Tales of Toy Cars – New Finds for August 2001

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Tomica’s Anniversary Toyota Celica Set trade

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continues to be the most consistant producer in the world. They seem to worry about the or fancies of the diecast market, just continue to produce miniatures of real vehicles in the colors and primarily, for the non-North market. You won’t find in large chain or discount as they focus on the smaller outlets.

Only Siku of Germany close to this consistant focus over the years.

In Tomica turned 30 and to honor anniverssary, they produced a of commemorative models and sets. A package from HobbyJapan provided me with some new additions to my Tomica Collection. A set of four cars commemorated the anniversary of Tomica and the Toyota These are our ‘Cars of the Month’.

A full article on the Toyota and Supra is also in this (click here ). More should do these historical sets.

Of the Tomica models the Datsun Fairlady 240Z and the Skyline were old castings I had wanted for many years. The NSX and Cooper are color variations I could not resist. The Mitsubishi Evo IV WRC, Suburu Legacy Wagon and Toyota Will Vi are castings of cars no-one is likely to do.

The Evo IV was the winning WRC pro-rally car in 1999 and correct rally colors.

is again offering Hot Wheels their Happy Meals. The Civic is a different casting of the model offered in the regular It seems that the McDonalds must be different from the issue models, even if the same car!

The Mitsubishi is welcome and represents the first this model has been in 1:64 since it’s in 1990. Too bad it has to be a Happy Meal with smoked windows and no but beggars. The extra decals for the and Eclipse were not used. The HW McD HM car is clearly a custom model.

I think it looks most a 1956 DeSoto, although the is more ’57 Chevy. The glows in the dark.

Johnny Lightning has offered two Martin models in new colors. The V8 model was first offered in the series while the Lagonda in the Evel Knievel series. sport improved wheels and tires. Too bad the Vantage still has wing-windows. A 1970 Plymouth Runner was also found the MOPAR series.

Are there any cars JL has not yet done?

Maisto has a new series of it’s showcase I bought the Porsche 550A even thought the truck are a major distraction. I also the Oldsmobile 04 concept car as it is likely to be the Olds ever done the marque is ….

I still have to remove one from it’s safe-like


Datsun Fairlady #6 – trade

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