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John Merritt
(@jcarnutz)
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I came across this model on eBay while searching for something else and while it may not be perfect (no model is) I thought it was a very nice representation of Edsel's last hardtop.  The color is perfect and since I am unable to find a '60 Hardtop anywhere else, this one does nicely.

1960 Edsel Ranger Hardtop - BoS Models in Seafoam Green & Polar White

1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 01
1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 02
1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 05
1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 06
1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 07
1960 Edsel Ranger Hdtp 08

 

John Merritt
South Lyon, Michigan - USA


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Mike DeTorrice
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Wow, very cool ! What a great addition and excellent subject matter. BoS have done some really nice releases of otherwise-not-available models.


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Bob Jackman
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Great pictures John. Mike I agree with your comments.


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Jack Dodds
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Is this 1:43 scale?


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John Merritt
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@jack-dodds 

No it is 1:18

John Merritt
South Lyon, Michigan - USA


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Al_Dorado
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Nice model and color.  I think the 1960 Edsel could have done rather well if not for the rear end styling which, imo, is as bizaare at the '58 front end.  Only 2,848 of these Edsels were built during an abbreviated two-month production run, making them quite collectible today, particularly the hartop coupe. 

edsel60

 


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