instructions. Vacuform kits are only recommended for people experienced with this type of kit. Previous experience and scratch building skills are required.

War Eagle A-4C A-4L Conversion (For Monogram A-4E/F Kit) - Bagged, 1/48

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

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Still factory sealed. High quality conversion kit for the popular Monogram 1/48 A-4E/F. Makes the A-4C/L variant. Features very high quality main airframe vacuform parts, small metal details and full, step-by-step instructions. Vacuform kits are only recommended for people experienced with this type of kit. Previous experience and scratch building skills are required.

War Eagle Mikoyan & Gurevich Mig-17F Fresco C - Bagged, 1/48

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

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Very high quality 1/48 scale multi-media kit. Features vac main components, crystal clear vac canopy, resin cockpit tub and nose inlet, photoetched wing fences and cast metal seat, cockpit, antennas, pitot tubes, wheels, struts, cannon and much more. The ejection seat is very highly detailed. This kit would build a superior Mig-17F or could be used to upgrade the older Airfix kit. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including and instructions. Please note, the kit header in the bag says this is conversion kit - it is not. This is a complete kit.

Ulrich Seaboard 'Air Line Railway' Functioning Triple Hopper - Metal HO Craftsman Kit, HO, 375

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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From the early 1950s. All metal craftsman kit. The sides have been factory painted and lettered and are in excellent condition.. Single point activation on the bottom opens up all three hoppers simultaneously. Features all metal real sprung trucks. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Ulrich New York Central (NYC) Functioning Triple Hopper - Metal HO Craftsman Kit, HO, TH8

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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From the early 1950s. All metal craftsman kit. The sides have been factory painted and lettered and are in excellent condition.. Single point activation on the bottom opens up all three hoppers simultaneously. Features all metal real sprung trucks. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Red Ball 75 Ton Flat Car With Metal Trucks and Transformer Load - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Packed in a clear plastic box; which is probably not original. The flat car has metal trucks, a routed wooden floor, cast metal sides, ends, bolsters and brake equipment. Please NOTE that it is complete but has minor, neat assembly - the sides and bolsters are glued to the floor. Quality of construction is professional and there is no other assembly and zero painting. Complete with instructions. The transformer load kit includes three very well detailed transformers, each one with 17 parts. One transformer has been built to professional quality; the other two are complete and not built. Includes transformer instructions.

Quality Craft Models Two Union Pacific 'Cushioned Load' Bulkhead Flat Cars - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 361

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Includes two full kits. From 1980. Excellent kit that builds a detailed duplicate of the prototype. Features hardwood parts that are completely cut and milled to shape, numerous cast metal accessories, detailed instructions and plans and very complete decals. The kit has never been started. The small fittings are still in the factory sealed bag. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions. Long after manufacturers turned to plastic ready-to-run rolling stock, Quality Craft continued to produce high quality models you could build. Headquartered in Northumberland, PA, they gave the craftsman an opportunity to build a state-of-art kit and show their skill.

Con-Cor 40 Ton USRA Box Car ATSF 'Sante Fe' With Trucks and Couplers - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, HO-109

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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From the late 1950s or very early 1960s. Superb kit that features fully factory painted and lettered car sides in 'Sante Fe,' factory-assembled real sprung metal trucks, numerous metal details parts, fully assembled couplers and draft gear, numerous wooden parts, metal stock as required and comprehensive plans and instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Sterling Fairchild 24K with 'AutoMagic' Pilot - 22 inch Wingspan Control Line or Free Flight, M-3

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Mid 1960s stick-and-tissue flying model with special 'Auto Magic Pilot' feature and 22 inch wingspan. Can be built for scale static display, rubber free-flight or gas powered control line or Auto Magic Pilot, where the aircraft flies by itself on a tether and maintains level flight. Features full size plans, many sheets of die-cut balsa wood parts, main spars, stringers, tissue, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, die-cut plywood parts, clear material for windows, vacuformed cowl and other parts, steel pre-shaped landing gear strut and full decals. Full size plans are included with highly detailed text instructions also. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.

Sterling Rearwin Speedster with 'AutoMagic' Pilot - 22.5 inch Wingspan For Control Line or Free Flight, M-1

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Mid 1960s stick-and-tissue flying model with special 'Auto Magic Pilot' feature and 22.5 inch wingspan. Can be built for scale static display, rubber free-flight or gas powered control line or Auto Magic Pilot, where the aircraft flies by itself on a tether and maintains level flight. Features full size plans, many sheets of die-cut balsa wood parts, main spars, stringers, tissue, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, die-cut plywood parts, clear window material, vacuformed nose cowl and wheel pants, steel pre-shaped landing gear struts and decals. Full size plans are included that also include highly detailed text instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.

Sterling F-51D Mustang with 'AutoMagic' Pilot - 21 inch Wingspan For Control Line or Free Flight (P-51D), M-8

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Mid 1960s stick-and-tissue flying model with special 'Auto Magic Pilot' feature and 21 inch wingspan. Can be built for scale static display, rubber free-flight or gas powered control line or Auto Magic Pilot, where the aircraft flies by itself on a tether and maintains level flight. Features full size plans, many sheets of die-cut balsa wood parts, main spars, stringers, tissue, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, die-cut plywood parts, clear vacuformed canopy that is in mint condition (and not even yellowed), vacuformed underside air scoop, spinner and exhaust ports, steel pre-shaped landing gear struts and decals. Full size plans are included that also include highly detailed text instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.

Sterling Fokker D-VII with 'AutoMagic' Pilot - 21 inch Wingspan For Control Line or Free Flight, M-6

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Mid 1960s stick-and-tissue flying model with special 'Auto Magic Pilot' feature and 21 inch wingspan. Can be built for scale static display, rubber free-flight or gas powered control line or Auto Magic Pilot, where the aircraft flies by itself on a tether and maintains level flight. Features full size plans, many sheets of die-cut balsa wood parts, main spars, stringers, tissue, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, die-cut plywood parts, clear material for winscreen, vacuformed cowl and engine top detail, steel pre-shaped landing gear struts and decals. Full size plans are included that also include highly detailed text instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.

Sterling Monocoupe with 'AutoMagic' Pilot - 21 inch Wingspan For Control Line or Free Flight, M-2

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Mid 1960s stick-and-tissue flying model with special 'Auto Magic Pilot' feature and 21 inch wingspan. Can be built for scale static display, rubber free-flight or gas powered control line or Auto Magic Pilot, where the aircraft flies by itself on a tether and maintains level flight. Features full size plans, many sheets of die-cut balsa wood parts, main spars, stringers, tissue, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, die-cut plywood parts, clear material for windows, vacuformed cowl, engine and wheel pants, steel pre-shaped landing gear struts and decals. Full size plans are included that also include highly detailed text instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.