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49 minutes ago, junkyarddog said:

Today's finds.

DG Made in England. 

No idea about this,looks old but I suspect it isn't.

Any ideas?

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Tomica Jaguar XJS.

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Lone star Impy Range Rover. 

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Nice condition Corgi juniors Lotus.

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Now my favourite find of the day.

Lone star Gran Turismo.

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Probably the nicest condition Lone star casting I've found yet.

I had not heard of DG toys but it is apparently an MG model Y that you've got. Rather nice, as is the Lonestar. See link for a bit on DG:

https://www.mg-cars.org.uk/imgytr/models.shtml

 

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A few bits from the last few days

Corgi Rockets Cadillac,I didn't have this version20220416_190408.thumb.jpg.0b0d3ca25e2a835d9ea3336ef22a5348.jpg

 Corgi De Tomaso,I really like these late versions of cars with Whizzwheels.The Mercedes is by Galanite ,I was hoping the black marks would come off,but no luck yet🙁.These two both came from Surrey Street Rodders Wheels Day20220416_190431.thumb.jpg.56a978638174c0d6357304c66b873542.jpg

More Corgi Rockets,these were bought to either fix others,or to be fixed with parts I already have20220416_190044.thumb.jpg.980a528fc04ff8a9bd651125ad2510f9.jpg

These last two came from a local garage sale.The sellers probably thought we'd buy a lot of stuff when I turned up in my Citroen Relay work van,but these were all we bought 😁.The TR7 is by MC Toys20220416_185851.thumb.jpg.6016139ea0eb856b7a9e0437a6ea9a79.jpg

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Lots of nice finds on here lately, I've been keeping off eBay as anything interesting seems to get bid way up now.

Boot sales are go though, off to my local one tomorrow.

I have that same glow in the dark Datsun with the doors cast shut

Matchbox Superfast 67 Datsun 260 Z 2+2

and a similarly equipped Corvette

Matchbox Superfast 62 Chevrolet Corvette

Not found the Cortina yet, are there others?

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10 minutes ago, bunglebus said:

Lots of nice finds on here lately, I've been keeping off eBay as anything interesting seems to get bid way up now.

Boot sales are go though, off to my local one tomorrow.

I have that same glow in the dark Datsun with the doors cast shut

Matchbox Superfast 67 Datsun 260 Z 2+2

and a similarly equipped Corvette

Matchbox Superfast 62 Chevrolet Corvette

Not found the Cortina yet, are there others?

I’ve all three but it was too tidy to leave behind for 50p, also scored an Alfa 75, really grubby but it’ll clean up. The Super GT fills a gap, there’s loads of variations with these some scarcer than others, these hold a bit of a fascination for me being one of the last models made at Rochester in 1985 before production moved to Macau.

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20 hours ago, AndyW201 said:

As usual my local Tesco was a dead loss for the new case stuff. I really wanted the Golf GTi, the red Civic and the Lexus, but, naturally none to be found.

I'm finding all three of those now, do you want to me to try and get one of each for you?

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First half of the boot sale saw me buy nothing - then all of a sudden I found loads, ended up buying a whole box from one seller and various others all at a few pence each. Going to take me a while to catalogue this lot

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Yep I bought the Matchbox carry case too

Just got time to show you this before we go to the outlaw's for Easter dinner - I had one of these tumbling buggies when I was a kid, so couldn't resist a boxed one for £2.00

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I'll find some C cells and test it later

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1 hour ago, bunglebus said:

First half of the boot sale saw me buy nothing - then all of a sudden I found loads, ended up buying a whole box from one seller and various others all at a few pence each. Going to take me a while to catalogue this lot

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Yep I bought the Matchbox carry case too

Just got time to show you this before we go to the outlaw's for Easter dinner - I had one of these tumbling buggies when I was a kid, so couldn't resist a boxed one for £2.00

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I'll find some C cells and test it later

Quite the haul! Let me know about that Rover 800. 

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53 minutes ago, andrew e said:

Zodiac toys sticker on the Buggy! That must be late  80’s at the newest!

https://zodiactoys.wordpress.com

Well I would have had mine in the early 80s. Too young to remember where from but I have a strong memory of making it climb and tumble over in the hall of my mum's house. 

Checking on eBay has assured me it was a good buy as most others are lots more money and have no headlight lenses.

When did barcodes become a thing? Box has none.

Be careful what you Google!

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Just now, bunglebus said:

Well I would have had mine in the early 80s. Too young to remember where from but I have a strong memory of making it climb and tumble over in the hall of my mum's house. 

Checking on eBay has assured me it was a good buy as most others are lots more money and have no headlight lenses.

When did barcodes become a thing? Box has none 

Late '80s I think on barcodes.

I vaguely recall having a tumbling buggy, maybe in red?

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2 minutes ago, NorfolkNWeigh said:

I’d like the Cortina , please. If the taxi is a 240d Merc then that as well, but I don’t remember seeing one in your posts probably not.

It’s a silver royal jubilee edition, Anthony was asking about it. I did have a stack headlamp green/white polizei Mercedes but not sure where it went.

Again is £5 ok posted? I don’t think it can go large letter because of the beacon on the roof.

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15 minutes ago, richardmorris said:

It’s a silver royal jubilee edition, Anthony was asking about it. I did have a stack headlamp green/white polizei Mercedes but not sure where it went.

Again is £5 ok posted? I don’t think it can go large letter because of the beacon on the roof.

Perfect, thanks.  If the Merc ever turns up I’ll have it- Corgi got a lot of use out of that Stroke/8 casting. Rally car, Taxi , Polizei plus different colours of normal saloon- I’m sure our caravan came with a silver 240d. From memory it only only became available at about the time the W123 superseded the W114/115.

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I have spent a good half hour on that Zodiac toys website and it’s a GOLDMINE of 80’s toy tat, not just got the lads, wives and girlfriends will love this too!

https://zodiactoys.wordpress.com/instore-displays/

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Any way check out these fabulous photos, better than any Easter egg this Sunday 👍

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Batman Corgi gift sets?

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Batteries not included….

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MC Toys? Yatming? This display must resemble @bunglebus spare room 😉

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Superkings anyone?

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Post meltdown Corgis

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Britains display would be worth a bomb today.

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Finally the MOTHERLODE 😳 Inagine being stood in awe for half hour before carefully squandering your birthday money 🤣

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58 minutes ago, andrew e said:

This display must resemble @bunglebus spare room

Rude.

It has taken me flipping hours going through all those cars, not too much in there that's amazingly rare but there are a few standouts, starting with the larger stuff...

Do you remember me finding a Buddy L Spiderman Corvette a few years ago?

Buddy L Chevrolet Corvette

Well today I located the van to go with it

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My most expensive single car purchase was this Corgi DMC time machine at £2.00

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I don't really go for later Corgi repop stuff but for 50p I couldn't resist

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These two MK3s did not fare well in the big tub o'cars

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Corgi Range Rover's not too bad

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No name on this Countach

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Or this Alpine, but I believe it to be a High Speed

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Matchbox helicopter isn't one I'd seen before

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There are a load of commercial vehicles from Matchbox/Corgi and Majorette, CBA photograhing them as they don't especially interest me. They're in the overall pic I posted earlier though

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Now that I have a Jag, I need a model of it.  Fortunately there are two in the Bond partwork collection, one badged as a Daimler.  Those of us who like to browse, would you keep your eyes peeled for a cheapie I can paint green please?  They both come in black, which is unfortunate.  Daimler or Jaguar, I don't mind.

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Just now, eddyramrod said:

Now that I have a Jag, I need a model of it.  Fortunately there are two in the Bond partwork collection, one badged as a Daimler.  Those of us who like to browse, would you keep your eyes peeled for a cheapie I can paint green please?  They both come in black, which is unfortunate.

What flavour Jaaag do you have?

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I’m that nob head that goes ‘I had one of those...’ on everything but I remember having the Spiderman van at my grandmas, along with my Ertl Fall Guy pick up I used to run it up and down the path. 

I don’t know why but I always used to get bought Buddy L, Tonka and Ertl gear from the jumble sales as a kid, particularly remember my other nan getting me a Tonka Triumph TR7 and the Buddy L pick ups with the steering that worked off the light bar above the cab. 

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Right, some smaller stuff.

Picked up a handful of tidy Corgis

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including this one that's part of a set - Bond?

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Minty

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Grabbed a handful of Hot Wheels blackwalls including this Thunderbird

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Give £5 for this carry case - which earned me a discount on several cars that were in it

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I always pick these up if they have uncracked pillars and all the spotlights - as this does

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I find these hard to resist too

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Think this is the earliest car I found

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So clean, shame about the stickers

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Came back with half a dozen Super GTs, this is the only one I hadn't found before

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Clean Tyrone Malone - did this come as part of a set? 

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Only I found this in the tub too

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Never leave a 30p Supervan behind!

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This a shame - very stomped on World Class 

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I have the Superkings version of this in the same colour

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There's a whole bunch of Convoy stuff

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A few Majorettes

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Finally some waifs, strays and wierdos. Shame one of these Buddy Ls is broken

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This is a good find - Rainbow Toys Mercedes SL

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...and a bonus Escort

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Summer?

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Yatming

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Another Lido Gun-of-a-Car - why is it always the Renault?

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Just now, Datsuncog said:

That's from a late version of the Corgi Juniors Emergency 999 playset, I think.

Ah yeah I knew you'd mentioned it before. Is there a Cortina with oil up the screen in a Bond set? Must be what I'm thinking of. 

Other side of the Merc is untoasted

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and was one of a trio today

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