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Posted By: Harvey Goranson
Posted On: Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 4:44 PM
 
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I already had the green one, purchased originally at retail.
Years later the blue one came across my field of view on ebay, at a great price.

BTW, the fenderless Bentleys depict the 2nd place 1930 Brooklands GP car (#38) and the 2nd place French GP entry (#18). The brass plates state the edition size was only 50. But Max told me it's even less, maybe 25 or so of each. He sold me a second one (his last using parts he found) with a number in the 40s, but that was because the tags had been sitting in his shed and that one was the least corroded! And, both of mine have engine detail, which his last one did not. He did not remember even making these with engines, so no telling how rare they are.

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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




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