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Minichamps FW08B boxes
Minichamps FW08B boxes
Minichamps FW08B boxes

1:43 diecast review: Minichamps Williams FW08B 6 wheel test car

A new version of the Minichamps 1:43 scale Williams FW08B 6 wheeler is currently in circulation. Some collectors have probably seen the older model in the larger size display box which was reasonably rare. The big difference wi...
 
 
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Minichamps FW11B
Minichamps FW11B
Minichamps FW11B

F1 Diecast Review: Spot the difference – Minichamps World Champions Collections vs standard Minichamps

I received an email earlier in the year with a question about the difference between¬† Minichamps’ World Champions Collection series and the normal Minichamps model of the same car. It’s an interesting exercise becau...

 
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Minichamps M23 and FW07
Minichamps M23 and FW07
Minichamps M23 and FW07

Removable cowling 1:43 F1 diecasts: Part 2 – Minichamps

Part 1 of this series looked at the Brumm 1:43 Villeneuve 126CK model in a display case with an exposed chassis. In Part 2, we’ll take a look at the various Minichamps 1:43 diecasts that have removable engine covers ̵...
 
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La Storia Ferrari 1:43
La Storia Ferrari 1:43
La Storia Ferrari 1:43

F1 diecast review: La Storia 1:43 Ferrari Collection

The La Storia Ferrari diecasts are an interesting collection. Made in 1:43 scale, these are badged under the Hotwheels mark. Whilst the IXO line were packaged in a metallic book cover without a driver figure, the Hotwheels La S...

 
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Brumm 126CK Villeneuve
Brumm 126CK Villeneuve
Brumm 126CK Villeneuve

Removable cowling 1:43 F1 diecasts: Part 1 – Brumm Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK Limited Edition

Lets face it, all model collectors love diecast models with chassis cowling that can be removed to reveal seriously good internal engine detail. For F1 models, the best examples are the Exoto 1:18 cars including the Exoto XS se...
 
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Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite
Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite
Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite

F1 diecast review: Hotwheels Elite 1:43 scale Lauda Ferrari 312T2 6 wheel testcar

There was a time in the late 90s when Hotwheels Ferrari diecasts were ridiculed by collectors. The modern day Hotwheel Elite are driverless models but the build quality has improved and these diecasts are reasonably detailed. L...





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