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.

COMPLETE ORIGINAL RARE 1957 AURORA RYAN X 13 VERTIJET TRAILER MODEL 376 US ARMY
COMPLETE ORIGINAL RARE 1957 AURORA RYAN X 13 VERTIJET TRAILER MODEL 376 US ARMY
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RARE AURORA B 25 MITCHELL BOMBER MODEL KIT 373 250 FACTORY SEALED BOX
RARE AURORA B 25 MITCHELL BOMBER MODEL KIT 373 250 FACTORY SEALED BOX
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Aurora Famous Fighters KB Pfalz D III plane lot unbuilt model kits 5 kits
Aurora Famous Fighters KB Pfalz D III plane lot unbuilt model kits 5 kits
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Aurora 1 4 SBC 3 Helldriver Model Kit 117 100
Aurora 1 4 SBC 3 Helldriver Model Kit 117 100
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1956 Aurora LIGHTNING P 38 Airplane Model KiT Complete Nice
1956 Aurora LIGHTNING P 38 Airplane Model KiT Complete Nice
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26 VINTAGE AURORA AIRCRAFT AIRPLANE CAR BOAT SHIP MODEL DECAL SHEET USAF ARMY
26 VINTAGE AURORA AIRCRAFT AIRPLANE CAR BOAT SHIP MODEL DECAL SHEET USAF ARMY
$95.00
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Aurora Curtiss Hawk P 6E 1 43 model 1956 issue 116 98
Aurora Curtiss Hawk P 6E 1 43 model 1956 issue 116 98
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Vintage Lot of 4 Aurora Model kits Albatross D 3 Niuport II De Havilland DH4
Vintage Lot of 4 Aurora Model kits Albatross D 3 Niuport II De Havilland DH4
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1976 Aurora German Gotha GV 1 48 Scale Plastic Model Kit New In Box
1976 Aurora German Gotha GV 1 48 Scale Plastic Model Kit New In Box
$85.00
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1976 Aurora German Gotha GV 1 48 Scale Plastic Model Kit Unassembled
1976 Aurora German Gotha GV 1 48 Scale Plastic Model Kit Unassembled
$75.00
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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
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Vintage Aurora French Nieuport II 101 69 101 100 SE 5 Scout 103 69 Model kits
Vintage Aurora French Nieuport II 101 69 101 100 SE 5 Scout 103 69 Model kits
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AURORA MODELS VOUGHT F 8 CRUSADER MINT 1957 VINTAGE PLASTIC 1 48 MODEL KIT
AURORA MODELS VOUGHT F 8 CRUSADER MINT 1957 VINTAGE PLASTIC 1 48 MODEL KIT
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1957 Aurora Famous Fighters WWI De Havilland DH 4 unbuilt model kit
1957 Aurora Famous Fighters WWI De Havilland DH 4 unbuilt model kit
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1958 Aurora WWI Fokker D 7 Plastic Model Airplane Kit Famous Fighters with Box
1958 Aurora WWI Fokker D 7 Plastic Model Airplane Kit Famous Fighters with Box
$59.95
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WORLD WAR I FRENCH NIEUPORT II ALL PLASTIC MODEL KIT 1956 AURORA 1 4 SCALE
WORLD WAR I FRENCH NIEUPORT II ALL PLASTIC MODEL KIT 1956 AURORA 1 4 SCALE
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Aurora Sikorsky S 55 Model Airplane 1956 SEALED AND NEVER OPENED
Aurora Sikorsky S 55 Model Airplane 1956 SEALED AND NEVER OPENED
$50.00
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1960 AURORA MODEL BOX P61 BLACK WIDOW AIRPLANE NICE GRAPHICS
1960 AURORA MODEL BOX P61 BLACK WIDOW AIRPLANE NICE GRAPHICS
$35.00
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AURORA WORLD WAR I GERMAN ALBATROSS D3 AIRPLANE MODEL FREE USA SHIPPING
AURORA WORLD WAR I GERMAN ALBATROSS D3 AIRPLANE MODEL FREE USA SHIPPING
$42.71
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Vintage 1957 Aurora WW1F2B Brisfit plastic model airplane kit no 113 98
Vintage 1957 Aurora WW1F2B Brisfit plastic model airplane kit no 113 98
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