Bburago Ferrari

2015 saw the May Cheong Group (Maisto and Bburago) sign an exclusive deal with Ferrari. There are over 100 Ferrari models in the Bburago catalogue at different scales. The 1:24 and 1:18 scales, though great to look at don’t interest me because of my budget and space constraints. I saw some in XS Toys today, …

Bburago 1:32 Classic

The Bburago 1:32 Classic range comprises just ten models each in a choice of two colours*. All of them are tempting, I have so far succumbed on six occasions (over half the range). Three years ago in Paris I picked up the Citroen DS and Ford Capri 2600, both of which I have since seen…

Bburago 1:64 Scale

My favourite scale for diecast collecting is 1:64 scale. This is the nominal scale for Hot Wheels and Matchbox . Looking in the 1969 Matchbox catalogue only the Fiat 1500, SnowTrac Tractor and Field Car are actually 1:64 scale. This time last year, I noticed some Bburago models appearing in this scale, at first, the selection here…

Bburago

Renegade Bburago was an Italian manufacturer of diecasts, one of the pioneers of the larger scale models. In 2005 Bburago went bankrupt, this marked the end of the European manufacture of affordable diecast vehicles. The first Italian made Bburago model in my collection was this Renault Alpine, I was lucky enough to find it at Drybridge Market.…