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Posted By: Randall Olson
Posted On: Sunday December 1, 2019 at 11:02 PM
PICS - Motor City USA Oldsmobiles, Pontiacs and Chevrolets white metal and resin
In answer to Alex's question above, the two 50 Pontiac 2dr ht coupes on the Johnson Motors lot are both Motor City models. The two-tone green is not particularly common although it was the standard colour scheme for the maker's 51 Chevrolet 2dr hardtop. MCUSA also issued a few 50 Oldsmobiles in this colour scheme as well.

Here are a few Pontiacs, Oldsmobiles and Chevrolets that MCUSA released:

The green Oldsmobile above has a resin body unlike the other two which are white metal.

The green Oldsmobile convertible above also has a resin body. Motor City USA issued its final MCUSA models, such as a small run of '50 Oldsmobiles and 48 Chevrolets, with resin bodies. This was during the time that they brought out their resin-bodied "Sunset Motor Coach" and "Motor City Gold" lines

And, no, with the exception of the three Johnson Motor diorama Pontiacs, I no longer have any of these models, long ago transferred to other collectors.

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PIX - Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends and to Pontiac Oldsmobile lovers by Randall Olson #26850
Very realistic diorama's . I like to do dioramas, It gives more fun to the collection. (EOM) by Jacques Roest #26850.1
looking good! I really like your use of indoor lighting. Very realistic! (EOM) by David Holcombe #26850.2
Randall, thanks for posting these pictures, since regardless of being by Alex Taylor #26850.3
PICS - Motor City USA Oldsmobiles, Pontiacs and Chevrolets white metal and resin by Randall Olson #26850.4
And one more Oldmobile by John Quilter #26850.4.1
PIC - John, ever resourceful. There is a rare '50 Olds wagon out there too.... by Randall Olson #26850.4.1.1
I was one of that group but found someone who wanted it more than I did. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26850.
Harvey, what colour was your Olds? (EOM) by Randall Olson #26850.
The same Praline Brown. This was the first color. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26850.
He did a good job on that one. Never knew it existed. by John Quilter #26850.
There are some who would disagree with that assessment. Especially at a $400 price point. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #26850.
This and his 54 Cadillac were less refined "artisan" quality. If you can get a nice 53 Cadillac by Randall Olson #26850.

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