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Posted By: Jack Dodds
Posted On: Wednesday September 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM
Like many others I collected (and destroyed) Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox toys
as a kid but always retained fond memories of them. I started collecting Brooklin Models in 1990 and added Durham Classics, Lansdowne & other quality British car models; plus an assortment of 1:43 scale American cars. I collected a couple hundred 1:24 and 1:18 scale as well. During all of this I went back and bought very many MB to NM Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox; for nostalgic reasons mostly as I realized I still loved them. Currently its Brooklin, WMCE, Motor City, Goldvarg and some of the other quality brands. The "sickness" is alive and well at my house. :-)

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Collecting Diecasts by Rand Anderson #44056
I collect 1:43. When I started this collection, I looked at several scales, by David Holcombe #44056.1
collection by Rand Anderson #44056.1.1
I've got a few toys too, but micro racers are a totally different item than models. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #44056.1.2
1/24th Scale... by Terence Slekar #44056.2
My Dad built 1/24 and 1/25 scale models as a kid by Josh Shy #44056.3
collection by Rand Anderson #44056.3.1
Thank you! (EOM) by Josh Shy #44056.3.1.1
That dragster is AMAZING! (EOM) by Robert Bolin #44056.3.2
That is by Real Art Replicars, a division of GMP by Josh Shy #44056.3.2.1
Rand, I have around 40 1/18th, about 300 1/24th and a dozen 1/12th. I've always liked by Rick Scoville #44056.4
Well ... I started with 1/24th because of the detail .... then by Dennis Mong #44056.5
I like the size of the 1:24 scale. It's perfect, imo. Gr8 detailing, too. by Al Dorado #44056.6
Agree with many comments of 1/24 collectors - I liked the size and detail by Ron Dietrich #44056.6.1
collection kings by Rand Anderson #44056.7
(PIC) Rand, here's a part of my modest 1:24 collection. The rest are still stored in boxes. by Al Dorado #44056.7.1
Love the NEO Caddy! (EOM) by Josh Shy #44056.7.1.1
From 1:8 (yes one eighth) to 1:43. by Robert Bolin #44056.8
Oh, and I also collect 1:160 (N scale) but only trains. :-) (EOM) by Robert Bolin #44056.8.1
Me too, in ERIE, Erie-Lackawanna & Great Northern. (EOM) by Dan Vincent #44056.8.1.1
I've always collected 1:43, mainly white metal... by John Roberts #44056.9
Like many others I collected (and destroyed) Dinky, Corgi and Matchbox toys by Jack Dodds #44056.10
The majority of my collection of about 150 diecasts are 1:24. The other scales are too big or....... by John Bono #44056.11

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