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An FYI...there's a seller on ebay offering a few models from the J Dugan collection. by David Angeloni #50764
I believe the seller is his nephew...that's cool they are using Jims photos (EOM) by Ryan Hurley #50764.1
Seller is also a member of D4C I believe. Was recently contacted by him in regards to my 1:24 by Tom Ciryak #50764.2
Sure miss Jimbo. A class act and a real gentleman. We worked out a trade by Rick Scoville #50764.3
Free for postage 1955 FM Packard Hang Tag by Charlie Berry #50763
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Tuesday by John Merritt #50762
I have this great looking Buick too. Excellent job with the pics of course. (EOM) by John Bono #50762.1
Outstanding, wish we 1/18ers had one! That must have been kind of tough to make sure all 4 doors by Steve Jacobs #50762.2
Awesome pics of this now rather rare & pricey model! (EOM) by Al Dorado #50762.3
Not a 4-door old car fan, but have this one and love it! Oh how I miss you Danbury Mint. (EOM) by George Schire #50762.4
Have it and love it. I appreciate the rarity of 4 door DM models from this era. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #50762.5
I have it too and I'm glad I do. One of the most beautiful models. (EOM) by Lawrence Kalfayan #50762.6
The posting of John Merritt's 56 Buick got wondering, was that 56 Buick the last DM model? by Mark Millar #50761
The '35 Ford, over two years ago was the last by Chris Nickelsen #50761.1
This one... by Tony F Perrone #50761.2ModeratorZone Diplomat
I'm still mourning the passing's of DM and FM. So sad! (EOM) by George Schire #50761.2.1
I have that one and while it was around $250 NEW from DM i didn't feel cheated! by Phil Realmuto #50761.2.2
That pink and black Sunliner is a big favorite of mine. It is just SO nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #50761.2.2.1
Phil, the fit and finish on the later 56 convertible might be by Bob Jackman #50761.2.2.2
@ Bob Jackman: I agree with you 100%. There is a market, I just wish someone would step up. (EOM) by George Schire #50761.
The end as I remember was January 9 2012. (EOM) by Steve Lenc #50761.3
Wasn't the 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline 2-door fastback sedan one of the last? It seems it came out of by Lawrence Kalfayan #50761.4
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Monday by John Merritt #50760
Incredible. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #50760.1
One of my favorite DM models and I only have it thanks to a UK Member here whom.. by Phil Realmuto #50760.2
Absolutely Perfect! One of my favorites and I'll be crushed if it ever gets the rot. (EOM) by George Schire #50760.2.1
Still can't believe that I passed on this one. Now these are rare & VERY pricey. (EOM) by Al Dorado #50760.3
Best 1/24 scale model ever done IMO. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #50760.4
Passed on the 56 4 door but had to have this one, but by that time DM was closing down. major bummer (EOM) by Mark Millar #50760.4.1
wow! big recommendation by Geoff Jowett #50760.4.2
Geoff, I have both the four door and this convertible and by Bob Jackman #50760.4.2.1
It just does not get any better than this. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #50760.5
Have them both and couldnt be happier - the 59 Bonneville is nice too (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #50760.6
Great car and pics...what a shame DM is out of the 1:24 game. (EOM) by John Bono #50760.7
Have it and the 4dr HT.... Both are beauties.... DM gone = bummer! (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50760.8
+1 (EOM) by Bob Jackman #50760.8.1
+2 (EOM) by George Schire #50760.8.1.1
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Sunday by John Merritt #50759
That Jada can hold its own. Not bad at all. (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #50759.1
Have the FM '54 (and the other versions of it). Wish I'd gotten the Jada '53. It displays well. (EOM) by George Schire #50759.2
They are still available Look around the on line stores (EOM) by Dave Hosea #50759.2.1
I just got this one from eBay, also picked up the '47 Chevy (pic) by John Merritt #50759.2.2
What "on-line" stores are you speaking of Dave Hosea? (EOM) by George Schire #50759.2.2.1
Nice! But wow, I didn't know Jada even knew how to do something without oversize/outrageous wheels! (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #50759.3
+1 (EOM) by John Munro #50759.3.1
Don't get me started...lol. (EOM) by John Bono #50759.4
Saved Hummer H1 by Bob Werner #50758
SURREAL, but good deal and nice save. (EOM) by Chav Popov #50758.1
xo (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #50757
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Saturday by John Merritt #50756
Great pictures against a perfect background of a wonderful model. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #50756.1
+1 ... I Agree (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50756.1.1
Oldie but a goodie! Isn't that the first Vette that DM did?? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #50756.2
Nope, '63 black coupe-1999 - '62 Roman Red CV-1997 (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50756.2.1
What is THE first Corvette the. That DM released and when? (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #50756.2.1.1
The '62 roman red cv in 1997..... (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50756.
Thx the black 63 must have been the second one then right (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #50756.
Yep ! ! ! (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50756.
On the FM side, the first was the '57 Crystal CV in 1987 and the second was by Jerry Gorsuch #50756.
My FM in Daytona Blue by Branko Stankovic #50756.3
[pic] pro street version in the works, with the original in the background ... by Chav Popov #50756.3.1
Impressive! Did you kitbash the engine? (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #50756.3.1.1
Thanks Rich. The project is very doable, no exterior painting needed ... by Chav Popov #50756.
It's quite the nasty boulevard cruiser without the drag add-ons. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #50756.
You are right Rich, it has too many dragster features left on board .. by Chav Popov #50756.
Diecast Rot Similar to 50's Promo Warp by Charlie Berry #50755
Models are like us, the older we get, the wrinklier we get...... (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50755.1
Went to the doctor the other day and he asked me if I collected by Bob Jackman #50755.1.1
Lol (EOM) by Phil Realmuto #50755.1.1.1
ROTFLMAO ... Way Too Funny Bob ... Way to funny! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50755.1.1.2
I had those DeSoto and Plymouth promo cars back in the day. (EOM) by George Schire #50755.2
Edsel? (EOM) by Barry Levittan #50755.2.1
Charlie is heat a factor with early promos warping?? by Phil Realmuto #50755.3
I had 30-40 plastic kit cars and airplanes that the heat got the best of them..... by Jerry Gorsuch #50755.3.1
Mine were all melted in a house fire back in 1971. They were on a by George Schire #50755.3.1.1
Phil, heat was not a factor. I started collecting promos in 1951 and almost all had warp to some by Andy Sixsmith #50755.3.2
Yes, early promos were acetate, later, about 1962 were styrene. by Robert M. Woolley #50755.3.2.1
Good information, Robert. My toy collector buddies have talked of this by David Holcombe #50755.
AMT 1957 and 1958 Fords by Robert M. Woolley #50755.
The only thing that is forever is God. (EOM) by George Schire #50755.4
AMEN Brother!!!!!!!! by Phil Realmuto #50755.4.1
Is diecast rot contagious? by Robert M. Woolley #50754
WOW - And that's still in the box ..... Not Good (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50754.1
No, it is not contagious. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #50754.2
ERTL 1960 Starliner is notorious for rot. This is not new. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #50754.3
Only diecast accumulation is, especially in susceptible individuals ... by Chav Popov #50754.4
HeeHee.... Good'n (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50754.4.1
And the buyer says it is in VG condition (assume that means very good). REALLY?? (EOM) by Rick Scoville #50754.5
perhaps VG (Very Good) applies to the state of diecast rot, alternative meanings of VG are: by Chav Popov #50754.5.1
Always had read Ertl had major issues with this... by Michael K. Welborn, Jr. #50754.6
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Friday by John Merritt #50753
Nice, a little touch of MPS technique...... (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #50753.1
+1. (EOM) by John Bono #50753.1.1
Model Haus Promo Parts Free by Charlie Berry #50752
Parts taken (EOM) by Charlie Berry #50752.1
What we need is a diecast Junk Yard for these basket cases posted here. by Dan Duma #50751
Looks kinda cool!! Paint the top white and you'll have the ..... by Phil Realmuto #50751.1
Dan ... That is an XCLNT idea ..... D4C Diecast Parts Central (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50751.2
Congrats to all involved in the WCPD auction!! That was very exciting!! (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #50750
Thank you.! Very nerve racking. (EOM) by Douglas Gapen #50750.1
Blue '61 Impala sells for $550.00 on D4C auction. NUTTY, that's all I can say. Since by George Schire #50749
I'm with you George....as they say "whatever floats your boat". (EOM) by John Bono #50749.1
x (EOM) by Steve Jacobs #50749.1.1
Well, $550 is an insignificant amount to some. Wish it was that way for me! by Al Dorado #50749.1.2
I sold mine on ebay 2 years ago for $1900,,,missed it and wanted another one! by David Angeloni #50749.2
Want to thank all those that bid. Never expected it to go like that. My wife REALLY by Tom Ciryak #50749.2.1
Your welcome Tom...you deserve it. Wish I could have gone higher. (EOM) by David Angeloni #50749.2.1.1
Yes, I must say I went a bit or allot crazy on this one. (EOM) by Douglas Gapen #50749.3
PICs - Daily Dose of Diecast...Thursday by John Merritt #50748
Have it and have always liked the color combo. But never been happy with the high front end. by George Schire #50748.1
That's a nice looking model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #50748.2
PICs I'm losing her slowly, Sad! by Robert M. Woolley #50747
I am sorry and I feel your pain. Mine is suffering as well. by John Merritt #50747.1
Oh . . . that hurts! (EOM) by Frank Kocour #50747.2
Sorry to see Robert. Seems we are all discovering that many of these cars are subject to this rot. by George Schire #50747.3
What a shame. One I always wanted but never bought - glad I procrastinated now. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #50747.4
very sad. Almost like seeing a loved one deteriorate. I sold mine by Christopher Novak #50747.5
Sold mine years ago before any problems developed. Bought the FM 66 in mossport green by David Angeloni #50747.6
Unfortunately, the FM 66 has horrible looking wheels and tires. by Robert M. Woolley #50747.6.1
Now this is an idea worth entertaining ... XCLNT idea - Thanks (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50747.6.1.1
Now I'm almost hoping for a swift demise for transplant surgery DM to FM (EOM) by Robert M. Woolley #50747.
I don't like the wheel/tire combo either but it's grown on me. The transplant idea is a good one by David Angeloni #50747.6.1.2
I have boought 3 of these ... Returned all 3 ... Very Sad (EOM) by Dennis Mong #50747.7
Just curious why did you return all three ?? by Phil Realmuto #50747.7.1
I bought them ... off the 'bay ... PERFECT CONDITION - All 3 sellers had bad eye sight by Dennis Mong #50747.7.1.1
I disagree about the FM wheels. So many diecast 63-67 Vettes came with knock-off wheels, to me it by Andy Sixsmith #50747.8
To me, its not so much wheels, its the incorrect whitewalls on the FM. by Robert M. Woolley #50747.8.1

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