Used model: Parts off sprues; engine block assembled; masking tape residue on vented hood parts as well as on front axle. A "USED item" describes an item that has been "preowned" and was purchased by us second-hand. In the case of Model Kits: items are complete. We have checked them and warrant them as such. The stock photo shown MAY NOT be the item itself. Please inquire if you have any concerns.