The classic Volkswagen done right.
A winter drive with two Alpine equipped Porsches.
Advanced warning: this article is photo heavy. Rather than harping on too much about my beloved Majorette and Schuco, I think these two are cool enough to let their looks do the talking. There's something very cool about fast cars with roof racks. And these two have tapped into that perfectly. This feature has been …
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From the hoarder’s perspective: My diecast highlights of 2020
Not exactly a top ten new models or even a top ten new additions to my collection, but these are my highlights from 2020 in miniature....
Is there anything cooler than a big old Mercedes? How about 5 of them…
2 new releases from Schuco bring out a myraid of Mercedes classics.
Long form: Trois “Deux Chevaux”.
Grab a coffee and enjoy a gentle meander through the history of the famous 2CV with some of the best Euro brands.
Schuco + Tarmac Works = diecast cool.
A collaboration from the top drawer between two of the big hitters in the diecast world yields great results.
Lamley Daily: Take the law into your own hands… Schuco BMW Isetta “Landespolizei”
The Schuco Isetta gets a cool new twist.
Dirt don’t slow you down – Schuco Porsche 911 Turbo Magnus Walker
A renowned European diecast maker with fantastic models, and one of the modern kings of automotive cool and one of his equally killer creations. Collaborations don't get much cooler than this.
My last parcel with AutoWorld, Schuco, Greenlight and Mini GT, from France …
Here is my parcel full of US diecast from a french eBay seller called Quinazland.
Lamley Daily: Schuco Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing
The iconic 300SL done by Schuco
Lamley Daily: Schuco Edition 1:64 Lamborghini Huracan
I am a fan of this for multiple reasons. I collect Lamborghinis in 1:64 scale, Schuco’s toolings are excellent, and this color green is perfect for a Lambo.
GTI club: the Schuco Mk1 and TLVN Mk2 Golf GTIs
A side by side with these two has been on the cards since I did a comparison with the two Mk1 Golfs from Schuco and Greenlight back in February. I'm bringing the Schuco car back this time for a head to head with the Mk2 GTI from Tomica's Limited Vintage Neo line.
Lamley Daily: Schuco BMW 2800
It's hard to put my finger on just why I love this old Schuco but love it I do. I'm not sure I even recall where I got it from. But it's always been close to hand, on show somewhere.
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 …
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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 …
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Lamley Daily: Schuco Porsche 911 Turbo (930)
Line: Schuco (Toysmart Hong Kong Exclusive) Where to get it: eBay has a few Why is it in the collection: After my very first Schuco BMW Isetta which blew me away with all the incredible details; I consider Schuco as the next Tomica Limited Vintage in my 1/64 model cars collection which I keep going …
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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 …
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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 …
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The other 1/64 Unimog – the Schuco 604 Series
For all the praise Mattel rightfully received for the brilliant Hot Wheels Unimog 1300 castings they released in 2018, it may have been easy to miss the other Unimog that appeared around the same time: Schuco's amazing 604 Series. Trying not to use too much hyperbole is a skill in writing articles, and I think …
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The Schuco 1/64 MiJo Exclusives are now out, and available at SURPLUSgoodies.
If you remember, a few weeks ago I previewed a new 1/64 brand that has come to the US via MiJo Exclusives. The brand is Schuco, and they are really, really nice. https://youtu.be/7y0IVTYUYto I know a few of my friends have been asking when they would be out, and that time is now. SURPLUSgoodies has …
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Schuco 1/64 is coming to the US. Here is a look.
I say "Schuco", many of you European collectors know what I am talking about, as will many of the more hardcore collectors in the US. Schuco delves into several diecast scales, and does a damn good job at all of them. For our purposes, 1/64 is where to focus. And it is a good thing, …
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Guest Post: Cold War Classics Made in West Germany: The beautiful 1:66 diecast of Schuco (by Graham Heeps)
It has been awhile since we have had a guest post here on Lamley, but I am always game, especially when the post relates to models I don't collect. That means we could have endless guest posts, so if you have an idea, send it over. Graham Heeps is one of those collectors with a …
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