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#5071 OFFLINE   Split_Pin

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:56 PM

A fine collection there 155. I particularly like your Majorettes and the Ford Transcontinental transporter with 1/36 scale cars.

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:10 PM

In episode 4, Corgi 1/36 models seem to have been finding me in recent years (like the last 20 or so) without any real effort on my part.  I was much too old to have them as toys in my youth, simply because they didn't exist until I was 20 (ish).  There are some that didn't make it into this pic...

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Film and television cars account for a chunk of my collection, as do models of cars I've owned; sadly I think most of them are still in boxes in my lockup.  As you can see, I'm not exactly well-endowed with display space!

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These have been some violently-edited highlights.  I hope you've enjoyed them.

Nice fleet there Eddy


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:25 PM

A fine collection there 155. I particularly like your Majorettes and the Ford Transcontinental transporter with 1/36 scale cars.

Thanks,Majorettes are my favourite cars to collect,& most of them are reasonably priced too  :-)


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:28 PM

My collection is pretty awful these days. I did get some pretty tasty 1/24 stuff earlier this year from A60rod and still have some vaguely interesting other stuff,but it's spread over England and Scotland now. And in attics....
Think the last one I bought was a boxed Norev Jet cars Citroen BX.

 

 

I think I still have a few proper AS diecasts. A lion cars Vauxhall Astramax, a Gama Audi V8, various Bburagos, including an R14 and Matra Bagheera. 

 

i seriously can't remember what I have now.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 09:57 PM

You know that 1/24 scale Hachette Auto Vintage partworks I'm collecting.

 

Well, I found out that Salvat tested an analog series in Brazil.

 

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Well, using the well established Junknetwork, I managed to get them all!

 

 

The weird T1/T2 hybrid they made in Brazil:

 

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The Ford Maverick GT 302:

 

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One of the best VW Beetle models I've seen:

 

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And lastly, the Chevrolet Opala:

 

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Like many Brazilian collectors, I ardently hope this series will be released.

Imagine 50 to 60 models from a country with an impeccable track record of Shite.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:29 PM

If they release a 'Volkswagen' 1500 Im on it!!

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:31 PM

Thanks,Majorettes are my favourite cars to collect,& most of them are reasonably priced too :-)


Theyre my favourite too but I have to wait until my Facebook contacts get some in as they are too dear on ebay.

I recently got the Volvo 245, Fiat Ritmo, Renault 5 GT Turbo and Ford Transit MK3. Love them!

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 10:47 PM

And new Majoshites are still a quid in Moronsons, and still have opening bits on some, unlike Shitewheels/Mbx


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:01 PM

If they release a 'Volkswagen' 1500 Im on it!!


Like so?

 

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Sadly Argentina, not Brazil.


 
But DKW Vemag, man!
Brasinca Uirapuru, FNM Alfa Romeo, Gurgel Xavante, Simca Esplanada...


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:30 PM

I wonder if they will do that weird 2 door Escort mk4/VW mongrel? 

 

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:40 PM

ATM we wonder whether they will do anything at all.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:45 PM

Rats & Phoey, I like the look at that 2 door Onionetta


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:32 PM

Got the Megane today. These old Vitesse pieces are well detailed but the crude opening doors are bizarre for a so called collector's model.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:13 PM

Junkman, I expect there's a dog in the back of that green shooting brake !

 

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:15 PM

There must be a low-budget horror flick for that scene to be a recreation of?  


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GLWTS everyone!

 

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Huggy Bear: 1973 Cadillac Coupe de Ville - FOR SALE

Tripod: 2014 three-wheeled walker.  Temporary I hope!

 

 

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:57 PM

Maximum Overdrive springs to mind!


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 09:06 PM

CURRRTIISSS ITS GONNA BUMP UUUUUSSS!!
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 09:30 PM

And new Majoshites are still a quid in Moronsons, and still have opening bits on some, unlike Shitewheels/Mbx

Have you found any of the recent batch?.I got the white Toyota Corolla,but there was nothing else left.


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 10:46 PM

Junkman, I expect there's a dog in the back of that green shooting brake !

 

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No, there are two of them.


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 11:27 PM

Junkman, I expect there's a dog in the back of that green shooting brake !
 
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There should be two!

One of my favourites - and do you know why?
As a small boy in the mid 1970's I clocked the front of the mercury was the same aa a mk 3 cortina GXL.
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 11:30 PM

Have you found any of the recent batch?.I got the white Toyota Corolla,but there was nothing else left.

 

Not been fully paying attention tbh


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 11:39 PM

Was in aTK Max today and as usual had a butchers in the toy bit, lots of Welly VWs and many Lamborghini models, but also these;
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As you can see Oxford 1:43 Vectras! There were two and they're £7.99, I hid them at the back of the shelf, as all Vauxhalls are shit and I don't want one. But I did wonder if any VX perv would want one, don't know if they're rare or not.
Anyway I can always call back in if anybody wants me to get one and chuck it in the post.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 11:42 PM

I might be having another clear out shortly of some 1/43 gear


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Posted 13 October 2017 - 06:15 AM

I looked at one of those Vectras in my local TK Maxx but was put off by the inordinately skinny tyres.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 03:43 PM

Gentlemen, SOLD
In the process of moving house I have unearthed a box of old Husky, Corgi Junior, Matchbox and other Unknown makes of vehicle.
As I am not in need of transporting them to the new abode, would anyone of this fine establishment be interested in the lot before they go on the bay of e.

Most have some defect or another and/or have Ben painted at some stage. Therefore I realise I am not going to be able to retire to the sun on the proceeds of these. I don't think they will even reach my petrol money to my new house 15 miles away.

I would prefer pick up but if you would like them posted it will be at cost. It may take a few days to do so as I am in the middle of the move.

Any takers?

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 03:52 PM

YES!  Obviously!


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Posted 13 October 2017 - 04:02 PM

YES!  Obviously!


Yours my fine fellow. PM me re details etc.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 06:02 PM

I have to say this place is a Hub of miniature shite. Ive bought more in tue last 2 years from other members on here than anywhere else, mainly due to interesting stuff coming up and sensible prices.

Hurrah!
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 06:33 PM

I second that.   


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Posted 13 October 2017 - 09:33 PM

It is a good place for quality used miniature shite :)


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