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Comet Ercoupe - 15 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane - Coke Bottle Issue, R8-59

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1950s issue flying model with the box art showing a Coke next to the young builders snack plate and finished product. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction with high quality printwood, stripwood, wooden stock as required, fully formed wheels, covering tissue, prop and detailed full size plans/building instructions. The model has not been started. Inventoried complete. 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.

Comet F-86D Sabre Jet - 13.25 Inch Wingspan Flying Wooden Sabre Dog - Coke Bottle Box Issue, R5-59

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Rare; dated 1952. Features vacuform clear canopy, high quality printwood sheets, stripwood and spars as required, nose block, completely formed wooden wheels, covering tissue, insignia (on the plans), full size plans with detailed instructions and flying instructions also. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Hawk Mitsubishi Zero Fighter, 1/48, 91

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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For the advanced Hawk collector. Solid wood, wartime scale kit from about 1943. Features 3D cut fuselage, 2D cut wings, horizontal and vertical stabilizers, fully cut and turned hardwood nacelle, fully finished wheels, a very early injection molded propeller, wood stock as necessary, full color insignia sheet, an excellent and highly detailed fold-out from the "Federal Security Agency US Office of Education" showing how to build solid models and of course the excellent Hawk full size plans. Even includes factory tissue packing paper. Never started and inventoried 100% complete. Hawk was one of the few manufacturers making wooden kits to a constant scale of 1/48 in the 1930s. Hawk kits were very complete and included plastic or metal details and superb quality drawings for the true scale enthusiast.

Monogram Junkers Ju-88 A-4 Pro Modeler - Luftwaffe 3./KG54 'Totenkopf' Bergamo Italy 1943 / 2./LG1 Italy 1943 and 9./KG51 'Edelweise' Russia 1943, 1/48, 85-5948

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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From 1998. Very highly detailed kit with 203 pieces from the excellent Pro Modeler line. Includes painting guide and decals for three aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Boeing B-29 Superfortress - with Atomic Bombs, 1/48, 5706

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. Dated 1991. Very large and highly detailed kit in 1/48. Features extensive interior detailing, optional position bomb bays, bomb load, detailed wheel wheels and more. Comes with decals for 'Lucky 'Leven.' This kit does include the bomb cart, 1000 lb bombs, conversion parts to make the kit one of the two atomic bombers and the atomic bombs 'Fat Man' and 'Little Boy' which were deleted from later issues.

Italeri StingBat LHX Stealth Concept Helicopter, 1/48, 826

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. Unusual concept model of the mysterious LHX helicopter. Features internal weapons bay, low radar profile rotors, faceted fuselage shapes, NOTAR (no rear tail rotor) fuselage and more.

Testors StingBat LHX Stealth Concept Helicopter, 1/48, 635

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Unusual concept model of the mysterious LHX helicopter. Features internal weapons bay, low radar profile rotors, faceted fuselage shapes, NOTAR (no rear tail rotor) fuselage and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Me-262 B-1a/U1 Night Fighter, 1/32, H275

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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From the 1970s. Revell of Germany issue with full English instructions and an extra sheet in German. Features removable engine panels to display detailed Jumo 004 turbojets, full cockpit detail, two belly tanks, FuG 219 "Neptun V" radar antennas, hinged canopy, crew of two and clear wing tip lights. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram 1965 Corvette Stingray Metal Flake, 1/8, 2613

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed but the seal has splits and a section missing on the right short side. Dated 1988. Very large 1/8 scale model that measures 22 inches long when assembled. Nicely detailed and well molded for that time. Features complete 327 CID Fuel Injection engine and detailed engine compartment, opening hood, exhaust, suspension and chassis detail, steerable front wheels, complete interior, headlights that open and close and more. Molded in metalflake blue, black, clear and chrome and with real rubber tires.

Quality Craft Models Trailer Train Bulkhead Flat Car With Sprung Trucks - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, F-2

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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With trucks. 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. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes 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.

Silver Streak Union Pacific Wood Caboose With Metal Sprung Trucks - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, S111-350

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

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Deluxe kit features factory painted and lettered car sides in yellow with red Union Pacific and car number, completely pre-cut hardwood parts, metal cupola, car ends and stairs, brass ladders, numerous cast metal parts, metal sprung trucks, paint guide and excellent instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed plastic tube. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Roller Bearing Models GATX 40 Foot 14000 Gallon Tank Car and PRR Pennsylvania 65 Foot Gondola - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 627-604

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Includes both excellent kits. Tank car is made of brass, cast metal and a primed resin tank with ends and includes full decals. The Gondola has wood and metal constructions and also decals. The kits has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. (The gondola has a still-sealed fittings packet)

Monogram Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Dumbo the Great - Blue Box Issue, 1/104, 6820

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed and in investment-grade condition. 1967 release. For some reason, the Blue Box PBY turns up less than the earlier and later issues, and appears even less in this condition. From the original 1955 molds.

Tamiya Panzer Kampfwagen III Ausf. M/N, 1/35, MM111-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Highly detailed and beautifully molded and includes a crew of 5 as shown. The model as never been started. The parts are still in the factory sealed bag with decals and instructions.

Classic Airframes Fairey Battle Trainer, 1/48, 429

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. Highly detailed. Includes full resin cockpit and markings for two aircraft.

Revell Apollo Lunar Spacecraft - Large 20 inch Top of Saturn V, 1/48, H1838-600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Dated 19679 and is the second issue of this fantastic kit. Includes 'The Story' Booklet. Essentially, this model is the complete top section of the Saturn V in 1/48 scale. Features five highly detailed sections which are removable: Command Module, Service Module, Launch Escape Tower, Lunar Module and Apollo Saturn Adapter Section. Stands over 20 inches high when assembled. Two display bases are included for in flight and for lunar landing. Inside the kit is like new. It has never been started and all parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags. Includes instructions, booklet decals and clear window material in excellent condition.

Revell USS Midway CV41 Aircraft Carrier - (Straight Deck), 1/547, H441

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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SALE!! 1974 issue. Box has damage and wear as shown - excellent builder. Hard to find kit of the last WWII carrier class with John Steele artwork from the 'Picture Fleet' series. Nicely done full hull model features detailed island, 26 aircraft including Skyraiders, Corsairs, Cougars and helicopters, nicely engraved flight deck, stand, decals and flags. NOTE: the ship is complete but (2) Corsairs have been neatly built and painted, and three prop/cowls are missing. There is no other assembly or painting and the kit has been inventoried with all other parts, decals, flags and instructions present. Although designed for the Pacific battles, the Midway and her sisters did not see service in WWII. The Midway was the first surface ship to launch a ballistic missile. She and her sisters served proudly in the post-war years until replaced by the super-carriers.

Revell Battle of Midway Aircraft Carrier CV6 USS Enterprise / CV5 USS Yorktown / CV8 USS Hornet, 1/490, H501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Hard-to-find. 1976 issue. Includes parts to build one of the three sister aircraft carriers listed. There are a great deal of different parts to properly represent each carrier - from island searchlight platforms, island levels, radar, AA guns, gallery decks, boats and more. Kit is over 20 inches long and includes a one piece hull, propeller and rudder detail, aircraft, moving cranes and display stand with 3 name plates. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried with all plastic parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: two 5" guns are from a built-up model. They are painted and are missing the locating tab on the bottom. Instructions are complete but have bug damage and heavy edge wear.

Revell North Sea Fishing Trawler (Formerly Trawler Kandahar), 1/142, 05204

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Large scale British Atlantic Trawler kit. Revell of Germany issue dated 1998. Very nicely detailed. Never started. Factory sealed internal parts bag with decals and instructions.

Revell The Firefighter Harbor Fire Boat - (Fire Fighter), 1/84, 0389

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1979 issue. Very large-scale, full-hull model kit that measures over 19 inches long when assembled. Very good detail throughout. Molded in black and white plastic. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.