31 August 2012
Watch all the Daily Diecast videos from August in one place! ...
We hope you've enjoyed the launch of our new Daily Diecast updates. Over the last month we've covered everything from powerboats to planes and even the odd tractor. What's more, as part of this new web feature, we've launched the Daily Diecast videos, which give you a good look at the model from pretty much every angle possible. Anyway, just in case you've missed any of the recent videos (where have you been?) we've compiled them all together in one convenient place.
Also, make sure you keep coming back throughout September because we're planning another month of daily updates - ensuring that Collectors Club of Great Britain really is the best place to go for your daily diecast fix.
Corgi - Scania T
PRICE £37 LIMIT 1,400 SCALE 1/50 REF NO CC12831
A superb paint finish defines Corgi’s Scania cab, which displays well-printed operator logos and artwork for Lanarkshire’s Stuart Nicol Transport. The rear coiled airlines are superbly done, and the Saltire/Scania artwork is pleasing.
Corgi - Dennis F12
PRICE £11.99 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO DG223003
Vintage fire appliances are always interesting, and so it is with Corgi’s wonderful release. In Silverside Derbyshire livery, the vehicle has a superb wheeled ladder unit (with turning wheels), and well-moulded hose reels on the roof.
Oxford Diecast - Bedford WLG Heavy Unit
PRICE £9 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO 76BHF001
A very good pump unit and hoses elevates this National Fire Service vehicle in collecting terms. The side storage sections are well defined, and the ladder is finely moulded. White hoses also lend pleasing contrast.
Ixo - Citroën Visa Chrono
PRICE £32.99 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/43 REF NO RAC129
Retro rally cool comes to the fore with Ixo’s No 28 Chrono, which has a superb paint finish and splendid interior detailing, such as quality seatbelts and a strapped-down spare wheel. The real car raced in the 1983 Rally Monte Carlo.
Oxford Diecast - Land Rover 88” Hard Top
PRICE £3.50 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO 76LAN188017
With its colourful Bertram Mills Circus livery, Oxford’s Land Rover is worthy of inspection by Land Rover fans. Its printing is good, as is the grille detail.
Corgi - Army Green Goddess
PRICE £8 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO DG221006
The famous military fire appliance is well executed here, and wears the livery of a British Army vehicle based at RAF Khormaksar, Aden.
Oxford Diecast - Jaguar XJS
PRICE £3 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO 76XJS002
Cop cars don’t get much more sporty than this Metropolitan Police Jaguar, which has an appropriate roof-mounted light unit, and white paint with decent opacity and finish. Bad guys watch out!
Corgi - Austin Allegro Special LE
PRICE £19.99 LIMIT 1,000 SCALE 1/43 REF NO VA04513
In vivid Tara Green, Corgi’s model replicates the car owned by Surrey enthusiasts Don and Norma Brindle. Paint application is good and the general shape has been well captured.
IXO - Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X
PRICE £30.95 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/43 REF NO RAM453
The mighty Evo is well represented here by Ixo. This replica exudes detail from the inside out, the sponsors’ markings are glorious and the wheels impressive.
Oxford Diecast - Austin ATV
PRICE £6 LIMIT NOT SPECIFIED SCALE 1/76 REF NO 76ATV001
Oxford’s replica, in purposeful matt grey finish, wears the livery of the National Fire Service. Excellent panel and rivet detail adorns the sides.