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Hawk Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat - Thai AF Chrome Plated, 1/48, 215-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

1968 Chrome plated version. Chrome is in 'very good to excellent' condition with typical wear except NOTE: the right lower wing has some significant chrome damage at two spots. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hawk Chrome Plated P-51D Mustang Fighter USAF - Canadian or Philippine Air Forces, 1/48, 208-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$28   

1962 hardbox release with Bill Campbell artwork. This kit is completely chrome plated. NOTE: the right fuselage and bottom wing have significant chrome damage and wear. The chrome plating on other parts is in excellent condition with only slight wear. Includes decals for all three versions. Well detailed. Includes drop tanks, rocket launchers and optional position canopy. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hawk Lockheed T-33A Chrome Plated - USAF / Canada RCAF / West German Luftwaffe, 1/48, 207-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$22   

NOTE: build only, please read carefully. Hard-to-find first chrome issue hardbox dated 1961. The entire kit is metal plated and features realistic bright and matt panel variations. NOTE: chrome is bad. There is spotting on most large parts. Features removable jet engine and engine stand, mechanic, cockpit, working canopy and more. Includes a large decal sheet for all three versions. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Heller Amiot 143 Bomber, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

$40   

First issue dated 1965 with the high-gloss box top. 'L' style issue with no part number has wrap around full box artwork and yellow-backed Heller logo. The box is graded 'exc+++' and has like new color and gloss. The corners are solid. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Amiot 143 design was first flown in 1934 and was ordered into series production with the first deliveries in August of 1935. A very capable aircraft for it's day, it was obsolete but still in service with 5 bombing groups when WWII broke out. Brave air crews attacked not only night targets in Germany proper but made daylight raids on bridges at the Sedan during the Blitz.

UPC Martin MB-2 Bomber - (ex-ITC), 1/50, 5065-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$24   

Purchased new in 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. From ITC molds and a very nice kit for that time. The famous first bomber to sink a battleship under any circumstances. Billy Mitchell arranged to have the ex-WWI German Battleship Ostfriesland used as target practice for for 6 MB-2s, and the ship sank in 25 minutes. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

UPC Mitsubishi Ki-46 IIIA Dinah - Ex-Marusan, 1/50, 5054-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$38   

Purchased new on December 10, 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio. Large scale (1/50) Dinah from Marusan molds. Box artwork is by Scott Eidson, who did much of the famous Revell artwork. Kit features cockpit details, crew, drop tank, retractable landing gear and optional position tail wheel, working rudder, aileron, elevator and flaps. Has decals for three aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

UPC North American P-51D Mustang - With Markings for Two USAAF 8th AF Aircraft (ex-Hawk), 1/50, 5069-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$20   

Mold origins unknown - possible Marusan molds. If so, then Marusan copied the Hawk kit as the part layout, panel lines and rivets are identical. High quality kit with recessed and raised panel lines. Includes cockpit, rockets, drop tanks, optional position canopy and gear and decals for two different 8th Air Force aircraft. The model as 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. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

UPC Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - (ex-Lindberg), 1/48, 5056-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$22   

Still factory sealed. Purchased new on May 19, 1967 at Woolworths in Cleveland, Ohio. From ex-Lindberg molds. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

UPC Mitsubishi A6M5 Zeke Zero (ex-Marusan), 1/50, 5058-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$24   

Purchased new on May 19, 1967 at Woolworths in Cleveland, Ohio. From ex-Marusan molds. Features moving ailerons, elevators, rudder and flaps as well as retractable landing gear. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

Air Lines Martin Marauder II (B-26C) RAF - (Frog), 1/72, 12902

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$25   

Purchased new in 1965 in Cleveland, Ohio. Quality Frog kit - no rivets, just fine panel lines for a realistic model. Features separately molded rudder, elevator and ailerons, pilot and gunner figure and detailed engines with rotating propellers. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions. Please NOTE that one prop blade is broken at the hub base but is present. This box has some of my favorite Jo Kotula boxart. Kotula originally did 1930s covers for the magazine 'Model Airplane News' and later the Aurora box art of the late 1950s. Air Lines kits are all Frog molds that the Lines Brothers imported to the USA between 1964-1966. The kits, decals and instructions were made in England, then imported to the USA where Testors created the boxes with the colorful trading cards on the back. There are one or two trading cards on each box which show the boxart but not the advertising/logo. Some kits contain a Testors color painting guide also, but it is not specific to any model.

Air Lines Fairey Barracuda - (ex-Frog), 1/72, 7902

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$18   

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From 1965. Nicely molded for that time with fine panel line detail and no rivets. Features separately molded ailerons, elevators, rudder, crew of two and torpedo loadout This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Box art is by the famous Jo Kotula who did 1930s covers for the magazine 'Model Airplane News' and later the Aurora box art of the late 1950s. Air Lines kits are all Frog molds that the Lines Brothers imported to the USA between 1964-1966. The kits, decals and instructions were made in England, then imported to the USA where Testors created the boxes with the colorful trading cards on the back. There are two trading cards on each box which show the boxart but not the advertising/logo. Some kits contain a Testors color painting guide also, but it is not specific to any model.

Air Lines DH-88 Comet Racer - (ex-Frog), 1/72, 4901

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$34   

Purchased new on December 12, 1965 at Value City in Cleveland, Ohio. Finely molded for that time in silver and clear plastic. Features separately molded ailerons, elevators and rudder, two pilots and two standing figures. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Box art is by the famous Jo Kotula who did 1930s covers for the magazine 'Model Airplane News' and later the Aurora box art of the late 1950s. Air Lines kits are all Frog molds that the Lines Brothers imported to the USA between 1964-1966. The kits, decals and instructions were made in England, then imported to the USA where Testors created the boxes with the colorful trading cards on the back. There are one or two trading cards on each box which show the boxart but not the advertising/logo. Some kits contain a Testors color painting guide also, but it is not specific to any model.

Entex Derailleur Racing Bicycle with Optional Touring Accessories (Road Bike or Touring Bike), 1/8, 8225

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$54   

Rare kit of a vintage 1970s road bicycle. Includes all parts to build a road racer or touring bike. Large 1/8 scale kit is well detailed with over 60 parts. Features fine-spoke rotating wheels, rubber tires and brake/shift cables, working handlebar steering and over 60 parts. Optional parts include water bottle and bracket, frame pump, tail lights, fenders, kickstand, saddle bags, chain guard, speedometer, mirror, horn and headlights. Molded in yellow and chrome with real rubber tires. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Academy General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), 1/48, 1674

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$44   

Still factory sealed. Nicely molded and detailed kit. Has marking for RAAF aircraft. Features full cockpit detail, variable swing wings, external stores pylons that change with wing sweep and two position landing gear.

Monogram Predicta Personal Car by Darryl Starbird, 1/24, 2796

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

$59   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find reissue from 1990. This kit uses the original molds from this 1964 kit. The Starbird-designed Predicta was the crowd's favorite, traveling over 50,000 miles coast-to-coast and winning many car shows, including the famous Oakland Roadster Show. She was the first in the custom field to have an electrically operated full Lucite Bubble Top and 'Unistick' steering where the wheels are turned by a centrally-located aircraft style control stick. Power was provided by a 392 CID '57 Chrysler Fuel Injection engine. The kit features operating 'Unistick' steering, working bubble top, opening hood, detailed engine, deep dish chrome plated wheels and highly detailed interior. Molded in color, clear, chrome and with rubber tires.

Swallow Model Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate Frank, 1/32, 3203

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

Ex-Tomy molds. Very good detail. Features all fine recessed panel lines and other recessed details, full cockpit and wheel wells, decals for several aircraft and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Junkers Ju-88A-4 / Ju-88D-1 - Bomber or Reconnaissance Versions (Ju88A4 Ju88D1), 1/72, H113-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$24   

1967 issue. The is kit is modeled off the D-1 on exhibit at the USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio, USA. Includes parts and decals for D-1 or A-4 variants. Features removable cowling, two detailed engines, optional position landing gear, rotating wheels and propellers, crew of three and four 550lb bombs and bomb racks for the A-4 bomber version. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Revell Bendix Talos US Navy Missile SAM-N-6 RIM-8 - 'S' Issue, 1/40, H1808-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$169   

First and only issue of this rare kit dated 1957. The fantastic box art displays very well and has the 'S' logo on the long sides. This is a large scale kit that was well detailed for that time. The missile can be removed from the launcher and the stages separate. All four top-stage missile guidance fins move. The launcher is operational as the real one. Includes three man crew. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Revell Tactical Missiles Dart and Little John 'S' Issue, 1/40, H1812-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$125   

First issue hardbox from 1958 with classic box art. The models these are well detailed. The Dart includes four missiles, one launcher, three stands, decals, one optical guidance unit and a crew of three. The Little John includes a detailed launcher with elevating rails, movable support legs, decals and crew of three. Molded in the correct gloss dark olive drab and white. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Little John was a light-weight free-flight rocket that was highly mobile. It could be pulled on the launcher or transported by helicopter. Length was 12 feet long and the warhead was atomic. The Dart was a very early wire guided anti-tank missile with a solid propellant rocket motor. An optical rangefinder was used for guidance. It was 5 feet in length.

Revell F-100 Super Sabre 'S' Issue Box, 1/70, H236-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$39   

NOTE: builder kit ONLY. Please read carefully. This is an original "S" kit hardbox with original "S" instructions. However, the kit inside is from the original "S" molds but is a much newer issue, probably from the late 1970s. The plastic is silver like the original but not as glossy. The decals are from this newer issue too and are in 'mint' condition. There is an original Revell Swivel base included but NOTE it is missing the small clear clamp; the base, big arm and metal band are present. Kit features pilot and cockpit, drop tanks, bombs and full landing gear. The airplane has never been started and is complete with all parts.