Two More Models for the Collection

8 April 2015. I found I had a spare hour in town and the weather was good so I ventured once again to Drybridge Market, where I have found so many diecast gems in the past. There were some interesting vehicles, I especially liked a Soviet made 1:43 model of a Lada Niva with trailer,…

DeAgostini Supercars

DeAgostini differs from my other models in that the cars come with a magazine and are sold through news kiosks rather than toy shops. Although some of the older models can be found at Drybridge Market or in Vagzlis Basroba (the sprawling market around the Central Train Station in Tbilisi). The cars are all in…

Soviet Cars made in China by DeAgostini

I have more Soviet Models made in China in my collection than those made in the Soviet Union. DeAgostini produces a package of a 1:43 scale car and a magazine. The sixteen page magazine Avto Legendi (Legends of Autos) is in Russian, one series of magazines is for everyday Soviet cars, a second series of magazines…