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PICs - From My Collection - 1960 Cadillac by John Merritt #26028
A bevy of beauties, John. Your pictures show these Brooklin Cadillacs very well. (EOM) by David Knight #26028.1
"Shark attack!" (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #26028.3
Pics: VW Beetle Convertible by Schuco: Last year of these by David Knight #26027
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #26026
1961 Buick Electra mockup by Goldvarg by Sergio Goldvarg #26025
Dublin Green Poly or Laguna Blue Poly. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26025.1
When I think of the ones I used to see the Laguna Blue or silver come to mind. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26025.1.1
Those 3 and I'd throw in the Turquoise Poly as another alternative. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #26025.1.1.1
I believe the 1961 Electra will be a hit in any color it is offered but by Don Anderson #26025.2
Here are the colors, compliments of Auto Color Library. by David Crowe #26025.3
Something classy and reserved: Desert Fawn, Cordovan, Newport Silver, Laguna Blue. by Mark Lampariello #26025.4
Turquoise Poly and Phoenix Beige (EOM) by Ron Hughes #26025.5
Absolutely one of my favorite Buicks! Desert Fawn, Cordovan, or Dublin Green for me! (EOM) by Brian Laurance #26025.6
PAN AMERICAN Fleet by Goldvarg. by Sergio Goldvarg #26024
Awesome to put it mildly (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26024.1
Now these airline models may start a whole new market. They are by Don Anderson #26024.1.1
Really outstanding models in this series. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26024.2
Cant help but think of "Arrested Development"! (EOM) by Geoff Jowett #26024.3
LOL, yeah, I know..... (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26024.3.1
Love these! Will go great with my 1/50 Pan Am 707, 727, and DC-8! (PICS) by Brian Laurance #26024.4
Brooklin Diaries for Jun 25 by John Kuvakas #26023
Just received Brooklin's release schedule for 2019 for by Mike Coupe #26022
Here it is off their fb page by John Kuvakas #26022.1
DeSoto Timing. by Al Stack #26022.2
Any info on the Austin A95 Westminster Countryman LD-124? (EOM) by John Quilter #26022.3
Not yet. It may depend upon how well the Consul sells..(PIC). by John Roberts #26022.3.1
Now that would be good John. Can you make another by Mike Coupe #26022.3.1.1
Or for someone trying to collect the complete Austin/Morris by John Quilter #26022.
I wonder if the '61 Pontiac is a good choice, given that Sergio has one on the way. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26022.4
Am I going blind? I don't see a '61 Pontiac listed. only '57s. by Graeme Ogg #26022.4.1
Pic: What about the Black Tucker 48? by David Knight #26022.5
It’s on Brooklin’s list for July. (EOM) by John Merritt #26022.5.1
Cool beans, John, thanks. by David Knight #26022.5.1.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: Auctions Closing Today and a New 1:24 Listing #26021
PICs - From My Collection - 1940 Nash by John Merritt #26020
Received mine last week. Great model. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26020.1
Beautiful model of a great car, John. by David Knight #26020.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #26019
Pics: David Crowe, about your post #26001.7 below in which you hope by David Knight #26018
Alright, a Pokémon Party! Long live the family tradition. Thanks for sharing. (EOM) by David Crowe #26018.1
Ditto! (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26018.1.1
Pics: Summer House then and now by David Knight #26018.1.2
Simply superb, David. This is awesome work, my friend. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26018.1.2.1
Thanks, John, it’s been fun over the years. by David Knight #26018.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today #26017
PICs - From My Collection: 1938 Cadillac by John Merritt #26016
Beautiful. I especially like that tone of yellow. by Jani Bodmann #26016.1
John, who made these? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26016.1.1
GLM (EOM) by John Merritt #26016.1.1.1
Thanks. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26016.
Agreed! by Robert Jacobs #26016.1.2
Which do you prefer? (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #26016.2
I planned on only ordering the yellow, but when I really looked at the photos of the red, I ordered by John Merritt #26016.2.1
There is something about a red Caddy convertible! (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #26016.2.1.1
Two absolute Cadillac sweethearts in a fine setting. Really nice ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26016.3
Shel Platt, please email me (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26015
1941 Cadillac Comparison by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26014
And there is a nice convertible sedan by Victory by John Quilter #26014.1
Ray your models are still outstanding today. I treasure those in my collection as some of the best (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26014.1.1
Nice convertible. A beautiful model. (EOM) by John Merritt #26014.2
Oh by the way friends, would you please tell Raymond the right way by Don Anderson #26014.2.1
Both are beautiful. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26014.3
Does anyone know if BoS 1:43 comes in the same display case as NEO? by Barry Levittan #26013
Yes some do by carl parrish #26013.1
Thanks for the info, Carl! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #26013.1.1
Pic's play a bit whit Brooklin models by renato camesasca #26012
Love it! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #26012.1
Beautiful! And nice to see the cigar store filled the shelves... ;-) (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #26012.2
Terrific set up and images ! It seems the big Chrysler in the by Mike DeTorrice #26012.3
Outstanding presentation. Nice selection of models. (EOM) by John Merritt #26012.4
Pics: Finally! Some decent flying weather over the Vineyard by David Knight #26011
Nice! You have a way to paste another picture in? (EOM) by Richard Nosker #26011.1
I think so. (EOM) by David Knight #26011.1.1
I did the pics for David in Photoshop ..... by Graeme Ogg #26011.1.2
Pics: Cessna 172 planes on the ground after some nice hours of flight by David Knight #26011.2
Considering his rotary engine has stopped, I'd say it's more a controlled fall. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #26011.3
PICs - From My Collection: 1941 Cadillac by John Merritt #26010
Nice! I especially like the green/silver fastback. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26010.1
John; Is the 1st car on the left the Matrix Duchess? Also, In the by Ken Spear #26010.1.1
No, the first one is from GLM. A Series 75 Fleetwood. by John Merritt #26010.1.1.1
John, I'm also crazy about the 1941 Cadillacs. I've got 17 of them. by Joe Malaney #26010.2
Maybe not up to your model standards but here is another one by John Quilter #26010.3
The GFCC is up to my standards. by David Crowe #26010.3.1
I do have that one too and in those colors. I forgot about it, as it is not yet displayed. (EOM) by John Merritt #26010.3.2
What an outstanding Cadillac line up ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26010.4
(Pics) 1934 Buick by Mike DeTorrice #26009
Your pictures continue to amaze me. Thanks for posting. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #26009.1
Your photos are so amazing. I definitely need to step up my game. (EOM) by John Merritt #26009.2
Fantastic as usual Mike. Especially like the Santa Fe Warbonnet by Bob Jackman #26009.3
That would have been a brand spanking new Super Chief in 1937. by Robert Bolin #26009.3.1
Great work! Please describe for us your methodology! (EOM) by Richard Nosker #26009.4
The shadows cast by the Buick! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26009.5
Pics: Range Rovers are popular on Martha’s Vineyard by David Knight #26008
Pic: This just in! Our neighbors here on Middle Road just arrived for the season by David Knight #26008.1
Yep! Small world!! :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26008.1.1
They're everywhere ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26008.2
Pics: Every time I see one of the new Jeep Wragler JL Series by David Knight #26007
Here’s another Davidian vote for newer Jeeps from GreenLight. Their Jeeps are great value. (EOM) by David Crowe #26007.1
And a 3rd vote. It's a Jeep thing. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #26007.2
Brooklin's new new box by John Kuvakas #26005
Looks very nice! (EOM) by David Knight #26005.1
Brooklin boxes by Al Stack #26005.2
We only charged the same as the regular Club model price as I remember. (EOM) by John Roberts #26005.2.1
John, does the model come on the leather type plinth like the special presentation boxed models? by BenD Lampson #26005.2.1.1
That looks to be the box my 1940 Nash Convertible arrived in. by John Merritt #26005.
I think it does Ben. I've just been proof-reading the new catalogue... by John Roberts #26005.
Yes it does Ben. The box is smaller too. IMHO it’s a vast improvement in the previous “New” box (EOM) by Mike Coupe #26005.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today and New 1:24 Listings #26004
Pics: Not a good day for flying in one of my two Cessna 172 planes by David Knight #26003
Yep, better keep em parked on the runway! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26003.1
You can borrow my trumpet if you wish. (EOM) by Richard Nosker #26003.2
ATTENTION ATTENTION All flights are grounded due to inclement weather (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26003.3
1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL colors by Sergio Goldvarg #26002
Sergio, I like the red & white, with the same wheels too ! Thank You. (EOM) by Randy Bahler #26002.1
I prefer the red with white top as well for this beautiful car! (EOM) by Russ Rader #26002.2
Never liked Red and White on a full sized cars except for 55 & 56. by dennis Brown #26002.3
Great to see late 60s subjects as well. by Mark Lampariello #26002.4
This would look good in any color mentioned, but some only came with black interior, by Mark Lampariello #26002.4.1
Red, Aqua or Yellow in that order. by Joe Libricz #26002.5
Light metallic green, a very '68 colour. Browns, greens, oranges dominated by Randall Olson #26002.6
I agree with Randall on the light metallic green. This is the color I remember seeing most. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26002.6.1
+1 (EOM) by Skip Johnson #26002.6.1.1
+1 more. Those were very popular colors for the '68 Fords. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #26002.
Copper, black roof to me.... It's beautiful whit those colour combo!!! (EOM) by renato camesasca #26002.7
yellow light and black top (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #26002.8
Red with white vinyl top and light yellow with black vinyl top. These will be great! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26002.9
The bronze, the light green or red. (EOM) by John Merritt #26002.10
Yellow (EOM) by John Munro #26002.11
I’ll take mine in the flavor of a 1968 Mercury Park Lane Brougham four door hardtop. by David Crowe #26002.12
Pic number 2 or number 3 (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26002.13
Pics: A 40 year old Land Rover 109 by Solido by David Knight #26001
An heirloom to be sure. My mint boxed version is unlikely to be as cherished. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26001.1
Harvey, it now has a much easier life. Both of us have aged. (EOM) by David Knight #26001.1.1
It actually looks just how I imagine a 40-year-old 1:1 Rover should look by Richard Nosker #26001.2
PIC Hi David - a well loved model and here is another one 1:1 scale …... by Chris Sweetman #26001.3
Great model David... I am also a Cape Codder, and maybe you could help me with 45 year old question by BenD Lampson #26001.4
That’s a good question. I remember toy stores that had glass cases by David Knight #26001.4.1
Cases like these? by Harvey Goranson #26001.4.1.1
WoooW! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26001.
Impressive cases and models. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26001.
Thanks for the info David... it will help me with my research. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26001.4.1.2
45 years ago would have been mid-1970s, so there were... by Karl Schnelle #26001.4.2
Yup, that would be the era....thanks for those links and info..... by BenD Lampson #26001.4.2.1
What a cool model. I love the aged look it has taken on. by John Merritt #26001.5
Pic: One more view taken on Menemsha Beach this morning by David Knight #26001.5.1
Speaking of Landys, I got this Corgi a while back. How detail has changed over the years. by Harvey Goranson #26001.6
What a beauty, Harvey. (EOM) by David Knight #26001.6.1
That toy is a family treasure for sure. by David Crowe #26001.7
(Pics) Mercury Colony Park by Kess by Jani Bodmann #26000
Very nice! nice pics also...I am a big fan of woody wagons from every decade (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26000.1
Thanks to you Jani I ordered the Mercury today. Love the image. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26000.2
Glad to have been of assistance! (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #26000.2.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICS: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:43 & 1:24 Listings #25999
(Pic) Future Releases Grande Autos Memorables Mexico Collection by Jay Golan #25998
Wow! Speaking of "malaise-era"! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25998.1
They need professional assistance with creating that poster style image. by David Crowe #25998.2
The poster is maintained by a South American collector not an official site. by Jay Golan #25998.2.1
Lots of interesting items here. Wonder if these will show up by John Quilter #25998.3
I'm down for #51 by Randy Rusk #25998.4
Die Cast X - Fall 2019 Issue by Randy Rusk #25997
Only Cindy Crawford has been featured in more magazines! (EOM) by John Kuliak #25997.1
Who's hotter? (EOM) by Randy Rusk #25997.1.1
Dunno...I haven't seen you in a bikini, Randy. by John Kuliak #25997.1.1.1
Well I credited you with my start of collecting campers and such. Have most of what by Tom Ciryak #25997.2
Cool! by Randy Rusk #25997.2.1
Pic: Summer Rules: It’s 5:36 and time for a by David Knight #25996
Excellent! (EOM) by John Merritt #25996.1
Have you invited King Kong over for a drink? (EOM) by Jay Golan #25996.2
I was gonna say that was a enough for the whole neighborhood, but Kong would be more fun! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25996.2.1
You, sir, I believe have a severe drinking problem... (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25996.3
The only problem I see here, is that he doesn't have a very large angled straw! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25996.3.1
The drink is not to scale! (EOM) by David Knight #25996.3.2
Pic- I like the new version improved of the BRK Airmstream. by Michel Lemieux #25995
Pics: U. S. Postal Service on the Vineyard is both Swamped and inefficient. by David Knight #25994
Do you think that the white metal models will be a thing of the past in a few years by Michel Lemieux #25993
Are there actually model car collectors under 30 years old? by BenD Lampson #25993.1
I have been moderate by saying 30 yo. (EOM) by Michel Lemieux #25993.1.1
I understand. It just ticks me off when a twenty-something year old man can't by BenD Lampson #25993.1.1.1
Aren't all models "hand built"? by Robert Jacobs #25993.2
+1 on importance of details. I want a model to appear as close as possible to a shrunken 1:1. by Mark Lampariello #25993.2.1
White Metal Models won't be a thing of the past as long as by Ken Spear #25993.3
My next post should be here but I put it below post # 25992. by Michel Lemieux #25993.3.1
Ken, hope that white metal models will continue to be made forewever. by Michel Lemieux #25993.3.1.1
White metal models will survive if they grow with the market by John Kuvakas #25993.4
That is happening already in the 1:1 collector car auction world, John. (EOM) by John Kuliak #25993.4.1
Yes! We're watching cars from the malaise era being to rise in value. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25993.4.1.1
True to an extent John... the Trans Ams from this era are rising in value, but I doubt by BenD Lampson #25993.
Indeed Goldvarg made models of 60's that i never saw in white metal. by Michel Lemieux #25993.4.2
Isn't MM43 still going? And SMTS (who casts for Buz I think). by Harvey Goranson #25993.4.2.1
There is Newbank also who is no more there. by Michel Lemieux #25993.
Minimarque production is sporadic, mostly re-works. SMTS still going. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25993.
Dear Michel Lemieux, by Sergio Goldvarg #25993.4.2.2
Thank you, Sergio. (EOM) by Michel Lemieux #25993.
Anytime, Michel Lemieux! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #25993.
I'm going to be a thing of the past in a few years. (EOM) by Jay Golan #25993.5
Do people actually collect models based on the material of construction? by David Crowe #25993.6
Well, yes, it certainly appears that some do. by Graeme Ogg #25993.6.1
Vive la difference! (EOM) by David Crowe #25993.6.1.1
Perhaps someone could post a side by side of, say the Matrix Packard by Robert Jacobs #25993.6.1.2
These models were produced twenty years apart. See my post below... (EOM) by Randall Olson #25993.
The difference would be obvious. These models were produced twenty years apart. See my post below... (EOM) by Randall Olson #25993.
"Well, I'm with you fellers" (as Tim Blake Nelson said in O Brother Where Art Thou?) (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25993.6.1.3
David and Graeme I agree with you both. The image is what is important to me by Bob Jackman #25993.6.1.4
Material=detail. by Robert Jacobs #25993.6.2
Respectfully disagree. Base material is immaterial to detail.... by Randall Olson #25993.6.2.1
Post pics in support.... by Robert Jacobs #25993.
The "high" cost of new Brooklins by Al Stack #25992
That's a great attitude Al. And it makes one wonder about value.. by Don Anderson #25992.1
It all revolves around supply and demand. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25992.1.1
..but mostly, the cost of labor. (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #25992.1.1.1
I have a few resin models but much more white metal models. by Michel Lemieux #25992.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PIC: Auctions Closing Today and a New 1:24 Listing #25991
Pic: Cessna 172 (1:42 by New Ray) by David Knight #25990
You now have competition (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25990.1
Excellent ! Ready for takeoff. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25990.2
Pics: 1958 Chevrolet Yeoman in Silver Blue: Back on the Island by popular demand. by David Knight #25989
Big, strong and useful .... an ideal Chevrolet station wagon for Father's Day ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25989.1
Our favorite returns for its sumer season. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25989.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: 1:18 & 1:24 Auctions Closing Today and New 1:43 & 1:24 Listings #25988
Pic: Summer begins on Martha’s Vineyard by David Knight #25987
Nice ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25987.1
Allright!! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25987.2
Very nice summer place. I can imagine by Richard Nosker #25987.3
Actually, Richard, I employ drivers who get the cars up here. by David Knight #25987.3.1
Want to come and stay for the summer with you and family Will pay a dollar a day by Tom Ciryak #25987.4
Pic: Tom, we have a guest house. Rates in season are $5.81 a night. by David Knight #25987.4.1
Book me. I'll be there in two days. Oh wait! I have to go in to have a prostate biopsy by Tom Ciryak #25987.4.1.1
Pics: Citroen C3-XR by David Knight #25986
Nice wheels, man! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25986.1
(Pics) '59 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special by Spark. by Jani Bodmann #25985
That’s one beautiful Cadillac, Jani. It really captures the essence by David Knight #25985.1
Model Car World did a version of Spark S2914 in Wood Rose Poly. PIC by Harvey Goranson #25985.3
Wow! That one pops! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25985.3.1
It certainly does. It screams fifties big fin Caddy! (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25985.3.1.1
59's were never my favorite but as I keep seeing these posted they are starting to grow on me (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25985.
(pic)Brooklin pink '65 Impala tire question. The wheel/tire by Ken Spear #25984
'65 Impalas did not come in pink, so it is a fantasy color/car, so the rim ... by Lloyd Mecca #25984.1
The rims were black on the other models Ken. This may be corrected on future issues (EOM) by John Roberts #25984.2
Pics: Coincidence on the way to Martha’s Vineyard. by David Knight #25983
1 in 18,736,942 according to my calculations. I used a very sharp pencil! by Barry Levittan #25983.1
I make it closer to 1:29,416,825. by Graeme Ogg #25983.1.1
I've heard that 75% of all statistics are just made up. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25983.1.1.1
:-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25983.
:-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25983.
7/5 of all people don't understand statistical fractions anyway.... by Christopher Moroni #25983.
But was there any point Graeme? lol (EOM) by Roger Kimber #25983.1.1.2
To be blunt, no there wasn't. (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #25983.
Tax on models from the UK by Graeme Ogg #25982
I seem to recall a certain UK musical group had a song about the Taxman. by Harvey Goranson #25982.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #25981
*** Happy Fathers Day *** (EOM) by Dennis Mong #25980
Brooklin Diaries for Jun 14 by John Kuvakas #25979
someone on Ebay named johnformatchbox has some Auto Buff kits and models... by John Roberts #25978
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… 1:24 & 1:43 Auctions Closing Today #25977
PICS: NEO 1959 Olds convertible by Russ Rader #25976
Love the naval officers in their dress whites. (EOM) by John Quilter #25976.1
1967 - the year production versions of rotary-engined cars appeared. by Harvey Goranson #25975
Minichamps Ro80 by John Kuliak #25975.1
Pic: These Minichamps NSU Ro80 models are very nice. by David Knight #25975.1.1
Did you say my favorite word? -pic by Karl Schnelle #25975.2
You have two Karl - Tekno and Alfa. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25975.2.1
A classic by John Kuvakas #25974
On that happy note... (EOM) by David Knight #25974.1
John, these are great fun. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25974.2
Weird hair, and no wheels? (EOM) by Richard Nosker #25974.3
Is he to scale? (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25974.4
Sorry, should have been posted in the Lounge. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25974.5
LOL ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25974.6
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today #25973
(pics) Western Models 85 Aston Martin V8 Volante by Robert Bolin #25972
Nice looking model Robert. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25972.1
Nice looking model Robert. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25972.2
You mean you get a lunch break to fix cars? Wow..... (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25972.3
Nice ! Looks especially good in that color, too. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25972.4
Dear friends, which are the best color options for the 1964 Cadillac De Ville Convertible? by Sergio Goldvarg #25971
My choices are Firemist Green & Spruce Blue, each with White top & interior. (EOM) by Brian Cox #25971.1
Palomino Iridescent or Beacon Blue Iridescent. Both with a white top (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #25971.2
Firemist red with a white interior, please! (EOM) by Marc Burba #25971.3
My choices would be either Firemist Silver Blue or Nevada Silver Iridescent. by Harvey Goranson #25971.4
I know this color choice won't be popular, but I think any year and model Cadillac looks great in by BenD Lampson #25971.5
It's a big beautiful '64 Cadillac ..... any color or color combo here will be magnificent ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25971.6
Absolutely! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25971.6.1
Beacon Blue Iridescent, white top, white interior, wire wheels. Just sayin'. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25971.7
Oh no Lloyd, no wire wheels ;) LOL. Maybe on the Eldorado, but not the series 62 (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25971.7.1
You are correct. I was thinkng Eldo!! (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25971.7.1.1
Wonderful news !!! Beacon Blue Iridescent, or Firemist Silver blue. If you do the Eldorado later, by Jean Philippe Sergent #25971.8
Aquamarine or Turquoise, white top and interior. And a Coupe, too, please! (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #25971.9
Firemist Saddle, Firemist Red. by David Crowe #25971.10
I'd recommend Firemist Red with a complimentary interior then by Don Anderson #25971.11
Any, with white seats! Carpet, dash etc similar to exterior color. by Mark Lampariello #25971.12
Matador Red Iridescent and Spruce Blue Iridescent, both with white interior. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25971.13
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:18 & 1:43 Listings #25970
Brooklin 1942 Oldsmobile woodie wagon and 1942 Oldsmobile 98 sedanette (pics) by BenD Lampson #25969
Yes, I think Brooklin did a fine job on these two. Not crazy about the by Curtis Parisi #25969.1
I also think Brooklin did a fine job on these, with one minor omission: by Rick Thompson #25969.1.1
Each of these Olds look great ! '42's were uncommon and make for excellent models. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25969.2
Both are beautiful models. Brooklin did an excellent job with them. (EOM) by John Merritt #25969.3
+1 (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25969.3.1
(Pics) GLM 1938 Cadillac V16 Convertible Coupe by Peter Hart #25968
Red top up version? by Robert Jacobs #25968.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:43 & 1:24 Listings #25967
(Pics) 1935 Ford by Mike DeTorrice #25966
Are you in the postcard business Mike? These "photos" look GRT! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25966.1
Brilliant photos. They are exceptional. Great model too. (EOM) by John Merritt #25966.2
++1 (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25966.2.1
You are a gifted photographer! (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #25966.3
I agree with all of the above. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25966.3.1
Me too...they make my efforts look very average! (EOM) by John Roberts #25966.3.1.1
Mike, you make that 1/43 look 1:1. Amazing work! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #25966.4
Wonderful work, Mike! Artful background selection and model placement by Randall Olson #25966.5
Wow. Those are great shots Mike. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #25966.6
BEAUTIFUL!!! (EOM) by Jacques Roest #25966.7
The next batch of Autocults (pics) by Harvey Goranson #25965
Their image choices are so cool! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #25965.1
One Monteverdi for me!! by Keko Romero #25965.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #25964
VID: New Brooklin Collection by John Kuvakas #25963
But will there be a Vatican Pink Collection? (EOM) by Joe Libricz #25963.1
Pink Popemobile!!! Yea! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25963.2
Sounds good! (EOM) by John Roberts #25963.2.1
(Pics) 1992 Mazda 323F by Neo. by Jani Bodmann #25962
Looks great. I've never seen one of these before. (EOM) by John Merritt #25962.1
BRK's BML27 -1947 Cadillac Limo in Hartford, WI museum by Al Stack #25961
This model is based on a car belonging to the NB Center for American Automotive Heritage. by Gianluigi Cappi #25961.1
If memory serves me, the 1946 and 47 limousines from Cadillac by Don Anderson #25961.1.1
Cadillac Series 75 Limousines by Raymond Paszkiewicz #25961.1.1.1
. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25960
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:24 & 1:43 Listings #25959
A Porsche 356 for the American market - with whitewalls! by Harvey Goranson #25958
Love it! I had a silver ‘53 coupe and a white ‘58 Cabriolet. (EOM) by Dan Vincent #25958.1
Very handsome model of a certainly very rare car. Great! (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25958.2
Just checked selection rs website- already out of stock. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #25958.3
You might inquire if they will get more, I think they could be coming in batches. by Harvey Goranson #25958.3.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Offerings #25957
Pics: Remember the TV series Dallas? Here is JR Ewing’s Mercedes by David Knight #25956
Nice! What was Ewing 1 and 2, then? :-) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25956.1
Good question, Karl! (EOM) by David Knight #25956.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '46 Hudson by John Merritt #25955
A beauty, John! Here's a potential stablemate. (pic) by David Holcombe #25955.1
Nice! (EOM) by John Merritt #25955.1.1
And don't forget the WMCE 1942 Hudson woody by John Quilter #25955.1.2
John, who made that beautiful model? Looks fully foiled and detailed, by Alex Taylor #25955.2
Sorry I forgot to add that, it is from MIni Marque 43. (EOM) by John Merritt #25955.2.1
In 1946 after the war our family had a 1946 Hudson 4dr by John Munro #25955.3
Yes, John, I remember those cars. Our neighbors bought a new Packard by David Holcombe #25955.3.1
I have the model in gray and also the coupe. Always liked the by Bob Jackman #25955.4
I always liked this era of Hudson. What a wholesale change in '48. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25955.5
(Pics) Packard V12 Speedster by IXO by Jani Bodmann #25954
Good one, Jani. I have it in solid red. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25954.1
Looks good. I like the modified hood ornamant better than the original. (EOM) by John Merritt #25954.2
What a sweetheart of a car and model. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25954.3
PICS - Lancia Thema 8.32 2S Ferrari by Kess Model by Keko Romero #25953
Wow - a wolf in sheep's ...! There was one in the US... -link by Karl Schnelle #25953.1
1932 Chrysler Imperial by B & G (pics) by David Holcombe #25952
I have them all, I consider them small art of small wheels...(Pics) by Joop Gisbers #25952.1
Beautiful! (EOM) by John Merritt #25952.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: New 1:18 and Several New 1:24 Listings #25951
looking for original Highway Travelers 1951 Fraszer top up by Paul Patterson #25950
Paul, I have three of your K/F models,(pic) but not the one you are missing. My by David Holcombe #25950.1
Frazer by Paul Patterson #25950.1.1
Paul - HobbyDB has several of your great cars pictured... by Karl Schnelle #25950.2
Brooklin Diaries for Jun 5 by John Kuvakas #25949
Thanks again, John. The top 3 trays of primed bodies look like the 56 Buicks by Randall Olson #25949.1
I believe you're correct. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25949.1.1
They look like "57 Pontiac Safaris to me. Large rear opening by Jack Dodds #25949.1.2
Upon closer inspection, I think you're right. I originally thought that top shelf was Buicks. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25949.1.2.1
The Buicks are a little way off yet. Test spraying on prototype bodies... by John Roberts #25949.1.2.2
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #25948
Pics 1957 Ford Customline Sedan Aussie Trax Models by jacques leroy #25947
Nice model but it is a 56 in the U.S.A. (EOM) by Mark Millar #25947.1
I'd call that a 1956 and a half. (EOM) by Don Anderson #25947.2
Looks like an excellent model. Thanks for finding one for me Jacques. (EOM) by John Merritt #25947.3
Pics: Something great for polishing our cars by David Knight #25946
They are great! I have a bunch of them. Sorry I should have shared this. (EOM) by John Merritt #25946.1
Works great! I just used a similar glass's cloth on three models and all look better. Thanks! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25946.2
David Holcombe please email modelcars43@gmail.com (EOM) by Shel Platt #25945
Done. (EOM) by David Holcombe #25945.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #25944
Some models clutter my display area just because I like them. (pics) by David Holcombe #25943
You have good taste, David. by Richard Nosker #25943.1
David - I like those too. I think you might have by Ken Smith #25943.1.1
Thanks, Ken. Could be, because I'm just not good at keeping records. I can't find by David Holcombe #25943.1.1.1
ISUZU BELLEL 2000 by carl parrish #25942
Nice model of Isuzu's first car Carl. Their first model... by John Roberts #25942.1
You might find some here: by John Quilter #25942.2
Basic shape has an interesting resemblance to the old Peugeot 404 ... by Graeme Ogg #25942.3
I'd say the copying of American cars went a bit farther back than that (pics). by Harvey Goranson #25942.3.1
More Airflow copycat cars modeled in 1/43rd by John Kuliak #25942.3.1.1
Interesting how the Airflow and those inspired by it all failed.... by John Roberts #25942.
American toy manufacturers loved the Airflow! (pic) Much better by David Holcombe #25942.
Rubber Airflow by John Kuliak #25942.
Good find, John! In Dave Leopard's RUBBER TOY VEHICLES, he has by David Holcombe #25942.
Really enjoy your photos of the "old stuff", David! by John Kuliak #25942.
And don't forget the Peugeout 402 of 1935-42. (EOM) by Jani Bodmann #25942.
Ah Yes...that's my favorite Jani. Have some Norev versions (EOM) by John Roberts #25942.
Peugeot really mastered and improved upon by John Kuliak #25942.
Attention Autocult! Bendix SWC... by John Kuliak #25942.
The Bendix SWC would be most welcome in 1/43. (EOM) by David Crowe #25942.
and the Austin A55 MKII/A60 & Morris Oxford Series V/VI were…. by Chris Sweetman #25942.3.2
and the MG Mk. IV Magnette of course! by Harvey Goranson #25942.3.2.1
PICS Of course Harv and the real Cambridge compared with the ….. by Chris Sweetman #25942.
PIC…. an oldie toy made in Japan at the time of the real thing …. by Chris Sweetman #25942.4
I like it! It speaks of the car's styling appeal, of the state of technical by David Holcombe #25942.4.1
You are welcome David. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25942.4.1.1
aka Model Pet. I have four Model Pets in my collection (pic). by Harvey Goranson #25942.4.2
A neat and interesting collection Harv. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #25942.4.2.1
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listing #25941
GLM Broadmoor Cadillac and GLM Viewmaster Cadillac (pics) by BenD Lampson #25940
Yes, I have the white one too. Lovely model. Thought your Broadmoor pic was the actual car! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25940.1
+1 I have the white one and love it! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25940.1.1
I find it difficult to get enough light on these 1/43 models...this is my solution (pic) by BenD Lampson #25940.1.2
I have the same issue and solution. I also find using a tungsten light setting by Randall Olson #25940.1.2.1
Amazing 1:43s. Such detail and the script and logos aren't oversized like a lot. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25940.2
PIC: I have a 1937 Cadillac Broadmoor car in my collection. by Joe Malaney #25940.2.1
Thanks Joe... I was unaware of the Automodello model. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25940.2.1.1
Beautiful replica! (EOM) by Randall Olson #25940.
Very impressive Cadillacs ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25940.3
Very nice close-ups. Here are the other two Cadillac Broadmoor Skyview cars. by Harvey Goranson #25940.4
Thanks for posting these Harvey... I knew of the GLM '59, but I was unaware of the Automodello by BenD Lampson #25940.4.1
Ben, I bought my '37 Broadmoor car directly from the Broadmoor Gift Shop on line. by Joe Malaney #25940.4.1.1
I've just looked and the green one is listed at $120... by John Roberts #25940.
When I bought mine, the cost with shipping worked out to be... by Harvey Goranson #25940.
My recollection is for a $25 shipping fee from the Broadmoor. That sounded worse a few years ago. (EOM) by David Crowe #25940.
That would explain my cost. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25940.
Harvey - I bought mine from the Broadmoor in 2018 also for $145. by Joe Malaney #25940.
"Chernobyl" on HBO is some of the best TV I've ever seen - but what does this have to do with 1:43? by Harvey Goranson #25939
It is a really good series. Nice models! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25939.1
Interesting ... by Chav Popov #25939.2
(PIC) Let me just say, Best Book Ev.er. I highly recommend it... by Lloyd Mecca #25939.2.1
Chav - The first truck is a Kamaz, but you are right on the other two. by Harvey Goranson #25939.2.2
Kamaz, that's right ... by Chav Popov #25939.2.2.1
I was 9, only 2200 kilometres away. We got the cloud 2 days after the explosion... (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25939.2.3
What country? by Chav Popov #25939.2.3.1
North of France. by Jean Philippe Sergent #25939.
Corrections and further detail by Max Paransky #25939.3
Thanks Max. Model details duly noted. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25939.3.1
PICS - 1966 and 1970 Ford- Mercury-Lincoln Dioramas by Randall Olson #25938
A really fine display. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #25938.1
Great dealership, Randy, and nice inventory. Very realistic. (EOM) by David Knight #25938.2
Nice ! A great line up in those scenes. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25938.3
Randy, I think my favorite part is.....no salesmen to bother us. (EOM) by Don Anderson #25938.4
True, Don but you can handle them. They are only 3" tall. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.4.1
Very nice Randall! Perhaps this will motivate me to work on a diorama. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #25938.5
Harv, it is a fun way to display some of your more interesting pieces. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.5.1
Excellent. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25938.6
That is incredible-great work-great models. (EOM) by John Merritt #25938.7
Looks good - getting me motivated to start work on the one I have planned! (EOM) by Ken Smith #25938.7.1
Ken, glad I could help. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.7.1.1
A good name for a dealership would be Canta Ford by Jay Golan #25938.8
LOL. Jay, Dino Sauer Dodge and Ogden Nash Sales were the best I could do. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.8.1
It looks really nice. I love it....good job! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25938.9
Thanks to you all. If you like them, I will continue posting them. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.10
Please do! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25938.10.1
Thanks, Jack. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25938.10.1.1
Pics: 1966 Mustang GT 350 Hertz by David Knight #25937
David, awesome models! You have a good son. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25937.1
(pic) Kyosho also did a few ... by Frank Gioia #25937.2
I have the black one, and the blue-on-white GT350, never saw the red... by Harvey Goranson #25937.2.1
Nice rent-a-racers! (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25937.3
I would LOVE to own the 1:1 scale black one. Very pricey though...... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25937.4
Nice models David. I have the set of these. (EOM) by John Roberts #25937.5
Do you have the metallic red one JR; or is that just folk lore. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25937.5.1
There was a very limited number of solid red ones. As far as I know, there were no metallic red ones (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25937.5.1.1
Ok then, thanks! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25937.
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today & New 1:24 Listings #25936
(Pics) GLM 1941 Cadillacs by Peter Hart #25935
Excellent. I want a couple of those. (EOM) by John Merritt #25935.1
YEAH ! saw them yesterday. Top downs will be available too. They're gorgeous ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25935.2
Great news! Now I won't have to search, search, search for a convertible Victory Model. (EOM) by Ken Spear #25935.3
PIC - Curious - I have the Matrix '41 "Duchess" sedan and it is an excellent replica. I wonder by Randall Olson #25935.4
The Duchess is a full custom. No body panels are like those on production Cadillacs. by David Crowe #25935.4.1
I dind't know that. Clearly a "bespoke" automobile. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25935.4.1.1
GLM needs our help... by Robert Jacobs #25935.5
I can't find these converts for sale on ebay yet. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25935.6
They're not available yet, not even shown on GLM's website. Soon ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25935.6.1
I wonder how the US/China trade tussle will affect the price of China-built models? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25934
We may have to dig deeper into our pockets. (EOM) by Shel Platt #25934.1
This has been on my mind as well. by John Quilter #25934.2
I don't know for the price but the shipping is by Jean Philippe Sergent #25934.3
Forget price, we could be facing an embargo on Chinese imports. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25934.4
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #25933
Very interesting model, Keko. Since I am totally unfamiliar with the 1:1 Lancia, by David Holcombe #25933.1
A 'secret' Ferrari! by John Kuliak #25933.2
I used to own a Thema...not the 8.32 though.... by John Roberts #25933.2.1
Looks great. I am also unfamiliar with the Lancia. (EOM) by John Merritt #25933.3
The Thema shared underpinnings with the Fiat Croma and Saab 9000... by John Roberts #25933.3.1
And with the Alfa Romeo 164... by Keko Romero #25933.3.1.1
Sorry Keko, forgot the Alfa 164...always liked it too! (EOM) by John Roberts #25933.
Looks very much like a Volvo (EOM) by John Quilter #25933.4
Nice to see Kess issuing these models. It looks nicely done. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25933.5
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today and New 1:24 Listings #25932
The FERRARI 246 by Jielge, LeMans 1962 (pics) by David Holcombe #25931
Here's the Art Model of the same car David. by Harvey Goranson #25931.1
Thanks, Harvey. From both my kit and the pictures I have found, that by David Holcombe #25931.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - Mercury by John Merritt #25930
These are very nice. I have the "other" colors of each. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25930.1
I have these two plus the turquoise 65. All are superb. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #25930.2
Nice models and super background. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #25930.3
Would love to have both but in Canadian dollars by John Munro #25930.4
Why so much more? taxes? by BenD Lampson #25930.4.1
Simple answer: US$100 model costs 35% more due to currency exchange rates by Randall Olson #25930.4.1.1
That explains international purchases, but why are Canadian goods and services so expensive? by BenD Lampson #25930.
House/rent prices vary widely (location, location); ridiculous in Vancouver & Victoria. by Jack Dodds #25930.
The exchange is a major downer all right but I buy them anyways because of the quality. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25930.4.2
The Canadian customs fee discourages me much more to buy by Michel Lemieux #25930.4.2.1
Shift your purchases to Durham Classics, made in Canada by John Quilter #25930.4.3
I fairly sure Durham Models no longer produce models...a great shame. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25930.4.3.1
I think you are right, Jack. The only Durham Classics I thought to buy by Michel Lemieux #25930.
I kick myself for not buying that Durham '54 Ford Ranch Wagon when they offered it. Too late now! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25930.
Nice! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25930.5
These Goldvargs are spectacular... nice job Sergio! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #25930.6
What a difference to style 5 yrs made. John, beautiful photos of accurate replicas. (EOM) by Randall Olson #25930.7
Oh boy, those look outstanding. Really nice ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #25930.8
ZONE AUCTION HOT TIPS… PICs: Auctions Closing Today #25929
(PICS) New additions to the fleet... by Lloyd Mecca #25928
Gotta luv these Cadillacs! But never saw shiny paint on a staff car before. Hmm... (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.1
Well, it is in a museum, so until you know their reason... (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #25928.1.1
PIC--Apparently you weren't in the service. Generals are vain. Note Patton and chrome bumpers. by Frank Racibozynski #25928.1.2
It's about paint, not chrome. I'm no expert on WW II "regulation paint" but I thought all vehicles.. by Christopher Moroni #25928.1.2.1
From historical photos I have seen, it would appear the paint by Lloyd Mecca #25928.
Calm down Llyod, relax. I just asked a question about shiny paint. Perhaps someone knows the answer. by Christopher Moroni #25928.
I'm wondering if the museum car was not matte because it was pre-1941 by Jack Dodds #25928.
And now I'm seeing BMWs and Range Rovers in flat and they're brand new (EOM) by John Quilter #25928.
Yes.....this is something I will NEVER understand. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.
It's called ready made patina! (EOM) by John Quilter #25928.
It's called a trend... LOL. Who knows what will be next; very hard to predict. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
I'll never understand flat paint on new cars either. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #25928.
Not sure just how you treat it either. Special wax? No wax ever? Flat wax?? (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
It's about 4-stars having non-reg privleges--chrome, paint, pearl handle Colt revolvers, etc. Not GI (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #25928.
Then there was one general who used (briefly) a shiny metallic blue Mercedes! by Harvey Goranson #25928.
Was that by chance a seized Mercedes ? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.
No, it ran quite well. :) (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25928.
"...thank you, thank you very much. John K everybody!" (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
LOL. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.
Well if it was a war seizure he got it for the Reich price. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.
Ubercan stupid buut awkenstein funeek! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
You really got me with that one Jack! LOL (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
Es ist eine dumme Aussage und nicht sehr lustig; aber ich bin kein Raketenwissenschaftler... :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.
Harvey, that's a great model! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.
Very nice additions indeed Lloyd ! They're great ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #25928.2
Nice additions. I like the Patton Cadillac. It is good to know that they restored the car by John Merritt #25928.3
I always thought the wrecked Patton car was a later model ??? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.3.1
That would explain the the shiny paint John. Thanks. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.3.2
Its odd ....the only reason this car survived despite being totaled is because Patton was killed. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25928.3.3
Yes... sadly. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #25928.3.3.1
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