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Introduction

I am making some web space available to aviation collectors who have surplus items in their collections and want to make these available to other collectors, either by selling them or swapping them. I don't ask any fees and I don't take any responsibility for items offered on this page.

If you have aircraft instruments, cockpit parts, instrument panels or aircraft models for sale or trade, please send me an e-mail at aviation@watergeek.eu with a description and one or more pictures and I'll put your item on display on this page.

If you need anything to complete your collection, you can also place a request on this page.

Vintage contractor aircraft scale models for sale

Mark Johnson from Precise Models LLC is selling models and parts from Precise Models Inc. These models are all new old stock and are in their original box. Note that the stock is very limited as there were only few models left at the factory and the factory has closed its doors so there will not be any new production. Precise Models LLC is your source for Topping, Precise, RoLen Models and those hard-to-find original scale models and model parts! You can visit their web site at http://www.precisemodelsllc.com.

I am also selling part of my Topping, Precise Models Inc. and Matthys Verkuyl model collection, these models are shown below.

Restoration of Gun Sights and other cockpit parts.

Kevin Smith has much experience in restoring vintage aircraft gun sights and fabricating complete control panels for military aircraft. He uses CAD and professional tooling equipment to do so. The result is stunningly good, like new, and undistinguishable form the original part. You can contact him by e-mail (kevinbsmith at gmail) to ask for information.


Vintage contractor scale models
Vintage Precise Models
          A-7 Corsair II model
Vintage USAF Topping (or Precise Models) A-7 Corsair II model, scale 1/48. It is loaded with its weaponry and was made for the LTV Aerospace Corporation in the 1960s and handed out to industry and government VIPs or pilots of the aircraft when they completed a certain number of missions. The condition is good for its age with only minor scratching of the decals. Price 79 euro, excluding shipping costs (about 19 euro international). E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details.
Vintage Topping Models USAF MAC Boeing 737 model
Vintage Topping Inc. USAF Military Airlift Command Boeing 737 resin model, scale 1/100 (model length is 28 cm). The condition is good for its age with some minor scratching of the decals and slight yellowing of the paint. The decals on the other side are in better condition. Price 69 euro, excluding shipping costs (about 19 euro international). E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Topping Inc. Grumman Guardian AF-2W Hunter model

For restoration, vintage Topping Inc. Grumman Guardian AF-2W Hunter model in Navy dark sea blue colour. Produced early 1950s. Ventral radome for search radar, fin and stand are missing, one propeller blade is loose. Made of resin in scale 1/40 (length is about 32 cm), presumably produced in the late 1940s or early 1950s. Price 39 euro, excluding shipping costs (about 19 euro international). E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Topping Inc. T2V stand base
Vintage Topping Naval Air Traning T2V-I stand base, showing an carrier and aircraft in relief. The stand base is about 14 cm long and 8 cm wide and is in excellent condition. It probably dates from the early 1960s and was produced for Lockheed(?). The material is resin. The stand base is for sale at 15 euro, plus shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend
Vintage Topping Inc. Grumman F9F Panther
Vintage Topping Inc. Grumman F9F Panther model in Navy dark sea blue colour, scale 1/32 (length is about 29 cm). Made in the early 1950s from resin, stand missing. Price 39 euro, excluding shipping costs (about 19 euro international). E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Precise Models F-16 Vintage Precise Models F-16 models in box

Vintage Precise Models General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon contractor scale models for sale, with stands in the original box, scale 1/48 or 1/100. The models are all new and have never been taken out of the original box (box may have some some water staining from a leak in the Precise Models Inc. factory). The 1/48 scale models have a fuselage length of 37 cm including pitot tube and a wingspan of 24 cm. The 1/100 scale models have a fuselage length of 20 cm including pitot tube and a wingspan of 13 cm. The models are made from ABS resin. I acquired these models when Precise Models Inc. closed its doors because of retirement of the owner in 2003. The pictures above show the Belgium 1/100 and Israeli 1/48 scale models and stands. Other 1/48 scale F-16 models are in the markings of Bahrein, Indonesian, Netherlands, Singapore and Royal Norwegian Air Forces. The 1/100 scale models include Netherlands, Belgium, Greek, Pakistan, Venezuela and other Air Force markings. More information about Precise Models can be found at my Precise Models Inc. web site. Price for the 1/48 scale models is 89 euro, and for the 1/48 models 59 euro plus shipping costs. Pleaase sens e-mail to aviation@watergeek.eu for more details or pictures. Please be patient as I may not be able to answer your e-mail immediately.
Precise Models General Dynamics F-16 model

Vintage unfinished General Dynamics F-16 model, scale 1/100. The model comes without stand and is only partly painted. It is in an original Precise Models Korean Air Force F-16 box. A set of USAF decals are included. Model price is 49 euro, which includes shipping cost. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Precise Models Inc. Grumman Gulfstream I business turboprop model

Vintage Precise Models Inc. Grumman Gulfstream I business turboprop model
Vintage Precise Models Grumman Gulfstream I business turboprop model in factory colours. The Grumman Gulfstream I (company designation G-159, Precise Models carton box indicates 00159 on its side) is a twin-engine business aircraft that flew first in 1958. The scale is about 1/80 - fuselage length 24 cm, wing span about 27 cm. The model dates from the 1960s and was produced by Precise for Grumman, to present to potential buyers and VIPs. The model and stand are made of resin. The condition of model and stand are very good, but one propellor blade has detached and will be included in an enveloppe. It can easily be glued back on. There is minor paint loss on the places where the wings were held in the box by the carton insert (now protected by foam). The model has always been in its original box, which sustained some water damage while stored at Precise in Ohio. I bought this model from Gary Schneider, the owner of Precise Models, when the company closed its door. The model is for sale for 79 euro plus shipping costs. E-mail me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend.
Vintage Precise Models Inc. Grumman Gulfstream II business jet model
Vintage Precise Models Inc. Grumman Gulfstream II business jet model

Vintage Precise Models Grumman Gulfstream II business jet model in factory colours. The Grumman Gulfstream II (company designation G-1159, Precise Models carton box indicates G-II on its side) is a twin-engine business aircraft that flew first in 1966. The scale is about 1/80 - fuselage length 29 cm, wing span about 25 cm. The model dates from the 1960s and was produced by Precise Models for Grumman, to present to potential buyers and VIPs. The model and stand are made of resin. The condition of model and stand are excellent. The model has always been in its original box and can be considered old stock that is new in box. I bought this model from Gary Schneider, the owner of Precise Models, when the company closed its door. The model is for sale for 99 euro, which includes shipping costs. E-mail me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.
Precise Models USAF Tomahawk cruise missile Precise Models USAF Tomahawk cruise missile
Vintage USAF General Dynamics Tomahawk cruise missile. Material is ABS resin and the length is about 20 cm (scale 1/28). This is new old stock, there was no stand available anymore at Precise so an F-16 stand was included to display the model and inner carton packaging is from an AIM-9 missile. The model is sold for 55 euro, which includes shipping cost. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Precise Models RAF Raytheon Sparrow III missile model

Vintage RAF 2 Squadron Raytheon Sparrow III missile. The Sparrow III missile was developped in 1958 and was later renamed to AIM-7. It was used on the F-4 Phantom. Material is ABS resin and the length of the missile is about 20 cm (scale 1/18). This is new old stock in the original box. The model is sold for 59 euro, which includes shipping cost. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Precise Models Raytheon AIM-7F Sparrow missile model

Vintage Raytheon AIM-7F Sparrow missile. The AIM-7 missile was developped by Raytheon and first used in 1958. The missile was used on the F-4 Phantom. The model has no markings and material is ABS resin. The length of the missile is about 23 cm (scale 1/16). This is new old stock in the original box, but the inner carton holders are gone. The model is sold for 55 euro, which includes shipping cost. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Precise Models F-15 Eagle model, Iranian
Vintage Precise Models McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle model in a very nice light-blue air superiority colour with Imperial Iranian Air Force markings. The F-14 Tomcat was selected over the F-15 by the Shah in 1973 and Iran never ordered or flew the F-15 Eagle. A small number of thois model was presumably made before the decision by the Shah was taken in 1973 and was produced for McDonnell Douglas, presumably to present to the Iranian officials during their visit to the USA in 1973. The scale is about 1/72 - fuselage length 26 cm, wing span 18 cm. The model is made of solid resin, stand of lucite. The condition of model and stand are excellent with all missile fins intact. This rare model is for sale for a price of 129 euro, which includes shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend.
Vintage
          Precise Models Lockheed C-141 Starlifter model, MAC
Vintage Precise Models Inc. USAF Lockheed Starlifter model. The Lockheed C-141 Starlifter was a military strategic airlifter in service with the Military Air Transport Service (MATS) and its successors. It flew first in 1963. This rare model is in the Military Airlift Command (MAC) livery. The MAC succeeded MATS and was the primary strategic airlift organization of the Air Force from 1966 until 1974.The scale is 1/150 - fuselage length 30 cm, wing span about 33 cm. The model probably dates from the late 1960s and was produced by Precise for Lockheed, to present to potential buyers and VIPs. The model and stand are made of resin. The condition of model and stand are excellent. The model has always been in its original box and can be considered old stock that is new in box. I bought this model from Gary Schneider, the owner of Precise Models, when the company closed its door. The model is for sale for 119 euro, which includes shipping costs. E-mail me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.
Vintage Mattys Verkuyl F-105 Thunderchief aircraft model
Vintage Mattys Verkuyl F-105 Thunderchief aircraft model
Vintage Matthys Verkuyl USAF Republic F-105 Thunderchief "Thud" model, scale 1/50 - fuselage length about 40 cm. The model dates from the mid-1960s and was produced for the Fairchild Hiller Corporation to present to VIPs or F-105 pilots who completed a certain number of missions in Vietnam. The condition is good for its age with some minor scratching and a small dent/damage on the left horizontal stabilizer. Decals are fine and the model looks great. This is an alumium model (material from the old pistons of KLM propeller airliners) and it comes with a chrome stand made by Topping, Inc. Price is 259 euro, excluding shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend.
Vintage Matthys Verkuyl Fokker 100 airline model
Vintage Matthys verkuyl - IMC Fokker 100 model made from resin, scale 1/72, fuselage length about 44 cm. The model is bright-red and comes with the original stand. It has no livery and the wings are still detachable. The trust reversal mechanism of the engines is a bit different from a Fokker 100 model in factory colours that I also own. This seems to have been a prototype, or a model that was never finished in IMCs workshop before it closed. Price is 89 euro, excluding shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details and pictures.
Vintage Verkuyl IMC Fokker F-100 model, prototype
Vintage Matthys Verkuyl Fokker F28 Fellowship model in factory colours. The scale is about 1/64 - fuselage length 41 cm, wing span 35 cm. The model probably dates from the 1960s and was produced for the Dutch Fokker aircraft manufacturer. The model seems to be made of solid resin, whereas the stand is made of metal. The condition of model and stand are very good considering its age and there is only minor loss of the decal. A decal on the bottom of the left horizontal stabilizer reads (in red): Made in Holland by Matthijs M. Verkuyl Badhoevedorp. The model is for sale for a price of 169 euro plus shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details or pictures. Please be patient if I do not answer your e-mail directly, I may only have time to do so in the weekend.

Flight manuals, documentation, photographs and other stuff
Sestrel kompas, Henry Browne & Sons
Sestrel kompas, Henry Browne & Sons

Vintage Sestrel No. B4/524/45 naval comapss, probably used latest in a Portuguese fishing vessel. The compass was made by the British Henry Browne & Sons Ltd. in Barking & London. The compass rose has faded (see pictures) but turns and indicates North well. The compass is of metal (bronze?) and has a diameter of 16 cm and a height of about 10 cm. Price 79 euro + shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details. Please be aware that it may take some time for me to answer you.
Other aircraft manuals and documentation
Instrument flying and navigation for Army aviators field manual Instrument flying and navigation for Army aviators field manual Instrument flying and navigation for Army aviators field manual
Instrument flying and navigation for Army aviators field manual 1-5 published in 1980 by the Headquarters Department of the Army. This original manual is loose-leafed and about 2" thick. The last few pages of the Index are missing (Index ends at Turns Rotary wing - Common errors). The manual is in good condition and has several fold out pages. On the cover somebody wrote: "Goodyear" and "wwssb". There is no binder but the manual will fit in a common three ring binder (imperial units). Price 85 euro, including shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details.
TM 1-406 Aircraft electrical systems manual

United States War Department "Restricted" Technical Manual TM 1-406: Aircraft Electrical Systems. This is a vintage military aircraft manual that was issued by the War Department in Washington DC during the second world war in 1942. The book has 191 pages and was owned by Dennis J. Connelly (name on cover). The book is in good condition and explains fundamentals of electricity, aircraft batteries, generator, magnetos ignition systems, etc. Has lots of diagrams and some photographs. Price 15 euro + shipping costs. E-mail aviation@watergeek.eu for more details.

TM 1-406 Aircraft electrical systems manual
A-7D Flight manual T.O. 1A-7D-1For sale original T.O. 1A-7D-1 flight manual of the A-7D Corsair II attack jet aircraft. This manual was issued to the pilot's of this aircraft and dates from 15 February 1979. It is about 5 cm thick and full of images (see also my A-7D web page). The manual is loose-leafed, complete and comes with two separate change notices (Change 2 and Change 3, 1 March 1980). The price is 79.00 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details.

Vintage aircraft cockpit parts

F-4 Phantom ejection seat, complete

F-4 Phantom ejection seat F-4 Phantom ejection seat F-4 Phantom ejection seat F-4 Phantom ejection seat F-4 Phantom ejection seat Up for sale is an F-4 Phantom II Martin Baker MK7 ejection seat. This seat was used in many F-4 Phantom versions, including the RAF F-4M, but also also in the Lockheed F-104, the Grumman A6 Intruder and F-14 Tomcat and the Vought F-8 crusader. The seat was rescued from a scrapyard and came from the F-4M Phantom with tail number XV489. It is in excellent condition and comes complete with bucket, seat belts, handles, rocket pack, cylinders, etc., as can be seen on the photographs. Such a complete seat including its rocket pack (empty) is nearly impossible to find and there is one on display at the Royal Air Force Museum in London, UK. The price of this complete F-4 Phantom II Martin-Baker MK-7 ejection seat is 3800 euro ex. shipping costs (set can be picked up). This seat was SOLD to an American collector.


Aircraft instruments, indicators and other parts

RAF aircraft cockpit instruments and control panels

Military indicator light, RAF, BritishIndicator warning light from a RAF or Royal Navy aircraft (VC10 tanker?). It has an orange plastic lens cap, which is clear. Length about 5 cm and mounting hole diameter about 1.3 cm. Manufacturer unknown. Price 5 euro + shipping. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.

French aircraft cockpit instruments and control panels

L'Appareillage Aeronautiqu Gyro Horizon SperryArtificial horizon Gyro Horizon Sperry made by L'Appareillage Aeronautique in 1956, Controleur EG Type 11. Operated by vacuum. In good cosmetic condition. Face diameter 9.5 cm, mounting hole distance 8.5 cm. Length about 18 cm. Below is a Grimes eyebrow light that fits this artificial horizon indicator. Indicator price 45 euro + shipping. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Grimes large eyebrow lighting fixture Part no. B-4785-1Grimes black eyebrow lighting fixture B-4785-1. This is a new old stock larger eyebrow light with mounting hole distance of 8.5 cm. This Grimes eyebrow light fits the Sperry licensed artificial horizon indicator shown above. Lighting fixture price 15 euro + shipping. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
grimes_b-4785-1_eyebrow_lighting_fixtureArtificial Horizon Badin Gyro, made by L'Appareillage Aeronautique under Sperry license in 1965, type 851-1. Operated by vacuum pressure. In good cosmetic condition. Face diameter 8 cm, mounting hole distance standard 6.5 cm. Length about 14 cm. Price 45 euro + shipping. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.

US aircraft cockpit instruments and control panels

Vintage aircraft indicator lights DC Gen Out, AC Gen Out and Slats OutThree vintage aircraft indicator lights reading D.C. GEN OUT, A.C. GEN OUT and SLATS OUT through red lenses. No indication of producer only have the number 36410-XP13-313 printed on th housing. These are large lights needing a mounting hole of about 3 cm and lenses are 3.5 cm in diameter. Could be from a US / UK military or civilian airplane. Price 30 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details. SOLD!
United Airlines audio control boxVintage United Airlines audio control box. Lots of switches and lighted. Nice for flight simulator control. In good condition but sold for display purposes only. Price 25 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Eclipse-Pioneer Division Bendix Aviation Corp. dual engine indicator fuel flow USAFEclipse-Pioneer Division Bendix Aviation Corp. dual engine indicator fuel flow used in US army aircraft of the 1950s and 1960s. Standard 3 inch diameter. Indicator operates with 26 V 400 Hz synchros and is in good cosmetic condition, sold for display purposes only. Price 35 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Glideslope indicatorGlideslope indicator from a link trainer. Needles independently move with small DC voltages, ideal for implementation in a flight simulator instrument panel. In good condition. Sold for display purposes only. Price 15 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Sperry Gyroscope Company Gyro Horizon Indicator type H-6BSperry Gyroscope Company Gyro Horizon Indicator type H-6B (artificial attitude indicator, square 3 inch version). Runs on 115V, 400 Hz. Caging functions, in good condition but not tested and sold for display purposes only. Price 60 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Dual Lewis Corp. cylinder temperature indicatorDual Lewis Co. cylinder temperature indicator instrument as used in the old propellor aircraft such as the DC-3 and DC-6. Standard 3 inch version. Can be connected to thermocouple or low DC voltage source to move the needles independently. Ideal for implementation in a flight simulator instrument panel. In good condition. Sold for display purposes only. Two available. Price 15 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT) indicatorHowell Instruments Inc. Texas, USA Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT, 0-1200 Celsius scale) indicator BH-18R-16 Autotemp 115 VAC 400 Hz. Diameter of 3 inch (face). The instrument is in good cosmetic condition. It must be considered non-operational and is sold for display purposes only. Price 49 euro + shipping costs. Please contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details or images.
Dual Bendix Instruments and Life Support Division Exhaust Gas (EGT) temperature indicatorBendix Instruments and Life Support Division Exhaust Gas (EGT) temperature indicator, model no. DST1800-2, operating voltage 11-32 Volt, temperature range 1300-1800 F with Cessna part number. Standard 3 inch version. Two Chromel/Alumel (CH/AL) turbine temperature thermocouple sensors can be connected to move the needles independently and internally lighted at 5 V. Manufactured in 1979. Good for implementation in a flight simulator instrument panel. In good condition but not tested and sold for display purposes only. Price 35 euro + shipping costs. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.
T-33 / F-84 Exhaust Gas Temperature indicator
Pedro Ferreira in Portugal is selling a Lewis Engine Co. Exhaust gas Temperature indicator. This indicator was used in jets of the 1950s and 1960s such as the T-33and F-84. It uses the voltage of a Type K-7 thermocouple to indicate temperature and is in good condition. You can contact Pedro Ferreira through: pedrojoaoferreira@gmail.com.
Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT) indicatorSimmonds Precision Turbine Inlet Temperature (TIT) indicator of a military jet aircraft, manufactured in 1968? It has a diameter of 2 inch (face) and length of about 8 inch. There is a repair sticker of Ogden ALC, repaired by Hill AFB. The instrument is in good condition with some paint missing on the housing. It must be considered non-operational and is sold for display purposes only. Price 49 euro + shipping costs. Please contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for more details or images.
Grimes postlight  Grimes post light
Grimes post light
Vintage Grimes light, Instrument fixture assembly for sale. Grimes part no. 20-0084-2B-10. Post light that can be mounted on the corner of an aircraft indicator to light it. The lens colour is light blue (white light) and it uses standard 14V or 28V light bulbs (not included). Wire length about 75 cm and in excellent condition and with box. Price 12.50 euro. I have a few of these. Contact me at aviation@watergeek.eu for details.

Vintage stuff

Aviation parts, scale model or book requests
Topping F-86 Sabre stand
Dale needs a Topping F-86 Sabre stand as displayed in the image above. If you have one for sale or know where Dale could get one, please send me an e-mail and I'll relay the information to Dale.
Mr. Bill Krasner would like to buy a nice metal Boeing 707 model (Raise Up). Please contact him by e-mail if you have such a model for sale.
F-4J Air to Air panelF-4S Missile and bomb control panel
NOTE: Ed is looking for the panels shown above for the restoration of an F-4J cockpit. If you have any of these panels available, please contact me by e-mail and I'll relay your message to him.

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