Diecast Collector - August 2024

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New Corgi Releases! Reaching new heights as the latest models in the extensive Corgi range are announced. Plus, all your regular favourites in the new July issue of Diecast Collector.

On Sale: 02/07/2024

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News and events - What's happening in the world of diecast collecting. 
Corgi Through The 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.
Heavy Haul Replicas - Steven Downes takes a look at a range of highly detailed replicas from a new brand focussing on both classic and modern trucks.

Beaulieu Spring Autojumble - Stephen Paul Hardy explains why he thinks the Beaulieu Autojumbles are the ultimate UK location for a diecast collector’s weekend.
Made to order  - Ever thought about asking a model maker to produce a subject missing from your collection? Francisco Mota did just that... 
Which is best? - Modern diecast or high quality resincast, which is the best way to make a 1/43 scale model? Francisco Mota finds out. 
The Simpsons - To tie in with the 35th anniversary of the popular family, Mike Pigott heads to Springfield.
Solido ‘Avions-Maquettes’ series - Andrew Ralston looks back at a range of military and civilian aircraft launched by Solido in 1955.
BBMF Spitfire PR.XIXs - Jarrod Cotter looks at the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire XIXs as modelled in 1/48 scale by Hobby Master.
Then and Now - Steve Coles continues his series comparing vintage models with their present day counterparts.
Corgi TV & Film - David Boxall guides you through the various TV and film models released throughout the 1970s.
Wells-Brimtoy - 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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