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Mike DeTorrice
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Anson is no longer around, but they produced this great-looking 1/18th 1938 Buick Y-Job dream car.

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Rich Sufficool
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I like that concept car. Way back when, I bought a GADM in 1/43. I always wished one of the Mints would have done one in 1/24 to display it with all the period Buicks I have. The late Anson offered a lot of images not made by the big boys. I have a few myself and I'd rate them as 3 foot models sold at a very reasonable pricepoint.

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Bob Jackman
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Great pictures, as always,  Mike. Anson did some nice models at great prices while they were around.


   
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Larry kemling
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ANSON really hit the ball outa the park with their Buick Y-Job, mine sits in its place of honor in our living room for all to enjoy….

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Christopher Moroni
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A very nice and historic model that I had to have. There was a time when these were scarce and secondary market pricing sky-rocketed. I recall seeing close to $200 ...  then came Autoworld's re-issue, the market flooded, and prices returned to "pre-panic"  levels. I found this model's "value volatility"  interesting.

Even if you don't necessarily collect concept cars... you have to have this one..... the Grandfather of them all. 😀 

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Larry kemling
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Have to say the Signature 1939’ Zephyr top is a reasonably close match, it’s a shame a correct top wasn’t provided when the model was released.

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Christopher Moroni
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@larry-kemling Actually Larry, that's not the correct "up-top"  either.

Your pic features one of the several Y-Job copies or "tribute cars"  out there. The clue are those funky wheel-covers.   Interestingly, Anson's model incorporates a separate metal boot cover; I've NEVER taken the model apart to see if it could be hinged like the 1:1. I've often wondered if that was the Anson's original intention. 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤨 

I could modify (as you noted) this Lincoln affair or simply fashion another....  but it doesn't "bug me"  enough (yet). I'm lazy; it's much easier to just set the Signature top in place. 😉 

Here's a few pics of the actual Y-Job convertible top:

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Larry kemling
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Interesting,haven’t seen the hinged boot before,thx for the information!👍🏻


   
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Here are some of my pics:

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Christopher Moroni
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Well done!


   
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