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Minichamps Hunt Mclaren M23
Minichamps Hunt Mclaren M23
Minichamps Hunt Mclaren M23

Recent ebay F1 diecast sales – a look back at 2015

In early 2015 I thought the second hand and collector’s market was picking up again, however towards the end of 2015 (if you use eBay as an indicator) – resale values have definitely dropped. There probably 2 reason...
 
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AutoArt 1:18 exoto
AutoArt 1:18 exoto
AutoArt 1:18 exoto

A look at 1:18 scale display cases

I received an email question from a reader asking about display cases for 1:18 scale diecasts. As all collectors know, 1:18 scale models and larger take up shelf space and if you accumulate more than a few, you quick run into d...

 
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Minichamps diecast 2 catalog 2015
Minichamps diecast 2 catalog 2015
Minichamps diecast 2 catalog 2015

Minichamps 2015 catalog 2

For those that are interested, the 2nd Minichamps diecast and resin catalogs for 2015 can be seen online. Aside from this seasons cars, the interesting F1 resins for 2015 (re-badged Sparks) are: Red Bull 2015 RB11 pre-season te...
 
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Minichamps Schumacher Bennetton B195 Piquet Brabham Ford BT49
Minichamps Schumacher Bennetton B195 Piquet Brabham Ford BT49
Minichamps Schumacher Bennetton B195 Piquet Brabham Ford BT49

F1 world championship diecasts

I received an email from a reader in Singapore asking about the various F1 world championship winning cars available in diecast (or resin for Spark models). Seems like this would be something useful to share with other collecto...

 
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Minichamps Mercedes W05 1:43 Dealer edition
Minichamps Mercedes W05 1:43 Dealer edition
Minichamps Mercedes W05 1:43 Dealer edition

1:43 Diecast Review: Mercedes W05 Minichamps Mercedes Dealer Edition

Since their McLaren partnership days, Mercedes have produced (with the help of Minichamps) a special 1:43 scale production run of their F1 cars for their dealers. The packaging and display cases are bigger than the normal Minic...
 
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Minichamps 2015 catalog cropped cover
Minichamps 2015 catalog cropped cover
Minichamps 2015 catalog cropped cover

Minichamps 2015 catalog releases (this year for real?)

This weekend I managed to flick through a copy of the Minichamps 2015 diecast and resin catalog. For F1 collectors, there are some exciting diecasts for 2015 release including: The World Champions Collection series – Alon...





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