Large 1930 Arcade Cast Iron Monocoupe Airplane - 10.5" Wingspan - All Original
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Large 1930 Arcade Cast Iron Monocoupe Airplane - 10.5" Wingspan - All Original:
Listedhere is a beautiful circa 1930, all original, Arcade Monocoupe Airplane. This is the largest size Monocoupe airplane thatArcade made. It has the original blackpaint on fuselage with original orange painted wings, tail and wheeldiscs. It has the original nickel platedengine and prop. It has the originalrubber tires on front and cast iron single tire on back. There is an original black painted driver /flier figure in cockpit. Both sides areembossed with ‘The Monocoupe’. On theinside of the body is embossed ‘Arcade 357’.I have two other large 10” wingspan 1941 Arcade airplanes currentlylisted so check those out too!
Approx. 91/2” long and 10 1/2” wingspan! This isthe big one! Very nice size airplane.
100%complete and in beautiful original and unrestored condition. There is no damageto the toy. There is some expected paintloss to the orange paint on wings for an unrestored toy that might have seensome play in its early days back in the 1930s.The nickel plated parts show some tarnish. Please review the pictures and be your ownjudge…I know many prefer these that are clearly unrestored yet still inexcellent condition over those toys that are restore or have never seen anyplay. While this may have seen someearly play, it has obviously been a display toy for a very long time as it isin great condition. There is no Arcadedecal/sticker…there are remnants of the decal on the back of the fuselage. Please feel free to contact me with anyquestions. I will reply ASAP.
My Other Listings (please read!):
I am currentlysaleing off several toys that will have end dates of either 31Mar2013 or01Apr2013. Included are many vintagehigh quality and scarce items (cast iron, tin, pressed steel, battery operated,friction, windup, remote control, cars, trucks, farm implements, airplanes,etc.). None of the items have a reserveand I tried to keep the starting prices as fair as possible. If you like toys, please take the time tocheck out my other listings (keep checking because I will be listing these overseveral days). I am happy to combineshipping. If you are offerding on multipleitems please contact me prior to winning them so I can adjust the shippingcosts before I invoice you (if you win multiple items).
All itemswill be shipped with extreme care (lots of bubble wrap and appropriate boxsize). I insure all items over$100. Lower 48 state US shipping andhandling will be a flat rate of $15 (unless combining shipping with other items– see above). I will shipinternationally and the shipping charge will depend on your location. Prior to offerding internationally, pleaseresearch the shipping costs (including import taxes, etc.) and take these costsinto consideration prior to offerding.While I cannot assist you with the research into any import taxes, I amhappy to provide approximate shipping costs if you contact me and request thisinformation.
This isjust a hobby for me, but I still take description accuracy and customer servicevery seriously so please feel free to contact me with ANY concerns. I try to use the appropriate amount ofpictures to enhance my descriptions so please also take time to review themcarefully.
Good luckand happy offerding. Enjoy!On Mar-21-13 at 19:01:02 PDT, seller added the following information:
I just want to apologize for the spacing problems in the text of my description above. I had done this description in a Word document and then did a copy and paste into foolishly assuming it would not have any issues. Lesson learned :)