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I'm aiming to source all the MK3 Corgi Escort hatchbacks.

Can anyone tell me if I've missed any off the list...

Corgi Escorts

 

1:36

Met Green - Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue - Black interior – Got.

Solid Blue - Beige interior

Solid Red - Beige interior - White stripe

Police Car (2 versions) – Got the one with the white doors.

Datapost – Got.

RS1600i

Ilford Touring – Got.

Brooklyn Touring – Got.

Solid Yellow

 

(+ Numerous Vans)

 

1:64

Duckhams (2 different wheel types) – Got both of them (Thanks Amishtat).

Red XR3i – Got.

Blue XR3i

Police car

Met Green – Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue – Beige interior

Solid blue – Beige interior

Solid blue – Grey interior - Got (Thanks Amishtat).

Ilford Touring

Total Touring

Datapost Touring

Solid White

Solid Green Fahrschule

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17 minutes ago, Tenmil Socket said:

I'm aiming to source all the MK3 Corgi Escort hatchbacks.

Can anyone tell me if I've missed any off the list...

Corgi Escorts

 

1:36

Met Green - Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue - Black interior – Got.

Solid Blue - Beige interior

Solid Red - Beige interior - White stripe

Police Car – Got.

Datapost – Got.

RS1600i

Ilford Touring – Got.

Brooklyn Touring – Got.

 

(+ Numerous Vans)

 

1:64

Duckhams (2 different wheel types) – Got one of them.

Red XR3i – Got.

Police car

Met Green – Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue – Beige interior

Navy – Beige interior

Ilford Touring

Total Touring

Yellow 1:36

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I'm aiming to source all the MK3 Corgi Escort hatchbacks.

Can anyone tell me if I've missed any off the list...

 

My 1985 Corgi catalogue shows a 1/36 Touring Escort in Total fuels livery (C423), pretty much the same as the 1/64 version  (J56) you have noted - not sure if it was ever actually issued, though?

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It seems to have been intended to replace the Brooklyn touring version; but then there's a few '85 models shown that never managed to hit the shelves...

[EDIT: Pic added from the relevant catalogue]

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Here's a couple that I used to have, that don't seem to be on your list:

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This was a lovely model and all the better for being 'everyday' solid red, rather than a racing version.

 

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Apologies for the small library image above which is not only a Scalextric Escort rather than a Corgi one and is a modified model to boot but I wanted to confirm Datsuncog's suspicions that a Total liveried 1:36 Corgi RS1600i was launched. I had one back in the day and mine came in the later blue Corgi packaging and had the RS1600i spoked wheels. The livery wasn't exactly the same as the one above but quite close - the number  84 slanted on the bonnet certainly seems familiar. What I do remember is that mine had clear red rear lights and clear red front indicators (!), rather than the much nicer solid coloured plastic ones of the earlier 1:36 models.

 

 

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Here's a blue version of the laughably lacklustre Junior effort of turning a cooking model into a hot hatch. Note the earlier wheels - my red version had the later wheels with 4 segments that look a little to me like cloverleaves.

 

Actually, I've just remembered that I bought one of those later red XR3i ones last year!

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I'm not sure how far you're wanting to delve in to the Mk3 Escort mini rendition buying but if you wanted to broaden your scope, I reckon the blue plastic thing shown above is most likely a Mk3 Escort, or at least an artist's impression of the US version launched and sold at the same time.

 

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And apologies for the re-post but I've only recently had this come into my possession - a Solido Mk3 and I'd argue that accuracy-wise, it pips the Corgi 1:36 version - but there's something just so charming about the large Corgi Escorts that they're my overall favourites. Not so keen on the front end treatment of the van versions, though.

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Thanks everyone for the information thus far. I think I'll concentrate on Corgi for now (I do already have a few other makes too). I agree that the front end of the van versions isn't very good. I wish Matchbox would've done a hatchback. List updated...

Corgi Escorts

 

1:36

Met Green - Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue - Black interior/Beige interior – Got one of them.

Solid Blue - Beige interior

Solid Red - Beige interior - White stripe

Police Car (2 versions) – Got one of them.

Datapost – Got.

RS1600i

Ilford Touring – Got.

Brooklyn Touring – Got.

Total Touring (Ever released?)

Solid Yellow

Solid Red

 

(+ Numerous Vans)

 

1:64

Duckhams (2 different wheel types) – Got one of them.

Red XR3i – Got.

Solid Blue XR3i (early wheels)

Solid Blue

Solid Red

Police car

Met Green – Beige interior – Got.

Met Blue – Beige interior

Navy – Beige interior

Ilford Touring

Total Touring

Datapost Touring

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^^^ Aye, supposedly the metal bases were created at the insistence of BP, who wanted their promotional models to feel 'quality' - so Corgi retooled to put metal bases on some of their Juniors models which previously had plastic ones.

Hence the early Vauxhall Nova models (red) sold to the public had a plastic base/bumpers, while the later 'BP Visco-Static' version in silver was metal top and bottom - those 1/64 Duckhams Escorts were the same, though I dunno if the different bases also came with each of the two different wheel types  (in which case there's potentially four variants out there of that model).

Conversely, I think my all-blue 1/36 Police Escort had a metal base, while my later red-with-a-white-stripe civvie version had a plastic base. Might have been a cost-cutting measure, that.

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Corgi branding also appeared on that weird MC Toy/Maisto 'light and sound' police car, which appeared to be based on a pirated casting of the Matchbox Mk3 Escort Cabrio with a peculiar hard-top added...

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But it's not a 3-dr hatch, so maybe best ignored for now? As you say, plenty to be getting on with already!

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