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I just discovered that Bertone built a Ford Mustang back in 1965 by Don Anderson #24533
Probably this one by John Quilter #24533.1
PICS: An Italian firm made a model as well by John Kuvakas #24533.2
Greenlight 1965 Lincoln Continental coming soon by Jay Golan #24532
Man, they have quite a list of 1/43 'movie' cars now... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24532.1
Corrected color pics of the NEO 58 Lincoln. by Mark Sweeney #24531
Nice shots! by Russ Rader #24531.1
I agree! Well done. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24531.1.1
A few pics - NEO 49 Packard by Mark Sweeney #24530
Beauty Bathtube but weit for another colors,too much blue on my collection.. (EOM) by renato camesasca #24530.1
Both are really nice. I think this Continental will be my choice at last (EOM) by Keko Romero #24530.2
I have the Packard coming, not sure about the Continental color. (EOM) by John Merritt #24530.3
Check out corrected pics in post above. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24530.3.1
I should note that the Lincoln color is blue. I need to adjust and repost as these pics are too by Mark Sweeney #24530.4
1970 Suburban Ambulance by Randy Rusk #24529
Super model (EOM) by Jacques Roest #24529.1
sometimes neo is on the top (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24529.2
Randy, where does Neo announce these upcoming products? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24529.3
I saw it in the social media by Keko Romero #24529.3.1
More Mille Miglia in 1/43 and 1/1 -pics by Karl Schnelle #24528
The 6C was a beautiful car and these shots also show us the by Don Anderson #24528.1
Those old 6Cs and 8Cs are all beautiful. I think Matrix did... by Karl Schnelle #24528.1.1
Karl - An ex-pat Englishman in East TN brought this to a car meet in Knoxville in 2002. by Harvey Goranson #24528.1.1.1
All can say is WOW! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24528.
Pics: Some better views of Ertl Checker Taxi than what I posted last week: by David Knight #24527
I have one of these in the green and cream Chicago livery. (EOM) by Jay Golan #24527.1
You are fortunate, Jay, to have one in the Chicago livery version. by David Knight #24527.1.1
Don't have the Ertl, but how about an Altaya (Ixo) version? by Harvey Goranson #24527.1.1.1
There is a black Dallas version also. IXO/Altaya. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24527.
Here are my Checkers from Brooklin and IXO. by Sergio Luis Santos #24527.2
Sergio, what an incredible collection. I want them all! by David Knight #24527.2.1
As a high school student I walked by the house where they had by Don Anderson #24527.2.1.1
Aerobus by Ixo. by Sergio Luis Santos #24527.2.1.2
Thanks, Sergio. You were fortunate to acquire the Aerobus. It’s a beauty. by David Knight #24527.
Why the partworks collections can´t be released in US? by Sergio Luis Santos #24527.
I'm hoping that when the partworks series runs its course by John Quilter #24527.
John, you and I are on the same page on this one. by David Knight #24527.
Not so sure about that. by Harvey Goranson #24527.
I see there is a Checker Aerobus for sale in Israel! by David Knight #24527.
Check out EBay France. (EOM) by Jay Golan #24527.
I assume mailing costs to the USA would be prohibitive. by Jay Golan #24527.
In the UK as in some other European countries - packing a product …. by Chris Sweetman #24527.
Pics: Hard to believe that this Nissan NV200 is the current successor to the venerable Checker. by David Knight #24527.3
Franklin Mint '51 Mercury and '52 DeSoto by Barry Levittan #24526
I agree. Some complain about shut lines (& a few other things) but for $10 ($5 each) ..why not? by Christopher Moroni #24526.1
I paid $17 for the Merc, $21 for the DeS, both brand-new in box w/papers. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #24526.1.1
You did well Barry. Both models represent great subject matter by Bob Jackman #24526.1.1.1
PIC: Great looking examples, Barry. Neither are easy to come by. Here they are resized. by John Kuvakas #24526.
PICS: FM's Skyliner was one of their best 1/43's by John Kuvakas #24526.2
If we stop to think that these cars (pics) were produced about 25 years ago, their features by David Holcombe #24526.3
Name of Old Car Question? by John Daniels #24525
Bucciali, perhaps? Seems to fit your description. (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24525.1
Yes, Rick is correct based on your description. And yes by Bob Jackman #24525.1.1
Definitely Bucciali. Both Ilario and Ixo have released models of this one-off. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24525.1.2
PIc 1932 Buccialli TAV 16 Saoutchik ? Western Models kit 022 by Jacques Roest #24525.2
So, John, did we answer your question? Is that what you have? (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24525.3
Buc Rims and Tires by John Daniels #24525.3.1
Anyone remember the manufacturer of a 1:43 Packard Station Sedan in blue? by Brian Cox #24524
Guess you mean Matrix (Pics)... by Ralf Buyer #24524.1
Bingo! That's the one. Thanks! (EOM) by Brian Cox #24524.1.1
Packard by Roger Kimber #24524.1.1.1
If you can find one, buy it. A magnificent model. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24524.2
More pics by Harvey Goranson #24524.2.1
I found one in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada... by Brian Cox #24524.3
I wonder why several models by Matrix are relisted whit other colors and others not !! (EOM) by renato camesasca #24524.3.1
Aretha Franklin, R.I.P., ... by Lloyd Mecca #24523
A "Respect" ful tribute to a great lady! I've been driving to her voice all morning. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24523.1
Loved her music. A true loss to the music world. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #24523.2
"Freeway of Love", a staple of any car-song collection by Mark Lampariello #24523.3
In hindsight I was privledged to meet her when she came to Cleveland back in the mid sixties by Tom Ciryak #24523.4
For the Packard lovers - some great images by Ken Smith #24522
Thanks, Ken. Great pictures, especially the ads. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24522.1
We lost something when we lost Packard. (EOM) by Robert Jacobs #24522.2
Can you imagine what it would be like if A-C-D were still around? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24522.2.1
I have been around the Packard test track oval... by Brian Cox #24522.3
Brian, sounds really special. Did you have seatbelts on? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24522.3.1
When the Packard was restored NO seatbelts were installed. (EOM) by Brian Cox #24522.3.1.1
Brian, thanks. Watched a point of view (passenger) video of this or similar car on the streets by Randall Olson #24522.
Can I search through the Forum's archives for by Mark Lampariello #24521
I don't know if there is a formal search procedure for doing that, but ... by Graeme Ogg #24521.1
I agree. It's kind of clumsy, but that's how I do it, including one search just a few days ago. by David Holcombe #24521.1.1
Try this search procedure. by Jay Golan #24521.2
Great hint: Use site: as a keyword search modifier in google! (no spaces) (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24521.2.1
PICS - Maserati Quattroporte II by BoS Models (and all family members) by Keko Romero #24520
Fine looking family, sir. Thanks for sharing pics. (EOM) by David Crowe #24520.1
How about a 50-year old Quattroporte - with everything open? by Harvey Goranson #24520.2
It looks like new Harv!!! by Keko Romero #24520.2.1
The most exiting of all the Quattroportes IMO. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #24520.2.2
Happy Birthday Randall! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24519
Yes, Happy Birthday to you! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24519.1
Many happy returns for the day Randall. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #24519.2
Happy Birthday Randall! (EOM) by John Merritt #24519.3
Thanks, Guys for the nice thoughts! (EOM) by Randall Olson #24519.4
Happy Birthday Randall!!! by Keko Romero #24519.5
And another year of happy collecting! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24519.6
In Remembrance of Wayne Moyer -links by Karl Schnelle #24518
A great tribute ! Excellent articles linked there, Karl. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #24518.1
Thank you, Karl. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24518.2
Many thanks Karl (EOM) by John Roberts #24518.3
Thanks Karl. Having met Wayne at the Countryside show by Bob Jackman #24518.4
Thanks Karl - I was proud to have known Wayne. by Ken Smith #24518.5
Wayne had started to make a few refinished Brooklins (pic) by Harvey Goranson #24518.6
Karl, great articles about (and by) a man who was a significant presence in our Hobby (EOM) by Randall Olson #24518.7
Thinking about transitioning out of some 1:43 collection, as I've started collecting by Greg Johnston #24517
Sorry to hear that we might be losing you as a mamber of by Bob Jackman #24517.1
I will not cease to be a member, as there are some cars I would never by Greg Johnston #24517.1.1
I'm sure the forum community would like to see some of your items by John Quilter #24517.2
Greg, you will have to accept that resellers are most likely to buy them. by David Crowe #24517.3
Well I see that r***r got all eleven Motor City '56 Chevrolets for $5900.00 by Curtis Parisi #24516
Same values as ten years ago. (EOM) by Shel Platt #24516.1
Yes. Was very surprising to see the standard plum/ivory 2dr ht go for $650+ by Randall Olson #24516.1.1
And that is very impressive! (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24516.1.2
Its an auction site. You either have the money to win it or you don't. Sharing has nothing to do... by Lloyd Mecca #24516.2
Excellent point ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #24516.2.1
Obviously sharing has nothing to do with it and money talks. I just think by Curtis Parisi #24516.2.2
A fool and his money are soon parted, Curtis. by John Kuliak #24516.2.2.1
Just like in the full size car auctions - There is some "Silly Money" out there! (EOM) by Ken Smith #24516.
Do you know the guy making you qualified to call him crazy? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #24516.
Perhaps not crazy, but I dont think I'd ask him for any investment advise (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24516.
On the other hand, perhaps he made so much money off his investments that he can spend wildly;<) (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #24516.
Its an auction site. You either have the money to win it or you don't. Sharing has nothing to do... by Lloyd Mecca #24516.3
Looks to me like he's cornering the market on what's available for investment down the road? (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24516.4
It was perplexing. I was very active in this auction even bidding highly on a few by Randall Olson #24516.5
Is it possible this was a shill auction? by Harvey Goranson #24516.5.1
I was thinking the same thing Harvey. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24516.5.1.1
81% of his bids in the last 30 days were with this seller. He won all 18 MCUSA cars with 18 bids by Randall Olson #24516.
I think the person was bent on having them all and to insure this he by Curtis Parisi #24516.
Curtis, yes. Could you imagine two bidders using this approach in the same auctions! by Randall Olson #24516.
I am convinced that it is for a collectors association by Denis Auber #24516.6
That is interesting. Denis, you sound very sure of this? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24516.6.1
Not 100% Randall ,but I would not be surprised by Denis Auber #24516.6.1.1
Thanks, Denis. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24516.
Or he just like Chebbies! (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #24516.6.2
I believe this is more the case. I don't think that an association or museum would by Curtis Parisi #24516.6.2.1
He not only likes Chebbies but he's knowledgeable. by Randall Olson #24516.
Wonder if he (she?) looks in here to see what we're saying? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24516.
I wonder...da-da-DA...Could he/she be one of us? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24516.
Karl - You need another one of these (like a hole in the head?) by Harvey Goranson #24515
You are bad bad bad bat bat bat... bizarre bat 5 by Karl Schnelle #24515.1
Boy does that bring back memories! Somewhere around 1960 by Don Anderson #24515.1.1
nice to see other B.A.T. fans.....[PIC] by Richard Sufficool #24515.2
A word of thanks to John Rafert. (pic) A few days ago, John recommended by David Holcombe #24514
It looks like a fascinating book and the model by Mike DeTorrice #24514.1
You are welcome. (EOM) by John Rafert #24514.2
Thanks for the headsup - just ordered a copy on eBay! (EOM) by Ken Smith #24514.3
I dare not put another offensive car on this Forum - will stick to safe items like Corvettes. by Harvey Goranson #24514.4
Personally, I find the number 57 distasteful, too much a reminder of ketchup! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24514.4.1
Ha, John ! I wonder what the other 56 varieties by Mike DeTorrice #24514.4.1.1
Too funny...the driver's name is Dave Heinz. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24514.4.1.2
Hmm....I never caught that! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24514.
LOL ! Now Harv, I think perhaps by Mike DeTorrice #24514.4.2
And God forbid our racing replicas have period-correct cigarette ads on them! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24514.4.2.1
Or, worse yet, beer companies! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24514.
Thanks for the laugh, Harvey. Keep it up and I'll loan you my dog. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24514.4.3
EMC Horch 853 top up - top down... by Joop Gisbers #24513
Not a car in my ken, but I see a variety available on the 'bay, by David Holcombe #24513.1
Matrix did it awhile back but I’d bet it would be difficult to find. (EOM) by John Rafert #24513.2
This is the one Joop wants David (sorry, a bit out of focus) by Harvey Goranson #24513.3
PICS: A few more by John Kuvakas #24513.3.1
Whew! (EOM) by David Holcombe #24513.3.1.1
On pins and needles waiting for Sergio to reveal his four upcoming GM subjects. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24512
+1 Can't wait to know. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24512.1
Dear Mark Lampariello, soon, very soon!!!!!! Best regards! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24512.2
PICS - Did somebody mention Checkers? Victory Models issued 3 different ones from the pre-boxy era by Randall Olson #24511
No, but I wish I did. They look great! (EOM) by John Merritt #24511.1
Pics; Not the Victory, but the 3 1949 Brooklin versions by Jacques Roest #24511.2
I do have these three. They are very nice. (EOM) by John Merritt #24511.2.1
I have the top one. by Richard Nosker #24511.3
Oh no, more to search for! They look really nice and I have a thing for taxis. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24511.4
PIC - Just posted for Auction - first Brooklin Models Packard #6a as patterned by Julian Stewart by Randall Olson #24509
Nice set, Randall, and it's my favorite Packard model. Is yours marked "JS77"?(pic) by David Holcombe #24509.1
For many years, John Hammick had a a 5,000 model museum there. by Dick Browne #24509.1.1Moderator
Yes I was there at that time Dick. Did the Avon River dinner cruise (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24509.1.1.1
Pics : we were there in 2004 30 years Brooklin by Jacques Roest #24509.1.1.2
Great pictures from 2004 by Al Stack #24509.
OMG...I have no pics of this so thank you! I was young once! Lol. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24509.
Great pics. Great reminder (EOM) by John Scrivens #24509.
I was there with the BCC by John Scrivens #24509.1.1.3
I can send lots of pictures from the 2004 anniversary via Wetransfer by Jacques Roest #24509.
Yes it certainly was the high point......what a great bunch of people! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24509.
This stands for Julian Stewart 1977... by John Roberts #24509.1.2
Latest Duesenberg from Matrix by Harvey Goranson #24508
A Forum member mentioned once that the red light was for parades??? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24508.1
I remember that, but was that this one or the black/white speedster? Maybe both.... (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24508.1.1
I believe it was the all white car. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24508.1.1.1
no mention of the red light, but it is there! -links by Karl Schnelle #24508.1.2
I knew we just talked about this! (my poor memory) -link by Karl Schnelle #24508.1.2.1
They are doing the Bo Jangles Duesenberg in September, I think. (EOM) by John Rafert #24508.2
Well my house welcomed three new Cadillac models to the entourage yesterday... by John Merritt #24507
John - I wondered about that too when mine arrived. by Harvey Goranson #24507.1
Just double checked mine.....you're right. I thought it was black but no. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24507.1.1
John, I look forward to your pictures of the Brooklin ‘47. Cadillac series 75 limousine. by David Knight #24507.2
That is my intention. I hoped to get them taken today, but it rained. by John Merritt #24507.2.1
You mean, John, your work takes precedence over posting pictures of thoroughbred automobiles by David Knight #24507.2.1.1
LOL! Actually today was yard work. I hoped to get them done after, but rained instead. (EOM) by John Merritt #24507.
The first Jaguar . . . well, maybe. (PICs) The SS 1 by Western Models. by David Holcombe #24506
My collection has this and the saloon version but I'm still by John Quilter #24506.1
Being unfamiliar with it, I checked. I think you're right about "too by David Holcombe #24506.1.1
Karl - Further to Post 24500.1.3, what was the criteria for a "novice" brand? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24505
I did not see a definition for that. So it's pretty loose. I will give them feedback. Of course, by Karl Schnelle #24505.1
Your feedback sent in and their comments back... by Karl Schnelle #24505.2
Sure thing Karl. Thanks for looking in to this. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24505.2.1
Hide the women and Children - the color is spreading! by Ken Smith #24504
Twilight Zone episode (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24504.1
The most wonderful thing about beauty is that it can strike at any moment. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24504.2
I knew you would appreciate this John! (EOM) by Ken Smith #24504.2.1
This is what you see if you do drugs, don't do drugs! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24504.3
Yikes! Quick everyone lock their doors. Don't look at it, and whatever you do, don't drive by there. by John Merritt #24504.4
OK, who bought all six 1962 Motor City Chevrolet Impalas for a total of $3400 on a certain by Curtis Parisi #24503
I was thinking the same thing re: the '56 and '62 Chevys on that site. by Jack Dodds #24503.1
A modern resin '62 would sure have an impact on those inflated values. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24503.1.1
I have been wanting a '62 Impala for many years, but can't by Ken Smith #24503.1.1.1
+1, now that he has a GM licence. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24503.
IMO Sergio would sell out '61 thru '64 Chevys very quickly. Can't miss! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24503.
Same for '61 to '64 Pontiac, Olds, Buick and Cadillac IMO. I would by Jack Dodds #24503.
Especially if he did the "bubble top" ones of '61 and '62. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24503.
I notice on one the price doubled from $330 to over $700 by John Quilter #24503.2
The new NEO '49 Packard Super Deluxe Club Sedan arrived. (PICs) by David Holcombe #24502
pic of Packard about flat surface ...Neo will be perfect... by renato camesasca #24502.1
sometimes neo build nice models and sometines not (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #24502.1.1
Well, it still looks good. Thanks for the photos. I will be putting this one on my list. (EOM) by John Merritt #24502.2
Mine arrives today - can't wait. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24502.3
I received the 49 Packard and 48 Chevy today and both are by Bob Jackman #24502.3.1
Received the Packard (outstanding) and the blue 58 Lincoln HT - gorgeous! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24502.3.1.1
Good to hear! NEO can be hit and miss for quality these days. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24502.3.1.2
Looks teriffic by Russ Rader #24502.4
Did I hear Western? Here are three oldies -all Alfa pics! by Karl Schnelle #24501
that's a really nice set! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #24501.1
I like these, even though I am not familiar with Alfas. I also by David Holcombe #24501.2
Thanks for your comments, guys! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24501.3
I feel very honored! by Sergio Goldvarg #24500
Please go vote - we have 3 categories -> www.modelcarhall.com by Karl Schnelle #24500.1
wow, dear Karl! I feel very honored, nominated together with such great names! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.1.1
Done. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #24500.1.2
Karl - You, as judge, must tell the powers in charge of a few ballot errors. by Harvey Goranson #24500.1.3
Got my votes (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #24500.1.4
Thanks, dear Tom Ciryak! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.1.4.1
Ser---Gee---O! Ser---Gee---O! Everybody! Ser---Gee---O! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24500.1.5
Dear John Kuvakas , I name you my Chief of Campaign!! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.1.5.1
Our first rally will be called "MRGA," making resin great again! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24500.
Lol. Great theme; it could catch on. Maybe get ball caps made. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24500.
I told you, dear John Kuvakas!!! you're very creative!!!!! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.
. (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.
Another vote for Sergio from Canada! Well deserved. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24500.1.6
Thanks so much,dear Jack Dodds!!! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.1.6.1
I voted for you, Sergio. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24500.2
Wow! thanks so much dear Mark! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.2.1
And another vote from the Netherlands (EOM) by Jacques Roest #24500.2.1.1
Thanks so much, dear Jacques Roest! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.
Another vote for Sergio from California! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #24500.2.2
Thanks so much, dear Curtis Parisi, very appreciated! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #24500.2.2.1
Speaking of old car model magazines, here is a 6-pp Brooklin article... by Karl Schnelle #24499
Good article, Karl, and thanks for posting it. I missed any mention of John's long by David Holcombe #24499.1
I have that article in mint condition also. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24499.2
Karl, Thanks for posting this article from 1998. This were the good Brooklin times by Jacques Roest #24499.3
Some VF models. All of these I have or had on my shelfs at some point. by Albert Kopans #24498
Albert, thanks for these. More VF issued than I thought. Do you recall where you got these? Dealers? (EOM) by Randall Olson #24498.1
All second-hand. I wasn't making enough when these were available at dealers. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #24498.1.1
Thanks for these, Albert. The Rolls Phantom has the same type of window frames by David Holcombe #24498.2
Here is a copy of the ad for Scottsdale Classics 1960 Eldorados by Mark Sweeney #24497
Western? They look more like 1/18 Maisto. (EOM) by Albert Kopans #24497.1
Mark, thanks for posting. Those look like Western Models. I had them in these very colours. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24497.2
I was just going to say that! (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24497.2.1
Thanks, all. I suspected these were not their own tooling. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24497.3
David Knight's comments on Ertl's Checker below made me look again at an old favorite: (pic) by David Holcombe #24496
Sold one of these a couple of weeks ago on eBay for $9.95. (EOM) by Ken Smith #24496.1
Nice model, David. It is a rarity that cars of that era are done. by David Knight #24496.2
Did you see the beautiful CON 1956 Desoto Firedome Seville finished in Pink and white on Buz's site? by Michel Lemieux #24495
PIC - Gorgeous work, Michel. The '55 DeSoto and Chrysler wagon by Randall Olson #24495.1
A beauty! Here is 91 pictures of the 1956 Desoto Firedome station wagon. by Michel Lemieux #24495.1.1
Great picture site, these are what you need if doing a custom model conversion (EOM) by John Quilter #24495.1.1.1
I just happen to have a '56 Desoto wagon and by John Quilter #24495.2
I take my hat off to you John. Working with hard mazak is very difficult I find (EOM) by John Roberts #24495.2.1
Wow! It's really successful and very beautiful. by Michel Lemieux #24495.2.2
+1 Would love to see a '55 DeSoto station wagon! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24495.3
Here's a pic of the plum/lavender version. by Harvey Goranson #24495.4
This is one of my favorite color combinations for the by Alex Taylor #24495.4.1
It's the Conquest Michel referred to above. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24495.4.1.1
Gorgeous cars. John Q, they look like factory-made! (EOM) by Randall Olson #24495.4.2
[PICS] 1975 Ford Landau from Ace Models by Graeme Ogg #24494
Based on a Torino or full size Ford? (EOM) by Joe Libricz #24494.1
Click on the live link at the bottom of my post for the details. by Graeme Ogg #24494.1.1
Graeme, yet another informative and fascinating article. Thanks. Interesting to see that by Randall Olson #24494.2
Thanks. Just out of interest ... by Graeme Ogg #24494.2.1
p.s. And I just KNEW that roofline reminded me of something! by Graeme Ogg #24494.2.1.1
Nice catch. What an interesting profile. Clearly see '72 Torino rear, '72 LTD front by Randall Olson #24494.
Pics: Checker Taxi, an American classic by Ertl by David Knight #24493
Pic: And Where was one there usually was a fleet. by David Knight #24493.1
And I wanted a variation by John Quilter #24493.2
Very well done, John! Are those conversions done by Quilter Coachworks? by David Knight #24493.2.1
The Marathon wagon is an Ertl conversion, the 8 door by John Quilter #24493.2.1.1
There are plenty of different Checkers available. Greenlight is good for the price. by Bob Kleven #24493.2.1.2
Ixo made a NYC version too (#CLC020). It's listed as an '82. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24493.
I have 4 of these - New York, San Francisco, Dallas and Chcago. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24493.3
small story by Zack Cutler #24493.4
Great story, Zack. I can completely identify with you. by David Knight #24493.4.1
Has anyone ever heard of Scottsdale Classics diecast? I was reading a 20 year old car magazine by Mark Sweeney #24491
No. Never saw one either. Hopefully someone can check Jerry Rettig's books. by Randall Olson #24491.1
Not listed in Jerry's book. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24491.1.1
Mark, I think these were made for PlayToy a Belgium model car store …. by Chris Sweetman #24491.2
Brianza did make a nice resin '58. Not sure about the '59. Pix of the ad may help this research. by Randall Olson #24491.2.1
These were 1960s instead of 1959s, my mistake. See pic of ad in post above. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24491.3
PICS:Photo Essay on Brooklin's Packard limo by John Kuvakas #24490
Beautiful job on this car John! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24490.1
Great! Thanks for the pictures, too. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24490.2
That is magnificent. John did an outstanding job on it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24490.3
He certainly did! Beautiful limo. (EOM) by Rick Thompson #24490.3.1
Wow! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #24490.4
Beautiful it is very different than black. (EOM) by Michel Lemieux #24490.4.1
Lovely model. The colours transform an already terrific replica. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24490.5
What a beauty ! A very classy model and automobile. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #24490.6
Forgive me if this is not the place for this. by Zack Cutler #24489
I advise against ordering for presale items. by David Crowe #24489.1
+1 Agree totally....best to wait. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24489.1.1
Thank you! :) (EOM) by Zack Cutler #24489.1.1.1
They would usually show up on 'epay' when they are released so watch there for them... (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24489.2
Or use Google to find all the dealers plus epay plus Amazon. by Harvey Goranson #24489.2.1
(PICS) VF Catalog... by Lloyd Mecca #24488
Man - check out those prices. If it had a price, then it was made, do you think? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24488.1
Almost none of them were made! Just a handful of the many listed. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24488.1.1
Hmm....wonder if anyone put a deposit on the "Chrysler" Stratus. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24488.2
Or a Cadillac Allante or Catera....... (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24488.2.1
I have seen Allantes (Indy Pace Car) and 1964 Lincoln limousine in person. by David Crowe #24488.3
Many thanks, Lloyd. Your files really give us insight into this attempt at by David Holcombe #24488.4
Interesting Lloyd, what year was that flyer from? (EOM) by Dick Browne #24488.5Moderator
Dick, that was from 1997. (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #24488.5.1
Tie me to the mast and place beeswax in my ears.... by Randall Olson #24488.6
Well said, Randall. Thank you. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24488.6.1
I have one; the Cadillac The Rancher with the bull-horn on the hood.(PIC) by Joop Gisbers #24488.6.1.1
David, you are welcome. (EOM) by Randall Olson #24488.6.1.2
The only models I have seen (or owned) by VF include... by Lloyd Mecca #24488.7
I remember this list, always having high hopes about the promised Buick Centurion coupe (PIC), which by Brian Laurance #24488.8
(PICS) A follow-on to the VF string below... by Lloyd Mecca #24487
$1 for them to tell you what they are selling! How times have changed! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #24487.1
Cash, check, or money order. No stamps. Send S.A.S.E. (EOM) by David Crowe #24487.1.1
Just a small personal note on the VF story by Graeme Ogg #24487.2
Thank you, gentlemen. Your good information and pictures practically by David Holcombe #24487.2.1
Does anyone have the Matrix Brooks Stevens Cord L-29? by Paul Rouffa #24486
photo at Legacy -pic by Karl Schnelle #24486.1
Cord by Roger Kimber #24486.2
Thanks Roger, please post when you get it by Paul Rouffa #24486.2.1
Here's mine (218 of 408). by Harvey Goranson #24486.3
Thanks Harvey, I'm planning on those. (EOM) by Paul Rouffa #24486.3.1
Cord by Roger Kimber #24486.3.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '49 Chrysler by John Merritt #24485
My Aunt Margaret who lived in Salem, Massachusetts had one of these. by David Knight #24485.1
Have had this beautiful model for at least 5 years, one of my favorite by Alex Taylor #24485.2
I have this one. Just a marvel of outstanding detail. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24485.3
And for a more common '49, there's the 4 door sedan by John Quilter #24485.4
John, it now occurs to me what you are refering to, although it has by Alex Taylor #24485.4.1
PICs - From My Collection - '42 Chrysler by John Merritt #24484
One of my all-time favorites! (EOM) by David Holcombe #24484.1
I also have this model. Think mine is about a tone darker. by Alex Taylor #24484.2
Yes, mine is much darker. Love this wagon. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24484.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - '41 Packard by John Merritt #24483
Wow, that’s a real beauty!, (EOM) by David Vandermeer #24483.1
I have this one in white. It is superb. Wish Esval could produce more cars. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24483.2
Perfect color for this car IMO. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #24483.3
A/E , Neo Green 1976 Cadillac Coupe De Ville by MICHAEL SPITZER #24482
Chrysler ST Special Ghia -links by Karl Schnelle #24481
I have this one. It's gorgeous. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24481.1
I have it as well. I really like it. (EOM) by John Merritt #24481.2
Does anyone know if a model of the 1957 Chrysler Boano was ever produced? Saw this car in an old by Mark Sweeney #24480
The 1:1 (pic) & more by David Holcombe #24480.1
I seriously doubt it. (EOM) by Dick Browne #24480.1.1Moderator
I couldn't find anything either. Would be a good subject for Matrix. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #24480.1.1.1
Wow! The Chrysler is a real beauty. IMO. (EOM) by Brian Cox #24480.1.2
Harvey and I saw the Lincoln at the Frist Museum a few years ago! -pic by Karl Schnelle #24480.1.3
I can't think why Karl took that particular image....it'll come to me. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24480.1.3.1
What an incredible exhibit that was! (EOM) by Ed Glorius #24480.1.3.2
[PICS] Just for a bit of amusement. Identification? Origin? by Graeme Ogg #24479
Chicago's south side in the 1970's? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24479.1
There's a bit more to it than just a location. The car? (EOM) by Graeme Ogg #24479.1.1
A Cadillac front clip and a Ford Maverick rear body? The all by Lloyd Mecca #24479.1.1.1
Well, close. But the Maverick didn't come with that rear bustle. by Graeme Ogg #24479.
Because of my recent addition of the Kaiser Carabela, I have looked by David Holcombe #24479.
The last picture is of an IKA Torino from Brazil by John Quilter #24479.
It was built in Brazil. Lots of interesting cars here... by Sergio Luis Santos #24479.2
Thank you, Sergio. I have been searching for such a site. (EOM) by David Holcombe #24479.2.1
PIC - New in my collection by Keko Romero #24478
Great color on the Triumph and the Maserati is quite impressive ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #24478.1
Not so sure the PI was done in these colours. Maz? Chris? Any thoughts?? (EOM) by John Roberts #24478.1.1
My 1966 Triumph 2000 US brochure shows a light blue car by John Quilter #24478.1.1.1
Very interesting. I don't believe I've seen them before. (EOM) by John Merritt #24478.2
I think this had much Citroen running gear and was front drive (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #24478.3
I think you may be thinking of the Citroen SM Mark... by John Roberts #24478.3.1
PIC: Citroen SM, another one I'd give my eye teeth for by John Kuvakas #24478.3.1.1
Had a ride in one once. Frightened me to death!... mind you by John Roberts #24478.
Would that be "eye teeth" with free maintenance or fix it yourself John? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #24478.
Hmmm. Think I'd have to insist on free maintenance. I've heard stories! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #24478.
According to this Maser site he mentions FWD, and lack of drivetrain hump. by Mark Lampariello #24478.3.1.2
Maserati Quattroporte II by Keko Romero #24478.
I didn't know that! Just shows there is always something new to learn (EOM) by John Roberts #24478.

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