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REVIEW: Spark Bentley Speed Six LeMans Winner 1930 (and 1929)

It is well known that Bentley won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race many times back in the day when fame for endurance counted in sales because motorcars were still somewhat unreliable. Many people wrongly associate the 1930 victory with the more famous and more spectacular Blower Bentley. However, Sir Henry “Tim” Birkin´s supercharged Blowers (financed by Dorothy Continue Reading...
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CMC Anniversary 25 Year News

In the absence of the Nuremberg Toy Fair to kick of the year, CMC have made their announcements on their website and in what they call virtual toy fair. Most of the CMCs are coming in groups of seven this year. The first seven models are different renditions of the 1930s Alfa Romeo P3 race car for a recommended retail Continue Reading...
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How to become an Exoto shareholder

For those of you who are somewhat dissatisfied with the quality of diecast models these days and with manufacturers cutting corners, there now is something you can actively contribute. You can become a shareholder in Exoto and invest 495,000 $  for them to make variants of the 1965 Ferrari 250 LM to be hand-assembled from over 2,600 precision-machined parts each. Continue Reading...
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News for 2021 from Almost Real

Because of Covid-19, the Nuremberg Toy Fair has been scheduled for the end of July this year, so we won´t get the usual February heads-up of things to come, unless manufacturers tell us individually. Almost Real have told us that, as seen with their latest Land Rover Defender, they are trying to make models more interesting, adding some sort of Continue Reading...
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