Lamley Daily: Schuco Volkswagen T1 van “VW-Kundendienst” (and a guest)

Model: Schuco Volkswagen T1 Van & M2 Volkswagen T1 tow truck. Line: Schuco mainline and M2 Auto Thentics. eBay link: Schuco VW T1 (and for UK customers after the Schuco van go to Modelmatic.) Why I am featuring it: I've got a big soft spot for air cooled VWs. A few of my close friends …

Vive La France! The gallic world of Norev’s 1/64 line up.

(Norev 1/64 on ebay) I've been keen to get the ball rolling with this article for a while as I firmly believe Norev haven't had anywhere near the coverage they are due for their small scale catalogue. Already well established with their larger scale models, they have managed to bring some unique subjects to the …

From Russia with love – Autogrand and Welly’s Russian Series

(Autogrand on ebay) This post, like my earlier write up on the fantastic line up from Grell, will introduce you to another series of interesting diecasts from the former Eastern Bloc. This time we're visiting Russia with Autogrand Russian Series and the sister line from Welly of the same name. This Autogrand series is one …

Don’t burst my bubble – the Schuco BMW Isetta (and some Japanese visitors)

So as promised I'm back again with a visit to the miniature world of Schuco. And miniature is a fitting word considering the size of my subject today. Say hello to the BMW Isetta. The Isetta started life in 1953 not as a BMW, but as a product of the Italian company Iso. Revealed at …