One Lari Cars

In Drybridge Market in Tbilisi, I find many interesting models at a variety of prices. Karo has lovely models but often the asking price for a model can be 50 lari, 70 lari or even 100 lari. My nominative collecting budget for the month is 100 lari. So, when I see a stall with cars…

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…

Scale Models: 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. The Matchbox containers being the same size as each other determined the size of the model a Matchbox…

Scale Models: 1:43 Scale

1:43 scale is a very popular scale for diecast cars. All my DeAgostini and Eaglemoss models are this scale, as are some Corgi, Solido and Soviet Made cars. A 1:43 scale car is roughly 4 inches long. This 1907 Peugeot scaled at 1:43. Made by Lesney Products in London, England. This model- 5Y – was made in…