Chris Sweetman
Chris Sweetman
@chris-sweetman
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Joined: Dec 31, 1996
Last seen: Jan 20, 2023
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RE: EARLY MATCHBOX (Moko/Lesney/Matchbox)

The Alvis Salamander was developed in 1956. It shares the same common six-wheel-drive chassis and other components with the Saladin armoured car and...

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RE: Morris Minor in sepia toned photos appropriate for the era

The model on the right is the first version from 1948 known as the low line due to the headlights being positioned low and within the grille area. The...

3 weeks ago
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RE: (Pics) 1919 Fiat 501Sport

A close up of those fabric doors and chain.

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RE: CAM NO. 001 1967 Datsun SR 311 (US 1500)

Newcon and Cam along with Rotarex were brands from Minicars' Kojima model shop. All ranges were active in the early 1980's and are white metal.

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RE: Minimarque 1958 Corvette Headlights

There is also this option or this one

3 weeks ago
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RE: Newest Autocult releases for 2023

All are scheduled for February release.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Frobley Models from France

One sold recently on British ebay for £115.

1 month ago
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RE: Militant on Manoeuvres

@ed-davis / @bob-jackman Thank you Ed and Bob appreciate your comments. At least with play worn toys one can stuff them in a pocket and take them out ...

1 month ago
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RE: Happy Birthday Karl!

Hope you had a fabulous birthday Karl. Do I spy a Tekno DKW Junior to the left of the Ford lorry and a Märklin RAK BMW 2000 CS to the right? Love th...

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RE: Dinky, Corgi, et al

How about this as an innovation. Detachable clear plastic body. Yonezawa Diapet Toyota Soarer Turbo number H1 scale 1:40th. Not a first in modelli...

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RE: Dinky, Corgi, et al

Photo of the Dibro Austin A40 in my collection - note jewelled headlights.

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RE: Dinky, Corgi, et al

Dinky Toys, France 1415 Peugeot 504 This model had opening four doors with the rear on the B-pillar and was issued in late 1968.

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