This is THE most complete Mark 1 Target Kite kit you're going to find outside of the National Air & Space. Museum, you won't find another in the original box. WW2 Navy/Army Mark 1 German Messerschmitt target kite kit in the original box by Spalding. Original Box - box is worn with some holes, but "Target Kite" and "Parts" can be made out on the exterior.Messerschmitt Kite - unused and never flown, excellent+ condition. 3 pinholes in kite, a few light stain spots. The grommets are still shiny and the twine lines and corner support fabric still white. Complete rudder with two spare rudders (3 total) - the complete rudder has a small ding on the end of the. There is a slight lifting of the surface laminate and a crack near the wingnut hole.
Other two rudders do not have a crossfin, but are in mint condition aside from a few small stain spots. Eight pieces of Dacron spare repair patches - seven have some chew marks near the edges, one is complete. With a couple of stains. This kit had been stored in a garage since after the war when I bought it from the vet's. Bridle Stick plus two spare bridle sticks (3 total) - all are complete, two are still attached to the cardboard.
Mast plus three spare masts (4 total), all with eyebolts - near mint to mint condition. Spar plus five spare spars (6 total) - five are in mint condition with rope cabling and buttons, one has a piece.
Of the rope cabling chewed off a couple inches - the button and rope cabling from this piece are in the nuts and. Also note the masts and spars are a uniform color, any color variation in photos are shadows. Original instructions and Supplemental Update Sheet - both have some chew marks and small holes, but are.
Otherwise complete and do not interfere with assembly procedures. Truly a rare find, you're not likely to find another like this!
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