Chris Sweetman
Chris Sweetman
@chris-sweetman
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Joined: Dec 31, 1996
Last seen: Sep 20, 2022
Topics: 20 / Replies: 154
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RE: A social climber makes his move

@graeme-ogg A quid - that's cheaper than a brand spanking new small scale Hot Wheels model mint still encapsulated in its blister!

7 days ago
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RE: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado by Kirk models, Denmark

Kirk was the actual manufacturer of this Olds Toronado but it was marketed under the Tekno banner. When Tekno went bust Kirk decided to continue pro...

7 days ago
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RE: Dinky, Corgi, et al

@karl Re: "Headlights – Corgi seems to have led the way with jeweled or rhinestone headlights, again with the Bentley Continental Coupe in ’61. It too...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Dinky, Corgi, et al

@karl Hi Karl I started a thread about innovations on the old Legacy site. Now all lost so glad that you have started this again. In the MAR article y...

4 weeks ago
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RE: (Pics) 1971 Dodge Charger

@mikedetorrice Sensational images Mike. This true to 1:64th scale Greenlight Dodge looks extremely good.

4 weeks ago
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RE: EARLY MATCHBOX (Moko/Lesney/Matchbox)

@karl Hi Karl the red version was supplied in G4 Race'N Rally Gift Set. I suspect that a few found their way into individual boxes too.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Strange scale of 1/68?

@d-m-holcombe Hi Dave 1:68th scale is one of those hidden scales. Wouldn't be surprised if a few current Hot Wheels or Matchbox were to this scale. To...

4 weeks ago
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RE: EARLY MATCHBOX (Moko/Lesney/Matchbox)

Re: the boat. There was a distinct advantage with the change for plastic in material for the boat. It floated. Personally, as a kid during this...

2 months ago
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RE: 1908 New York-to-Paris-winning Thomas Flyer.

Maybe but I have seen many of my original images used on other forums/sites and believe me these are not difficult to cite. Beggars belief when they...

3 months ago
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RE: 1935 Chrysler Airflow by REXTOY.

Correct Karl Vitesse made Rextoys in Portugal then later Rextoys issues were produced in France. There was an extremely detailed thread in the old Leg...

4 months ago
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RE: 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier.

X-Concepts was the company and their model car range were branded under Modifiers. Modifiers were available in 1:43rd and 1:64th scales. Earlier 1:43r...

6 months ago
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RE: MAR article on rising prices

@jkuvakas Hi John read this article earlier today. This is a similar course of action I put into place just prior to the Covid-19 lockdowns. For me I ...

6 months ago
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RE: Diecast for today 3/26/22 - Kyosho 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350 Convertible

@mg-harv Harv 3 for $25! This was a bargain. One of these is currently on ebay for $87 - that's over £65 in my money!

6 months ago
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RE: EARLY MATCHBOX (Moko/Lesney/Matchbox)

@david-green David, great to see all your Cadillacs still have their tow hooks. These are usually broken off by some over enthusiastic lad trying to...

6 months ago
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RE: Update from Simon Elford of Brooklin

The maximum one can receive from UK Statutory Redundancy is just under £11,000. That's if one has worked for 20 years at a company. Even if you have w...

6 months ago
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