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verstappen spark 1:43 RB12
verstappen spark 1:43 RB12
verstappen spark 1:43 RB12

Diecasts: 2016 a year in review

2016 was an interesting year for diecast collectors. If you were a Minichamps F1 collector, 2016 provided a good opportunity to pickup previously hard to find cars due to their re-released World Champions collection and Senna c...
 
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Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones
Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones
Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones

1:43 Diecast Review: Minichamps Williams FW07 series

After many years of waiting, Minichamps have finally released the Williams FW07C in 1:43 scale following the mould of previous releases of the FW07 and FW07B. The model is what I expected – its consistent with the previou...

 
Diecast models
 

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...
 
Diecast models
 
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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Kyosho vs Minichamps
Kyosho vs Minichamps
Kyosho vs Minichamps

1:43 diecast review: Kyosho vs Minichamps

Kyosho are better known for their radio control cars but they do produce some beautiful 1:12 scale sports and road cars. Collectors will also be familiar with the 1:64 scale F1 team collections and other 1:43 F1 models produced...
 






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