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Aurora USS Guadalcanal Helicopter Carrier, 1/600, 718-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Rare. Full hull model. 1966 dated hardbox. Features detailed flight deck, complete interior hanger deck, movable hanger deck doors, 6 Sea Knight and 6 Sea King helicopters, deck guns, display stand and full color decals and flag. This was one of Aurora's later kits with improved mold quality. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts present and rare 'mint' condition decals & instructions.

Premo Russian T-35 / T-38 Super Heavy Tank - HO Scale, HO

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Very nicely molded and well detailed model of this 'rolling battleship' tank. The kit has never been started. The small parts are still factory bag sealed. Complete with all parts and decals.

AMT 1992 Ford F-150 XLT Flareside Pickup Truck, 1/25, 31945

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint


Still factory sealed. 2003 issue. Nicely done kit with over 115 parts. Can be built stock or custom. Molded in color, clear, chrome and with rubber tires. Features detailed engine, removable hood, full interior and detailed underside.

RCM USN 'L' Class Blimp, 1/85

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged


SPECIAL ORDER vacuform model. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. the scale is approximate; the kit is slightly smaller than 1/72 scale. Basic vacuform kit contains basic components only and full size plans only. Does not contain details. These items must be scratch built or from the spares box. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of model. Special skills and scratch building experience are required. If you are curious, I highly recommend that you read the article 'How To Build Vacuform Model Kits' which is located on this website.

Jaguar Sd.Kfz 222 Leichter Panzerspahwagen, 1/16, 61601

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very rare. From 1995. This is the largest scale Panzerspahwagen kit ever made and also the most detailed. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in three factory sealed bags. Includes two pages of illustrated instructions.

Planes With Pants Mitsubishi A5M Claude Model 4, 1/32, 1

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Rare. Kit number 25 of a very limited run from Planes With Pants located in Erie, PA. The founder was David Thompson and this was his first kit; others were planned but apparently not produced. This kit has been listed as an A5M2 by some sources, but David crossed that out on the instructions and wrote 'Model 4.' John Burn's guide says the Model 4 never appeared, but clearly it did. This is an excellent resin model with very clean castings and all fine recessed panel detail. It features very nice cockpit and engine detail, separately molded rudder, gun camera, optional drop tank and a vacuform clear canopy. There is even a resin plug if you need to make another canopy. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing the rudder pedals. Easily made. Includes all other parts and well-illustrated instructions.

Frontline Miniatures Truck Utility 1/4 Ton 4x4 Jeep, 1/15, 001

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Very, very rare. From 1993. Frontline Miniatures in the UK produced a line of very large scale military vehicles - they are seldom seen or traded since they are the only kits available in 1/15 scale. Features a large number of beautiful parts cast in high-definition resin and many cast metal detail. There are full step-by step instructions. Model has complete interior, full and separate frame build with all suspension parts, accessories, .50 caliber machine gun (which is a kit to itself), door straps and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Heller French Army Medics and Soldier, 1/35, 134

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Nicely done and includes two medics, stretcher, wounded soldier, accessories and instructions. Never started and includes all parts. NOTE: missing decals, which are two white arm bands with the red cross.

Ace BTR-ZD Airborne Air Defense Vehicle Skrezhet, 1/72, 72127

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


Made in the Ukraine. Highly detailed for this small scale. NOTE: kit has minor and neat assembly. The top and lower hull halves are assembled with 'excellent++' quality. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Tamiya Vosper Fast Patrol Boat Perkasa - Motorized, 1/72, PT7201-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Large scale and highly detailed. Includes unique two color extrusion molded hull and all hardware for motorizing. Easily converted to radio control (RC). Please note that Tamiya did not include the Re-280 motor with the kit. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya Aichi M6A1-K Nanzan (Seiran Kai) - (M6A1K), 1/72, 60738-900

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Nicely molded and detailed. Features all fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, gear wells and undercarriage. Includes a painting guide and decals for two different aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya HMS Repulse Battlecruiser, 1/700, 31617-3200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+


1/700 scale waterline kit. Very finely molded and detailed. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse were sent to Far East service early in WWII off the Malay peninsula. While searching for a convoy, both ships were sunk by Japanese airborne torpedo attack.

Entex 1914 Dennis Fire Engine, 1/16, 8473

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


This is the Entex reissue of one of my favorite Bandai 1/16 scale series. Super-detailed model has over 500 parts and builds up a rolling chassis just like the real fire engine. Includes highly detailed engine with pipes and ignition wires, working suspension system, full drive train with exhaust, steerable front wheels, operating extension ladder, opening hood, detailed engine compartment, complete interior and much more. Molded in multiple colors, clear and with real rubber tires. 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 (white and tan tree) have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and very well produced large instruction book.

Rogers Motor Company Studebaker M-29 C Weasel - Army Personnel and Cargo Carrier, 1/12, 29C

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


Rare, large 1/12 scale highly pre-fabricated kit from 1945. Very high quality wood and metal scale Weasel measuring 10.5 inches long when assembled. Features pre-cut and precarved hardwood parts for the main body and deck fittings, completely formed bogie wheels, die-cut fibre bogie chassis, numerous other very thick fibre parts, metal screen and metal stock as needed, complete interior, numerous other die cut parts, completely formed tread links, clear windshield, full decals and much more. Rogers spent a significant amount of time on the 'Photo-Plan' instructions, providing photos for each step and detailed text, full size plans and parts list. The kit has never been started. Inventoried as good as possible and appears complete with all parts, decals and full instructions with plans. There are no part numbers and assembly is by the plans; so inventory is very difficult at best. All the major parts are there but a small (easily made) wood part or two may have been overlooked. Rogers was an early producer of miniature gas engines for free-flight and early radio control model kits and often had large adds for these engines in hobby magazines. The full company name on the box is listed as 'Rogers Motor Company Detroit Michigan' and the 'Scale Model Division' is listed as Tawas City, Michigan. Right at the end of WWII, Rogers made a very short journey into kit manufacturing. As you would expect from an engine manufacture, the kits were all true scale, highly prefabricated, had excellent detail and were fairly complicated. Rogers produced at least four kits - the 40MM AA Gun and Carriage (1/16 scale), Army Weasel, LST and an amazing, huge scale Sherman M4 tank with over 780 parts. These kits were likely produced in that order, with the LST being released around late 1945/early 1946. I have seen several of these kits built and they make excellent displays. And thanks to kit builder and collector Fran Fierko for some new and important kit history! Fran was able to track down the son of the designer of the five Rogers kits. Mr. John Hoenle Jr. was a master model builder who received a deferment from the draft in WWI to build recognition models for the military- some of which may still be on display at Wright-patterson AFB in Ohio. Mr. Hoenle is believed to have designed one other early kit, a civilian Chris Craft cabin cruiser. It is unknown if this kit was issued or not. Mr. Hoenle left Rogers to design promo models for Jo-Han, which is famous for their 1950s line of car kits.

Hasegawa Aichi E13A1 Type-Zero Jake with Catapult, 1/72, C9

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good


Still factory sealed. Features detailed catapult and aircraft. Box has some moisture damage restricted to the top, as shown in the photo.

Hasegawa Kawanishi Type 94-1 Alf with Catapult, 1/72, C8

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM


Still factory sealed. Features detailed catapult and aircraft.

Kemziv Antonov AN-2M - (ex-MEE), 1/50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Rare and likely from the late 1970s. One of at least two Kemziv issues, and probably the earliest of the two known. Large almost 1/48 scale kit of the popular and successful AN-2, the world's largest single engined biplane. The model has never been started and all parts are still sealed in the factory 'krinkle' clear plastic bags. Includes color insignia sheet and full instructions. The insignia are CCCP and Aeroflot for a civil AN-2 transport. This model is the Ex-MEE 1/50 AN-2 kit that was sold as a built up display model and a kit. Production ended at MEE in about 1984. Some molds passed to Genton at that point, and obviously Kemziv got them at some point. Thanks to Tom Marino for help on this.

Guillows Catalina PBY-5A / PBY-5, 1/28, 2004

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Large 1/28 scale stick and tissue model. Can be built static as designed, or, if you are experienced, converted to RC. Instructions are not included for RC conversion. Features the choice of three building options - PBY-5A with floats and gear extended, same with floats and gear retracted or as PBY-5 float plane only. Features die cut high-grade balsa parts, numerous vacuform plastic parts such as engine nacelles, gun listers, canopy, nose cowl, nose turret and more, covering tissue, WWII period decals, step by step instructions and detailed plans. 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.

5 Paper Models / All Metal Products 521 Army Attack Squad Set / Built Right Toys Army Raiders Victory Unit / Samuel Lowe 1267 Model Tanks / Ace Whitman US Army Tank / EZ Craft Amphibian Jeep

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor to VG


Rare, from the 1940s. Includes all five kits with very colorful box art but NOTE: for display or parts only, please read carefully. The Army Attack Squad is missing one artillery wheel, and only the 75mm field gun and many soldiers are present. The Army Raiders kit contains parts for more than one set, but is missing the jeep, tank and troop carrier. The Model Tanks has all the tanks but is missing the jeep. The Ace Whitman tank is an actual scale model and is made from printed cardstock and wood; it has not been started and is complete but the outer box is poor. The Amphibian Jeep is about 85% present and has been started (wheels and a few other parts) and is missing several parts but nothing you cannot make if you are ambitious.

The Laughing Whale The New Bedford Whaleboat, 1/36

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Very highly detailed kit from 1981. Features quality hardwood stripwood, dowels, wood stock, factory cut hardwood, stand, sail cloth, metal parts as required, rigging material, two excellent pages of full size plans and detailed ext instructions that even include a paint guide. 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 plans and instructions.