Warbird Information Exchange

DISCLAIMER: The views expressed on this site are the responsibility of the poster and do not reflect the views of the management.
It is currently Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:12 am

All times are UTC - 5 hours


Classic Wings Magazine Luftwaffe Resource Center WWII Naval Aviation Research Pacific


Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:14 am 
Offline
Flight Lieutenant
User avatar

Joined: Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:05 pm
Posts: 128
Location: Georgia, U.S.
I have for sale a limited edition Franklin Mint 1:96 scale B-17F "Memphis Belle" signed by Robert Morgan. This is a limited edition # 983/1945. The model comes with certificate of authenticity and all paperwork, but not the original box. The boxes these came in were just styrofoam with no graphics, so no huge loss there; I will package carefully in bubble-wrap and ship USPS Priority Mail. A few things about the plane...it has a bit of dust here and there, is missing the pitot tube on the right side of the nose and the radio antenna on the tail spine. I did not notice these when I purchased the aircraft a while back, and they are hardly noticeable, but they do keep it from being "mint." I made a replacement pitot out of thin wire and was going to do the same for the radio antenna, but have decided to sell instead. Anyone with basic modeling skill could probably replace the 2 missing items and no one would be the wiser! I will include the pitot I made, but it's far from perfect. All guns and propellers are intact, the bomb bay doors open, the rear crew door opens, the top of the fuselage is removable to display the detailed interior, and the landing gear are fully retractable, although the right main gear does not like to stay retracted. I'm sure that would just take some minor adjusting of the mechanism, but I didn't want to risk breaking it so always displayed gear down. I have described the condition as best I can, but please let me know if you have any questions. These are fairly sought after, and I haven't seen too many come on the market. Pictures available upon request. $119 OBO plus actual cost of shipping. If interested, please e-mail me at matm1121@gmail.com. Thanks for your interest!

-Matt

_________________
I'm looking for that buried Corsair(s) that I can dig up, pressure wash, and fly!


Last edited by FutureCorsairOwner on Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:00 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group