Corgi have just released a new scale diecast car. It's a 1:43 scale Ford Cortina Mk 4 1.6 L model based on the ones used by the Irish police ie. An Garda Síochána. Apparently the cars were acquired due to Ford having a factory in Cork: An Garda Síochána, the Republic of Ireland's police force, used the Cortina Mk4 extensively because of its reliability and … [Read more...] about Corgi Offer Ford Cortina Mk4 1.6L, Garda Car in 1:43 Scale
R2 D2 Collector Model
I love some of the Star Wars collectibles that you can pick up on various sitesThis one won't be available until the middle of next year, but it looks really coolFull details here … [Read more...] about R2 D2 Collector Model
Want A Really Shiny Car?
I'm not sure if I'd want a gold plated Corgi car, but the idea of offering a limited edition 24 carat gold (plated) mini did catch my attention:The Austin Mini is 50 years old this year, so Corgi are celebrating with the release of this model.Full details here … [Read more...] about Want A Really Shiny Car?
The Ultimate Asterix Collector’s Item
Attakus are producing a limited run of 500 Asterix statue sets called: 50 Years Of Friendship.The set incorporates over 50 characters from the comic strip:Here's a closeup:It also comes with a certificate, in true Asterix style, of course!Now for the bad news ... if you want to get your hands on one of these sets they cost 1500 euro (excluding shipping)Full details on the … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Asterix Collector’s Item
Star Wars Vehicles For The Patient Types
If you're patient and have spare time, then why not assemble your own card models of Star Wars vehicles?Byrne posted about these really cool paper / card based designs the other day.He was looking at the Millenium Falcon:But there's a lot lot more ..How about a TIE fighter?Or the USS Enterprise?Or even the De Lorean from Back to the Future?Each design includes the full set of … [Read more...] about Star Wars Vehicles For The Patient Types