Anyone for Golf? The Schuco and Greenlight Golf Mk1s.

Some posts just spring into my head even before I have got the models in my hands. This was one of them. When Modelmatic restocked I jumped on this pair. They looked the bomb in pictures and they're even better when they're infront of you. First of all a little background on the Golf. Conceived …

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 …