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A (unnamed) manufacturer is planning a series of 1960 GM cars. by Dick Browne #23365Moderator
PIC - Here's one I'd like to see in 1:43 by Randall Olson #23364
So do I! Especially since it's the Buick of the yeat I was born. by Alex Taylor #23364.1
I have it in 1/18 and I can tell you it's a beauty. Yes, it would be great in 1/43 too! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23364.2
Here's the closest I can find. (PIC) By my count, it's a Roadmaster. by David Holcombe #23364.3
Please help identify who made this Cord L-29. by David Crowe #23363
Interesting work. Just for comparison, here (PIC) is one of the by David Holcombe #23363.1
To a great guy hope you have many more birthdays. (EOM) by Paul Patterson #23362
Happy birthday to our moderator! Thanks for the great job you do, Dick. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #23361
Let me add my best wishes also, Dick. Enjoy the day! And may there be many more. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23361.1
Thanks to all for their birthday wishes here & on FB. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23361.2Moderator
Happy Birthday! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #23361.3
Happy Birthday Dick! May the force be with you! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #23361.4
Happy Birthday if you still count em. From one who's by Don Anderson #23361.5
Happy Birthday Dick! (EOM) by John Roberts #23361.5.1
Hey Dick.......Happy Birthday old man! (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23361.6
HB2U! (EOM) by Brian Cox #23361.7
Have a good one Dick....then put up your car tree! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23361.8
Happy Birthday Dick! How many is it now? (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #23361.9
Happy birthday Dick. Best wishes for many, many more. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23361.9.1
Many happy returns to Mr Forum 43! (EOM) by Randall Olson #23361.9.1.1
Happy Birthday, Dick ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #23361.10
Help needed- My model under construction needs white walls for its tires. But by David Holcombe #23360
I believe it's Tin Wizard you need (EOM) by kenneth Hodges #23360.1
Bought one last week! by Maz Woolley #23360.2
Good for you, Maz. Post pictures when it arrives, please. I've been trying by David Holcombe #23360.2.1
Tin Wizard shipping by John Quilter #23360.2.1.1
Here is a group of razor edged Triumphs by John Quilter #23360.3
I have the Dinky in fawn with green wheels - still an old favorite. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23360.3.1
Try Vinyl Nation Decals on facebook. by David Crowe #23360.4
Thanks, David. I have sent them an e-mail. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23360.4.1
David, email me your address. cars143rd@aol.com (EOM) by Paul Patterson #23360.5
On its way. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23360.5.1
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Sunday by John Merritt #23359
In my opinion, one of the prettiest Fords ever built. And a fine model, too. Good one! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23359.1
Agreed! This was one beautiful car and Brooklin got it right. by David Knight #23359.1.1
I agree with the Best of Brooklin opinion. I just am so by Don Anderson #23359.2
Ahh, shutlines. I know I needed an excuse not to buy this model. No, actually, Don by Randall Olson #23359.2.1
A new project is starting, Mikansue's Triumph Mayflower. (pic) by David Holcombe #23358
Looking forward to following the progress on this car, David. by David Knight #23358.1
I didn't even know Mikansue did it! by Maz Woolley #23358.2
There was also a 'Now and Then' version which I think came from the same source. by John Roberts #23358.2.1
The illustra and Lansdowne can be seen at.. -link by Karl Schnelle #23358.2.2
David you have a winner there. When I lived with my folks by Don Anderson #23358.3
It was known in the USA as the watch-chain Rolls-Royce.. by John Roberts #23358.3.1
David, it looks like an interesting car, I have never seen one before. by John Merritt #23358.4
Christmas has come early to my house... and I am thrilled. by John Merritt #23357
Good, better,best! And a ho, ho, ho as well!! Start clicking. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23357.1
Congratulations John. We look forward to seeing your new found by Bob Jackman #23357.2
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Friday by John Merritt #23356
Interesting what a difference 70 years makes in British castings! (pic) by Harvey Goranson #23356.1
Beautiful contrast, gentlemen! I like both! (pic) by David Holcombe #23356.1.1
David, amazing that the Tootsie from the 1927 GM series has an opening dickie seat cover. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23356.1.1.1
This coupe, and the others in the GM series, had an open but not opening rear seat lid. Sorry. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23356.1.1.1.1
Thanks David. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23356.1.1.1.1.1
The Dinky Buick has always held a special place for me. by Mike Coupe #23356.1.2
Collectively a most interesting post with images of modern models and classic toys. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23356.2
PIC - Another shelf sees the light. A knowledge-testing question... by Randall Olson #23355
Universal Hobbies 49 Mercury coupe? (EOM) by Richard Nosker #23355.1
Great diorama! I wish I had the room for one, or more! I think the red car in the show room by Curtis Parisi #23355.2
The green woody is a Brooklin Models '47 Ford wagon, custom by John Roberts (EOM) by Randall Olson #23355.2.1
Cool pic, Randall. Great collection of Fords too! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23355.3
I love your dealership dioramas, Randall, and the lighting for this one is perfect. (EOM) by Brian Laurance #23355.4
I love the diaramas but they take up a bit of space, I wonder by John Quilter #23355.5
John, some backdrops are available. I have had good success searching by Randall Olson #23355.5.1
That is a great diorama. Beautiful display of some very nice Ford models. (EOM) by John Merritt #23355.6
PIC - Thanks for your comments. Richard and Curtis are right. The obscured red car in the showroom.. by Randall Olson #23355.6.1
Well done Richard and Curtis. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23355.6.1.1
A truly wonderful diorama Randall. Love the lighting effect too. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23355.7
ALMOST REAL Models is now distributed in the USA by Minichamps NA. by Dick Browne #23354Moderator
Thanks for the info Dick and they are about to release an excellent …. by Chris Sweetman #23354.1
Almost Real has been added to the listing of 1:43 manufacturers. by Dick Browne #23354.1.1Moderator
I am pretty fluent in reading Chinese Dick as long as the accompanying image is one I recognise. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23354.1.1.1
Mike Stephens by John Roberts #23353
John, if you speak with Mike please give him my best. by Dick Browne #23353.1Moderator
Please convey my best wishes, too, John. I sent Mike a note by Rick Thompson #23353.2
and mine (EOM) by John Scrivens #23353.3
And I would offer my best wishes as well by John Quilter #23353.4
Please add my best wishes. I recently completed one of his fine by David Holcombe #23353.5
Thanks everyone - I'll convey your good wishes when I speak to him. by John Roberts #23353.5.1
Mike by Roger Kimber #23353.5.1.1
I (and my collection) owe Mike a lot. His models started me down quite a road... (EOM) by Scott Brown #23353.6
John, please forward my best wishes too. Our hobby owes much to Mike & …. by Chris Sweetman #23353.7
Yes, John, by all means, please add my name to the list of folks wishing Mike well by Randall Olson #23353.8
Packard V12 by Auto Replicas (pics) by David Holcombe #23352
Superb build David. Who did that for you? by Don Anderson #23352.1
Yes, great job, David! I too would like to hear more about your "building experience":) (EOM) by Randall Olson #23352.1.1
+1 ! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #23352.1.1.1
Great color choices! (EOM) by Brian Cox #23352.2
Great work David! (EOM) by John Roberts #23352.3
A few (?) words on building this Auto Replicas Packard... by David Holcombe #23352.4
Thanks for the thoughtful post. Liked your background on Barry Lester, humour and photos (EOM) by Randall Olson #23352.4.1
Randall, forgive my poor memory. I just turned to your fine INDEPENDENTS IN MINIATURE to by David Holcombe #23352.4.1.1
Thanks! I had forgotten those photos. Jerry's one-off was a landaulet by Randall Olson #23352.4.1.1.1
Interesting read, David. You have built some very fine models, and done it well. (EOM) by Richard Nosker #23352.4.2
They all look fantastic. Great job David. (EOM) by John Merritt #23352.5
Great job David. I love your color choice. (EOM) by Ken Spear #23352.6
New Autocult releases announced by Randy Rusk #23351
That Johnson Wax House car I believe by Don Anderson #23351.1
Yes, it was one of the several motorhomes by Brooks Stevens in the by David Holcombe #23351.1.1
The Beast of Turin!!!!!!! -video by Karl Schnelle #23351.2
If you google Stefan Majoram, you wil find links to his wonderful by John Rafert #23351.2.1
I have a lot of Autocult-models and never a disappointment. by Joop Gisbers #23351.2.2
I really like that Johnson Wax bus - very cool. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23351.3
Must.have.beast.... (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23351.4
+ 1 (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23351.4.1
Great assortment of models. Looks like I will be buying Autocult models for the first time. (EOM) by David Crowe #23351.5
Spicup! Spider and Coupé combined! Nice name. It rhymes with hiccup. (EOM) by John Rafert #23351.6
And next up I expect Autocult to do an Ultra Van, a Corvair by John Quilter #23351.7
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Monday by John Merritt #23350
The color combo is super nice on this one. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23350.1
Retromobile 2018 by Albert Kopans #23349
Albert, you might want to visit my friend, Alain Descours. by Dick Browne #23349.1Moderator
Paris is great - try the flea markets if you have time - marche puce (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2
and car showrooms on Champs Elysees - Citroen, Peugeot, (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2.1
are these places still open? BAM - https://boutiqueautomoto.com/index.php?controller=contact (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2.1.1
MINIMINI - https://sites.google.com/site/miniminimodelereduit/home (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2.1.2
Auto Juane - (fantastique) http://www.autojauneparis.com/fr/contact.php (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2.1.3
and this came up in a search (kits etc) - http://www.eolmodelisme.com/ (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23349.2.1.4
Karl, interesting site. The Home page photos change periodically - on left many Provence Moulage.*** (EOM) by Randall Olson #23349.2.1.4.1
Thank you all! by Albert Kopans #23349.3
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Sunday by John Merritt #23348
John, these are the best pictures of this Booklin model Cadillac by David Knight #23348.1
Thank-you David. I know this is one of Brooklin's much maligned models, but... by John Merritt #23348.1.1
I agree, John, about the color which enhances the model. by David Knight #23348.1.1.1
Very nice, and great pictures. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #23348.2
1/43 Cadillac Type 57. Part 13 (PICs) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #23347
Yes, it is growing right before our eyes. Great! (EOM) by David Holcombe #23347.1
It's absolutely outstanding. Your hands and skills are gold ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #23347.2
Wonderful talent that I don't have. Very fascinating indeed. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #23347.3
I thank all for responses (EOM) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #23347.4
Truly amazing! (EOM) by John Roberts #23347.5
[PICS] The Chrysler Turbine Car - an afterthought by Graeme Ogg #23346
Thank you, Graeme. I just ordered a copy of Steve Lehto's book. And by David Holcombe #23346.1
You don't? Shame on you, sir. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #23346.1.1
Thanks for that interesting story. Now send it by Don Anderson #23346.2
Don, no convertible was ever done. Probably New Ray was afraid of licensing. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23346.2.1Moderator
A while back I ordered the New Ray model. But after receiving it, I returned it by Duncan Pohl #23346.3
Turbine Car Model by John Daniels #23346.4
John, If I remember correctly, the STP Turbine car almost won the 1967 Indy 500 by Mark Millar #23346.4.1
STP car at Indy 2016 by Karl Schnelle #23346.4.1.1
Why ruin a Matrix when you can ruin a New Ray a lot cheaper??? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23346.5
RUIN a New Ray? Now there's a tricky challenge. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #23346.5.1
HA! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #23346.5.1.1
LOL! (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23346.5.1.2
I remember the white one from the Chrysler Pavilion at the 1964 Fair. by Ed Glorius #23346.6
If the New Ray is kinda close scale wise by Don Anderson #23346.6.1
It's a tricky job. by Graeme Ogg #23346.6.1.1
Wasn't the New Ray underscale too? I thought I heard that comment here but then I'm getting older (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23346.6.1.1.1
Graeme I'm impressed with that by Don Anderson #23346.6.1.1.2
Don, you must be new around here! by Graeme Ogg #23346.6.1.1.2.1
I have not seen any legitimate Chrysler models with that encription on the base. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23346.6.1.1.3Moderator
Well, that's what is says, Dick. by Graeme Ogg #23346.6.1.1.3.1
The New Ray is quite a bit smaller in scale than the Matrix. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23346.6.2Moderator
Yes, as I said earlier, it is around 1:45 / 1:46 by Graeme Ogg #23346.6.2.1
I salute you Mr Ogg, not only for your skills by Don Anderson #23346.6.2.1.1
Spot-on, Graeme. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23346.6.2.1.2
We know that all makers do not adhere closely to American laws. (EOM) by Dick Browne #23346.6.2.1.2.1Moderator
Or even international ones - and this has been the case since copyright ... by Chris Sweetman #23346.6.2.1.2.1.1
Turbine Car Model by John Daniels #23346.6.2.1.2.1.1.1
Spot-On made one too Chris? :-) (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23346.6.2.1.2.2
No Harv - just a reference to Graeme’s 1:42nd scale statement. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23346.6.2.1.2.2.1
Harvey took my joke! :-( (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #23346.6.2.1.2.2.1.1
Esval models ? by kenneth Hodges #23345
Esval reply earlier this week by The Diecast Zone #23345.1Zone Diplomat
Thanks for that but I see there is no mention of the Austro Daimler by kenneth Hodges #23345.1.1
I seem to remember an Invicta Black Prince too. (EOM) by John Roberts #23345.1.1.1
There was and this is the one I was eagerly waiting for. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23345.1.1.1.1
And the Humber Super Snipes? by Mike Coupe #23345.1.1.2
Studebaker Manta Ray???? That sent me to doing a little research. (pic) by David Holcombe #23345.1.2
I am disappointed in Esval's turn towards Dream Cars and failure to by Randall Olson #23345.1.2.1
And let's not forget the 1911 Mercer Runabout. (EOM) by kenneth Hodges #23345.1.2.1.1
The evident demise of Esval is disappointing. I was looking forward to some of their releases. (EOM) by David Crowe #23345.1.2.1.2
I wouldn't bet on the Manta Ray since the AutoCult is available NOW. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23345.1.3
Excellent!!! the 2 Pegasos for Christmas!!! by Keko Romero #23345.1.4
Keko, given Esval’s recent lack of activity lets hope these are released this Christmas. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23345.1.4.1
PICS. Yet another Rolls, or two by Mike Coupe #23344
Thanks Mike. I really like this especially with the top up. by Bob Jackman #23344.1
GLM (EOM) by Mike Coupe #23344.1.1
I received today the GLM Rolls Royce P11 Newmarket, "Brewster" by kenneth Hodges #23344.1.1.1
I wasn't sure of this one Ken, from the photos, but, by Mike Coupe #23344.1.1.1.1
I received today the GLM Rolls Royce P11 Newmarket, "Brewster" by kenneth Hodges #23344.1.1.2
PICS Quite a few to post today. by Mike Coupe #23343
Nice! This Rolls would have been ten years old in 1933, the depths by David Holcombe #23343.1
David - you hit it on the nail!!! -link by Karl Schnelle #23343.1.1
Cute novelty subject. Great for a toy, not so great at this price. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #23343.1.2
PICS. Preview of the BRK-BML transfer of the '47 Ford V8 Wagon by Mike Coupe #23342
Super nice! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #23342.1
Big diference in how it looks (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23342.2
(PICs) I once did similar with two old editions... by Ralf Buyer #23342.3
They look so much better with the darker panels (EOM) by Mike Coupe #23342.3.1
ALMOST REAL Models, is any dealer selling them? by Dick Browne #23341Moderator
I checked them out on eBay, Dick. The Bentleys look interesting. I look by David Holcombe #23341.1
Just bought a Bentley, will give my opinion when it arrives. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #23341.1.1
PICs - Occasional Dose of Diecast - Wednesday by John Merritt #23340
Very nicely detailed car. Makes me want one. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23340.1
Your photography is just exquisite including the backgrounds by John Quilter #23340.2
PIC - Gorgeous, well-photographed model, John. That red pops and the Motor City USA by Randall Olson #23340.3
That 52-53 Lincoln is a beautiful car. by Richard Nosker #23340.4
Our family had a '53 red Capri convertible by Don Anderson #23340.5
Batman's a little confused. (pic) by David Holcombe #23339
David, a true 1:43rd scale Batmobile was made by Hot Wheels a few …. by Chris Sweetman #23339.1
Thanks, Chris. I'll start the search. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23339.1.1
And in your search please by Don Anderson #23339.2

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