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Pics : 1958 Pontiac Parisienne convertible by Denis Auber #26717
I still buy a toy now and then - just received this Corgi from an auction in Illinois. by Harvey Goranson #26716
Pics :1958 Pontiac Bonneville by Conquest Models by Denis Auber #26715
Good looking, great colors. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #26715.1
I have the convertible. The finish is spectacular and interior detail is over-the-top good. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26715.2Zone Diplomat
Definitely one of my favorite cars and models. I have the hardtop by Bob Jackman #26715.3
The '58 Pontiac is definitely my favorite...I have ten of 'em, including all the Brooklin by Rick Thompson #26715.3.1
PICs - From My Collection - '58 Pontiac by John Merritt #26714
Nice! I have the NEO turquoise and white wagon of this car. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26714.1
Weit the next in copper.... (EOM) by renato camesasca #26714.2
Nice , but the 1958 Bonnevilles of Brooklin were not bad at all too by Jacques Roest #26714.3
You are right, here's mine (pic) by John Merritt #26714.3.1
I have the Neo pictured above along with the station wagon by Bob Jackman #26714.3.1.1
I love my Parisienne - plus I bought the BRK pace car years ago that someone had foiled. by Harvey Goranson #26714.3.1.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '56 Buick by John Merritt #26713
Is it me.....Or does the roofline look wrong like it's been chopped (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26713.1
Well, not "chopped" exactly ... by Graeme Ogg #26713.1.1
I also have that model and think it’s the best one Brooklin has ever done. (EOM) by Lou Petrucci #26713.1.1.1
+1 (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26713.1.1.1.1
One of the best Brooklin Models, I am very glad with my model. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26713.2
That looks great to me. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26713.3
Tom I don't get that impression but we all see thing differently. by Bob Jackman #26713.4
I await the tri-tone with great interest. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26713.5
original 1951 Fraser top up. by Paul Patterson #26712
Before the Citroën craze goes away... (pics) by Jani Bodmann #26711
PIC - That's pretty wild. I like the 1960 Plymouth-style taillights, too by Randall Olson #26711.1
I like those '55-'56 Packard taillights! by David Holcombe #26711.2
Oops! Sorry, Randall. I guess different eyes and memories see different things. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26711.2.1
David, I thnk so! But we did see fins for sure. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26711.2.1.1
Funny Auto bus. French Coach builders made lots of grazy and funny buses and vans (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26711.3
Pics : 1958 Plymouth Western Models by Denis Auber #26710
Nice car, is this a new WMCE or a refreshed/repainted enhanced Western? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26710.1
Thank you Jacques by Denis Auber #26710.1.1
Austin Maestro (1984) new to my collection by John Quilter #26709
Can an MG version be far behind? Not a genuine Abingdon product though... (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26709.1
Nice model, good for the Anglo car fans. On their website, I saw 3 models . by Jacques Roest #26709.2
Diorama auction question. Should I do it? by Randall Olson #26708
A couple of Willyses (Wilis-es, Willezes?) by Harvey Goranson #26707
I've got the Willys, too! (EOM) by John Kuliak #26707.1
Sounds like a case of the heebie jeebies! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26707.1.1Zone Diplomat
Better than the boogie woogie flu ! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26707.1.1.1
Richard Grover of the Willys Story site says of the pronunciation: by David Holcombe #26707.2
Thank you for this post David! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26707.2.1
I have a Willy and don't need 2 Willys....I don't see a problem here...... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26707.2.2
Pics: More Citroën , last part 3 by Jacques Roest #26706
A Cyclops, Playboy Bunny and Plaid upholstery....awesome models! by Randall Olson #26706.1
The old Norevs were toys after all - my MG 1100 dates back to 1965. by Harvey Goranson #26706.1.1
Harv, would these be 1:43? Were they the same scale as Dinky and Corgi Toys (EOM) by Randall Olson #26706.1.1.1
Randall, Norev were 1:43rd scale. Corgi and Dinky scales were all over…. by Chris Sweetman #26706.1.1.1.1
Plus the Spot-On/late Dinky toys were 1:42. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26706.1.1.1.1.1
Indeed Harv as were Corgi Toys Mini’s they produced in the 1960’s. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #26706.1.1.1.1.1.1
Funny you should mention those Chris - just today an auction win arrived. by Harvey Goranson #26706.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
Randall, collecting 1/43 modelcars in the 50ies and 60ies were only available most Dinkies, Corgi, by Jacques Roest #26706.1.2
The old plastic Norevs had yellow headlights, so typically French. by Harvey Goranson #26706.1.2.1
Fine pictures of good old model cars. Thanks for posting them. I like the old toy cars, by David Holcombe #26706.2
I remember! Thanks everyone for your fascinating info. I started in the early 60s collecting Dinky by Randall Olson #26706.2.1
Corgi went to 1:36 in the 70's, after their fidelity nose-dived with Whizz-wheels. by Harvey Goranson #26706.2.1.1
I was a teen by then and my interests had changed (girls, music, girls..). The Dinky that by Randall Olson #26706.2.1.1.1
I have the Fury - it's 1:42. Just looks big since it's a big car. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26706.2.1.1.1.1
Pics: LCD Range Rover in white delivered today by David Knight #26705
I do like it white. Very nice. (EOM) by John Merritt #26705.1
By now you must have a fleet of SUV's (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26705.2
Which makes SUV do you have? I have seen Subaru, Nissan, Landrover in your posts (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26705.3
Pics: Jacques, my 1:1 scale SUV is a 2014 Subaru Forester. by David Knight #26705.3.1
. (EOM) by David Knight #26705.3.2
Double post, sorry! Can’t delete it. (EOM) by David Knight #26705.3.2.1
But you can edit it - down to just a period "." We all know what that means by now. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26705.3.2.1.1
David, We have the Subaru in common. Here in the Netherlands only the 2,0 ltr is available. Pix our by Jacques Roest #26705.3.2.2
Malatesta Packard Moving Van and many more trucks by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26704
Here it is resized. by John Kuvakas #26704.1Zone Diplomat
Resized photos and miscellaneous by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26704.1.1
Yes, I see what you mean, Ray. My apologies. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26704.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
Another thing we need to keep in mind, is that people have their screen 'Zoom' settings to by BenD Lampson #26704.1.1.1.1
Raymond, ABS stands for Acryl Butadeen Styrene it is a better Styrene by Jacques Roest #26704.1.1.2
But wasn't there also a UK white metal producer called ABS? by Harvey Goranson #26704.1.1.2.1
I think ABS may be Adrian Swain, another player ... by John Roberts #26704.1.1.2.1.1
Of the meager number of kits I've held onto, the Auto Replicas Amilcar Italiana is one. by Harvey Goranson #26704.1.1.2.1.1.1
I have the kit for the full version and the chassis.... by John Roberts #26704.1.1.2.1.1.1.1
Being a retired fire protection engineer Ray, I'm a big fan of fire trucks too. by Harvey Goranson #26704.2
Fire Trucks by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26704.2.1
There is a guy living about two miles from me you would love to meet. by Harvey Goranson #26704.2.1.1
A few years ago I had all my fire apparatus on display. by Harvey Goranson #26704.2.1.2
MORE PIX - Bulldog and Packard E Moving Van and Duesenbergs by Randall Olson #26704.3
(PIC) and the 1:1... by Lloyd Mecca #26704.4
Thank you, Raymond, for starting and continuing a fine post discussion. I by David Holcombe #26704.5
By all means a very interesting thread that I enjoyed reading and seeing the pics (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26704.5.1
+1 (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26704.5.1.1
+2 (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26704.5.1.1.1
+3! (EOM) by John Roberts #26704.5.1.1.1.1
Forum stories by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26704.5.1.1.1.1.1
I agree completely (EOM) by John Roberts #26704.5.1.1.1.1.1.1
Surprized there was a business for dead storage of automobiles (EOM) by John Quilter #26704.6
Probably the predecessor to the self-storage units that are everywhere today. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26704.6.1
Randy, you mentioned Colin Flannery in an earlier post... by John Roberts #26703
Hi, John. Not sure about those, Buccaneer and Minimarque yes. See Ray's post above. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26703.1
Pics More Citroën part 2. See for Part 1 Post 26685 by Jacques Roest #26702
Jacques, quite the collection! I only had the Du Bray 1928. Perhaps a little by Randall Olson #26702.1
Randall thanks for your comment. I sold them all except the 1939 Black by Jacques Roest #26702.1.1
I just sold the last of my Dubrays recently. Prices haven't changed much. by Harvey Goranson #26702.1.1.1
Dubray Citroens.... by John Roberts #26702.1.1.1.1
Are these plastic or resin? Are the photos recent? by John Kuvakas #26702.1.1.1.2Zone Diplomat
John Kuvakas, the pictures are not recent. Some of those models are sold by Jacques Roest #26702.1.1.1.2.1
Pics made in April John, then sold this summer, along with a Peugeot 402. by Harvey Goranson #26702.1.1.1.2.2
Thanks, Harve. I know some of the guys who collect 1:24 have some reservations about resin by John Kuvakas #26702.1.1.1.2.2.1Zone Diplomat
And I have Fadini resin models 40+ years still in perfect shape. by Harvey Goranson #26702.1.1.1.2.2.1.1
I've seen a few 1/43 Franklin Mint models that have fallen victim as well. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26702.1.1.1.2.2.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
Thank you, Jacques, for sharing your fine collection. Here are two from my shelves. (pic) by David Holcombe #26702.2
David, in Part 3 I will show this RAMI too by Jacques Roest #26702.2.1
Jewel headlights, just like my old Corgies! (EOM) by Randall Olson #26702.2.1.1
These type jewels for headlamps are easily available by John Quilter #26702.2.1.1.1
David, those are neat. Perfect bright colours that make them...."jaunty". (EOM) by Randall Olson #26702.2.2
Wonderful Jacques! (EOM) by John Roberts #26702.3
Renato, I’ve just found a better view of the continental kit on a convertible I built recently. by John Ellis #26701
Many thanx John for your pic. Is this Continental kit built from yourself ? (EOM) by renato camesasca #26701.1
Continental kit by John Ellis #26701.1.1
Renato Camesasca by John Ellis #26700
Rare models by an old friend by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26699
I've had two versions of this model. You're right, it is amazing! Let's see more, Ray. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26699.1Zone Diplomat
How many different Malatesta trucks did Briggs make? (EOM) by David Crowe #26699.2
He also made a 1922 Packard E Moving Van. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26699.2.1
That's the one I was thinking of in my post below. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26699.2.1.1
I noticed it first time around, but neglected to follow up. Please. More! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26699.3
PICs Here is a truck collector... by Ralf Buyer #26699.4
Very nice work Ralf (EOM) by John Roberts #26699.4.1
Great model Ray! Also good menories of Richard too... by John Roberts #26699.5
Sorry I missed your last post. Please continue with trucks! I have many in my collection. (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26699.6
I posted this recently Ray. I also remember the Malateata moving van. by Harvey Goranson #26699.7
I have that truck too...it's an absolutely wonderful example of 1:43 craftsmanship. by Scott Brown #26699.8
Colin Flannery's work? I had this one & a prototype of the Packard E van. One of the most detailed by Randall Olson #26699.9
Definitely would like to see more pictures. I have quite a few pickup as well as transporters in my by Tom Ciryak #26699.10
Mack AC Bulldog by Skip Johnson #26699.11
PICs - From My Collection - '29 Packard by John Merritt #26698
Looks real, John.This is a great replica. Neo should have you photograph their models. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26698.1
Wow, what a beauty. Very nice ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26698.2
John, I just checked mine to see if it was the same. Your pictures by David Holcombe #26698.3
Pics: John and David, I agree with David for 100%. Your photo's are sublime by Jacques Roest #26698.3.1
Well Jacques, on my monitor your model and mine look the same. by John Merritt #26698.3.1.1
I agree also. Great photos of a fabulous car! (EOM) by John Ellis #26698.3.2
Randall's suggestion that Neo should have John take pictures of by Bob Jackman #26698.4
Thank-you all for the kind words. I really appreciate it. It makes me very happy to be able to share by John Merritt #26698.5
Wow..Great Pictures by dean paolucci #26698.5.1
Sure. In these photos, it is an old Sony Cyber-shot (EOM) by John Merritt #26698.5.1.1
Thanks! (EOM) by dean paolucci #26698.5.1.1.1
(Pics) 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300c W186 by Maxichamps by Jani Bodmann #26697
Great lineup of German dreadnoughts! (EOM) by Russ Rader #26697.1
I really like the 300c, but all the models look great together. (EOM) by John Merritt #26697.2
A fine concentration of MBs. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26697.3
Jani, in the line up is a black 300, is that a 300d or 300w? Here pictures of by Jacques Roest #26697.4
Can't say I've ever heard of a 300w. by Jani Bodmann #26697.4.1
PICS - Some new diorama shots by Keko Romero #26696
Wow something for everyone. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26696.1
Beautiful model. A very large range. (EOM) by John Merritt #26696.2
Nice! Even a Schuco Goggomobile with trailer? (EOM) by Randall Olson #26696.3
Yes, you're right (EOM) by Keko Romero #26696.3.1
Re: GLM '56 Continental Mk. II HT....invite opinions on the "A" pillar height please. by Jack Dodds #26695
The whole greenhouse is a tad too tall and a tad too upright by Mark Lampariello #26695.1
Some items I am working on right now. by Sergio Goldvarg #26694
I'm drooling already! What are the wagons?? (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26694.1
Olds ...'62 ....I think. Love it and the Comet sedans. Thanks Sergio! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26694.1.1
Are the Buick Wildcat and Olds 98 still to come? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26694.2
No, Of course not. These newer projects supersede any & all prior announcements. by David Crowe #26694.2.1
??? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26694.2.1.1
Yes they are Mark. If you go to Goldvarg Models web site you will see the many by Jack Dodds #26694.2.2
Some subjects like his Nova have been delayed behind some gorgeous newer efforts. by Mark Lampariello #26694.2.2.1
Sergio, these look great models. by John Ellis #26694.3
Never done in 1:43....until now. Splendid as ever. Thanks for bringing these into our world, Sergio. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26694.4
+1 Agree. Your vision for the model world is very much appreciated. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26694.4.1
Pic's New entry Plymouth by Neo by renato camesasca #26693
I ordered one of these - still waiting for it. Quirky and cool. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26693.1
Very nice model by Keko Romero #26693.2
I like the setting too. I think this is based on the BoS. Its a good model. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26693.3
And I really like the dog's point of view. Very creative! (EOM) by Don Anderson #26693.4
PICS - It is Opel's turn. Who likes Opels? by Randall Olson #26692
well, Arnold does... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #26692.1
Yes I like Opels. My family had some . My wife and I had lessons in the 1957 Opel Olympia by Jacques Roest #26692.2
Awesome! Thanks for those special photos. My replica Olympia looks like your family's (EOM) by Randall Olson #26692.2.1
Regarding Opels, I racall having heard a legendary story: by Alex Taylor #26692.2.2
Alex, I hadn't noticed the similarity before. Would look just like a Buick if one added by Randall Olson #26692.2.2.1
Randal, yes this sounds like a funny story, but I have noticed that by Alex Taylor #26692.2.2.1.1
Here's a Kadette by Tekno and a rally car I made from the Solido 70K kit. by Harvey Goranson #26692.3
and the 1958 Opel Record by Tekno! by Karl Schnelle #26692.3.1
John Ellis,please can You post a pic of the rear continental kit ? Thanks (EOM) by renato camesasca #26691
1956 Ford Fairlane by John Ellis #26690
Great work on that old Brooklin John! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26690.1
Good work, and you started with a fine model. Well done! ( And stay healthy, too.) (EOM) by David Holcombe #26690.2
Extraordinary ...its really amazing what you can do with these little cars by BenD Lampson #26690.3
Excellent work John. Keep the recovery going! (EOM) by John Roberts #26690.4
Beautiful job on a model that really needed it. All the best for a speedy recovery! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26690.5
Very nice! Your work shows what a great casting Brooklin had. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26690.6Zone Diplomat
The Ford really is a great casting. I have one redone by Fred Lewis in by Rick Thompson #26690.6.1
I'm also working on a colour change on the '56. Mandarin by Ken Spear #26690.7
John, stunning work! It is apparent that your ability to beautify was not affected. by Randall Olson #26690.8
Another example of Ellisification perfection. Superb John (EOM) by Mike Coupe #26690.8.1
Ford Fairlane by John Ellis #26690.8.2
Agree completely. Great work, great colors, and the connie kit is perfect on this one! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #26690.8.3
Have any of you purchased the IXO/Altaya 1965 Rambler Ambassador? I like the looks of the model but by Mark Sweeney #26689
I don't actually have one, but . . . by Graeme Ogg #26689.1
I have fond memories of our 1965 Rambler Classic. I'll need to look for that Renault/Rambler. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #26689.1.1
These usually show up on an unnamed French auction site by Jay Golan #26689.1.1.1
I bought it with those reservations. The wipers are of course too large by Jack Dodds #26689.2
+1 (EOM) by Skip Johnson #26689.2.1
Thanks, guys. I think I will take the leap. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26689.2.1.1
This one cries out for some photo etch wipers. They may be by John Quilter #26689.3
Thanks, John. It says 1/43 but I would ask before purchasing. I think I will order the model then by Mark Sweeney #26689.3.1
I have a couple and also have the Universal Hobby's Rambler. by Jay Golan #26689.4
PICs - From My Collection - '35 Pierce-Arrow by John Merritt #26688
I like this! More and more, I'm thinking that light colors show our by David Holcombe #26688.1
That's a nice one, John. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26688.2Zone Diplomat
Very nice John. I think this is the one Brooklin gave Dick... by John Roberts #26688.3
John, this is indeed a very special. The color suits best for this model by Jacques Roest #26688.4
Wow! That looks great in white. Superb pics, John. Congrats on snagging this one. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26688.5
Just a quick story on this Pierce-Arrow... by John Merritt #26688.6
that is really nice John, and I like the way you added the fact that it came from by BenD Lampson #26688.6.1
All my wife knows that I have way too many and she doesn’t understand why I need them. (EOM) by John Merritt #26688.6.1.1
The color really suits this one. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26688.7
My most sincere condolences to Karl Schnelle and his family upon the passing of his father. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26687
Thank you Harvey for letting us know. My condolences by Bob Jackman #26687.1
I empathize with the loss of a loved one. We give thanks for good memories, Karl. Please accept my by David Holcombe #26687.2
Karl ..... My sincerest condolences to you and your family. (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26687.3
So sorry for your loss, Karl. Our prayers are with you. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26687.3.1Zone Diplomat
My condolences on your loss. (EOM) by John Merritt #26687.4
Condolences to Karl and the family for their loss. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26687.5
Sending prayers to you and your family Karl....I lost my dad 2 years ago on my birthday, by BenD Lampson #26687.6
My thoughts are with you and yours. Tough times I remember well with my own Dad's passing (EOM) by John Roberts #26687.7
My condolences also. It's very difficult to lose a parent. My thoughts are with you, Karl. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26687.8
Mes condoléances, Karl. (EOM) by Michel Lemieux #26687.8.1
The oldest of my 1:43 collection is the RAMI section, dating to about 1970. (pics) by David Holcombe #26686
They might be the oldest vehicles, but not the oldest toys, right David? by Harvey Goranson #26686.1
I confess; you're right, Harvey. And there are even more of them now. To wit: (pic) by David Holcombe #26686.1.1
Now those are oldies! My oldest is the Tootsie Graham Paige. by Harvey Goranson #26686.1.1.1
And who made this sort of Model A Fordish cast iron toy? by John Quilter #26686.2
Looks like an A C Williams product to me. (pic) by David Holcombe #26686.2.1
Stories and history, Mack AC Bulldog,working truck by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26686.2.1.1
Pics: for Citroën lovers older Citroën models that are and were in my collection.part 1. by Jacques Roest #26685
If you get to the US Jacques, you must visit the Lane Museum in Nashville. by Harvey Goranson #26685.1
Looks good Harvey, what is that (trunks) on the front fenders of Traction Avant? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26685.1.1
The Traction is a gasogene car, powered by coal. One of the cylinders... by Harvey Goranson #26685.1.1.1
Thanks Harvey, this was done in the WWII in Europe (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26685.1.1.1.1
What a collection!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26685.2
Why I love the old HPI models and wish they were still being made - engine detail! by Harvey Goranson #26684
Not usually my type of model, but those look amazing. Even at a distance, by John Merritt #26684.1
Get outta here.. those are 1/43rd ?!!! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26684.1.1
Yep. Now you see why they are missed. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26684.1.1.1
I cannot believe the intricate detail in these models !! You are so lucky to have them. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26684.1.1.1.1
I have two in my collection. by Sergio Luis Santos #26684.2
Holy daily commuter cow! (EOM) by Richard Nosker #26684.3
PICS - Diorama: Mercedes-Benz Dealer, end of 60s decade by Keko Romero #26683
Another great set of photos! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26683.1Zone Diplomat
Many thanks John!! (EOM) by Keko Romero #26683.1.1
I love these...check out the fat guy and his large wife looking at the small 2 seater SL... by BenD Lampson #26683.2
Excellent! My collection is lacking Mercedes-Benz models, I think I may only have three or four. (EOM) by John Merritt #26683.3
A fine presentation! I like your use of the figures, too. (pic) Here is by David Holcombe #26683.4
Many thanks!!! by Keko Romero #26683.4.1
I wonder if BMW has yanked licencing for Rolls-Royce subjects. by Mark Lampariello #26682
1:18 not 1:43 by Stanton Lyman #26682.1
Not really big sellers, unfortunately.. by Robert Jacobs #26682.2
I think BMW have always appreciated the publicity value of good models ... by Graeme Ogg #26682.3
Question: who has a Dick Browne model, where do you live and what is the model? (pic) by BenD Lampson #26681
Neighbor by Stanton Lyman #26681.1
Howdy neighbor....right down 128 north (and south, because you know 128 goes both ways the same way) by BenD Lampson #26681.1.1
chat, get together by Stanton Lyman #26681.1.1.1
I am always interested in meeting other collectors....there aren't too many of us crazy people who by BenD Lampson #26681.1.1.1.1
I have 27 Dick Browne models in my collection now. I live in Michigan. (EOM) by John Merritt #26681.2
I can list them later, when I have access to my laptop (EOM) by John Merritt #26681.2.1
Only 27 John? and you don't know them all off the top of your head?...lol (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26681.2.1.1
You'd think so, but I guess my brain was fried cause I kept coming up short. LOL! (EOM) by John Merritt #26681.2.1.1.1
OK, here are the models I purchased from the Dick Browne auctions. by John Merritt #26681.2.1.2
WoW!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26681.2.1.2.1
I just picked up the HWT Dick Browne special Valiant. by John Kuvakas #26681.3Zone Diplomat
John, he must have really liked you! that Valiant was very special to him. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26681.3.1
We got along great. But the gift was the milk truck, not the Valiant. by John Kuvakas #26681.3.1.1Zone Diplomat
and I did not get a chance to congratulate you on your new position here...congrats!!! by BenD Lampson #26681.3.1.1.1
Thanks, Ben! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26681.3.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
Wasn't that Valiant Dicks first 1:1? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26681.3.1.1.2
I believe it was his first factory demo. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26681.3.1.1.2.1Zone Diplomat
Dick would offer me some of his review models now and then. by Harvey Goranson #26681.4
I have one in PA. The Brooklin 1950 Packard in dark blue. Love it. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26681.5
As of today I have 4 of his cars. Ohio (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26681.6
If anyone is interested in the new Esval models that just came out, please let me know. by Mark Sweeney #26680
Is this 'Duesenberg' sedan actually the prototype for the Cord 810 sedan? (EOM) by Richard Nosker #26680.1
It sure looks like it but I don't know. It comes in either open or closed headlights. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26680.1.1
Pic: It’s that time of year again. by David Knight #26679
Super comparison pictures. Anytime I think I miss snow, I by Bob Jackman #26679.1
Lol. You can't drive a '61 Vette in the snow Bob ! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26679.1.1
Jack, you can drive a 61 Vette in snow but it wouldn't be fun. by Bob Jackman #26679.1.1.1
Mine isn't a 61 but a 94 and it's been covered for the winter for a while now (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26679.1.1.1.1
Nice Tom, I love the LT1 powered C4's. I have a stroked LT1 383 1995 Trans Am by BenD Lampson #26679.1.1.1.1.1
Nice......Very nice (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26679.1.1.1.1.1.1
Nice pics and a reminder of what winter used to be. by Richard Nosker #26679.2
Exactly my thoughts as well, Richard. Some childhood memories remain intact. (EOM) by David Knight #26679.2.1
Pics: School Bus in the snow by David Knight #26679.2.1.1
Pics: Couldn’t resist posting these in eager anticipation of snow. by David Knight #26679.3
Snow? That's that white stuff, right? by Harvey Goranson #26679.4
Pic's Buick Brooklin image resize tests by renato camesasca #26678
Nice detail enhancement Renato. (EOM) by David Knight #26678.1
+1. I also like the background building. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26678.1.1
Proof that Chryslers have a great ride! (pic) by David Holcombe #26677
I like it. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26677.1
Quiz time! How many clues (spelled p-i-c-s) before you can identify this one. Enjoy! by David Holcombe #26676
Clue #2: by David Holcombe #26676.1
Clue #3: by David Holcombe #26676.1.1
Last chance: by David Holcombe #26676.1.1.1
Russian UAZ 469. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26676.2
Gosh, Curtis, you didn't even have to wait for clue #2. Congratulations! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26676.2.1
Clue #5...........call me stumped. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26676.3
I should have stayed up late - I knew this one. I have the same model in olive drab. by Harvey Goranson #26676.4
Heavy Metal Woodie Wagons by WMCE, Conquest and Brooklin (pics) by BenD Lampson #26675
Love seeing woodies. Nice collection. I have all these but I must say that the '47 Oldsmobile by Curtis Parisi #26675.1
+1. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26675.1.1
+2. Curtis's early comments were why I did not get the Olds. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26675.1.1.1
PICs Just some color variations... by Ralf Buyer #26675.2
I really like the blackwall tires on these. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26675.2.1
PIC Thanks, Jack. Sometimes I do it the other way round... by Ralf Buyer #26675.2.1.1
I had the metallic blue Western Buick, but then traded in for the Lexington Grey. by Harvey Goranson #26675.3
Beautiful! The models from Buz are really on a higher level. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #26675.3.1
+1 Agree. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26675.3.1.1
Generally speaking very nice but not the '47 Oldsmobile wagon. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26675.3.1.2
PICS. 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente at work. by Sergio Goldvarg #26674
It looks great so far Sergio...what made you choose to do this car? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26674.1
Dear BenD Lampson, by Sergio Goldvarg #26674.2
again a winner ! (EOM) by Michel Gouverneur #26674.2.1
Thank you Sergio...great car story! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26674.2.2
So happy to see this car being done; it is my fave year of Comet. by Jack Dodds #26674.3
great news by rodger marley #26674.4
Another cool car that I loved as a child by Marc Burba #26674.5
Sergio, I would buy every Comet made up to and including '67...FYI. by Jack Dodds #26674.6
I finally modeled my high school car, a '48 Mercury wagon. by Curtis Parisi #26673
1985 Honda CRX Si by John Kuliak #26673.1
I made a model of my 2nd car. by Harvey Goranson #26673.2
Beautiful work, Harvey. I really like your taillight modification. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26673.2.1
Nice model. I dove MGB's from '71 to '81. The first of the two replaced my woodie along by Curtis Parisi #26673.2.3
Wow, that wood structure detailing looks so real, Curtis. Brilliant. (EOM) by Scott Brown #26673.3
OK the real question is: do you still have and drive it? Here's mine by John Quilter #26673.4
No, long gone but I know where it is and it is now a street rod. not to my liking. I remember by Curtis Parisi #26673.4.1
Coincidentally, my Austin was purchased from Peninsula British Cars by John Quilter #26673.4.1.1
MG YT by Yuri Brickman #26672
Dave Gilbert (DG Models) made a top-up YT way back in the 1970s' by Harvey Goranson #26672.1
RAE made an MG YT tourer, but it's very difficult to find. by Scott Brown #26672.2
I'm told it's OK to post this now - GLM 1956 Cadillac CdV pink with WHITE roof. by Harvey Goranson #26671
Very nice! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26671.1
Looks good. Not aware of this one. Have the one w/black roof. (EOM) by John Merritt #26671.2
What a difference 38 years made. by Harvey Goranson #26671.3
150;00 for 56 cadillac GLM in 60ex not for me ! by Michel Gouverneur #26670
For this prize I only buy Brooklin in w/m.... (EOM) by renato camesasca #26670.1
Pics : 1950 Pontiac HT Motor City USA by Denis Auber #26669
Beautiful and one I do not have. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26669.1
Beautiful except for the incorrect backlight. by Joe Libricz #26669.2
Hi have a 1951 Ford H. T. and has the same incorrect rear window.. (EOM) by renato camesasca #26669.2.1
Yes, this 1950 is an elegant model. Have it in another rare color by Alex Taylor #26669.3
These are so hard to find for sale now...and scary prices! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26669.4
Part of my collection (Pics) by Alex Taylor #26668
Part of my collection by Alex Taylor #26667
Sorry, how do you post a picture,? I've failed! (EOM) by Alex Taylor #26667.1
First, make sure it gets resized using one of the methods mentioned in #26614 below by John Kuvakas #26667.1.1Zone Diplomat
Neo Pontiac Star Chief and Neo Mercury Monterey Sun Valley (pic) by BenD Lampson #26666
Nice, I have that Pontiac too. Is that a whitewall in front and blackwall in back on the Mercury? (EOM) by Barry Levittan #26666.1
I noticed that also Barry. Its an error car from Neo...they put the rear tire on inside out. by BenD Lampson #26666.1.1
It actually adds a touch of realism to the car, that was not at all uncommon back in the day of ww's (EOM) by Barry Levittan #26666.1.1.1
The mercury would really respond well to widening the white walls (PIC) by Clifford Read #26666.2
PICS - More new shots by pairs in my showroom... by Keko Romero #26665
Fantastico (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26665.1
And if you were nearer I'd lend you some MGs Austins, Morisses and Rileys for the showroom by John Quilter #26665.2
I see some of Pete Kenna's work there John. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26665.2.1
Very, very nice, I like those British cars of that age. Models of Pathfinder, Sommerville and the by Jacques Roest #26665.2.2
PIC - BMC dealer by Keko Romero #26665.2.3
Keko, You must have an amazing mega collection (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26665.2.3.1
Thanks!! (EOM) by Keko Romero #26665.2.3.1.1
PICS - Citroen Fans! by Randall Olson #26664
Great pics Randall, another Citroen classic fan here... by Keko Romero #26664.1
PICs The Berliet Fan says: if you ever break down, just call him: by Ralf Buyer #26664.2
Impressive lorries Ralf - who made them? (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #26664.2.1
Chris, these are partwork models from Hachette France... by Ralf Buyer #26664.2.1.1
Many thanks Ralf. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #26664.2.1.1.1
You're welcome Chris. (EOM) by Ralf Buyer #26664.2.1.1.1.1
And the blue one was done decades ago by French Dinky by John Quilter #26664.2.2
PIC Right, it was also available in red - I have it now in 1/24 by MQM France... by Ralf Buyer #26664.2.2.1
Fantastique (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26664.3
PIC: More 2CV Love by John Kuvakas #26664.4Zone Diplomat
Ca sent si bon la France ! (EOM) by Denis Auber #26664.4.1
1955 Mercury Sun Valley. I really like the color combination of black with red inserts by Curtis Parisi #26663
The 1954 through 1956 Mercurys are my favourites. Especially by Ken Spear #26663.1
The Sun Valley was only available in 54 and 55. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26663.1.1
That is beautiful...is it a Motor City? Looks like a Brooklin license plate though. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26663.2
No, not Brooklin license plates, there Motor City. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26663.2.1
thank you Curtis (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26663.2.1.1
Curtis, super cool! A less common colour for this model. Is it a Desgn Studio by Randall Olson #26663.3
It's an American Models issue. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26663.3.1
(Pic) Beautiful model Curtis. Mine is a USA models. by Michel Lemieux #26663.3.1.1
Very nice! I think they are beautiful cars. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26663.3.1.1.1
There was a glitch in the 15% discount code (LM0043) for Legacy. It works now. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26662Zone Diplomat
New From Matrix by John Kuvakas #26661Zone Diplomat
Very nice ! All of them look great. (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #26661.1
At least one new member for the club...(pic).. by Ralf Buyer #26661.2
Whee! The great classics dominate! I like these and have several myself. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26661.2.1
Any 1951 to 1953 Pontiacs made or planned lately? by Alex Taylor #26660
Sorry. Pontiacs just aren't commonly found or, it seems, produced. (pic) by David Holcombe #26660.1
Only Record's 1952 Pontiac to my knowledge. (EOM) by Ken Spear #26660.1.1
David, not sure what you mean by it being the same as the Conquest? (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26660.1.2
My mistake. It seems that very similar models come from multiple Chinese by David Holcombe #26660.1.2.1
David, your model is more or less the same as the Conquest 1954 hardtop, by Alex Taylor #26660.1.2.1.1
Maize Yellow was only available in the Star Chief Custom by Bob Jackman #26660.1.2.1.1.1
The Conquest models are also all white metal models... by BenD Lampson #26660.1.2.1.2
I have the CNQ 1954 Pontiac and i find that the scale is like more a 1:42. by Michel Lemieux #26660.1.2.1.2.1
I have the convertible and really like it! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26660.1.2.1.2.1.1
(Pic) White Box has done a 1954 4-door Pontiac in by Mike DeTorrice #26660.2
It's just amazing what they do at their price point. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26660.2.1Zone Diplomat
+1 Agree....especially with this Pontiac. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26660.2.1.1
Before buying a model, I check whether it is either an official color by Alex Taylor #26660.2.2
Colors can be hard to determine for any given year. by John Kuvakas #26660.2.2.1Zone Diplomat
I'm glad to hear you say this John as I have often puzzled by Jack Dodds #26660.2.2.1.1
Nice model Mike. I bought a Panhard Aerodynamic by White Box - also very good (EOM) by John Roberts #26660.2.3
I would love to see the late 40s thru early 50s Pontiacs done in their various body styles. by Jack Dodds #26660.3
+1. Jack we may get our wish with Sergio doing the 48 wagon. by Bob Jackman #26660.3.1
Yes, especially the 2dr. sedan and torpedo back and tin woody.. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26660.3.1.1
The French firm of Record made Pontiacs and others in our scale. Here (pics) are some by David Holcombe #26660.3.2
And still more Pontiacs of this era by John Quilter #26660.3.2.1
Thanks, John for posting this picture! Every model showing by Alex Taylor #26660.3.2.1.1
Brooklin Diaries by John Kuvakas #26659Zone Diplomat
I'd like to have one of those Omen Marilyn figurines. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26659.1
I can't find a dealer for Omen figures. Anyone? (EOM) by David Holcombe #26659.1.1
David, they usually sell direct. Currently their website is down but …. by Chris Sweetman #26659.1.1.1
GLM 1956 Cadillac Coupe Deville L/E of 60 pieces (pics) by BenD Lampson #26658
Great photos, Ben. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26658.1Zone Diplomat
thanks John...bad lighting though. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26658.1.1
That second photo is really gorgeous because of your [wait for it] great lighting!! (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26658.2
Thanks Mark...question...do you find life difficult because your last name starts with Lamp? by BenD Lampson #26658.2.1
It's only an issue if we don't look at the bright side. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26658.2.1.1
Looks great. I eagerly anticipate the Sedan DeVille. (EOM) by David Crowe #26658.3
I have this one in gold/black as well. Very nice! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26658.4
Got this beauty too.Absolutely gorgeous #25/60 ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26658.5
Good pictures! Thanks for posting these. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26658.6
Nice pix, Ben! I have ordered this model in these colours, too. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26658.7
Beautiful model. I also like the 2nd photo, great angle and lighting. Saving that one to my file. by John Merritt #26658.8
Gorgeous photography. Really shows the amazing detail of that model. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #26658.9
These are great models well photographed. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26658.10
Pics: 1954 Chevrolet 210 Handyman by David Knight #26657
I have been disappointed when i seen the Shoreline Beige over Metallic Brown painted this way. by Michel Lemieux #26657.1
Michel, I noticed today on The Lounge there was a clip of Dinah by Jack Dodds #26657.1.1
Disregard my last comment Michel; I just noticed David's explanation by Jack Dodds #26657.1.1.1
Pics: Inspired by Randy Olson’s post about Citroens, here are some showing the 1981 Charleston 2cv by David Knight #26656
Here's another by French Dinky. by Harvey Goranson #26656.1
Now that I know the trick of reducing pic size, here are more Top Marques. by Harvey Goranson #26655
I'll never feel sorry if you keep posting these great pics. Credit goes to Robert Bolin by BenD Lampson #26655.1
Really fine models! The Rolls Royce armored car caught my by David Holcombe #26655.2
Hi David, by Steven Williams #26655.2.1
Thanks, Steven. I'm acquiring very few models at this time. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26655.2.1.1
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM LEGACY MOTORS by John Kuvakas #26654Zone Diplomat
Code didn't work for me (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26654.1
I'll check on it, Tom (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26654.1.1Zone Diplomat
Clerical error, Tom. It should be working now. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26654.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
Thanks. Also got an email from Kevin that it's fixed (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #26654.1.1.1.1
Pics: David Knight your post 26647, here more 1955 Brooklin Cameo's and one 1956 by Jacques Roest #26653
Looking good! We had a whole set of Cameos made by Brooklin by John Roberts #26653.1
Great pictures of some nice versions of this truck. Thanks, Jacques, for sharing these pictures. by David Knight #26653.2
+1! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26653.2.1
Wow, Jacques. I had forgotten there were so many versions. Is the Fishermans Wharf the SF Bay by Randall Olson #26653.3
1948 Pontiac Woodie by Alan Dinsmore #26652
Dear Alan Dinsmore, by Sergio Goldvarg #26652.1
I also have my wallet out and ready!!! a Goldvarg Pontiac woodie wagon? I am in!!! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26652.1.1
Me too ! Looking forward to receiving this beauty. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26652.1.1.1
Me three! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26652.1.2
Pontiac Woodie by Alan Dinsmore #26652.2
Fun with a cheap model... apologies for the massive photos. by John Roberts #26651
My kind of fun! & here are your reduced pics, too. by David Holcombe #26651.1
Thanks Ben & David! (EOM) by John Roberts #26651.1.1
John... just insert width="800" at the end of the HTML like the following by BenD Lampson #26651.2
Ben - Can you do that at my post 26648.9.1? (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26651.2.1
Like this? (pic) by BenD Lampson #26651.2.1.1
Aha! Now I have the hang of it. Thanks! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26651.2.1.1.1
Help me, folks. I'm missing something. Where do you find the html to alter? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26651.2.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
John, right click on image with mouse, and a little window will pop up with options, by BenD Lampson #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1
So, we post it in the original size then copy and modify the html? (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
yes, because one doesn't know the HTML address until it is assigned from the forum site software. (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
Now I get it! I'm may be slow but at least I'm persistent!! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
My late wife had a few sayings, John...one of them rings true for me everyday... by BenD Lampson #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1
LOL! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26651.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
Ben, Thank you for the hint. Will fix mine now. (EOM) by Steven Williams #26651.2.2
Credit goes to Robert Bolin for the down sizing pic trick...see post # 26614.1 (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26651.2.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - '41 Buick by John Merritt #26650
Yes, as a Buick collector, I can confirm this model is by Alex Taylor #26650.1
A beautiful model! John, your post makes me wish I had room and finances by David Holcombe #26650.2
1934 Squire 1 1/2 litre Sports by Mikansue (pics) by David Holcombe #26649
Probably 40 years old David. Matrix did a Squire too but I didn't get one. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26649.1
The Matrix Squire by John Kuliak #26649.1.1
Interesting little model. Not real familiar with this one. (EOM) by John Merritt #26649.2
It never ceases to amaze me just how many models Mikansue made. (EOM) by John Roberts #26649.3
It never ceases to amaze me just how many models David has assembled. Keep posting David! (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26649.3.1
Always thought the Squire was a beautiful design. Nice build David. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26649.4
PIC - Who likes Citroens? by Randall Olson #26648
Citroens by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26648.1
Randy, Nice shot and diorama. I like Citroén too. I have a lot in my collection till 1960. Too much by Jacques Roest #26648.2
Nice one Randy! Add me to the Citroen group... by John Roberts #26648.3
I'm a fan. Love the pic. A quirky and cool car. I have a couple of taxi models. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26648.4
An amazing diorama. The building is perfect. I like Citroens, just by John Merritt #26648.5
I do! At last count I had 37 of them, mostly Traction Avant, DS, and 2CV. by Harvey Goranson #26648.6
The 1961 Ami 6 is one of my all time favorite. ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26648.7
And here is a comparison of the Minichamps and Solido versions. by Harvey Goranson #26648.7.1
I had that Solido in pale blue and white. Wonderful suspension! (EOM) by John Roberts #26648.7.1.1
Solido did a wagon too! by Harvey Goranson #26648.7.1.1.1
All of them are great ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26648.7.1.1.1.1
Mine too! I was offered one once free that had lain in a French garden for years... by John Roberts #26648.7.2
oh sad !. This car is so cool. My cousin had one and she was in love with it. (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26648.7.2.1
I love 'em too! I have a '56 DS, a Traction Avant and 72CV's. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26648.8Zone Diplomat
(pic) Nice diorama. They are neat cars; I don't see enough of them. by David Larsen #26648.9
Reminds me of the old Corgi. by Harvey Goranson #26648.9.1
Pics: One of my favorite 2CV models is the Malle Bombee that had a trunk. by David Knight #26648.10
I too like Citroens. Have 23 in my collection. Love the dealership diorama. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26648.10.1
Here's a 2CV (pic) that I built a few months ago. The Heller kit makes a good starting by David Holcombe #26648.11
Very nice one, David. (EOM) by David Knight #26648.11.1
In the rear view mirror: Brooklin’s ‘55 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier by David Knight #26647
PIC - David, I like your comparison photos! by Randall Olson #26647.1
Always liked this one David. John Hall measured and sourced details.. by John Roberts #26647.2
Pic: That’s amazing, John. Was this the kit’ by David Knight #26647.2.1
I think it was David! John said he wanted to make the model as a BRK... by John Roberts #26647.2.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '63 Ford by John Merritt #26646
Goldvarg's models are outstanding ! I love that a Ford is featured in that Pontiac ad. Who's idea by Steve Jakubczak #26646.1
Ha! Obviously a trade in! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26646.1.1Zone Diplomat
Yessir! If I owned a '59 Ford four-door back in '63, I'd be looking by Rick Thompson #26646.1.1.1
That'd sure be a big step up in class. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26646.1.1.1.1
Lol. So would I Rick; the '63 GP is stunning....and I really like the '59 Ford. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26646.1.1.1.2
Very nice! I have the white one and love it. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26646.2
Those little Falcons look great! (EOM) by Richard Sufficool #26646.3
Wow! great photos, dear John Merritt !!!!!!!!! (EOM) by Sergio Goldvarg #26646.4
Superb pics and models, as always with you, John (EOM) by Keko Romero #26646.5
These are superb models. I have the white one but like the red also. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26646.6
+1 (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26646.6.1
Top Marques? I recently saw an interesting 1:43 model offered for sale by David Holcombe #26645
I have a few David. All originated with Max Kernick. by Harvey Goranson #26645.1
Many thanks, Harvey. His results look great! And don't catch a chill in Gatlinburg! I assume by David Holcombe #26645.1.1
Minimarque is not related to Top Marques although its founder Max Kernick had by Randall Olson #26645.1.1.1
So did Max start Abingdon Classics? (EOM) by Don Anderson #26645.1.1.1.1
Yes, he sold all but the Alvis components to Briggs in the early 80's by Randall Olson #26645.1.1.1.1.1
K&R Replicas made nice MG kits, amongst others... by John Roberts #26645.1.1.1.2
K & R Replicas, Max Kernick by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26645.1.1.1.2.1
Yes that's right Ray... by John Roberts #26645.1.1.1.2.1.1
Yes John, this one. by Harvey Goranson #26645.1.1.1.2.2
That's a beauty! I must finish my Motorkits version which has been half built for ages! (EOM) by John Roberts #26645.1.1.1.2.2.1
Outstanding photos, Harv! Those models are a cut above. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26645.1.2
Thanks Randall! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26645.1.2.1
I love that dark blue VDP tourer - a welcome change from green! (EOM) by John Roberts #26645.1.3
I already had the green one, purchased originally at retail. by Harvey Goranson #26645.1.3.1
Gentlemen, one and all, I thank you for a fine session on some of the finest by David Holcombe #26645.2
PICS - Top Marques Excitement by Steven Williams #26645.2.1
Good models, Steven. I also like your figures! (smaller pic) by David Holcombe #26645.2.1.1
Methinks thee have a stash of earlier postings David. (w/smaller pic size) by Steven Williams #26645.2.1.1.1
The Bobtail Bentley No. 2 is one I missed Steven. Here is a pic of the last one I got from Max. by Harvey Goranson #26645.2.1.2
If you get tired of it I can give you my address! (EOM) by John Roberts #26645.2.1.2.1
That sure is a perky little roadster Harvey. Thanks for posting it. (EOM) by Steven Williams #26645.2.1.2.2
Yes, but perhaps not up to the detail of the others. Seems to sit a little high. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26645.2.1.2.2.1
PICs - From My Collection - '58 Ford by John Merritt #26644
Excellent pics of a nicely well done Ford ! Love the color combo too. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26644.1
+1 (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26644.1.1
This is pretty much the same as the Canadian '56 Meteor ; which shared by Jack Dodds #26644.2
I like the Australian USA cars. They used probably the USA sheet-metal-work to assembly. Trax by Jacques Roest #26644.3
The Brooklin '55 Meteor done for CTCS is correct as done. This by Jack Dodds #26644.3.1
Has any one heard anything regarding any 1951 or 1953 by Alex Taylor #26643
Pics: Buick 1951 and 1953. Pontiac 1953 by Jacques Roest #26643.1
Sorry, I failed in making myself understood, since my question by Alex Taylor #26643.1.1
Buz made a 1953 Buick station wagon (woodie) a couple years ago. (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26643.1.1.1
Yes....and it is sure a beauty! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26643.1.1.1.1
To the gentlemen who chimed in to my post below #26629 to say that they don't collect models by BenD Lampson #26642
I wonder if it's the weight that some of us find of value. A couple of by David Holcombe #26642.1
I find that there is a resistance to resin models here in the UK. by Mike Coupe #26642.2
I don't think people thought that Ben. My take was that the value thing... by John Roberts #26642.3
Some do think they can make money with these little models until by Don Anderson #26642.3.1
I worry about the long term durability. by Jay Golan #26642.4
Pics: More pictures of my Velocity Blue Range Rover Autobiography HSE by David Knight #26641
It's amazing how you find 1:1 versions of your models so easily by John Quilter #26641.1
PICS - Playing with my diorama: Some more pairs shots by Keko Romero #26640
One of the best and largest Toy Shows soon- by Gregory Gunn #26639
Info on the 1956 Dodge D-500 wagon by Gregory Gunn #26638
It is a very beautiful news Gregory,hope in many others American cars of the 50s (EOM) by renato camesasca #26638.1
Best of luck, Gregory. (EOM) by David Crowe #26638.2
Greg, Thanks for the update. A must have model for me. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26638.3
Make mine the three tone. (EOM) by Joe Libricz #26638.4
Looks an excellent choice - can't think why it's not been done before (EOM) by John Roberts #26638.5
French Garage by Claude Thibivilliers #26637
Very Nice, thanks for posting (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26637.1
Fantastic! (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #26637.2
Claude, brilliant! I like the rooftop parking to get more models displayed. (EOM) by Randall Olson #26637.3
That was a great idea and beautifully done This is an incredible display ! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26637.3.1
I fully agree! (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26637.3.1.1
Very well done! Nice to see the "imported" '56 T-Bird and '57 Ranchero there too. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26637.4
Superb!!! Love it!!! (EOM) by Keko Romero #26637.5
Excellent display! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26637.6
Really special! Thanks for sharing the fine pictures. (EOM) by David Holcombe #26637.7
Nice indeed. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26637.7.1
Very very nice Claude ! (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26637.8
Claude, excellent! Maybe the owner of that garage drives an imported Cadillac, yes? (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #26637.9
Director's car by Claude Thibivilliers #26637.9.1
An amazing diorama building. So many possibilities. Brilliant work. (EOM) by John Merritt #26637.10
PICs - From My Collection - '60 Edsel by John Merritt #26636
And you knew I'd reply with a couple of pics John. by Harvey Goranson #26636.1
Glad to see them, a great opportunity to get some photos with the original. (EOM) by John Merritt #26636.1.1
PICS--If you look very hard, you'll see my TD on the 1:1. Photo credit to C.Racibozynski by Frank Racibozynski #26636.2
Well done Frank! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26636.2.1
Top up this year! -pic by Karl Schnelle #26636.2.2
That may just be the nicest replica that Buz created. Expertly photographed, John (and others:) (EOM) by Randall Olson #26636.3
It is one of his best - I can find no faults with it. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26636.3.1
I put off getting this one for quite awhile, finally got one. by John Merritt #26636.4
AutoCult Mazda Duo 101 V705 from 1984. by Harvey Goranson #26635
BMW Z1 anyone? Or is it just me? (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #26635.1
Considering the Z1 project began in 1985 and came out in 1989, it's possible (EOM) by Michael Majdalany #26635.1.1
PICS - 1952 Hudson Dealer Diorama for Harv and others by Randall Olson #26634
Very cool. I love it. Fantastic group of Hudsons (EOM) by John Merritt #26634.1
You're darn right they are ! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26634.1.1
Really a fine gathering. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26634.2
Down the road,I think you will regret selling this diorama. It is by Ken Spear #26634.3
Hi, Ken. You may be right. I just did a quick count.... by Randall Olson #26634.3.1
Love It,Great Job. (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #26634.4
Pics: 2020 Land Rover Defender: An icon reinvented by David Knight #26633
Would an older model do? (pic) by David Holcombe #26633.1
oops (EOM) by David Holcombe #26633.2
TSM has made some promotional models of Land Rovers by John Quilter #26633.3
If I keep this up, I will need a bigger house. by Harvey Goranson #26632
Those are both beautiful models, especially the Shell tanker. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26632.1
Just wait till we get some 1:43 707s to go with the Goldvarg stair trucks. (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26632.2
Ha ha! (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26632.2.1
Do the rear doors open on the van, and is there a ramp? (EOM) by Lloyd Mecca #26632.3
Nope. Just a big chunk of plastic sadly. But the Kenworth is nicely done. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26632.3.1
Does B&G Models have a website? (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #26631
No but you can contact Mikhail directly. He's a great guy to deal with. by John Kuvakas #26631.1Zone Diplomat
Willys Jeepster by Brooklin and Neo by Raymond Paszkiewicz #26630
Here are my Jeepsters, one red and one yellow. They are favorites. (PICs) by David Holcombe #26630.1
Here is the Neo, for comparison. by Harvey Goranson #26630.1.1
Here's how Willys wanted us to see it in 1948. (ad) by David Holcombe #26630.2
Thoughts on resin model future values.... by BenD Lampson #26629
Resin has a lot going for it by John Kuvakas #26629.1Zone Diplomat
John, I agree with you, especially with your conclusions. Well done! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26629.1.1
I agree with John. As usual, demand and supply have a lot to do with things. by Harvey Goranson #26629.2
I couldn't care a hoot if by Mike Coupe #26629.2.1
There's nothing quite like that moment when you open a new box! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26629.2.1.1Zone Diplomat
Yep, that's the real rush. It's not the having so much as it is the by Rick Thompson #26629.2.1.1.1
Gonna have to agree with Rick here. Then the post-purchase dissonance kicks in. by Harvey Goranson #26629.2.1.1.1.1
I never question the reason for purchase Harvey. by Mike Coupe #26629.2.1.1.1.1.1
Rick you took the words right out of my mouth. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26629.2.1.1.1.2
+1 (EOM) by Skip Johnson #26629.2.1.1.1.2.1
Wayne Carini of the TV show " Chasing Classic Cars" said by Ken Spear #26629.2.1.1.1.3
I also enjoy opening up one that I have stored away for months/years. by Jack Dodds #26629.2.1.1.2
+1 (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26629.2.1.1.2.1
PICS - Playing with my diorama: Italian Garage and Continental Parade by Keko Romero #26628
Hi Keko, I'm kind of hoping that it rains more so that you'll post more pics ! by Steve Jakubczak #26628.1
I find the Lambo pretty incredible with all the opening features. Who makes it ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #26628.1.1
AUTOArt - I fact I reviewed the model for Legacy back in 2012. by Harvey Goranson #26628.1.1.1
Yes, it's the Auto Art Countach by Keko Romero #26628.1.1.2
Lee Wolverton please email modelcars43atgmail.com (EOM) by Shel Platt #26627
Gregg Gun's 1956 Dodge D-500 Sierra Wagon by John Kuvakas #26626Zone Diplomat
Looks like a winner is on the horizon! Looks exceptional! (EOM) by Curtis Parisi #26626.1
+1 (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #26626.1.1
Looks like an absolute "must-have" for me! Very nice indeed. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26626.2
Curtis and Jack said it all. Beautiful model. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #26626.2.1
A wagon? Of course I will buy one. :) (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26626.3
Are those Corvette style crossed flags on the front of the hood? (EOM) by BenD Lampson #26626.4
No, the Dodge D-500 used crossed checkered flags in '56. I think by Rick Thompson #26626.4.1
Rick, Only the 55 T Bird used the cross flags in front and rear. by Bob Jackman #26626.4.1.2
??? by carl parrish #26626.5
Well,,, I am on this side of the pond and I have never heard of him. That being said by Mark Millar #26626.5.1
Fellows, just a quick note about Gregory Gunn... by Randall Olson #26626.5.1.1
Greg repainted this Brooklin Ford Woody in Tucson Tan for me. by Harvey Goranson #26626.5.1.1.1
Did he redo the wood as well? That's a good looking model. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #26626.5.1.1.1.1Zone Diplomat
I believe the panels are decals, would not be surprised if they are from the Motor City. by Harvey Goranson #26626.5.1.1.1.1.1
Good color choice. Tan always goes well on a woody wagon. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26626.5.1.1.1.1.1.1
Thankyou Randall for the kind words.I will make a new post with info. (EOM) by Gregory Gunn #26626.5.1.1.2
PICs - From My Collection - '38 Cadillac by John Merritt #26625
Didn't see bright red on the 1938 color palette, but Italian Cream is. by Harvey Goranson #26625.1
It's not, but I have seen both a '38 & a '39 in this color. by John Merritt #26625.1.1
PICs - From My Collection - '70 Buick by John Merritt #26624
Really, really nice. (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26624.1
This was a good choice from the Brooklin Collectors Club (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26624.2
PICS - Playing with my diorama: Classic Saab dealer by Keko Romero #26623
Very good theme, this garage is very suitable for different themes. I like to do dioramas (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26623.1
Lots of fun here. Thanks for the visit! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26623.2
The diorama looks great. Nice group of models. (EOM) by John Merritt #26623.3
I like those models too and the authentic-looking building. Is that older couple by Randall Olson #26623.4
That older couple is always looking a new car :))) by Keko Romero #26623.4.1
1949 Willys Jeepster in Sportsman Green: Actual car and one in 1:43 by David Knight #26622
David is this a search after Willys by US Model-Mint made by SMTS? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26622.1
It is my understanding, Jacques, that SMTS made these models for US Model Mint. by David Knight #26622.1.1
Looks like a good old 1:1, and it's a fine model. I haven't seen the top-up version. Thanks! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26622.2
Looks great. I've not seen one in this color. (EOM) by John Merritt #26622.3
Pics: Actual Jeepster in light yellow and in 1:43 by David Knight #26622.4
PICs - From My Collection - '41 Cadillac by John Merritt #26621
Have it love it. This whole series of 1941 Cadillacs by GLM by Bob Jackman #26621.1
+1 (EOM) by Ken Spear #26621.1.1
+2 Agree (EOM) by Jack Dodds #26621.1.2
+3 ! ;) (EOM) by Jean Philippe Sergent #26621.1.2.1
+ 4. (EOM) by David Crowe #26621.1.2.1.1
Nice picture and very nice model car (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26621.2
+1 (EOM) by Mark Sweeney #26621.2.1
41 Cadillac coupe 2 tone by Thomas Dirnberger #26621.3

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