Diecast Collector - June 2024

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The Wild Audi… How the German rally team developed their wildest car. Plus, all your regular favourites in the new issue!

On Sale: 01/05/2024

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Inside the June 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 - Five pages of new model reviews.
New Model Spotlight - Stephen Paul Hardy returns with his quarterly round-up of new models.

Spalding Model Tractor Show - Cathy Herron visits the longest running tractor and construction show in the UK.
Audi Sport Quattro S1 - part 2 - Francisco Mota goes back to the 1980s to find out how the Audi rally team tried to solve the issue of power. 
Post-War British clockwork cars - Andrew Ralston finds out how several British toymakers combined diecast construction with clockwork mechanisms. 
Par Avion - John Morris takes a detailed look back at the early aviation output from Dinky's Paris factory.
Broen Mini Planes - Mike Pigott looks at this budget range of World War One aircraft made in Hong Kong during the 1970s.
Then and Now - Steve Coles continues his series comparing vintage models with their present day counterparts. 
Why buses? - Reader Philip Blair tells us about his vintage bus collection and where his passion for the hobby started.
A trio of gold - Steve Coles compares three 1/64 scale model Range Rovers released by Matchbox, MINI GT and Inno64.
Off the Beaten Track - Andrew Ralston visits the home of French Dinky. 
Corgi Gift Sets - Gijs Noordam looks at the highlights covering 1956-1970.

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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