The heyday of the kits in the United States was probably the 1960s, when the burgeoning car culture of the previous decade exploded.Suddenly, every car-crazy kid who wanted to could build a model of a ’57 Chevy Bel-Air or ’66 Ford Mustang, even if they couldn’t talk their moms and dads into buying the real thing.This limited-run kit represents the Normandie from her 1935 maiden voyage to New York and has over 1,100 individual parts. Nicely molded older, full kit with engine and some interior detail.The hull and larger parts are pressure-cast resin from de-aired molds. Features cockpit detail, wings that swing, detailed landing gear and gear wells, optional position landing gear and bottom fin and 'Apex' and 'Aphid' air-to-air missiles. Sealed factory bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions. Not recommended for builder who are inexperienced with vacuform kits. 1990 issue as a tie-in with the famous motion picture.UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Large scale model measures 18 inches long when assembled.Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. Excellent detail including rear airstair and very large colorful decal sheets for JAL. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions. Big scale kit is nicely detailed for that time and molded in chrome plate, black, clear, red-tinted clear and with rubber tires and flexible cable. Features detailed engine and drivetrain, separately molded suspension and exhaust, spoke chrome wheels, fuel and brake lines, color decals and more. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags.We also carry a fine assortment of aftermarket items related to modeling including detailing parts, paints chroming foils and decals from manufacturers such as Bare Metal Foil, Model Car Garage, Testors, Model Master, Preston's Car Parts, and Plastic Performance Parts Capture Your Dreams!AMT creates model kits honoring classic Detroit Steel.
We sell plastic Model kits in the following categories including stock and pro-Street model kits, race car model kits including NASCAR model kits, Top Fuel, Pro-Stock and Funny Car model kits, Indy and Formula One model car kits, Sprint Car kits and Oval Racing Model Car kits.
There are two large photoetched brass sheets (one for railings, ladders, details, etc. Very nicely molded full hull kit with four opening missile launch tubes, two ballistic missiles fin-mounted sonar blister, simulated anechoic sonar dispersal tiles, detailed sail with periscope and sensors, dual props, bow planes, Soviet markings and a display stand. Complete kit with cast resin parts, white metal accessories and full decals for several aircraft. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. If so, then Marusan copied the Hawk kit as the part layout, panel lines and rivets are identical.
and one for the davits), three sheets of laser-cut, real wood printed decking (from Scale Decks), decals, flag sheet and a DVD with detailed, highly illustrated instructions including painting guide, step-by-step rigging instructions and research material. High quality kit with recessed and raised panel lines.
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For over 20 years, our conviction at Model Roundup is that building model cars and model car kits is more than just a fun hobby. It's about '55 Chevys, Candy Apple Anglias, Richard Petty, George Barris, Ed Roth, Mopar Muscle...it's about Americana! It's about Detroit as the style capital of the world. We also carry model kits from and Monogram, Johan, Revell of Germany, Tamiya, Hasagawa, and Moebius.