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GuyM
Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2024 3:06:22 AM
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GuyM wrote:
Hornby Hobbies Ltd, current owner of the Corgi brand, recently reproduced 37 old Corgi Toys models dating back from the sixties: https://corgimodelclub.com/en-ie/collections/corgi-authentic-re-issues .
It should be noted that approx. 20% of these were in a scale ranging from 1/48 to 1/52. [...]


Two other examples with cars below, produced by Corgi Toys in a 1/50 scale:





2 Chevrolet Impala II - 1960 4x2/2 (Hornby-Corgi Toys models).

To be continued.
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GuyM
Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2024 3:10:40 AM
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The Chevrolet car as a New-York taxi vehicle:







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GuyM
Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2024 3:15:50 AM
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The intervention vehicle of a Fire Chief in the New-York Fire Department:







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GuyM
Posted: Thursday, May 09, 2024 3:11:32 AM
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Last recent reproduction model in this collection, an American Police patrol car, first produced by Corgi Toys in a 1/49 scale in the early 60s:





Oldsmobile Super 88 - 1961 4x2/2 car (Hornby-Corgi Toys model),





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GuyM
Posted: Monday, May 13, 2024 3:10:14 AM
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Jean-Francois built this Berliet GXO from a Minicirque kit. As usual, he machined some parts (wheels, pulleys...) that he considered too crude or being badly reproduced:









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As a bonus, the Berliet GXO during a testing session in the Sahara desert (pictures from the magazine "Tous les Camions"):





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Guy
GuyM
Posted: Friday, May 17, 2024 2:51:41 AM
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Other model built by Jean-Francois, the Nicoletti SAVIEM 6x6 (owned by SONEXA during the Nice airport construction phase), which was usually towing the company low bed Nicolas 4-line semi-trailer (modified Conrad model + home-made trailer with Corgi modules):









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GuyM
Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 2:57:47 AM
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As the 6x6 model is completed, the other unit (crew-cabbed 6x4) can be re-assigned to its usual 3-line ACTM lowboy (modified Conrad model + homemade trailer):









As a bonus, both tractors in their usual duties (pictures issued from the forum "Photos de Camions No2" "Nicoletti" chapter):



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Guy
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Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2024 2:51:48 AM
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Jean-Jacques built this Berliet TR250 6x4 tractor and its ACTM 3-axle lowboy below:









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