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Posted By: Chris Sweetman
Posted On: Monday May 18, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Jacques, Western Models creased trading and manufacturing years ago ….
Mike Stephens, Western Models, owner retired and some moulds went elsewhere.

SMTS have always built their own ranges and produced models for other organisations.


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Pics : 1960 Dodge Polara Western Models by Denis Auber #28073
Denis, Very nice car. Is this the original color? Produced before Route 66 owned the masters? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28073.1
I may be wrong, but I think Route 66 is a totally different car- a by Ken Spear #28073.1.1
I have both and Ken is right one is a Polara and one is a Dart. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #28073.1.1.1
Many thanks : Yes for the 2 questions . by Denis Auber #28073.1.2
They are and SMTS also produced the original Madison range. (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #28073.1.2.1
Thanks gents, here the Neo Polara by Jacques Roest #28073.1.2.2
NEO the one I have. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #28073.
Regarding Conquest Models, I was from the beginning in by Alex Taylor #28073.1.2.3
Western Models was a factory, like Brooklin Models still is. by Jacques Roest #28073.
Jacques, Western Models creased trading and manufacturing years ago …. by Chris Sweetman #28073.
That "elsewhere" Chris refers to is Buz and Jean Kirkel d/b/a Route 66 Model Car Store. by Harvey Goranson #28073.
super sharp pictures and super sharp model (EOM) by Galen Laird #28073.2
Mine is similar but the roof is white. I was wondering if a white top was correct? (EOM) by Michel Lemieux #28073.2.1
Yes. The 1960 Dodge was available with a different roof color. If by Ken Spear #28073.2.1.1
(PIC) Ken, you've got it right. 'Roof cantilever' and 'sweep cantilever' was available. by David Larsen #28073.
Here's my blue NEO. I would love to trade it for the green one;) by Barry Levittan #28073.3
Back in 1960 a buddy of mine borrowed his brothers 60 like the one pictured by Tom Ciryak #28073.4
I bought the Polara at (Toys for Collectors) like that, Ken. That remember also that i have a WM 61 by Michel Lemieux #28073.4.1

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