The Aurora Molds "Urban Legends"
Aurora Molds - Urban Legends… Author Bob Johnson, Contributors Ed Sexton and Peter Vetri Ever since the mold inventory for plastic kits from Aurora Plastics Corporation was acquired by Monogram Models in the late 1970's, there have been no end of rumors and speculation from the "infamous Binghamton NY winter train wreck" (fact) to the disposition of various tool sets over the following years. Even reading the description of the trials and tribulations of Aurora on Wikipedia, there is no mention …
Feb 10th 2022
The purchase and disposition of Aurora mold sets by Monogram Models
I would like to thank Bob Johnson for this excellent content. Quote "It seems there continues to be a lot of false beliefs about what took place... I know most of it."R. A. Johnson III 7.2020 For decades, "urban myths" have grown up around the acquisition of mold sets and reference material from Aurora Plastics Corporation by Monogram Models Incorprated in 1977. With each passing year, more of the people involved with this transaction; Ken Merker, Roger Harney, Bob Reder, and Tom G …
Jul 16th 2020
Blackbeard the Bloodthristy Pirate
Back in 2013 we reversed engineered an original Aurora Blackbeard kit and made a new molds from that. We are happy to announce this kit will back in the lineup starting in September. He is now available for preorder. He will come packaged in the new square box with a new decal sheet for his treasure chest. Molded in 2 colors light gray and brown.
Jul 11th 2020
A Flying Saucer has been sighted!
Now up for Preorder is the Flyer saucer originally featured in the Invaders TV show. This version will come with the dome molded in silver and clear. Also the 5 lights will molded in silver and clear. Check it out here.https://atlantis-models.com/preorder-the-flying-saucer-1-72/
May 9th 2020