Lamley Daily: Schuco Mercedes 200D W115 “Slash 8”

Model: Schuco Mercedes 200D Release: Schuco mainline Where to get it. eBay, Modelmatic for UK collectors Why I am featuring it: I have been looking for a way to lever this one in for some time and a Lamley Daily is a perfect way to do that. I've got a bit of a thing for …

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 …