Diecast Collector - May 2024

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Pole position! Over 40 of the latest scale models line up on the starting grid, from the likes of Oxford Diecast, Corgi, Bburago and Britains.

On Sale: 02/04/2024

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

News and events - What's happening in the world of diecast collecting. 
Toy Tales - Ed Karswell ponders the wonderful world of model collecting.
The Corgi Years - Rick Wilson continues his series of year-by-year articles from the beginning of the Corgi brand in 1956.
Top Vintage Model - DTCA Chairman, Michael Driver, picks another vintage favourite from Dinky.
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.
Dear Editor - Your diecast-related questions shared.
Toy Fair Times - News of upcoming events that you might want to put in your diary. 

What's New - Six pages of new model reviews.

Matchbox Trains - Mike Pigott looks back at the railway models from the Matchbox 1-75 series.
Audi Sport Quattro S1 - part 1 - Francisco Mota goes back to the 1980s to find out how the Audi rally team tried to solve the issue of power. 
The Darién Gap Range Rovers - Steve Coles recounts the British Trans-Americas Expedition from the 1970s, and miniature replicas now produced.  
Feathers in our cap - part 1 - Nigel Robertshaw looks at models of the commercial vehicles and buses produced by Guy Motors of Wolverhampton.
Don't be a dummy - Mike Pigott looks at a novelty range from Matchbox which was based on a television road safety campaign.
Wonder Woman Jet - Paul Brent Adams looks at a replica of a jet seen in the 2020 film Wonder Woman 1984.
The GT from Slough - David Wright explores the background to a rare but curvy British sports car, and the models of it.
Little and Large - In which Steve Coles compares models of the same car... but in differing scales!
Corgi Accessories - Corgi didn’t just make vehicles, as Gijs Noordam reviews the numerous characters 
and accessories.
A Female Perspective - Hazel Ralston considers the world of model collecting, through different eyes...

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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