Aurora Plastic Model History

Aurora Plastics Corporation was started in March, 1950 by an engineer whose name was Joseph E. Giammarino and a businessman by the name of Abe Shikes. The Aurora Plastics Corporation began in Brooklyn, New York on West Hempstead, Long Island. The company began as a contract manufacturer of injection molded plastics starting in 1954.

They began to manufacture their own line of plastic model kits after the hiring of John Cumo a salesman somewhere around 1952. John was able to begin marketing the model kits to hobbyists. Aurora Plastics went after the younger modeling crowd very profitably. They accomplished this with kits that were a little smaller in size and a little lower in price.

Some of the first of Aurora Plastics models were of the famous fighter aircraft of World War I and II. Aurora went on to create many other types of models also. Aurora was granted a license from Universal Studios to create their line of monsters like Frankenstein and others.

Today you can still find some of the very detailed model kits of Fighter Aircraft treasured by collectors. We have located a supply for you to enjoy here.

Aurora 12 Oclock High model kit B17 Bomber formation 1965 MIB 352 158 Vintage
Aurora 12 Oclock High model kit B17 Bomber formation 1965 MIB 352 158 Vintage
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ORIGINAL 1967 AURORA FOKKER D 7 SCREWDRIVER GIANT SIZE MODEL KIT SEALED BOX
ORIGINAL 1967 AURORA FOKKER D 7 SCREWDRIVER GIANT SIZE MODEL KIT SEALED BOX
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UNBUILT AURORA FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF ALL NATIONS FOCKE WULF 190 AIRPLANE MODEL
UNBUILT AURORA FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF ALL NATIONS FOCKE WULF 190 AIRPLANE MODEL
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Aurora Heller 150 Prestige Series Chebec Model Kit 6542
Aurora Heller 150 Prestige Series Chebec Model Kit 6542
$152.95
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Vintage Aurora model WWI airplane kits set of 8
Vintage Aurora model WWI airplane kits set of 8
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Aurora approx 1 70 Hiller X18 Convertiplane RareVintagePlastic Model Kit
Aurora approx 1 70 Hiller X18 Convertiplane RareVintagePlastic Model Kit
$124.95
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VINTAGE REVELL CHANCE VOUGHT F7U 3 CUTLASS 1954 MODEL AIRPLANE COMPLETE
VINTAGE REVELL CHANCE VOUGHT F7U 3 CUTLASS 1954 MODEL AIRPLANE COMPLETE
$120.00
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Vintage Aurora Convair B 58 Hustler 375 250 Sealed Model kit Made in USA
Vintage Aurora Convair B 58 Hustler 375 250 Sealed Model kit Made in USA
$99.99
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1958 Aurora Boeing P 12E 1 4 scale model kit New  Sealed
1958 Aurora Boeing P 12E 1 4 scale model kit New Sealed
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Aurora 1 4 SBC 3 Helldriver Model Kit 117 100
Aurora 1 4 SBC 3 Helldriver Model Kit 117 100
$100.00
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1969 AURORA C 141A Starlifter Model Kit 376 250 Unused Unbuilt 24160
1969 AURORA C 141A Starlifter Model Kit 376 250 Unused Unbuilt 24160
$74.81
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VINTAGE UNBUILT AURORA B 70 VALKYRIE BOMBER MODEL KIT
VINTAGE UNBUILT AURORA B 70 VALKYRIE BOMBER MODEL KIT
$79.99
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Anigrand Models 1 144 LOCKHEED SR 91 AURORA Stealth Spy Plane
Anigrand Models 1 144 LOCKHEED SR 91 AURORA Stealth Spy Plane
$77.99
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famous aurora fighters boeing f4b 4 1 4 scale vintage plastic model kit
famous aurora fighters boeing f4b 4 1 4 scale vintage plastic model kit
$69.99
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UNIQUE TEST SHOT No Pigment RD Warplane Aircraft Aurora Model Kit A Treasure
UNIQUE TEST SHOT No Pigment RD Warplane Aircraft Aurora Model Kit A Treasure
$80.00
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CLASSIC AURORA 1 4 1 48Scale WW II Lockheed P 38 LIGHTNING Fighter Model Kit
CLASSIC AURORA 1 4 1 48Scale WW II Lockheed P 38 LIGHTNING Fighter Model Kit
$64.99
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Vintage 1964 Aurora Original Green Beret Model Kit 413 130
Vintage 1964 Aurora Original Green Beret Model Kit 413 130
$59.99
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Aurora Sopwith Camel 1 4 Scale Plastic Model Kit
Aurora Sopwith Camel 1 4 Scale Plastic Model Kit
$49.95
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Rare Vintage 1958 Aurora Famous Fighters F 105 Thunderchief Airplane Model Kit
Rare Vintage 1958 Aurora Famous Fighters F 105 Thunderchief Airplane Model Kit
$60.00
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Vintage 1960s F9F Panther Jet 1 4 Scale Model Aurora Unbuilt
Vintage 1960s F9F Panther Jet 1 4 Scale Model Aurora Unbuilt
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