Diecast Collector - April 2024

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Viva Espana! Well-known but seldom modelled trucks and vans lurking within a Spanish partwork series. Plus, all your regular favourites in the new April issue of Diecast Collector.

On Sale: 01/03/2024

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Inside the April issue of Diecast Collector, we bring you:

News and events -What's happening in the world of diecast collecting. 
The Corgi Years -Rick Wilson continues his series of year-by-year articles from the beginning of the Corgi brand in 1956.
A-Z of Diecast In which Alwyn Brice continues his series, leafing through the alphabet of diecasts.
Collecting by numbers Charting the evolution of the Matchbox Superfast range during the Lesney years, from 1969 to 1982.
Top Vintage Model - DTCA Chairman, Michael Driver, picks another vintage favourite from Dinky.
Dear Editor - Your diecast-related questions shared.
Toy Fair Times News of upcoming events that you might want to put in your diary. 
Toy Tales -Ed Karswell ponders the wonderful world of model collecting.

What's New - Six pages of new model reviews.
Toy Fair Round-up - This year's London and Nuremburg toy fairs, and the upcoming models on display.

1955 Overland Expedition - Steve Coles looks back at an inspirational 4-wheeled adventure.
Tomica Publicity Vehicles - Mike Pigott looks at some unusual Japanese models.
Sandro Munari at the Safari Rally - Francisco Mota tells the story of an Italian rally driving champion obsessed with winning the Safari Rally.  
The ‘Dambusters’ Lancaster - Jarrod Cotter looks at the Corgi model of the specially modified aircraft flown by No.617 Squadron.
Then & Now - Steve Coles continues his series comparing vintage models with their present day counterparts. 
A Star Like No other - Brian Salter remembers the classic movie Genevieve. 
Spanish Commercials - David Lynn discovers some well-known but seldom modelled British trucks and van models lurking unexpectedly within Spanish partwork series.
Taylor and Barrett - Brian Howes explores the history of another of Britain’s hidden gems.

Auction news - Highlights around the auction rooms and online this month. 
Online results - We help you to put a value on your collection, with a look at recent online auction results. 
Price Guide - Value your collection with auction results from around the country. 

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