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RCM USS Ward DD139 - WWI / WWII, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$125   

Very large (1/72) partial) kit of this historic destroyer. Includes information so you can build it as she was in World War I or World War II. This is a really basic kit consisting of a 2 piece hull, some small vac pieces and a lot of resin small items such as the screws, bitts, cleats, guns, etc. It includes full size plans and 15 pages of detailed instructions that include photographs. The instructions list the fittings required (Bluejacket and Model Shipways). SPECIAL ORDER only; not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. This model is not recommended for builders lacking experience with vacuform kits. Scratch building skills will be essential. The USS Ward is said to have fired the first shots of World War II. Before the main strike on Pearl Harbor, the Ward was on patrol. She located and sank one of five Japanese Midget Submarines.

Airframe Arado Ar-231 - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$9   

Still factory sealed. The Arado 231 was designed as a small submarine borne spotter aircraft and was first flown in 1941. It could be dismantled in six minutes and stored in a tube with a diameter of 6.56 feet. The aircraft was not considered successful and only six machines were completed. Basic vacuform kit; not recommended for modelers who have not built vac kits. Scratch building experience and a large spares box is necessary.

Airmodel Curtiss XF-15 C-1 - Bagged, 1/72, 174

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$18   

Still factory sealed. One of Airmodel's better jobs with nice recessed panel detail, clean canopy and instructions with assembly diagrams. The Curtiss XF-15 C-1 was a mixed powerplant (piston and jet engine) long-range aircraft carrier based interceptor. Basic vacuform kit. Vaccuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of kit.

Contrail Westland Welkin - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$12   

Still factory sealed. Features white vac main parts and a clear canopy; however, the canopy has become brittle and split as shown.

Fowler Boeing 727-200 Conversion Kit - Two Conversions Bagged, 1/144, CF-1

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$5   

Possibly from ex-Griffon molds. Includes enough conversion parts for two models. Includes full instructions and side and cockpit window and door decal sheet. Never started. Complete with all parts and instructions.

Aeroclub Mig-17PF Conversion Kit, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$16   

Still factory sealed. Kit contains full instructions, cast metal nose and tail cone and high quality vacuform fuselage. Requires a base kit, and the Hasegawa 1/72 Mig-17 is recommended.

Airmodel McDonnell F3H-2 Demon - (F3H2), 1/72, 202

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$10   

Basic vac kit with main airframe parts and clear canopy. Well detailed moldings with recessed panel lines. Complete and never started. A certain degree of modeling skill is required to build vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

Maintrack De Havilland DH-108 - VW120 or TG/283 - Bagged, 1/72, PX-026

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$42   

From 1993. Very high quality vac kit with moldings of higher quality than many injection molded kits. Features two complete fuselages so you can build one of two versions, main vac parts, detailed cockpit, cast metal details and full decals for two aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Sierra AEG G-IV Night Bomber - Bagged, 1/72, 72-14

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$29   

Still factory sealed. Kit features superbly molded main vacuform parts of better quality than many injection molded kits, injection molded details and plans/instructions.

Esoteric Hawker Nimrod I or II, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$24   

Esoteric was known for making perhaps the finest vacuform kits. Very well molded and highly detailed with metal parts - shaped struts and full instructions. Molds are equal to or of higher quality than most injection molded kits. The kit is still factory sealed.

Rareplane Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight - (F3D1), 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$18   

Very high quality vacuform kit with moldings equal to or better than many injection molded models. Features very fine detail, complete cockpit, clear canopies and instructions/plans. Never started. Factory bag is still sealed. Note: significant modeling skill is needed to assembly vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

Contrail Zeppelin Staaken R.VI - Land Bomber or German Navy 'L' Floatplane, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$56   

Features very nice vac moldings, all optional parts for land or seaplane, injection molded undercarriage, propellers, struts, etc and decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Frank Modellbau Junkers Ju-388 V2(J-1) Conversion Kit - Bagged, 1/72, FM-10

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$14   

Still factory sealed. Very high quality conversion kit; base kit is required but not furnished. Moldings are of 'excellent' quality for a vac. With instructions.

Formaplane Rogozarski IK-3 - WWII Yugoslavian Fighter - Bagged, 1/72, C5

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$22   

Bagged kit that is still factory sealed. Very high quality vacuform kit from about 1987. Features recessed panel line detail and raised detail were appropriate, full cockpit, optional position landing gear, prop and clear canopy. Vacuform kits are not recommended for modelers who do not have experience building them.

Vac Wings Salmson 2 A2 - Bagged, 1/72, VW7243

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$16   

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Still factory sealed. High quality vacuform kit with over 20 cast metal details and full plans/instructions. Certain modeling skills are required to build vacuform kits. Not recommended for beginners.

Blue Rider Sopwith F1/3 Camel Night Fighter Conversion 'Comic' - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$32   

Rare. Still factory sealed. Includes precision cast metal details, a fret of PE parts, extensive decals and vacuform parts that are of higher quality than many injection molded kits. Includes full instructions. Requires base 1/72 scale kit; Airfix is recommended. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Maintrack Avro 707A, 1/72, PX-019

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$38   

Early testbed for the Vulcan Bomber project. 707s explored the high and low end characteristics of the delta wing for the Type 698 bomber. Very high quality vac kit. Highly detailed moldings, full decals, resin intakes and metal seat, struts, wheels and other parts. Still sealed.

Esoteric Navy N-9H Jenny (N9H), 1/72, NAF-15

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$38   

Still in the factory sealed bag. The N9H was the final refinement of the Curtiss model 5 'N' Series aircraft. It was developed from it's more famous relative, the JN series and was essentially a navalized 'Jenny'. It was the Navy's first mass produced training aircraft. 560 were built and they served from 1916 to 1926. The aircraft was loved by aircrews and was responsible for training the nucleus of WWII US Naval Aviation. Esoteric was known for making perhaps the finest vacuform kits. The moldings are crisp and have fine recessed detail - better than many injection molded kits. Every part needed to complete the kit is included down to the interior. Includes metal parts - decals - shaped struts and full instructions.

Maintrack Fairey FD.1 Delta 1 - (FD-1) - Bagged, 1/72, PX005

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$28   

Originally designed as a VTO (Vertical Take-Off) testbed, the prototype was to use an inclined ramp. The Delta 1 was to investigate characteristics and control of the delta wing at transonic speeds, but the program was halted by unfavorable flight characteristics. Very high quality vac kit with better mold quality than many injection molded kits. Includes metal details and decals. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Maintrack Fairey FD.1 Delta 1 - (FD-1) - Bagged, 1/72, PX005

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$38   

Originally designed as a VTO (Vertical Take-Off) testbed, the prototype was to use an inclined ramp. The Delta 1 was to investigate characteristics and control of the delta wing at transonic speeds, but the program was halted by unfavorable flight characteristics. Very high quality vac kit with better mold quality than many injection molded kits. Includes metal details and decals. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.