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PIC - Postman rang the doorbell last week. Opened the door and this Bumble Bee came in... by Randall Olson #25410
Randy, that Safari is nothing less than spectacular! (EOM) by David Knight #25410.1
(PICS) More on Pace Cars...Cadillac & LaSalle.. by Lloyd Mecca #25409
I really like the lettering on the MM '37 LaSalle. Interesting! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25409.1
Like them all. Had the '37 as a PC and '34 as a regular car. I really wonder how the Enchantment by Randall Olson #25409.2
Has anyone a "hands on" evaluation of the Neo Graham? Details: by David Holcombe #25408
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auction Closing Today #25407
John Roberts/Mike Coupe, what are your concerns about hard Brexit for our little cars? by Ed Glorius #25406
Depends on the trade deal the UK can negotiate with the USA. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25406.1
Won't that apply by John Scrivens #25406.1.1
It will apply to every country that the UK exports to. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25406.1.1.1
Duplicate post (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25406.1.1.2
I'm worried about all sorts of things to do with Brexit Ed... by John Roberts #25406.2
I'm more worried about the ever escalating prices of Brooklins by John Quilter #25406.3
PICs - From My Collection - '56 Cadillac by John Merritt #25405
PICs - From My Collection - '56 Imperial by John Merritt #25404
Thanks for your great pictures and even more for sharing these models. Great! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25404.1
Again great photos of beautiful models. Thanks John. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25404.2
Some of my recent Checker information was incorrect. by Dick Browne #25403Moderator
Thanks for the info. Dick (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25403.1
Toronto Auto Show has a V16 Hartmann on display. All white. DIdn't know about this version. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #25402
Thanks, Albert. Here are the pictures from Toronto that I could find. (PICs) by David Holcombe #25402.1
EMC's orange and blue version from my collection (pic) by Joop Gisbers #25402.1.1
(PIC) The current color... by Lloyd Mecca #25402.2
If you fill it with helium will this thing fly? They outlawed hydrogen. (EOM) by Don Anderson #25402.2.1
Pics: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Convertible, another in the Road Champs Series by David Knight #25401
That was good value for the money. I believe you have to pay now $ 20,-? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25401.1
Pic: $19.95 plus $6.50 shipping. It now looks better without the red stripes on the seats. by David Knight #25401.1.1
Does anybody have an interest ...... by Dennis Mong #25400
Yes Dennis your email please (EOM) by Bob Kleven #25400.1
Hi Bob ... I have 5 left by Dennis Mong #25400.1.1
Email sent, my friend. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25400.2
Email received ... I need your mailing address ... ( 5 ) coming your way (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25400.2.1
PICs: Brooklin Diaries for Feb 14 by John Kuvakas #25399
Thanks! So much easier to read this way. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25399.1
You're welcome (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25399.1.1
Thanks John. Always enjoy these inside looks at how our models are made. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25399.2
Very Informative - I like the step x step assembly pictues as well (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25399.3
Thank you, gentlemen. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25399.4
These postings are always so entertaining. Thanks, John. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25399.5
Victory 1948 Nash Ambassador Convertible by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25398
Thanks for posting, Ray (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25398.1
I have enjoyed your fine models, Raymond. They are your legacy to by David Holcombe #25398.2
+1, what he said. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25398.2.1
BBR 1953 Lincoln Capri. Came across this model made by by Ken Spear #25397
BBR Lincoln by Fred Lewis #25397.1
The same BBR. Styling was one of their brands, going back to the 1970's. by Harvey Goranson #25397.2
this is the Carrera PanAmericana-version, from my collection (Pic) by Joop Gisbers #25397.2.1
Great model, thanks for posting, Joop (mag ik Joop zeggen?) (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25397.2.1.1
I have been a huge fan of these early OHV Lincolns and never by Don Anderson #25397.
PM Lincolns by John Daniels #25397.
That is a great looking model! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25397.
Mr. Daniels you just reminded me. Lloyd gave me a kit of the '53 by Don Anderson #25397.
ja, hoor, dat mag, Jacques... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25397.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25396
1947 Nash Ambassador Indy 500 Pace Car by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25395
Thanks Ray, I think we we like to see them all (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25395.1
Thanks Ray, I think we we like to see them all (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25395.2
Beautiful models. (EOM) by John Merritt #25395.3
Wow, I'd take every one of those - beautiful! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25395.4
I have the pace car and Suburban and love them both. I regret by Bob Jackman #25395.4.1
Conquest did a white metal version of the woody. by Harvey Goranson #25395.5
Ray...... Seeing all the pics of your cars that you have been sharing with us sure makes me wish by Tom Ciryak #25395.6
These are really beautiful models! Many thanks for your good photos, Raymond. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25395.7
More Avenue43/Milestone pics by Albert Kopans #25394
Wow, Albert! So many pics. I forgot they made a 66/67 Fairlane & 65 Fury. Contrast the Fairlane by Randall Olson #25394.1
Yes, I wonder if Sergio can get permission to do an Indy Torino convertible, by Harvey Goranson #25394.1.1
PFFFFT!!! What a collection, Thanks for posting (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25394.2
Here 2 reduced pictures by Jacques Roest #25394.2.1
Chrysler Newport Wagon, didn't they also make it in a 2 dr htp & convertible? (EOM) by Ken Spear #25394.2.1.1
Great collection. Many of these I never knew existed. Thanks for posting. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25394.2.1.2
PICs - From My Collection - '47 Oldsmobile by John Merritt #25393
A Conquest/SMTS version without the wood just sold by John Quilter #25393.1
Yes, it was pretty rough, too. Wonder where they will find the replacement parts for it? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25393.1.1
John, this is really one of my favorites, I bought it in February 2006 by Jacques Roest #25393.2
I like the two-tone! But I also like the black woody which I also own/probably posted here before. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25393.2.1
Pic: John, this is really one of my favorites, I bought it in February 2006 by Jacques Roest #25393.3
One of my favourites from the 40's. My neighbour drove a 1:1 back by Ken Spear #25393.3.1
Love the colors on this one. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25393.3.2
That is a beautiful model. Great colors. (EOM) by John Merritt #25393.3.3
Have both and both are favorites in my collection. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25393.3.3.1
1950 Buick Super Estate Wagon by Conquest Madison pics by BenD Lampson #25392
I can see why you wanted this one. AWESOME (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25392.1
That is a beautiful model. Congrats on your find. (EOM) by John Merritt #25392.2
Neo made a 1947, which I think was well done. by Harvey Goranson #25392.3
'50 Buick woody: I 've always thought the angle of the tailgate by John Quilter #25392.3.1
Now this is a nice way to get back into collecting. Nice choice and for me by Curtis Parisi #25392.4
A wonderful model and one that I do not have. The grill on the fifty by Bob Jackman #25392.4.1
Official Pace Cars? (pic) by David Holcombe #25391
(Pic) 1935 Ford pace cars by Minimarque '43... by Ralf Buyer #25391.1
Pace cars are a popular genre. Frank Racibozynski has a few. I'm sure there are others. by John Kuvakas #25391.1.1
Very true about the patience. I have nine of them not including my 1:24 Vettes (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25391.1.1.1
My '47 Nash came from Frank. I pick some up when the mood strikes. by Harvey Goranson #25391.1.1.2
I like your pairings, Harvey. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25391.
Pace Cars and model collecting philosophy. After painstakingly acquiring Pace Cars for 1946-71, by Frank Racibozynski #25391.
I have 84 Indy Pace Car models... 52 are in 1/43rd scale... by John Seneff #25391.2
Nice collection! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25391.2.1
Seems like Replicarz could collaborate with someone to make these. by Harvey Goranson #25391.2.2
John, when I started this topic, I was just curious, as I'm not an Indy by David Holcombe #25391.2.3
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25390
Remaining Victory Checker sedans by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25389
Always liked your Checkers, Ray. Tx for your childhood memories of taxis. I wonder why by Randall Olson #25389.1
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25389.1.1
Checker Model A. by David Crowe #25389.2
I had the Checker 18 months paid in pre order. Got the money back by Jacques Roest #25389.2.1
Jacques, here is the Willys. (pic) by David Holcombe #25389.2.1.1
David, that Willys is not bad at all!! (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25389.
Color Combo & Body Style ( last picture ) makes that car pop (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25389.3
I thought someone was going to make the '39. Our Esteemed Moderator... by John Roberts #25389.4
Automodello had taken pictures and measurements. by Dick Browne #25389.4.1Moderator
A shame. Dick, did he provide a reason? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25389.4.1.1
As I recall, his partner was against it and they felt 1:24's was the way to go. by Dick Browne #25389.4.1.2Moderator
Dick - Thanks for your efforts to get this model done. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25389.
Thanks Dick, I hope modelmakers will follow Forum 43. So I hope by Jacques Roest #25389.
Replicarz R43016 is just out - the 1952 J. C. Agajanian Special by Harvey Goranson #25388
Is this the first one from your new era Harvey? (EOM) by John Roberts #25388.1
Actually the box was on the porch when I arrived home from my last day at work. by Harvey Goranson #25388.1.1
A good homecoming then! (EOM) by John Roberts #25388.1.1.1
Nice model, Harv. Were these Indy-style racecars all 8 cylinders? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25388.2
here's my Midlantic version (PIC) by Joop Gisbers #25388.3
Pics: Avenue 43 Milestone car models by Jacques Roest #25387
Jacques many photos! On to Milestone. I heard that the Stude was based on the Provence Moulage by Randall Olson #25387.1
Looking at STUDE rear window - Look like windshield of a huge airplane (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25387.1.1
Randall, I think you are right. The Provence Moulage Studes were look a likes by Jacques Roest #25387.1.2
Pics: More Western Models by Jacques Roest #25386
Very nice-every one of them. Thank-you for sharing. (EOM) by John Merritt #25386.1
All of them, wonderful models from the 1940's + of course the 1930's, that I enjoy the most. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #25386.2
WMs by Alan Dinsmore #25386.3
Thanks for posting Jaques. The later WMS models showed greater attention to detail. by Harvey Goranson #25386.4
Thank you, Jacques. These look great! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25386.4.1
High quality of the Western Models from Route 66. I like to post and share my photos (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25386.4.2
Love the Hickory Tan, so complimentary to the "wood" of the car. Nice choice! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25386.4.3
Thanks Curtis, it is a nice change from all the reds and greens we see. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25386.4.3.1
Checker Cab by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25385
GOOOOOOOD! (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25385.1
Well done (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25385.2
That would look so good in my taxi collection. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25385.3
Every detail on that taxi screams .... " XCLNT " ... I really like color combo (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25385.4
Test shot Victory 1940 La Salle 52 Convertible by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25384
I think you have it! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25384.1
Excellent size.....Perfect (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25384.2
Looks good over here (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25384.3
1940 Buick Super Convertable by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25383
A nicely detailed model. I appreciate these results! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25383.1
My thoughts too! Thanks for posting (EOM) by John Roberts #25383.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25382
Here are a couple just for fun. (pics) by David Holcombe #25381
Pics: VW 181 the Thing in Acapulco Edition by Jacques Roest #25380
My son has a real example - a rare right hand drive model (EOM) by John Roberts #25380.1
Like it big time (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25380.2
Pics: Somewhere in Japan by Jacques Roest #25379
Some very different models. Most of those I've never seen before. It is cool to see cars from by John Merritt #25379.1
Nice! I wish they made the current FIt in 1/43 for less than $100+ (PIC) by Ed Glorius #25379.2
Great models and pictures Jacques! (EOM) by John Roberts #25379.3
Pics: Mateio Beach-Brazil by Jacques Roest #25378
Very cool. (EOM) by John Merritt #25378.1
I want both from the second picture in 1:1! (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25378.2
Mateio? I guess you mean Maceió in Alagoas. (EOM) by Sergio Luis Santos #25378.3
Sergio, you are right. We were there in December (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25378.3.1
Hope you liked it. by Sergio Luis Santos #25378.3.1.1
Great...... Is the blue and white awning a Moke? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25378.4
Yes it is a Mini moke from the James Bond Collection (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25378.4.1
Had one in Barbados to tool around with way back when. Fun driving on the by Tom Ciryak #25378.4.2
XCLNT pix .... Cars are very cool & backdrop compliments the cars (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25378.5
Tried to find this beach pic on google with no luck :<). Did find others to use and print using by Tom Ciryak #25378.6
Pics: Miami Beach by Jacques Roest #25377
Good background. I like to use them, too. But printing them uses up an ink cartridge in a hurry! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25377.1
David, My printer the canon Pixma TS6050 is saving with the ink (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25377.1.1
Great backgrounds unusual cars by Alan Dinsmore #25377.2
Nice selection of models. I like the backgrounds. (EOM) by John Merritt #25377.3
As of yesterday, I am unemployed. Whoopee! by Harvey Goranson #25376
i am very happy for you harvey enjoy your retire ! (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #25376.1
Congratulations Harvey. Welcome to the club. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25376.2
Congratulations to you and your bride, Harvey! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25376.3
Welcome to the Geezers, Harvey. It's the group who posts at most any old time. Have fun! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25376.4
Enjoy it! I know I sure am. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25376.5
Congrats from a fellow retiree. I have never regretted leaving almost 10 years ago. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25376.6
Congratulations Harvey. Enjoy the new journey, although... by John Roberts #25376.7
I am reminded of the quote from Downton Abbey, when... by Harvey Goranson #25376.7.1
And after a year or two, you'll have difficulty figuring out what day of the week it is! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #25376.7.1.1
Boy..... That's the truth. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25376.
Well I knew it was getting close. So now you are a free man by Don Anderson #25376.8
After my father retired from the military, my mom bought a refrigerator magnet by Rick Thompson #25376.9
Ha! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25376.9.1
Congrats, Harv. A big move which I hope you will enjoy. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25376.10
Sell the house, buy a condo, and put the profit into cars! (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25376.11
But where would my collection and 4 real cars go? I think we're stuck. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25376.11.1
Buy yourself a large garage and make it into an AUTO MAN CAVE (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25376.11.1.1
Congratulations Harvey....a sweet reward!!! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25376.12
Harvey, have a great retirement. You'll find that you never have enough time and wonder by Curtis Parisi #25376.13
Congratulations. You won't ever want to go back. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25376.14
Very very happy for you Harv. Believe it or not there won't be that big of a difference money wise. by Tom Ciryak #25376.15
Congratulations, Harv! Soon you will start wondering...... by Skip Johnson #25376.16
Thanks everyone for all the kind wishes! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25376.16.1
Pics: Minimarque Packard the '42 Clipper convertible Errol Flynn version. by Jacques Roest #25375
Super pictures Jacques of a model I do not have. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25375.1
That is really nice. Great color. (EOM) by John Merritt #25375.2
I'm guessing that this one is quite rare. I've never seen them on the by Ken Spear #25375.2.1
It was the last Western Models made for Mini Marque '43 and likely by Randall Olson #25375.2.1.1
Western 1947 Packard by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25374
Very nice, how many were produced? I reduced your pictures. Do you have all the pictures of your by Jacques Roest #25374.1
A beauty. (EOM) by John Merritt #25374.1.1
Very nice, how many were produced? I reduced your pictures. Do you have all the pictures of your by Jacques Roest #25374.2
Beautiful model Ray. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25374.3
This car needs to be updated and redone in resin... by Robert Jacobs #25374.4
Pics- Two others Western Models by Michel Lemieux #25373
WoW! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25373.1
PIC - Another Western Models.... by Randall Olson #25372
PIC: Good picture and nice model, randall. I wonder why Brroklin never took over the WM dies by Jacques Roest #25372.1
I don't know. Maybe John Roberts does. This is a nice casting. Buz Kirkel by Randall Olson #25372.1.1
Here is my WMCE version by Harvey Goranson #25372.1.1.1
Beautiful. (EOM) by John Merritt #25372.
The WM in green. (pic) by David Holcombe #25372.2
Noticing the two greens in David's and Harvey's it seems the by Don Anderson #25372.2.1
Pics: A Cuda from the low end and a Chevy that fails by David Holcombe #25371
The Cuda demonstrates why opening body panels and light colors don't work well in 43rd. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25371.1
I tend to agree with you on the opening panels, but I enjoy the light colors. by David Holcombe #25371.1.1
David. Really, is that zamac weakening after, what 25 years? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25371.1.1.1
After picking at it with a sharp point, the metal seems okay. It's by David Holcombe #25371.
I had an Ertl '64 Chevy that succumbed to metal fatigue. by Harvey Goranson #25371.
The Ertl 64 Chevy is a perfect example of zinc rot and paint rash by Bob Kleven #25371.
In one of these forums they discussed this metal fatique. Most of by Don Anderson #25371.2
All these diecasr are made of zamac or mazak alloy metal. Small..t by Karl Schnelle #25371.2.1
Pics: Classic Collection Road Champs ‘59 Chevrolet Impala by David Knight #25370
David that is a nice looker. Somehow those opening doors and by Don Anderson #25370.1
Pics: Western Models by Jacques Roest #25369
I like them all! Thanks for posting these good pictures, especially the Studebaker. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25369.1
...and 3 of my favorite WM models (PICs)... by Ralf Buyer #25369.2
The olds is one of my favorite models, Thanks for posting Ralf (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25369.2.1
The Olds is a favourite of mine, too and one of the few times orange looks good on a '40's car IMHO by Randall Olson #25369.2.2
Actually saw the 1:1 in this color and it didn't look bad either. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25369.2.2.1
One of the Chryslers just sold on EBay for $202 (EOM) by John Quilter #25369.3
I have had this TSM Hartmann Cadillac (pic) for a couple of years, and now by David Holcombe #25368
I have your color combo. I like it better. (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #25368.1
(PIC) The Pebble Beach (new) color... by Lloyd Mecca #25368.2
What a gorgeous car in any color! (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25368.3
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Pics: Auctions closing today #25367
PICs - From My Collection - '84 Chrysler by John Merritt #25366
This car was a huge hit for Chrysler. They sold like hotcakes! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25366.1
And made a ton of profit. It was built on the old Aspen/Volare chassis and body. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25366.1.1
I was at our local wine store last week and saw a black version of this car by Mark Sweeney #25366.2
Beautiful car, John. It would pass for the original full size car. by David Knight #25366.3
The era of the K car. I had a LeBaron sedan looked the same, just smaller. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25366.4
I regret that I will be unable to attend the Countryside Show this year. by John Merritt #25365
Work is the curse of the 1:43rd collector. Hopefully next year. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25365.1
John,Don't forget Macomb Comm.College show in March (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #25365.2
Is there any place that lists all of the U.S. shows? (EOM) by Don Anderson #25365.3
Can't you bring your spouse with you ? (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25365.4
I've done that a few times. Made a weekend of it with her. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25365.4.1
Sure, mine always says no, for some reason!! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25365.4.2
Hopefully, next year! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25365.5
Anyone know anything about Dehanes models? (EOM) by Bob Kleven #25364
Not much except l think they are 1:55 scale. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25364.1
DEHanes models by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25364.2
I am not familiar with DeHanes models, and so I look forward to your posts, Raymond. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25364.2.1
I am not familiar with DeHanes models, and so I look forward to your posts, Raymond. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25364.2.2
DeHanes by Paul Patterson #25364.3
Was their Divco 1/55 also? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25364.4
Their streamliner was the coolest! -link by Karl Schnelle #25364.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICS: Auction Closing Today #25363
Serious model collectors will cry when they see by John Quilter #25362
Yes, these are sad pictures, the cars must have been thrown into a shipping box... by Ralf Buyer #25362.1
Did you notice all the Motor City models? by Harvey Goranson #25362.2
Few people diferentiate toys from models... by Sergio Luis Santos #25362.3
your cars and your estate by Alan Dinsmore #25362.4
Thanks, Alan. We were writing at the same time! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25362.4.1
I've had to deal with this sort of thing a number of times. by John Kuvakas #25362.5
Excellent list of what to do, John. I also have photos of each model with their packaging by Randall Olson #25362.5.1
A good topic and fine responses! I have read all carefully, and it by David Holcombe #25362.6
Yes it's a shame as to what happened to these models. I will say however by Curtis Parisi #25362.7
Very interesting. I'm feeling an irrational desire to take these on... by John Roberts #25362.8
When we ran the Strictly 43rd Club some years ago we got by Don Anderson #25362.8.1
what is it headed under? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25362.9
from my old town, Evanston, IL USA!!! "Lot of 7 1/43 Diecast Cars - Conquest Models, SMTS, Motor " (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25362.9.1
Remember James Weiland? The Canadian part of his collection ended up sold in garbage bags. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #25362.10
Sad. I think these collectors threw away their boxes which guarantees poor treatment of the models (EOM) by Randall Olson #25362.10.1
I have taken special care to ensure my collection is properly handled by John Quilter #25362.10.1.1
It looks like the collector possibly let his grandchildren play with the models. Ugh, what a shame. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25362.11
And yet people are bidding on these. (EOM) by Jay Golan #25362.12
Someone mentioned Walldorf models. Here are some pics. by Albert Kopans #25361
Wow - again great photos! Could you email me at goschnelle at gmail.com? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25361.1
Pics: Thanks, Albert. Great memory for the older 1/43 collectors by Jacques Roest #25361.2
Jacques, thanks for these. I like the engines! Thanks to Albert for all your photos. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25361.2.1
I'm gonna have to track down the Mercedes SL in kit form. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25361.3
PICS. First photos of Brooklin's next offering which is by Mike Coupe #25360
Very cool ! Should be a real winner for Brooklin. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25360.1
Nice model, but I don't like that colour (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25360.2
I'm a bit surprised at silver; there are many livelier stock colors to choose from. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25360.2.1
Looks nice. I'll swap out the blackwalls for whitewalls though. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25360.3
I'm wondering if they will give it white letter tires??? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25360.3.1
I think that will be going a bit beyond by Mike Coupe #25360.3.1.1
Dear Friends, by Sergio Goldvarg #25359
A little tear in my eyes...still no Cadillacs :( (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25359.1
Dear Jean Philippe Sergent, by Sergio Goldvarg #25359.1.1
How about.... by Robert Jacobs #25359.1.1.1
for me i will like convertibles any models any years (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #25359.
Dear Sergio, that's great news, by Jean Philippe Sergent #25359.1.1.2
Is it sergio @ ... by Robert Bolin #25359.2
Western Models 1933 Chrysler phaetons (pics) open & closed by David Holcombe #25358
Nice looking models, I have considered them a couple of times. (EOM) by John Merritt #25358.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today and a New 1/43 Listing #25357
1941 Chrysler convertible that's been here for a while (PICs) by David Holcombe #25356
I always thought this was one of Brooklin's better efforts. Great pictures. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25356.1
Victory Models 1941 Chrysler Convertible by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25356.2
Beautiful model, Raymond, especially the Highlander interior. (pic) by David Holcombe #25356.2.1
I have this but in maroon. It's a great model. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25356.2.2
A most special model especially with the tartan. Motor City's 53 Chev had a plaid by Randall Olson #25356.2.3
That is very nice. Gorgeous color & interior. (EOM) by John Merritt #25356.2.4
Yes, a pleasing model. A very good year for many car designs. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25356.3
A beauty for sure. I love mine. (EOM) by John Merritt #25356.4
Pics: 43 Avenue 1956 Oldsmobile by Jacques Roest #25355
Great pictures Jacques. I have this one in blue. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25355.1
Thanks, Jacques. When was this released.....'70's? Helps me realize the progress made since then. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25355.2
Randall, I bought it January 2006. Not sure, that it was released then by Jacques Roest #25355.2.1
This is going back quite a number of years to a time when Western by Bruce Gibbins #25354
Waldorf and Danhausen perhaps Bruce? I know Mike made both (EOM) by John Roberts #25354.1
AMR (André Marie Ruf) from Paris produced for Danhausen the Metal 43 models. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25354.1.1
I could be wrong on the Western connection then Jacques (EOM) by John Roberts #25354.1.1.1
Au contraire mon ami. I remember there being two brands of white metal kits both producing by Bruce Gibbins #25354.
Could have been "Modellautos Budig" in Berlin... by Ralf Buyer #25354.
could it be Tin Wizard (aka Budig ?) (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25354.2
Although I'm familiar with the Tin Wzard name, Joop, this wasn't one that I can by Bruce Gibbins #25354.2.1
And I think Plumbies was in there somewhere. (EOM) by Don Anderson #25354.3
Ah yes Don, it was Plumbies I confused with Danhausen... by John Roberts #25354.3.1
Understandable, John. Most of us have plumbieng in da hausen. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25354.3.1.1
Was ist das?! Plumbing INSIDE das Haus? Since ven is dis? (EOM) by Rick Thompson #25354.
Ah yes, boys do want to have fun.... (EOM) by Randall Olson #25354.
Speilwaren Danhausen was a shop that had some of the brands made for them. by Harvey Goranson #25354.3.2
Nostalgia and great memories - shows how old we all are! (EOM) by John Roberts #25354.3.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - '41 Plymouth by John Merritt #25353
i love convertibles of 40s and i hope by Michel Gouverneur #25353.1
A favorite of mine. Nicely photographed. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25353.2
Pics :Nice picture, John. Is this Durham a conversion, I have never seen this with the top up. Here by Jacques Roest #25353.3
I am figuring so, I bought it that way from Route 66. by John Merritt #25353.3.1
Pics : Sorry I visited the Durham website and your model is original by Jacques Roest #25353.3.1.1
Good to know, thanks for the info. (EOM) by John Merritt #25353.
Kim's Classics and more. by Albert Kopans #25352
Not seen any of these. I like the Buick. (EOM) by John Merritt #25352.1
Very interesting Albert. On one trip to Mike's I also saw.. by John Roberts #25352.2
Pic: reduced KIM Classics Chrysler by Jacques Roest #25352.3
Albert, thank you for all the Western Models-related pix. A treasure trove from a prolific builder. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25352.4
Great photos - thanks for all your posts! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25352.5
Small Wheels pics by Albert Kopans #25351
I really like a couple of these. Thanks for sharing the photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #25351.1
The Jaguar E is stunning. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25351.2
They really nailed its svelte curves, better than even recent attempts IMO, and by Mark Lampariello #25351.2.1
I built the Chrysler and Desoto from kits and was able to by John Quilter #25351.3
I have only one in my collection. by Sergio Luis Santos #25351.4
A taxi, of course! Nice. It was available as a plain sedan in lt. Blue and in Fawn. Mike Stephens by Randall Olson #25351.4.1
I always liked that taxi in those typically bright colors, which is why I by Rick Thompson #25351.4.2
Years ago Bob Hooper ran an ad for that '57 DeSoto. That's what got me interested in this hobby. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25351.5
And more Western pics by Albert Kopans #25350
Another nice group, a few I know about and two I have-Many more to consider. (EOM) by John Merritt #25350.1
Something about Ferraris, Aston Martins, the 30s, and European 40s... by Robert Bolin #25350.2
Amazing selection! These brought back a lot of memories (PICS) by John Roberts #25350.3
Western screwed up with the 1983 Corvette. Only made in white and then destroyed for by Tom Ciryak #25350.4
Albert thank you for these pics. Truly an awesome collection! (EOM) by Don Anderson #25350.4.1
I used to have about 30 of the "old" Westerns, by Harvey Goranson #25350.5
More on Western. And pics. by Albert Kopans #25349
Nice models, many of which I have never seen before. (EOM) by John Merritt #25349.1
Lovin' the Mercs and the Alpha. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25349.2
Very nice! I have the Jaguar XK120 in Montlhery trim. (EOM) by John Roberts #25349.3
Pics here reduced pictures by Jacques Roest #25349.4
Just posted a new release on our auction. Double ordered the darn thing (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25348
today I received the Mohs Ostentatienne from Matrix. by Joop Gisbers #25347
I remember back in 1967 actually seeing one of those displayed at a car show by Mark Millar #25347.1
I just looked it up to see if it is real. Well, sort of. . . (pics) by David Holcombe #25347.1.1
Joop, I think your latest purchase shows you are a man of refined good taste by Graeme Ogg #25347.2
Tres elegant! I especially like the near-impossible-to-use doors! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25347.2.1
Yep. Safety doors. Cain't crash it if you cain't git in it! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25347.2.1.1
Now that is certainly different. (EOM) by John Merritt #25347.3
I sort of agree with the I.H. Scout and Rolls Royce combination by Don Anderson #25347.3.1
Looking at the new Esval but remembering the old FM Nomad (PICs) by David Holcombe #25346
I agree, FM did a great job back then. (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25346.1
I have always liked the FM Nomad. Nope not perfect, but it is way better tha Esval’s! (EOM) by John Merritt #25346.2
I think those mirrors are actually spotlights with mirrors at the rear, by Rick Thompson #25346.3
David. I couldn't stand the massive door gaps and tall ride height. But looking at your pix, by Randall Olson #25346.4
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auction Closing Today #25345
PICS - Too small and timid. My review of the '56 Chevrolet by Esval by Randall Olson #25344
Thanks for this comparison report. It has confirmed my initial reservations by Jack Dodds #25344.1
This is a rare mis-step for Esval. Their models are typically excellent, I have found. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25344.2
Mark, this one is not that far off. If they enlarged the headlights & widened the frame by Randall Olson #25344.2.1
Esval Comparison by J.D. Simmons #25344.3
Thanks for a most informative review. I was excited to see these '56 Chevys by Curtis Parisi #25344.4
Sergio prefers to do cars that have not been done in the past so I doubt we'll see one from him, but by Mark Sweeney #25344.4.1
Thank-you Randall for your excellent review and comparison. by John Merritt #25344.5
Thanks to the kind folks who responded. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25344.6
Western Models by Michael Garrett #25343
Very good questions (EOM) by John Quilter #25343.1
As for the first question, I have no idea. Surely someone has a list of all by Rick Thompson #25343.2
Here is a list once given to me by Dick. by Albert Kopans #25343.2.1
Thanks by Michael Garrett #25343.2.1.1
I am missing Kim Classics made by Western Models. Dies still owned by Modelcars in Rotterdam. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25343.2.1.2
One thing missing is the WMK series of kits, which could also be ordered built. by Harvey Goranson #25343.2.1.3
Yes, Western did an extensive racing line, which could be bought built. by Scott Brown #25343.
Great list, Albert! by Scott Brown #25343.2.1.4
Great list, thanks. What does the asterek and X by John Quilter #25343.2.1.5
Western Models did indeed make the '59 Country Squire, in black and by Rick Thompson #25343.
1959 Country Squire before Western Models by John Quilter #25343.
Michael, you got the wrong information regarding Western Models: by Alex Taylor #25343.3
Alex, the original Western Models no longer exists... by John Roberts #25343.3.1
Buz Kirkel of Route 66 has been continuing the Western line as Western Model Collector Edition (WMCE by Scott Brown #25343.3.2
New from Matrix...PIC by renato camesasca #25342
New model? Looks like a change in color: I have a blue one by Alex Taylor #25342.1
I also have that blue one - a top favorite in my 1/43 collection. This color looks good too! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25342.1.1
A new Color perhaps and new to renato. A stunning model in either color. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #25342.2
It looks very nice Renato - thanks for posting (EOM) by John Roberts #25342.3
Chrysler Town and Country by Matrix by J.D. Simmons #25342.4
The sponsor of this site, Legacy Motors stocks Matrix. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25342.4.1
PICs: Brooklin Diaries for Feb 7 by John Kuvakas #25341
Anyone know the color of the 1970 Buick? (EOM) by Frank Gioia #25341.1
I believe it's silver (EOM) by John Roberts #25341.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '42 DeSoto by John Merritt #25340
Compliments, very good photo. John (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25340.1
Really nice! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25340.2
Wow, that looks outstanding ! Really cool DeSoto model. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25340.3
Oh Boy, this is an excellent choice of car to model. Lovely work. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #25340.4
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25339
Pic..Theater ... by renato camesasca #25338
Really nice lighting and a great diorama. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25338.1
Really great! Especially the manhole covers in the street. But no dog? (EOM) by David Holcombe #25338.2
Brilliant diorama. Very realistic. (EOM) by John Merritt #25338.3
Very nice picture and lighting sublime (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25338.4
Figures by Russ Rader #25338.5
Preiser, who actually make 1/43 figures as do Omen but latter are costly. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25338.5.1
Sweet. Terrific texture and lighting. When does Batman swoop in from the shadows? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25338.6
1952 De Soto still hard at work. And no, it's not in Cuba by Graeme Ogg #25337
Great video, thanks for posting. Hope you don't get "spanked" for it, LOL. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25337.1
De Soto at work by Alan Dinsmore #25337.2
Love it, and here's one that showed up in my drive recently by John Quilter #25337.2.1
Liked it. Car had more teeth in its grille than the driver's. A tough life. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25337.2.2
Thanks for posting here the 1:43 by Jacques Roest #25337.3
And some homemade variations by John Quilter #25337.3.1
No limo, John? Oh, you lazy boy. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25337.3.1.1
DeSoto limousine? (pic) That brings back memories. by David Holcombe #25337.
Fascinating! I've heard of O'Henry but never read any of his stories (EOM) by John Roberts #25337.
John, O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) lived in Austin in the mid-1890s by Rick Thompson #25337.
Well there is a Western Models 1949 Desoto Limo by John Quilter #25337.
Pretty well the last Westerns issued, too. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25337.
John, the only 1949 De Soto that I know of was made by by Alex Taylor #25337.
I stand corrected, its a 1950, Western Models #107 (EOM) by John Quilter #25337.
Double checking my shelves I do find some 1949 Desotos by John Quilter #25337.
John, I also have these three models. You don't think Alex could have made a mistake do you? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25337.
Nice group John. I haven't seen the NEO before although, of course the Brooklin is very well known (EOM) by John Roberts #25337.
Plenty of responses to this post. Must have struck a chord! Heck, my farmer grandpa had a DeS sedan. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25337.4
PICs - From My Collection - '58 Plymouth by John Merritt #25336
I really like this wagon. I have it as well. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25336.1
Nice model, quality of Western Models is much improved (Pics) by Jacques Roest #25336.2
They both look good, I really like the Fury. (EOM) by John Merritt #25336.2.1
That's a beautiful model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25336.3
Another good one, John. Thanks for posting it. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25336.4
My latest Packard just arrived. In 1919 it was the fastest car in the world. by Harvey Goranson #25335
Good one, Harvey. Congratulations! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25335.1
Beautiful model and an amazing feat of speed. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25335.2
Nice model, Harv. I don't know anything about the rivets/screws around the driver opening. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25335.3
My 1:43 collection is going to the dogs. Literally! (PICs) by David Holcombe #25334
Oh, look! There's Fala. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25334.1
Looks good to me! Let sleeping dogs lie! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25334.2
Just as long as none are lifting their leg (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25334.3
I was wondering the same thing. All those dogs and no puddles? (EOM) by Don Anderson #25334.3.1
The only things I like better than cars are critters. David you have a wonderful collection by Bob Jackman #25334.4
Excellent! I like the dogs and the people you add to your photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #25334.5
digging out the Thunderbolt, with a little help from the doggies... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25334.6
Pics: Atlas-IXO 1959 Cadillac Miller Meteor by Jacques Roest #25333
Saw one of these on Ebay Jacques. Thanks for posting.. by John Roberts #25333.1
This model is from a Atlas ambulance serie. Bought it for € 15,00 (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25333.1.1
This model is from a Atlas ambulance serie. Bought it for € 15,00 (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25333.1.2
Oh, so you bought two of 'em. by Randall Olson #25333.1.2.1
Lol. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25333.
Thanks, Jack. My next show's at 8:00. Try the veal! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25333.
I'm calling ticketmaster now! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25333.
Being sold in UK by Marius Woolley #25333.1.2.2
I had a ride in one of these when a college kid. With broken ribs by Don Anderson #25333.2
Quite similar to the NEO. I wonder how they compare side-to-side. There's by David Holcombe #25333.3
My thoughts also. By the looks from the pics posted it looks like a winner. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25333.3.1
[PICS] Side-by-side comparison by Graeme Ogg #25333.3.2
I just noticed how similar this new one is to my older Hot Wheels 1:43 Ghost Hunters version. (PICs) by David Holcombe #25333.4
Sorry, but clearly Atlas don't know the subject. by Jean Philippe Sergent #25333.5
Good comment from the expert,Jean Philippe (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25333.5.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25332
A question that I've wanted to ask for ages. by Bruce Gibbins #25331
Market research determines potential best sellers.... by Christopher Moroni #25331.1
And then there were the small cottage industry white metal and resin makers of the past. by Harvey Goranson #25331.1.1
The availability of the 1:1 is very important. Look at the winners of top prizes by David Holcombe #25331.2
Can choosing to avoid trademark issues be at play?. by Mark Lampariello #25331.3
So with mass-produced diecast models there is at least some analyisis by Bruce Gibbins #25331.3.1
I'm a little surprised this discussion or question has not come up by Don Anderson #25331.3.1.1
Lets look at what Sergio Goldvarg is currently doing. He is a big time by Jack Dodds #25331.3.1.2
PICs - From My Collection - '49 Cadillac by John Merritt #25330
One of my favourite Neo models. The first edition in black looks better on this car by Jacques Roest #25330.1
I wanted the black version-couldn't find one-I like the turquoise... by John Merritt #25330.1.1
Nice! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25330.2
Did Cadillac have those duals in '49 or did John ad them? (EOM) by Don Anderson #25330.3
1949 Cadillac features by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25330.3.1
Ray is exactly right on the Cadillac details. For some reason Neo by Bob Jackman #25330.3.1.1
PIC from Esval Chevrolet and Willys - Your review... by renato camesasca #25329
Re: 1956 Chevys, at least I'm guessing that's what they're supposed to be, thumbs down. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25329.1
Agree with Frank. I'm going to have to soldier on with my FM Nomad. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25329.1.1
Me, too. Of all of them, the turquoise and white One-Fifty looks the best by Rick Thompson #25329.1.1.1
+1 With what I see...no way. Bring on Goldvarg hopefully. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25329.
The Willys (without the fender skirts) looks really good. I think it's the first '55 Willys in our by David Holcombe #25329.2
The Willys is a must have. The Chevy looks strange, back door too small? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25329.3
Van and two doors are good for me,but four doors look strange (EOM) by renato camesasca #25329.3.1
Esval Models by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25329.3.1.1
Well done on the 55 Willys, Esval. Great choice to model. Perhaps some more by Bruce Gibbins #25329.
Chevy too short and stubby. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #25329.
I love both of the Willys Coupes, but the '56 Chevy-Nope, it looks off! (EOM) by John Merritt #25329.4
Something is going on with the windows. by Richard Nosker #25329.5
I think those Chevies only need a little paint around the windows. by Don Anderson #25329.5.1
Agree with Rick. The A and B pillars are to thick. Not sure about the windshield. Might be by Curtis Parisi #25329.6
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25328
PICs - From My Collection - '56 Cadillac by John Merritt #25327
Good looking model! And your fine photography really helps!! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25327.1
It truly is Great Lighting! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25327.1.1
Very nice John (EOM) by John Roberts #25327.2
1/43? No way! Fantastic model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25327.3
John, you make 1/43 scale look like the real thing. Fantastic! by Don Anderson #25327.4
GLM has its best, and great pictures ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25327.5
ANNOUNCING--Countryside Show Pizzafest on Saturday March 16th at Giordano's in Willowbrook at 6 PM by Frank Racibozynski #25326
My brother and I will be ordering off the menu. Looking forward to seeing all again this year (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25326.1
I'll be there! Thanks for organizing (again)! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25326.2
scale? by Paul Patterson #25325
Footprint of each car can and most likely is 1:43 of a 1:1 Cars based on wheel distance by Tom Ciryak #25325.1
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.1.1
Scale of models by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25325.1.1.1
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.
Sorry Tom but I don't understand your reply. Scale is scale, period. No? (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25325.1.2
Yes I agree, scale is scale and it still amazes me that there is so much by Curtis Parisi #25325.1.2.1
Guess I didn't explain myself very well. Ford's wheelbase may not be the same as a Chevy etc. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25325.1.2.2
Specs: Jaguar MK 9, 1953 Ford by John Quilter #25325.2
Its funny, Paul, your photo appears to show quite a discrepancy between the Fords by Randall Olson #25325.3
Paul you bring up a good point. Case in point would be a comparison by Bob Jackman #25325.3.1
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.3.1.1
To an extent I agree with you Paul. Some of the earlier ones.. by John Roberts #25325.
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.
Bob, excellent comparisons. The Motor City is huge, especially the width by Randall Olson #25325.3.1.2
I would like to call your attention to a mistake you just made: by Alex Taylor #25325.
Hi, Alex, I will defer to your expertise. "Super" it is! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25325.
Randal, for further information, Conquest did make, years ago by Alex Taylor #25325.
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.3.2
Paul, I hope some of your gems are of the Highway Travelers variety? Gorgeous replicas! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25325.3.2.1
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.
What does wheel base have to do with scale if body measurements aren't correct? (EOM) by Bob Kleven #25325.3.2.2
Nothing in the case of a 3D product - wheel base is just one part in a whole range of measurements. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25325.
This discussion reminds me of the ones we had when Strictly 43rd by Don Anderson #25325.4
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.4.1
This thread of Paul's has been very interesting and throws up a few issues.... by John Roberts #25325.4.1.1
Too bad an honest discussion sets off such defensiveness. I have thousands of by Bob Jackman #25325.
I wasn't being defensive Bob, merely offering some background... by John Roberts #25325.
John, I always respect your opinions based on your obvious by Bob Jackman #25325.
Agree with all you say Bob. 6000 models? That's even more than I've wrecked! (EOM) by John Roberts #25325.
Scale by Paul Patterson #25325.
Sacale of models. by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25325.
Paul, you started a wonderfully provocative and informative thread. by Randall Olson #25325.
Future by Paul Patterson #25325.
Ian Pickering also did some masters for Corgi Toys. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25325.5
Be careful using Enamel Paint,some issues to consider- by Gregory Gunn #25324
Agree. Enamels can stay soft and be easily damaged for quite a while.. by Graeme Ogg #25324.1
More on paints by John Quilter #25324.2
This is very good advice and I was only holding back before I by Don Anderson #25324.3
This is all very helpful stuff, gentlemen. by David Knight #25324.4
Spray can enamels are always soft and it is that reason that I don't use them. I use automotive by Curtis Parisi #25324.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25323
The Chrysler Thunderbolt by Matrix (PICs) Top Up version by David Holcombe #25322
Thanks for this post and the interesting story (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25322.1
Excellent article David. But just one question. Were there really by Don Anderson #25322.2
thanks, David, sure on my wish-list, maybe I'll get both versions... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #25322.3
Just got mine by John Kuliak #25322.3.1
Mine showed up this week David, though it didn't have to come as far. by Harvey Goranson #25322.4
It looks like a really great model. Congrats. (EOM) by John Merritt #25322.5
Pics: Restoration of Thunderbird Complete by David Knight #25321
Looking good! Thanks for the progress reporting. I enjoyed it! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25321.1
Pic: Krylon Fusion is excellent paint with a smooth high gloss finish. by David Knight #25321.1.1
Very nice results. Will have to look for Krylon when I go out. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25321.1.1.1
It’s also all-in-one paint and primer. Sprays very smoothly as if from a sprayer. (EOM) by David Knight #25321.
What temperature did you do the paint job? I assume it wasnt outdoors! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25321.
Mark, it was 68 degrees and dry with no breeze so yes, I painted it outdoors. by David Knight #25321.
You done good....... (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25321.
Nice job David! You would never know the A pillar was damaged. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #25321.1.1.2
fantastic post - thanks for all the photo documentation! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25321.2
Looks good - enjoyed following along with your restoration. (EOM) by Ken Smith #25321.2.1
Pics: A ‘56 Thunderbird in Sunset Coral sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction. by David Knight #25321.3
Superb work, David. Congratulations! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25321.4
David, nice restoration! Thanks for taking us on your journey. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25321.5
Looks excellent David. A great color. Beautiful work. (EOM) by John Merritt #25321.6
Pic: Dear Fellow collectors is this an Impala and what year? by Jacques Roest #25320
1966. (EOM) by Brian Cox #25320.1
Most definitely an Impala. it is a 1965 Impala SS. Brooklin issued one of these...(PIC) by John Merritt #25320.2
You are correct. I mistook the rear bumper trim for a tail light. (EOM) by Brian Cox #25320.2.1
That Impala has the optional integrated snow plow and front bumper. by David Crowe #25320.3
David, I think you are right. The grill is much different from the Brooklin. Thanks gents for your by Jacques Roest #25320.3.1
Pics: Restoration of Thunderbird Complete by David Knight #25320.4
You accidentally replied to a thread with this, and it deserves its own thread...beautiful! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25320.4.1
Sorry, I posted this in the wrong message thread. Thanks Ed. by David Knight #25320.4.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auction Closing Today #25319
Speaking of Nationals and Packards, did you see this recent piece? -Brass Era link by Karl Schnelle #25318
Have to admire these guys - looks like they are by Ken Smith #25318.1
great old racers by Alan Dinsmore #25318.2
Red #10 National in the pits by Karl Schnelle #25318.3
And the Dust & Glory National (1st Indy 500 in 1912). by Harvey Goranson #25318.3.1
WoW!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25318.3.1.1
Has anyone been watching the series called 'Project Blue Book"? Takes place in the by Tom Ciryak #25317
Yeah. Fun to spot the cars even if the car years are sometimes out of sync. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25317.1
The new TNT series "I am the Night" has a lot of cars from the mid sixties and earlier, but..... by Frank Racibozynski #25317.1.1
Yes! Love it! And it's great spotting the aircraft. (EOM) by Greg Johnston #25317.2
I wonder why the Chevy used in episode 5 has a headlight out? by Harvey Goranson #25317.2.1
Didn't know they wrote a book?? Hmmm And I do believe it's a different car? Or is my memory that by Tom Ciryak #25317.2.1.1
J. Allen Hynek was a real dude, but he didn't write the book. by Harvey Goranson #25317.
1934 Studebaker by Brooklin and by National Products (PICs) by David Holcombe #25316
David, Thanks for the good story and nice photos of the nice models. by Jacques Roest #25316.1
Thanks David. This was the second time Studebaker built a by Bob Jackman #25316.2
Thanks David. This was the second time Studebaker built a by Bob Jackman #25316.3
Found it! In Hemmings again, too. Here's a part of the article: by David Holcombe #25316.3.1
That would be the ultimate model to have in your collection ! (EOM) by Ken Smith #25316.3.1.1
Pics: Progress on Thunderbird Restoration - Almost finished. by David Knight #25315
Lookin' good....... (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25315.1
David Holcombe Last news for Kaiser by Esval..Please read by renato camesasca #25314
Sounds like a winner, at least for me, with the Kaiser Carolina. Thanks, Renato! by David Holcombe #25314.1
Beautifu Kaiser that I never see in this side of the pond, David !! (EOM) by renato camesasca #25314.1.1
Pics. New colours for two NEO Cadillacs by Peter Hart #25313
like them ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25313.1
PICs - From My Collection - '61 Plymouth by John Merritt #25312
At last, the iconic family car prominent in "Hot Rods to Hell"! Not one of by Randall Olson #25312.1
PICS--The '61 Belvedere in anti-tan metallic purple.... by Frank Racibozynski #25312.1.1
Thanks, Frank - didn't know the story behind the purple. Say, why not show the rest of those 2 '58's (EOM) by Randall Olson #25312.1.1.1
PICS--Per Randall's request, 1958 Pontiacs and a 1958 Ford Chicago Police car.... by Frank Racibozynski #25312.
That Pontiac convertible is a real beauty !! (EOM) by Ken Smith #25312.
The convertible is actually a Canadian Parisienne. The model was produced by Bob Jackman #25312.
PICS--In 1958, the Canadian Parisienne was a series branded as Pontiac. Here are illustrations from by Frank Racibozynski #25312.
Thanks Frank for the correction. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25312.
The convertible is actually a Canadian Parisienne. The model was produced by Bob Jackman #25312.
Verrrry nice. Thanks, Frank for posting the photos of your impressive models. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25312.
Didn't Chryco always have a shade of purple in their color lineup each year? by Jack Dodds #25312.1.1.2
So ugly but I love it anyway. Nice model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25312.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25311
Pics: Progress on ‘56 Thunderbird Restoration: by David Knight #25310
Great color! Do you think I should copy it for a project I'm preparing? (PIC) by David Holcombe #25310.1
Revolution43 was the less detailed version of VF Models of Germany, and by Lloyd Mecca #25310.1.1
Great color for a mid ‘fifties Ford. For a ‘47 Cadillac, well, not so much! by David Knight #25310.1.2
(PICS) Here are your color choices for 1947... by Lloyd Mecca #25310.1.3
Light gray, dark gray, blue gray, green gray. What a dazzling array of colors! by David Crowe #25310.1.3.1
Thank you, gentlemen, for the good information. I have found some information by David Holcombe #25310.1.4
Color from the producer (Pic) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #25310.1.5
Very helpful, Volodymyr. Thank you. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25310.1.5.1
Only if it gets a green roof. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25310.1.6
Well, maybe. But I don't have any clowns to go with it. LOL (EOM) by David Holcombe #25310.1.6.1
LOL! +1. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25310.
David - Hard to believe that there isn't at least by Ken Smith #25310.
Looks like a great color David. I am anxious to see the finished model. (EOM) by John Merritt #25310.2
Pics: Well, John, here’s some progress with a test partial assembly. by David Knight #25310.2.1
Looking great, David. How exciting! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25310.2.1.1
That paint looks smooth! (And I secretly like the pink.) (EOM) by David Holcombe #25310.
Pic: Heading back from the paint shop for final assembly. by David Knight #25310.
pic Kaiser,Oldsmobile,International,Cadillac Esval by renato camesasca #25309
Thanks for the good information and pictures, Renato. The Kaiser Carolina by David Holcombe #25309.1
The 55 Oldsmobile is nice but I'd really like a 56 Oldsmobile (EOM) by Mark Millar #25309.2
I have to admit that once the Cadillac by Jean Philippe Sergent #25309.3
If THAT Cadillac is growing on you, go to the doctor and have it removed. by David Crowe #25309.3.1
LOL !!! Crazy isn't ??? I am surprised I like it now ! But my doctor by Jean Philippe Sergent #25309.3.1.1
This shows how starved we are for Cadillacs! I say go with the wiener mobile. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25309.3.2
The mouth of the Olds grille is not high enough where it meets the hood. by Jack Dodds #25309.4
Esval Kaiser Manhattan by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25309.5
Yes I noticed the baby Duesenberg with and without by kenneth Hodges #25309.5.1
You bet. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #25309.5.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auction Closing Today #25308
Pics: ‘56 and ‘03 Thunderbird comparison by David Knight #25307
I really like the yellow on the original Bird. I love the 55 & 57. I must by Jack Dodds #25307.1
The exceptionally long drawn out introduction didn't help either. by John Kuvakas #25307.1.1
+1 agree (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25307.1.1.1
I agree with John. I was in the market for a car in 2001, and tried by David Holcombe #25307.1.1.2
They tell me the first mock ups looked alot better but Jack Nasser then Ford CEO thought it looked by Mark Millar #25307.
That Lincoln was the LS (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25307.
Same platform with Jaguar uprated and modified engines by John Quilter #25307.
I'd like to see at least one of the 55-57 TBird issued without the fender skirts. (EOM) by Jay Golan #25307.2
Early Birds by Fred Lewis #25307.2.1
Fred - Attached is a photo of my '55 Bird from the by Ken Smith #25307.2.1.1
T-Bird by Fred Lewis #25307.
Fred - Funny you should mention the Corvettes - I actually by Ken Smith #25307.
The fender skirts were standard equipment on the baby birds and by Bob Jackman #25307.2.2
+1 Agree (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25307.2.2.1
I.m not asking for all of them to be skirtless, just one model. by Jay Golan #25307.2.3
Curtis Parisi - did you email me? I'm not sure if it's a scam!!.... by John Roberts #25306
Yes and I have read your email. Thanks John. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25306.1
Autocult new releases by Randy Rusk #25305
DAF Pony was made by Lion and the Monza by Tekno - so may have to get these for comparison! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25305.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… (A bunch of) Auctions Closing Today #25304
Chrysler Valliant by John Ellis #25303
Interesting looking! The only similar one that I know of is by Trax of by David Holcombe #25303.1
Route66modelcarstore reissued these very models a few years ago. Last time by Randall Olson #25303.1.1
Chrysler Valliant by John Ellis #25303.1.1.1
Many thanks, John for your generous post. MM's Ford Falcon was better. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25303.
Getting the Valiant up and running - just a suggestion. by Graeme Ogg #25303.
Chrysler Valliant by John Ellis #25303.1.2
I think you may be out of luck John, as I was... by John Roberts #25303.1.2.1
John, your E-Mail address came up as “not valid “ by John Ellis #25303.
A long shot, but is it possible Pete might have a few parts gathering dust? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25303.2
No, Pete doesn't. I had a similar conversation with him years ago... by John Roberts #25303.2.1
I just saw on the 'bay a decent looking Valiant from NEO. Lot of variation in price. Also a wagon. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25303.3
These Neos are essentially the BoS models ... by Graeme Ogg #25303.3.1
PICs - From My Collection - '38 Chrysler by John Merritt #25302
Great looking Chrysler ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25302.1
David Holcombe, in post 25299 you asked how many 1939 Buick Phaetons are produced by Jacques Roest #25301
Thanks, Jacque. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25301.1
Does anyone have links to pix from the Nuremberg Toy Fair by Mark Lampariello #25300
Skip said that Ralf said (below) to go look at.... link by Karl Schnelle #25300.1
1958 Impala for Frank R. by John Kuliak #25300.1.1
Neo already did a '58 Impala a few years years ago ... by Graeme Ogg #25300.1.1.1
Good to know, Graeme by John Kuliak #25300.
They released this black version years ago, following the bruhaha by Mark Lampariello #25300.
NEO 1958 Impala (PICS) by Barry Levittan #25300.1.1.2
[PICS] And just for comparison ... by Graeme Ogg #25300.
58 Impalas were never two toned like this. If they were two toned only the top was a by Bob Jackman #25300.
Bel Air Impala by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25300.
NEO called it a Bel Air Impala. I saw one as a new listing the other by Bob Kleven #25300.
Actually Chevrolet itself officially called it the Bel Air Impala. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #25300.
In 1958 the Impala was a part of the BelAir series. In 1959 The Impala became by Bob Jackman #25300.
Well stated Bob. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25300.
PICS--Thanks John, Personally I favor a well done MMQ Impala and of course, my Fred Lewis BRK ... by Frank Racibozynski #25300.1.1.3
Wow! by John Kuliak #25300.
Ixo displays another 59 Cadillac. Nothing exceeds like excess. (EOM) by Jay Golan #25300.1.2
Hi Jay !. Are you talking about a red Eldorado Seville with white top ? Pics. by Jean Philippe Sergent #25300.1.2.1
Yes. Thanks for the info, I thought it was 1/43 (EOM) by Jay Golan #25300.
PICs - From My Collection - '39 Buick by John Merritt #25299
Another nice one! You keep postin' great 1/43rd's!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25299.1
A good one! I wonder what percent of Buick sales were phaetons? by David Holcombe #25299.2
Great model, but if it were mine I'd bare metal foil the by John Quilter #25299.3
1/64 chrome chart tape. Neat solution. Staples stores? (EOM) by Randall Olson #25299.3.1
Got mine many years ago so not sure where I got it but by John Quilter #25299.3.1.1
Great tip! Thanks for your reply. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25299.
Great post and responses. I must have ten Brooklin Buick Collection replicas. Top of their game! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25299.4
Pics: 1962-1963 GLM Jeep Wagoneer & IXO Altaya IKA Jeep Gladiator by Jacques Roest #25298
Excellent! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25298.1
I like these! Thanks for the good pictures, too. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25298.2
They both look great. Beautiful photos. (EOM) by John Merritt #25298.3
Great pictures of great models of great Jeep vehicles. Thanks Jacques. by David Knight #25298.4
They're still out there by Jay Golan #25298.4.1
That was quick. I'm still waiting for my Jeep Gladiator to be delivered. SpeedPak is not. (EOM) by Jay Golan #25298.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25297
PICs - From My Collection - '41 Buick by John Merritt #25296
Gorgeous model. That one must be beautiful with the BRK 1941 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Phaeton by Michel Lemieux #25296.1
PICs One of WMCE's best, here together with the old WM edition... by Ralf Buyer #25296.2
Looks good in blue. (EOM) by John Merritt #25296.2.1
1/43 1918 Cadillac Type 57 Phaeton (Pics) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #25295
I don't think I ever received pricing info. by David Crowe #25295.1
David, email was sent (EOM) by Volodymyr Sorokolat #25295.1.1
I would like pricing info too. Please. (EOM) by Miles Germain #25295.2
Please leave your email or write to by Volodymyr Sorokolat #25295.2.1
Message from Esval Models,Hope many of You send suggestion and review to Alex by renato camesasca #25294
Brooklin Diaries for Feb 1 by John Kuvakas #25293
Looking forward to this. Whitewalls or redlines please. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25293.1
Redlines !!!!!!! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25293.1.1
I'd like to see whitewalls on it too, but as for redlines, I just don't think by Rick Thompson #25293.1.2
Yes you're probably right. BRK will not likely do many more 70s cars. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25293.1.2.1
I can't remember exactly when redlines became the latest and greatest thing. by Rick Thompson #25293.
Yes the GTO was the first red line application I remember. I do recall by Jack Dodds #25293.
Probably the last hurrah. Emission controls killed muscle cars around that time. I had a by Randall Olson #25293.
Rick, I may try some red food dye on one of my old whitewalls. It may become a redline! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25293.
1954 Hudson Hornet Sedan by John Ellis #25292
Are You in U.K. or U.S.A. Mr Ellis ? (EOM) by renato camesasca #25292.1
Hudson by John Ellis #25292.1.1
Ok,many thanx Mr Ellis... (EOM) by renato camesasca #25292.1.1.1
I like those non-standard colours used that way. Beautifully-detailed! I like the wheel, too. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25292.1.2
Hudson by John Ellis #25292.1.2.1
I like the colors and the detailing, but the continental spare tire just doesn't appeal to me. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25292.2
Hudson by John Ellis #25292.2.1
Yet another brilliant example of Ellisfication John. by Mike Coupe #25292.3
Brooklin planned releases for 2019 are below. Have I missed any? by Ken Spear #25291
I'm still waiting for the 57 Safari Pontiac and 42 DeSoto. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25291.1
Bob, did you get one of the blue Safaris? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25291.1.1
No John. Still waiting. You? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25291.1.1.1
No John. Still waiting. You? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25291.1.1.2
next Safari will be in green ... (EOM) by renato camesasca #25291.1.2
Is this the official list? Is it posted somewhere? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25291.2
Amanda,in a message say to me that next catalogue 2019 is in developemet ! (EOM) by renato camesasca #25291.2.1
So, are these models listed in the new catalog? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25291.2.1.1
Hoping that the Malibu as well as the 1946 Pontiac would appear in the new catalogue 2019? by Michel Lemieux #25291.
With the exception of the Pontiac, these are all carried over from by Mike Coupe #25291.3
Brooklin ‘46 Pontiac by John Ellis #25291.3.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… Auctions Closing Today #25290
I drove past a Sears store recently, all closed down. Then I saw this, (PIC) by David Holcombe #25289
Dodge still makes trucks. I'm confused. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.1
Or do you mean "Ram"? (pic) by David Holcombe #25289.1.1
Yes, they removed "Dodge" from their trucks about 5 years ago. Now they are "Ram Trucks." (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25289.1.1.1
And thus disappeared one of the great automotive oxymorons of by Rick Thompson #25289.
PIC: Not enough Dodge by John Kuvakas #25289.
Ouch... but still funny!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25289.
Who makes Ram trucks? Dodge makes them. Therefore Dodge still makes trucks. Period. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.1.1.2
Hmmm....actually Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) makes them...and Dodges too. by John Kuvakas #25289.
Don't remind me my beloved Jeeps are Chrysler. :-) (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
Dodge doesn't make Rams. FCA does. I'll bet you can't find the word by Rick Thompson #25289.
Go to Dodge.com. Look under vehicles. You'll find Ram trucks. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
Now go to Chrysler.com and do the same thing. No Ram trucks. Hmmm. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
OK. Now go to FCA Group, and click on Dodge. You'll find Charger, by Rick Thompson #25289.
Good memories indeed. by Richard Nosker #25289.2
We are collecting little pieces of history (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25289.3
Richard - My memory is the same as yours - waiting by Ken Smith #25289.3.1
+1 Yes, very fond memories of that store and catalogue;especially at X-Mas. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25289.3.1.1
Sears was my first employer. I was 16. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25289.3.1.2
I think the toy section every year had more dog eared pages than pristine ones. by Robert Bolin #25289.3.1.3
Now there's a memory! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25289.
I recall going to "Toyland" at Sears, Hudson's Bay & Eaton's Department stores by Jack Dodds #25289.
The BEST Coca Cola delivery vehicle ever! by David Crowe #25288
David, Many years ago Rio put out a 1931 Cadillac V-16 model. by Joe Malaney #25288.1
Isn't that a Solido? (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25288.1.1
LLoyd, You're correct. I misread the bottom of the model. (EOM) by Joe Malaney #25288.1.1.1
Here's a 2-horsepower version by Ertl. (pic) by David Holcombe #25288.2
More details by David Crowe #25288.3
Esval Mercury by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25287
Esval Mercury by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25286
That is the Leo Lyons coupe. 1/43. 100% custom. Go to by Mark Sweeney #25286.1
Oops, I see you found it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25286.1.1
Pic. Dear Mark Lampariello, by Sergio Goldvarg #25285
Patience is a virtue.....especially when the model turns out this good! by Jack Dodds #25285.1
So will the Catalina’s soon be available for purchasing? If so colors? (EOM) by Mark Millar #25285.1.1
PIC.Dear Mark Millar, by Sergio Goldvarg #25285.1.1.1
++1 Thanks for your replay and I will be patiently saving up! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25285.1.2
Anytime, dear Mark, have a great weekend! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #25285.1.2.1
This is exactly why you will be so successful in this business, Sergio. You listen and get things by Mark Sweeney #25285.2
I'm really looking forward to adding this Pontiac to my collection. by Bob Jackman #25285.3
Me too. Plus the 61 Chevy and 64 Grand Prix. (EOM) by Allan Ording #25285.3.1
+1 Definitely! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25285.3.1.1
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