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Microscale Convair 990 - Alaska / Swissair / Northeast Decals, 1/144, MS4-6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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From ex-Topping molds. Accurate injection molded kit with full color decals for all airlines listed and a display stand. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Decals are 'excellent++.' Please see the two articles on this website about decal restoration and using older decals.

AMT 1963 Impala SS 409 Super Sport - Two-Door Hardtop, 1/25, 8321

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Features 409 'W' head V-8 engine, detailed engine compartment, opening hood, SS wheel covers, detailed underside and complete interior.

MPC 1932 Chrysler Imperial Le Baron Convertible Sedan, 1/25, 1-3102

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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From the 1970s. Well detailed classic kit of one of the more elegant 1930s automobiles. Features full rolling chassis build up like the real car, optional boot and convertible tops, rubber tires with whitewall inserts, side mounted spares, full interior, numerous plated parts, steerable front wheels, opening trunk and detailed flathead straight 8 engine with removable hood. Molded in gloss black, white, clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. The black parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that are never internally sealed (chrome, clear and tires) have been inventoried complete, including decals and instructions.

Monogram Boeing B-29 Superfortress with Microscale 48-130 Decals and Atomic Bombs, 1/48, 5706

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Includes mint condition Microscale 48-130 decal sheet with 'Nip On Nees' nose art. Decals are unusued but there is no placement guide. Includes factory decals also for 'Lucky 'Levin.' The actual kit is dated 1991. Very large and highly detailed big-scale kit. Features extensive interior detailing, optional position bomb bays, bomb load, detailed wheel wheels and more. 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. The kit has never been started. The aircraft has been inventoried complete but NOTE: missing ground figures. Otherwise complete with all other parts, decals and instructions.

Esoteric Focke-Wulf FW-190 V-1, 1/72, SLE-1

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Rare kit of FW-190 Prototype number 1. Limited edition kit is one of 500 made. Beautifully cast high-definition resin parts with metal details and full decals. Vacuform canopy and instructions included. This kit has never been started. It is either still in the internally sealed factory bag or has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Grumman A-6E 'TRAM' Intruder - US Navy VA-65, 1/72, 4365

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Very high quality kit. Excellent mold quality with all fine recessed panel lines. Features detailed cockpit, optional position speed brakes and detailed wells, crew of two and drop tank/iron bomb loadout. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram De Havilland L-20 Beaver Bild'n Fly Series - 21 inch Wingspan Flying Model, 1/28, F2-149

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Rare. Purchased new on April 1, 1966 at Franks Model Shop in Cleveland, Ohio. The box copyright is dated 1960. This kit is from the large 'Bild'n Fly' series. This series was Monogram's most elaborate, colorful and realistic flying models. It was short-lived however, as by 1960 static (non-flying) plastic kits had become the #1 hobby of boys in the USA. The Bild'n Fly series included simplified assembly - no ribs or stringers. All balsa parts are color laminated and die cut - no tissue covering and all decoration is built in full color. There are 14 highly detailed plastic parts such as cowl, wheels, prop, oil cooler, etc. The windows are clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Carl Goldberg Models Ranger 21 - 21 inch Wingspan Balsa Flying Model, D3

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Purchased new on December 3, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio. An excellent kit that is highly prefabricated - no tissue covering is used. Features all die-cut quality balsa fuselage sides, formers, wings and tails, formed wire landing gear struts, finished wheels, plastic prop, spinner and nose cowl, metal prop shaft and bushings, other wood parts as required, perfect die-cut clear canopy material, decals, inspection certificate, rubber motor and superb instructions with plans. Never started and inventoried complete. Carl Goldberg was a gifted designer of model aircraft, and his career spanned the evolution of flying models. His designs and number of titles won in competition at the Nationals is legendary. His first competition was the 1928 Nationals, where he received honorable mention. By 1934 he won the indoor Nats and in 1935 he opened a Hobby Shop, among the first in the nation (the first one was probably opened by Cleveland Models Ed Packard). Awards came quickly. He wrote articles for Model Airplane News, and was Comet's top designer from 1939 till 1945. After Comet, he worked with Mike Schlesinger and Sid Axelrod on what eventually became Top-Flite Models. In 1955 he founded Carl Goldberg Models and released a still-popular line of scale, rubber, gas, glider and RC models. Needless to say, Goldberg's models are of the highest quality.

Revell USS Constitution Frigate 1814, 1/96, H386-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Early issued dated 1965 for superior mold quality. This early issue has the factory painted copper hull below the waterline - the copper paint is in amazing 'near mint' condition. Large scale and highly detailed kit measures over three feet long when assembled. Considered the finest plastic kit ever of the famous American Frigate. Features over 1,100 parts, full deck detail, captain's quarters complete with interior bulkheads, table and bunks, lifeboats with oars, 55 detailed cannon, lower gun deck detail, standing and running rigging thread, pre-formed ratlines, full instructions for assembly, large, fold-out instructions and diagrams for standing and running rigging, 20 crew in action poses, flag sheet and more. Molded in white, wood brown and black plastic. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing one part, #50 small grate. Easily replaced with stock fittings grate or made with strip styrene. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts and includes instructions.

Testors F-86 Sabre Jet - 18 Inch Wingspan Wooden Model, 1/24

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare and large 1/24 scale display model. Dates from the late 1940s and is highly prefabricated. The two fuselage halves are completely cut out and formed into the fuselage shape; you simply glue them to a center former. The wings already have an airfoil, and you glue the two halves to center ribs. The tails are precut and there is also an excellent vacuform clear canopy and a large sheet of decals that still looks factory-new. The instructions are detailed and also have full size plans. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Mitsubishi Type Zero A6M5 'Zeke', 1/32, JS-070

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Large scale kit from the early 1980s that is nicely molded and detailed for that time. Features full cockpit, highly detailed engine, optional position wing flaps and landing gear, drop tank and pilot figure. Has at least 4 different aircraft decal markings. The model has not been started. The parts are still in factory sealed bags with decals and instructions.

Revell Lockheed P-38J Lightning - 'My Dad' Lt. Morris or Pudgy IV' Major Thomas McGuire New Guinea, 1/32, 4774

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Dated 1987. Older but nicely done large scale model that features full underwing stores, two detailed Allison engines with removable cowls, opening cockpit hood, fully detailed cockpit, four 50 cal. machine guns and one 20mm cannon and movable wheels and props. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

UPC Junkers Ju-88A - (ex-Lindberg), 1/58, 5061-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. Purchased on December 3, 1966 at Hobby House in Cleveland, Ohio. From Lindberg molds. Has many operating features including detailed engines with removable cowls, retracting landing gear, movable control surfaces and full crew. 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.

Hobby Craft Avro CF-100 Mk.4 Canuck - RCAF No. 428 Sq (2 Aircraft) or 409 Sq 'Nighthawks' Cold Lake 1957, 1/72, HC1320

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Nicely molded kit with all recessed panel lines and markings for three aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Revell Junkers F-13W Seaplane, 1/72, 04213

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. The F-13 was the first all metal civil transport aircraft in the world and a major milestone in aviation. Excellent box art depicts the F-13 float version in South American where it saw service. Very nicely molded with detailed cockpit and full passenger interior, authentic corrugated structure, detailed engine, rudder for D217 or D218 versions and decals for two other variations.

Airframe Phonix D.1 - (D-1 Bagged), 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. Basic vac kit with limited but nice molded in detail. Certain modeling skills are required to build vacuform kits. Scratch building is required. Not recommended for beginners.

Comet Aeronca K Floatplane - 25 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3208-98

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. 1970s reissue of the 1950s kit. Features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood sheets, pre-cut balsa stringers and spars, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, clear material for windows, tissue and propeller. 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 Fokker D-VII - 12 inch Wingspan, 3104

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. 1980s reissue of the venerable Peanut scale flying kit. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, die-cut printwood, stripwood, detailed full size plans, hardware, wheels, tissue, rubber and propeller. 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 SPAD With Glue - 12 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3105-69

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Includes a rare, unopened tube of Comet Glue (still soft) from the early 1960s. Dated 1963, and that was approximately the first year for the new Comet logo. Features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality die-cut print wood, hardware, fully formed wheels, prop, rubber motor tissue and detailed full size plans with building instructions. The kit has not been started and has been inventoried complete with all parts and plans. 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 P-51D Mustang, 1/144, 1033

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Nicely molded small scale kit. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.