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Midwest The Dinghy Amesbury Style Skiff - Success Series, 1/12, 950

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. This is an ideal first plank-on-frame kit that is designed for the first time builder. If you are interested in small boat construction, this model is built the same way the real thing was made and is 1/12 of the size. Includes Micro-Cut quality basswood, mahogany and birch parts, complete fittings set, display stand, full size rolled plans and illustrated Success Series Construction Manual. Measures 10 inches long when assembled.

Airfix Boeing 737 Lufthansa Sky King, 1/144, 03175-2

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+++

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Factory sealed but the seal has split. 1970s issue with T4 and 'Sky King' logos. Nicely molded and detailed with fine raised panel lines and recessed control surface lines. Features separately molded passenger and baggage doors and optional position landing gear. Molded in silver and clear. With colorful Lufthansa decals.

Lindberg Messerschmitt Me-262, 1/48, 538-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Late 1950s hardbox issue with dramatic Gaekdke artwork. Loaded with features - detailed jet engines with removable panels, retractable landing gear, detailed gun bay with opening covers and hinged pilots canopy. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Monogram 1953 Chevrolet Corvette - with Metal Body, 1/24, 6100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1977 issue. Includes die cast metal body and hood, with plastic details molded in red, clear and chrome plate and with rubber tires with white sidewall inserts. Features detailed engine, extra parts for 1954 engine, engine compartment detail, opening hood, complete interior and optional position top. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Testors 1956 Ford Thunderbird - Metal Body, 1/18, 171

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Large scale kit measures 10.5 inches when assembled. Features factory painted metal body (white) with detailed engine, engine compartment and chassis, opening hood, very good suspension and exhaust, full interior with instrument decals and more. The detail parts are plastic and are molded in dark gray, white, red, black clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya M3A2 Halftrack Armored Personnel Carrier, 1/35, MM170

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Well detailed kit from quality Tamiya molds. Includes nine figures and numerous accessories. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions. The decals are still factory sealed also but NOTE, they have stains to the backing paper.

Testors Heinkel He-111 Z-1 Zwilling Glider Tug - Russian Summer/Winter 1943, 1/72, 867

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Dated 1979. Highly detailed kit with 271 parts. Can be built as one of two versions. Includes ten figures, display stand, optional position landing gear and detailed cockpit. Has decals and paint guide for Russia theater 1943 (standard camo) and Russian Winter 1953. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

KP Convair XFY-1 VR (Vertical Riser) Pogo, 1/72, 33

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Nice quality, flash-free moldings and all recessed panel line detail. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell USS Burton Island Icebreaker - Picture Fleet Issue, 1/292, H379-169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1960 Picture Fleet hardbox issue with framable John Steel artwork. Very well detailed large scale kit. Features detailed helicopter, life boats, Captain's launch, movable gun turret, swiveling cranes, antennas and masts, full decals and color flag sheet. Never started. All parts and paperwork is still in the factory sealed internal bag.

Testors SR-71A or SR-71B or CIA A-12/M-12, 1/48, 984

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Large kit measures over 26 inches long when assembled. Has markings and optional parts for "A" or "B" variants. Includes markings for one "B" (956) and two different "A" - 974 is a standard SR-71A and 972 is a 'Low Observable" scheme. Decals are included for the CIA A-12 / M-12, but Testors never did furnish the parts. The instructions provide drawings for making the proper modifications. Never started. All parts are still in factory sealed bags with decals and instructions. DOES NOT include paint and accessories (as shown on the box top) as the post office will not allow me to ship paint or glue.

Bandai 1905 Itala Motorized, 1/16, 0538063

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Rare, large-scale motorized kit that is highly detailed. Has an incredible drive system: the RE260 motor is neatly and completely hidden in the scale engine; it turns a gearbox consisting of a pinion and three gears. The drive output goes into the manual transmission, which is actually shifted with the scale lever in the interior. The driveshaft exits the gear box and goes to the rear transaxle where it drives the two rear wheels. When the engine is running, the exposed valve push rods go up and down. Naturally there are many metal parts involved and the batteries are cleverly hidden. The steering works from the steering wheel. The kit features a detailed, scale engine, rolling chassis construction, full suspension and exhaust details, ignition wiring, removable hood, full interior, brake levers and brake linkage and more. Beautifully molded in red, orange, silver, black, clear, brass plate, rubber tires, many metal parts, ignition wire, hose coupling and even fabric straps for the spares. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. This kit must be shipped insured.

Comet P-38 Lightning - 34 Inches Wingspan - Coca-Cola Bottle Issue, Y5-129

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Part of the deluxe high-cost Comet "Y" kit line from the 1950s/early 1960s. Note the box showing a bottle of Coke next to the young builder's snack tray and a finished aircraft. Big-wingspan kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, very high quality printwood, stripwood and spars, balsa nose and engine blocks, fully formed wooden thrust buttons, scale wood props, other balsa stock as required, completely preformed wood wheels, one big insignia sheet that also has windshield cutting patterns, air scoops and other details, another large sheet with fillets, gear doors and many other patterns, covering tissue and superb full size plans with instructions. The model has not been started. It has been inventoried complete. At the time of this kit, the entire Comet "Y" line consisted of Y1 F-51 Mustang, Y2 A-26 Invader, Y3 P-47, Y4 Hellcat F6f, Y5 P-38 Lightning, Y6 F-84F Thunderflash, Y7 Cougar F9F, Y8 Taylorcraft, Y9 Douglas Skyray F4D, Y10 Piper Cub Super Cruiser, Y11 Douglas Skystreak D558-1, Y12 F-86 Sabre, Y13 Gull and Y14 Aeronca Chief. 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 Grumman F6F Hellcat - 24 Inch Wingspan - Coca-Cola Bottle Issue, Y4-129

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Part of the deluxe high-cost Comet "Y" kit line from the 1950s. Note the box showing a bottle of Coke next to the young builder's snack tray and a finished aircraft. Large scale issue with the 'Coke Bottle' box design. For rubber flight or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, very high quality printwood, stripwood and spars, and other balsa stock as required, scale wood prop, completely preformed wood wheels, additional sheet with cut-out canopy frames, air intake and instrument panel, metal prop shaft, covering tissue (still folded in the instructions like it left the factory) and superb full size plans with instructions. The model has not been started. It has been 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 Gull by Carl Goldberg - 42 inch Wingspan Wakefield Type Flying Model, Y13-129

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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1950s/early 60s issue that was purchased new on January 30, 1963. Please note the 'Coca-Cola' bottle box near the lad's snack tray. This is one of the famous Carl Goldberg designs of a cabin class competition endurance model. Features high quality printwood, strip wood, spars and other wood stock as required, fully formed wheels, beautiful large machine-cut balsa prop, finished thrust button and other factory cut parts, metal stock and a huge set of detailed, full size plans with construction notes. Never started and inventoried complete. These aircraft were common in the 1930s when the sport of free-flight model airplanes reached it's zenith. It was not uncommon for these models to fly for 45 minutes or more on rubber power alone - many flew out of site, and it became common practice to write your name, address and phone number on the covering tissue. 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.

Revell Regulus II US Navy - 'S' Issue, 1/68, H1815-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM-

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Original issue 1958 'S' kit in excellent condition. The colors and gloss are as new. The box has four solid corners and had never been repaired. Light wear is the only flaw. This model represents the first test Regulus II with landing gear. Very nicely molded in a very deep gloss blue and with good detail down to the gear wells. Includes display stand. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Revell Spad XIII Rickenbacker's - 'S' Issue, 1/28, H256-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM-

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Very large 1957 'S' kit in 1/28 scale. Investment-grade NM box with perfect color and gloss. Nicely molded and detailed. Features 'Hat-In-The-Ring' 94th Aero Squadron markings for Captain Eddie Rickenbacker's aircraft, detailed Hispano-Suiza engine, removable inspection panels, detailed machine guns, full cockpit, rotating wheels and prop, very fine 'fabric' detailing over ribs and stringers, rigging material and full rigging instructions. The model has never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Sopwith Camel - 'S' Issue, 1/28, H197-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM+

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1957 'S' kit with classic box art. The box is in investment-grade condition. Large 1/28 scale kit is nicely molded and detailed. Features detailed rotary engine the moves with the prop, authentic fine fabric texture finish over ribs, complete cockpit with movable control stick and rudder bar, removable cowling, pilot and crew figures, rigging material, complete rigging instructions and more. The model has never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Monogram TWA Super G Constellation, 1/131, PA19-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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2nd issue. First issues has identical box but is kit #P19. Well detailed kit features two hostesses, two loading ramps, tip tanks, battery truck and extensive TWA decals. Molded in the correct gloss white and silver. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Monogram Mitsubishi Zero (Zeke) A6M5, 1/48, PA73-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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First issue dated 1962. The box has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners and no tape or price tags or tag marks. The only flaw is very light general wear as shown. This model is part of a very popular and successful line of 1/48 World War II kits that Monogram issued through the 1960s. Kit features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and prop, pilot and cockpit and optional drop tank. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Monogram US Navy Grumman TBF Avenger - Torpedo Bomber Four Star Issue, 1/48, PA31-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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First issue hardbox from 1958. Has many action features: wings fold properly as on the real aircraft, landing gear retracts, bomb bay doors open and torpedo drops, machine gun rotates and elevates and the prop and wheels turn. Includes four airmen. Molded in dark blue and clear. There is no assembly, but NOTE: the pilot figure is painted. There is no other paint. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present. NOTE: the LSO is a slightly lighter shade of blue than the other parts; he is from a later issue of this same kit.