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Well, it's summer and I thought I would give my recently completed and posted by Curtis Parisi #28394
1957 Oldsmobile by David Knight #28393
Good color combo, David, and the memories make it even better. Thanks for the post. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28393.1
Great model. Never saw a 57 Oldsmobile I didn't llike. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28393.2
Great story. My first car was also a 1957 Olds which my Dad helped by Don Anderson #28393.4
Ertl's 1949 Ford Coupe by Galen Laird #28392
I love that car it was the first car i owned and drove. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28392.1
Headlights were crude, missing most of the 1:1's insignia, and when by David Holcombe #28392.2
Here's some modifications I did on these inexpensive diecasts by John Quilter #28392.3
I admire your steady hand... (EOM) by Galen Laird #28392.3.1
+1 ! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #28392.3.2
Considering the Ertl is zamak, cutting new door lines must have been very difficult. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28392.3.3
I've not seen this one before. I did not know it existed. (EOM) by John Merritt #28392.4
Further to post 28389 re: Pontiac headlights. by Harvey Goranson #28391
Harvey, I really like the jewel-like headlights that Conquest uses on some models..............(pic) by BenD Lampson #28391.1
PICs If you have the tools and are brave enough... by Ralf Buyer #28391.1.1
Nice work Ralf! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28391.1.1.1
Thanks, Harvey! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #28391.1.1.1.1
Amanda's response is much appreciated. I think it demonstrates again that the good folks at BRK by David Holcombe #28391.2
+1 (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28391.2.1
This came today....SMTS Mark Donohue 1970 AMC Javelin Trans Am (pics) by BenD Lampson #28390
I have a lot of Donohue and Penski and this is one of them. Picked mine up by Tom Ciryak #28390.1
That's purty! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28390.2
That Javelin looks great! I never knew they sold directly. Their range by Lou Petrucci #28390.3
This Cuda?.................................................................................(pic) by BenD Lampson #28390.3.1
Yes... that’s the one! Fantastic looking model. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #28390.3.1.1
Lou, are you aware that SMTS is releasing an all new second gen 1971 AMC Javelin? by BenD Lampson #28390.3.1.1.1
They will be going head-to-head with Replicarz. by Harvey Goranson #28390.3.1.1.1.1
Yes Harvey....it is a race to see which one can get to the market first! by BenD Lampson #28390.3.1.1.1.1.1
I was not aware Ben. Thanks for the update! (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #28390.3.1.1.1.2
Always my pleasure! and Spark is releasing the Dan Gurney Trans Am 1970 Cuda! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28390.3.1.1.1.2.1
I finally got off the fence and purchased the Poncho Safari in green. by Harvey Goranson #28389
Excellent Tin Indian Harvey...this is one I need to get...love the color! by BenD Lampson #28389.1
It could be I'm just partial to green cars.... by Harvey Goranson #28389.1.1
I suggested to Nigel Parker that by Mike Coupe #28389.2
Good looking model, Harvey. It's a fine example of how BRK has improved over the years, by David Holcombe #28389.3
This model does have an antenna on the right rear fender. by Bob Jackman #28389.4
I forgot about that one. But many other models could use them. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28389.4.1
Pics: Harvey, a beautiful Pontiac indeed, and very photogenic. by David Knight #28389.5
I agree, that Brooklin could put on rear mirrors and antenna. But by Jacques Roest #28389.6
Depending on the maker mirrors were optional or dealer installed in that era. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28389.6.1
I believe it was in the early sixties that dealers installed the left door by Don Anderson #28389.6.1.1
I know a certain car that had twin mirrors in 1955! by Harvey Goranson #28389.6.1.1.1
I have an order from Goldvarg that was supposed to be delivered by Bob Jackman #28388
Bob...I ordered a model from Legacy Motors....they are in Latham, N.Y., a bit west of me..... by BenD Lampson #28388.1
I probably have 2-300 model cars and all were ordered via mail or UPS. In by John Rafert #28388.1.1
John...if they are on a reduced staff, why are they sending models thousands of miles offtrack? by BenD Lampson #28388.1.1.1
John, where did you hear that the Postal Service has cut their by Bob Jackman #28388.1.1.2
happ fortunately for me my country is more little than yours ..... (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #28388.1.2
Another USPS horror story by John Quilter #28388.2
Update; The replacement second shipment arrived today by John Quilter #28388.2.1
I have used the post office for many years, both as a purchaser and a small time dealer. I am one by David Holcombe #28388.3
+1. Of course if the USPS goes under, at-risk geezers like me... by Harvey Goranson #28388.3.1
That is the truth, Harvey. (EOM) by John Rafert #28388.3.1.1
No politics here! (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28388.3.1.2
+2. I have never had a problem with their priority mail delivery. Last Thursday, by Rick Thompson #28388.3.2
I think FedEx and UPS are under a lot of pressure by John Rafert #28388.3.2.1
For the most part I'm a satisfied customer also and only ship USPS PRIORITY (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #28388.3.3
Same here. I sell my no-longer-wanted items on ebay and... by Harvey Goranson #28388.3.3.1
Ebay's Global Shipping Program saves you that, you just ship to Erlanger KY... by Ralf Buyer #28388.3.3.1.1
Very often, the updates on the USPS site are more fast than those on Canada Post. by Michel Lemieux #28388.3.3.2
Absolutely satisfied with USPS. Better than Fed X and way better than UPS in my experience. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #28388.3.4
Believe me David you are paying dearly for the Postal Service. by Bob Jackman #28388.3.5
Another thought. Any of you who fly for business & are at the mercy of a corporate travel manager... by Harvey Goranson #28388.4
Makes sense when you think of it that way. Postal system has it's faults but by Tom Ciryak #28388.4.1
Same here Tom. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28388.4.1.1
(PIC) USPS Air...There is a USPS Processing Center in Kent by Lloyd Mecca #28388.4.2
Remember that Lindbergh began as an airmail pilot. Commercial air by Rick Thompson #28388.4.2.1
Lloyd no wonder we have to bail them out. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28388.4.2.2
Plus the USPS has to pickup/deliver to EVERY address in the US. Every day! Fedex has no such ... by Karl Schnelle #28388.5
Including, if I recall, by donkey to some settlement in or near the Grand Canyon. by Harvey Goranson #28388.5.1
So, does that equate to more business and income? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28388.5.2
USPS Contraints by Michael Majdalany #28388.5.3
and they would be out of business if it weren't for the by Bob Jackman #28388.5.3.1
Pics: BRK 175, 1957 Oldsmobile 88 Holiday 2 Door Hardtop. by David Knight #28386
Another great cmparison. Thanks David. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28386.1
Pics: Actually, Bob, by mistake I posted duplicate pics: here is the other set. by David Knight #28386.1.1
Here's Rick Thompson's stunning '57 Olds. by John Kuvakas #28386.2
Nice one Rick! John White's work is great! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28386.2.1
Pics-A beauty. looks like the same color than the Olds fiesta wagon Alcan white/Charcoal Poly than i by Michel Lemieux #28386.2.1.1
That's where I got the inspiration for the colors on the hardtop, Michel. by Rick Thompson #28386.2.1.1.1
Both together would be awesome. If ever i find the wagon somewhere by Michel Lemieux #28386.2.1.1.1.1
RV/MH Hall of Fame Update by Randy Rusk #28385
"... still more models in my storage unit." Yep, I can see that! :-) by Karl Schnelle #28385.1
Yeah, it's a sobering reality by Randy Rusk #28385.1.1
Beautiful display and a loving wife! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28385.2
Amen to that! by Randy Rusk #28385.2.1
+1 (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28385.2.2
Wonderful themed collection, museum should be proud to have it. (EOM) by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28385.3
Well done, Randy. And thanks for the update. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28385.4
Well done, Randy.. Now more people can enjoy the collection. by Jacques Roest #28385.5
The theme I see is that the smaller scales are on top with larger by Bob Jackman #28385.5.1
Theme by Randy Rusk #28385.5.1.1
Great collection Randy. A question - do you know where the display units came from? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28385.6
I can find out... (EOM) by Randy Rusk #28385.6.1
Dinky Bedford Truck Info? by John Daniels #28384
John - There is a Facebook group I joined called Dinky Toys Collectors Group. by Harvey Goranson #28384.1
Hi John, for restorations try …... by Chris Sweetman #28384.1.1
A lot of Dinky experts are here also... by Karl Schnelle #28384.2
Dinky got a lot of mileage out of this Bedford O series cab by John Quilter #28384.3
Dinky Bedford Trailer 3D Printed by John Daniels #28384.3.1
PICs - From My Collection - '64 Buick by John Merritt #28383
Greatest pictures (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28383.1
I have the hardtop finished in Bronze Mist/Regal Black but the convertible is a beauty as well. by Michel Lemieux #28383.1.1
Sooooo nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28383.2
John, that is a nice model and the photos are great too. I remember by Don Anderson #28383.3
I have the hardtop in yellow and the convertible, top up, in red. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28383.4
PICs - From My Collection - '72 Buick by John Merritt #28382
Very nice. One of my aunts had one of these back in the day. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28382.1
Always one of my favorite Buicks.... by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28382.2
first class model.... (EOM) by Galen Laird #28382.3
PICs - From My Collection - '94 Buick by John Merritt #28381
Great pics, great model. I always wanted them to do one without the aftermarket roof treatment. (EOM) by David Crowe #28381.1
Most of the internet photos of these '94 Roadmasters show by John Quilter #28381.1.1
Believe me those folks who live in harsh winter areas don't want by Don Anderson #28381.2
New Brooklins expected this month are by Mike Coupe #28380
I definitely want the Bel Air and the Buick. My favorite era. (EOM) by John Merritt #28380.1
Me too John, although I do like the 30s and 40s too. (EOM) by Mike Coupe #28380.1.1
Pics: Brooklin’s 1956 Buick Century BRK 228x looks gorgeous in this 3-tone paint scheme. by David Knight #28380.2
PICs - From My Collection - '56 Buick by John Merritt #28379
Great colors. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28379.1
PICs - From My Collection - '60 Buick by John Merritt #28378
I have this one. I doubt that it's in a factory paint scheme and color but I still like it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28378.1
(PICS) Minichamps vintage European Fire trucks by Clifford Read #28377
I have the Magirus - excellent model, as they all are. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28377.1
PICS Perfect but I am still waiting for similar quality British outline fire appliances …... by Chris Sweetman #28377.2
Very nice your Minichamps fire engine collection by Keko Romero #28377.3
Jensen Interceptor by Oxford (pics) by Jani Bodmann #28376
Looks like a nice model. I need to add one of these. (EOM) by John Merritt #28376.1
Nice pics Jani! I opted for the first Oxford version in gold. by Harvey Goranson #28376.2
That looks real nice as well! (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #28376.2.1
EnCo by Marius Woolley #28376.3
Just playing around with Interceptors by John Quilter #28376.3.1
And here's the old Dinky 188. by Harvey Goranson #28376.4
PICS - Lincoln Continental MK I 1941 by Minichamps by Keko Romero #28375
I love your Lincoln collection and the way you photograph them. here the Neo MK III by Jacques Roest #28375.1
I have the silver-blue version. The color suits the car, but is unlikely to be authentic. by Harvey Goranson #28375.1.1
Hmmm - now where have I seen that sloping rear window before? (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28375.1.1.1
Ford Anglia? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28375.1.1.1.1
Yes, and on the 1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith LWB Vignale Special Saloon (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28375.1.1.1.1.1
I've been trying to forget that one. :-) (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28375.1.1.1.1.1.1
[PICS] Yes, the Anglia ... and some interesting other examples by Graeme Ogg #28375.1.1.1.1.2
Graeme, You must have a file of cars with sloping rear windows (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28375.1.1.1.1.2.1
I took an interest in the subject ... by Graeme Ogg #28375.1.1.1.1.2.1.1
Great work, as usual, Graeme. I'd love a copy of the article. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28375.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1
Sent. Needless to say I am pathetically grateful for your interest. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #28375.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.1
Thanks! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28375.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.1.1
That is a nice group of Lincoln models. (EOM) by John Merritt #28375.2
Renault's taxis, Sept. 1914 (pic) by David Holcombe #28374
Nice History. In France they are very proud on this event (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28374.1
Here the Renault Fiacre ( Marne Taxi) from Rio by Jacques Roest #28374.2
(PICS) Very attractive 1/43 LAZ 269B city bus by Clifford Read #28373
Why 269? It's a 695. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #28373.1
Renault's big car - the 40CV. by Harvey Goranson #28372
Good models, Harvey. As I read your fine post, I remembered one of by David Holcombe #28372.1
Those are some incredible looking models. I've not seen these before. Very sharp. (EOM) by John Merritt #28372.1.1
Harv what I admire on the Solido 149 is the mechanism for the opening bonnet …. by Chris Sweetman #28372.2
Thanks Chris - probably the reason I've held onto it since original purchase around 1970. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28372.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - '54 Rolls-Royce by John Merritt #28371
One of the few Matrix Louwman cars I avoided - makes the Pontiac Aztek look almost pretty! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28371.1
Lol, that's a front end only a mother could love. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28371.1.1
LOL...+1! (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #28371.1.2
It sure is an ugly duckling, but it is the outcast models that usually become the most collectible. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28371.1.3
Agree...... (EOM) by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28371.1.4
I love the Louwman Museum, I live 10 miles from there. I have a Museum Card and twice till three by Jacques Roest #28371.1.5
I loved it the first time I saw it. It is so "ugly" & different, I had to have it. (EOM) by John Merritt #28371.2
Yep! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #28371.2.1
An excellent photo sequence John. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28371.3
Excellent photography, John. Your fine camera work really is the next best by David Holcombe #28371.5
PICs - From My Collection - '59 Pontiac by John Merritt #28370
So Pretty in Pink! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #28370.1
Wonderful model....does the new Conquest '59 Pontiac come from the same master? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28370.2
Wouldn’t be surprised Ben if they did. Historically they were connected. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28370.2.1
If only it had the bucket seats the original Pink Lady had. by Harvey Goranson #28370.3
PICs - From My Collection - '57 Chevrolet by John Merritt #28369
Looks great John....will you be buying the red and white version also? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28369.1
No, probably not. I have the original blue & the pink/silver already. I'm good. (EOM) by John Merritt #28369.2
A good looking model John superbly photographed. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28369.3
Still looks awfully red to me. But no matter... by Harvey Goranson #28369.5
PIC Happy 4th July ………... by Chris Sweetman #28368
Nice looking model. I have a 1/24 scale from Danbury Mint. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28368.1
Great looking model Chris. When the owner of Illustra came to our by Don Anderson #28368.2
Very nice Chris! Been trying to get that one for years. (pic) by Frank Gioia #28368.3
Oh, and by the way, Happy Fourth of July, everyone! by Don Anderson #28368.4
One I wish I had. And don't those in the UK call this "Happy Rebellious Traitors Day"? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28368.5
Very nice, I've not seen this one before. (EOM) by John Merritt #28368.6
Another Corvette with today's theme! by Harvey Goranson #28368.7
PIC Harv, I have that one too - here is a side profile shot ……. by Chris Sweetman #28368.7.1
Thanks for all your comments. I managed to get this model back in …. by Chris Sweetman #28368.8
Great little car. Wish I could find one. I have the 1:24 model (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #28368.9
PIC Hopefully, it won’t be long before Toy Fairs are back ………... by Chris Sweetman #28367
Around Chicago there were always toy and/or model shows to keep by Don Anderson #28367.1
Sadly our shows lack "classic" 1:43 diecasts. You Brits are so lucky! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28367.1.1
There used to be some great toy shows in the San Francisco by John Quilter #28367.1.1.1
Harv, hopefully they will return when the Covid-19 situation is over. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28367.1.1.2
Doubtful. There's no deficiency in white metal, resin, Hot Wheels, 1:18, or plastic kits. by Harvey Goranson #28367.1.1.2.1
Pre-COVID the large Chicago-land shows were still running, albeit a bit smaller. And... by Karl Schnelle #28367.1.2
Dale Dannefer/Greg Gunn usually have a bit of resin on display. by Harvey Goranson #28367.1.2.1
(PICS) Century Dragon's exemplary 1/43 HongQi CA770 limosine by Clifford Read #28366
Clifford, an amazing model and the engine detail is stunning. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28366.1
I have the open roof version used by Deng Xiao Ping, but sans engine detail. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28366.2
1936 White Tour Bus, summer just a few years ago (pic) by David Holcombe #28365
And in 2010, at least one was still in use! by Harvey Goranson #28365.1
Great picture, Harvey, and it really shows why the 1:48 bus looks right at home when by David Holcombe #28365.1.1
A number of these went through major mechanical upgrades by John Quilter #28365.1.2
No social distancing ?? (EOM) by John Munro #28365.2
GLM News by John Kuvakas #28364
Thanks for posting this John. That is a very wide variety of subjects. (EOM) by Don Anderson #28364.1
+1....thanks John! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28364.1.1
That Unimog at the bottom was introduced at the 2020 Forum43 booth at Countryside but.. by Karl Schnelle #28364.2
RD Marmande - old school by Albert Kopans #28363
Not new to me. Mr. Daffaure did many Cadillac models. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #28363.1
And a few Alfas! -pic by Karl Schnelle #28363.2
Karl, this is a delightful miniature. How did you get this one? (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28363.2.1
Randomly found on ebay. Labeled a Conrero 1300 Spyder, 1960 LeMans (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28363.2.1.1
Karl, well spotted and a most interesting find. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28363.2.1.1.1
Albert, thanks for providing these images of Mr. Daffaure’s creations …. by Chris Sweetman #28363.3
37 Stude limo? I don't see anything online even similar. I wonder what it is? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28363.4
A bunch of Monte Carlo rally cars recently acquired. by Harvey Goranson #28362
Nice buy. I really like the Saab 96. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28362.1
Dear Harv, this is coming this year! 1963 Montecarlo Falcon! (with different wheels). by Sergio Goldvarg #28362.2
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #28361
That was a nice serie 100 year Ford Company (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28361.1
Back in 2003 you could get all 13 for $273 (only $21 each!) by Harvey Goranson #28361.2
Correct by Keko Romero #28361.2.1
I have the set of 13 in the original white box, models never displayed, and have listed by Rick Thompson #28361.2.2
I also have the set including the display shelf unit. The by Bob Jackman #28361.2.2.1
I also have the set of 13 pieces, still in their boxes..... by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28361.2.3
I have a few, I like the 1950 Ford cabrio (pic) by Jacques Roest #28361.2.3.1
More of the little people. (pics) by David Holcombe #28360
Steady hand and nice work! I enjoy the figures in your displays. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #28360.1
Stutz DV32 Monte Carlo by Neo (pics) by Jani Bodmann #28359
Looks good, Jani. Thanks for posting it. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28359.1
Superb model, excellent pics! thanks for posting these. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28359.2
Really nice model, they did more from the 30ies. Packard, Buick (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28359.3
Excellent pictures Jani. I have the green one and like it a lot. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28359.4
PICS. Matrix's 1935 RoIIs Royce Phantom II Continental has appeared by Mike Coupe #28358
Honestly, I think I like the green better. by Jani Bodmann #28358.1
Agreed, the two tone pattern is more striking on the green version -- by Mark Lampariello #28358.1.1
Charles Franzeese please email modelcars43atgmail.com (EOM) by Shel Platt #28357
My newest acquisition, a 1959 Dodge Royale in Aqua Marine and Jade Green Poly. by Curtis Parisi #28356
I have the convertile and hardtop in differnt colors but particularily by John Quilter #28356.1
John, Much improved 4 door with the corrected paint scheme. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #28356.1.1
+1. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28356.1.1.1
John Q, I see you asking for someone to produce a CHP 2 door sedan. by Graeme Ogg #28356.1.2
Graeme, Somehow I missed this one. I'll have to keep an eye out by John Quilter #28356.1.2.1
The two door sedan is different. by David Crowe #28356.1.2.2
Memo to self: Look more closely next time. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #28356.1.2.2.1
The differences are pretty subtle, I 'd write it off to modeler's licence (EOM) by John Quilter #28356.1.2.2.1.1
Careful, John, you could have your license suspended... (EOM) by David Crowe #28356.1.2.2.1.1.1
lucky you are curtis to have lived in 50s! (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #28356.2
Yes Michel, I thoroughly enjoyed it and where I grew up which was Palo Alto Ca. by Curtis Parisi #28356.2.1
Ditto, growing up in nearby Portola Valley (EOM) by John Quilter #28356.2.1.1
Nice model...I apologize if I missed where you listed the manufacturer...who makes this one? by BenD Lampson #28356.3
Seems it's a Neo to me. by Jani Bodmann #28356.3.1
Yes, thank you Jani....the pic makes the model appear white metal... by BenD Lampson #28356.3.1.1
Nice color combo Curtis, but then I am partial to green cars. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28356.4
It's gorgeous, it's GREEN! (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #28356.5
Our immoderate Moderator might have something to say about that. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #28356.5.1
There was a pink convertible..... (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28356.5.1.1
If only.... (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28356.5.1.1.1
(pic) Coke 1955 Ford F100 by Matchbox by Galen Laird #28355
WOW that is a beauty. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28355.1
And the panel truck version by John Quilter #28355.2
I missed that panel years ago. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28355.2.1
Some earlier Ford and White Coke vehicles from Eligor.and Siku. by Harvey Goranson #28355.2.1.1
Do you recall the source for the stock wheels and tires? Thanks. (EOM) by David Crowe #28355.2.2
Neat model and really like your settings Galen. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28355.3
With all this talk about resin vs. white metal, don't ignore resin+white metal. by Harvey Goranson #28354
That is FANTASTIC Harvey! the engine detail is amazing! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28354.1
Nice one Harv - multimedium is the way to go. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28354.2
PICS Karl, it was grand to see you last night on the CDMC club night albeit virtually by Chris Sweetman #28353
Yes, same here. Zoom makes the world smaller! Great photos you showed as usual. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28353.1
John Merritt: Would you please email me, John? The email address by Rick Thompson #28352
Email sent. (EOM) by John Merritt #28352.1
Rick, I have replied to your emails-I have been working all day, just got home. (EOM) by John Merritt #28352.1.1
1st race appearance of the Porsche 917. by Harvey Goranson #28351
Nice find I'm a big fan of the 17's and have a couple of books that deals with them (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #28351.1
Inquiring minds want to know Harvey....what did you pay for it? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28351.2
With shipping it worked out at $116. But Japan seems to be the only place selling. by Harvey Goranson #28351.2.1
Jack Daniels, White metal Bases , thanks for your explanation/. That Panam model looks good (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28350
A new friend has joined my '41 Plymouth collection. It's a coupe in by Curtis Parisi #28349
Good looking models. I like all three! Thanks for posting these, Curtis. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28349.1
Curtis Very nice the new addition is very special. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28349.2
Great selection of '41 Plymouths, now we just need a 4 door sedan by John Quilter #28349.3
I really like the early forties prewar cars, and I think these Plymouths have a ton of charm! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28349.4
I like those Plymouthes. I have them from Durham and Trax. Is the Durham a enhanced repainted model? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28349.5
Curtis: I really like the wagon without whitewalls. More typical by Ken Spear #28349.5.1
Ken, totally agree. Had to remove them. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #28349.5.1.1
Jacques, no not a repaint. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #28349.5.2
Beautiful models. Great colors. Someday I will find a wagon. (EOM) by John Merritt #28349.6
My oldest Norev, my favorite Norev, and why you should never count out diecast. by Harvey Goranson #28348
Uncommon examples, Harvey. Thanks for the post. (EOM) by David Holcombe #28348.1
great model that MG. And good example for that period. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28348.2
The Cadillac looks excellent. I've not seen that one before. (EOM) by John Merritt #28348.3
Love the Cadillac with the folding roof by John Quilter #28348.4
Just finished 1948 Chevrolet (pics) by Ken Spear #28347
This was mine, done by Fred Lewis. A good combo, and one that appears on the Chevy paint chart. by Harvey Goranson #28347.1
Beautiful work. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28347.2
Ken & Harvey, both of these Chevy's are A-1.... by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28347.3
+1 (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #28347.3.1
Very well done (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28347.4
Beautiful! (EOM) by John Merritt #28347.5
PICS I raise Karl’s Norev’s with Solido 1977 die-casts …….. by Chris Sweetman #28346
Nice mix of 'boring street cars'! Actually when the Mercedes is the most boring of the 3, you by Karl Schnelle #28346.1
When you are populating a normal street scene loads of Lambos don’t cut it. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28346.1.1
I have to disagree with you there Chris......loads of Lambos look great anywhere! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28346.1.1.1
PIC Cadillac for one’s trouser pocket …….. by Chris Sweetman #28345
And here's an Auburn if you want one for the other pocket. (pic) by David Holcombe #28345.1
I thought that was a Graham-Paige? by Harvey Goranson #28345.1.1
Sure, Harvey, my memory slipped again. It's the No. 516 Graham 5-wheel by David Holcombe #28345.1.1.1
You are right there David - one needs another one for one’s other pocket! (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28345.1.2
Made to order for Mr. Ben Lampson. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28345.2
Yes sir Shel...!!! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28345.2.1
Just don't try putting THIS Cadillac in your trouser pocket by Graeme Ogg #28345.3
Ouch! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28345.3.1
Great Picture, that model suits in the snow landscape (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28345.4
Thank you Jacques. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28345.4.1
White metal model versus resin model challenge........................................... by BenD Lampson #28344
Same with die-cast Ben and a lot lighter in one’s pocket. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28344.1
Yes Chris! I posted this, because I will stick a Hot Wheels (or Johnny Lightning) in my pocket by BenD Lampson #28344.1.1
Ben, I just have one Johnny Lightning ……... by Chris Sweetman #28344.1.1.1
Why did I think you had a large collection of them? Are you still the moderator on Forum 64? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28344.1.1.1.1
PICS Ben, only one JL model but lots of new Hot Wheels and older MBs ….. by Chris Sweetman #28344.1.1.1.1.1
Excellent Chris! I can't log in either over at forum 64....who is in charge over there? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28344.1.1.1.1.1.1
Wasn't it Mae West who said... by John Seneff #28344.2
Why does one have to degrade the other? by Robert Jacobs #28344.3
Sounds like you took sides too!... by Lloyd Mecca #28344.3.1
My discussion is not to pick sides....I probably buy more resin models than white metal, because by BenD Lampson #28344.4.1
Ben,not to get on your case, but.. by Robert Jacobs #28344.4.1.1
I was just stating a fact sir...is not what I typed true? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #28344.4.1.1.1
It's the intent, Ben... by Robert Jacobs #28344.4.1.1.1.1
Matrix made a Packard Darrin? Did I miss one? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28344.4.1.1.1.1.1
MX51601-012.... by Robert Jacobs #28344.4.1.1.1.1.1.1
Oh, the sedan, I remember now. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28344.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
uh, ok...but it is my opinion that you are getting a little too emotional about an by BenD Lampson #28344.4.1.1.1.1.2
All of my Victory models were resin, but..... by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28344.5
Parts lost by Claude Thibivilliers #28344.6
Making a Resin Cast Model feel better. by John Daniels #28343
Do you lock the other gates and keep the gates to the Mustang open while uising White Metal? Or by Jacques Roest #28343.1
I think MCUSA did a few in resin with the baseplate in metal? by Michel Lemieux #28343.1.1
PIC Metal baseplate on non-metal car bodies …….. by Chris Sweetman #28343.1.1.1
JEP was another French maker with diecast base/plastic body. PIC by Harvey Goranson #28343.1.1.1.1
and of course the small range of Super Champion race cars made... pics by Karl Schnelle #28343.1.1.1.1.1
Yes Motor city did some resin models. (EOM) by Shel Platt #28343.1.1.2
White metal Bases by John Daniels #28343.1.2
"Feel" better? by Robert Jacobs #28343.2
Come on, Robert. Resin isn’t feeling well. Have some sympathy;) (EOM) by David Crowe #28343.2.1
Man, those bodies are great and to see the mold they came from is a real treat! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #28343.3



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