Issue No.9

December 2008
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Issue 9 of The Diecast Magazine features a variety of scaled diecast models including Australian and International, race cars, road cars and much more.
With 80 pages, this is the biggest issue ever! Issue 9 is a classic rematch in 1:18 between Holden and Ford models from Classic Carlectables. In the blue corner is the latest release from Classic Carlectables, the 1973 Bathurst winning XA GT Hardtop of Alan Moffat. In the red corner is the HX Monaro LE coupe. While we look at the Monaro in detail, we also take the opportunity to update the full Monaro range from the Classic Carlectables stable.
Small-scale collectors will be pleased to find a couple of new releases in 1/43. The Ford XA Falcon GT four-door sedan is the latest from Trax and this model forms part of the Opal series. We also take a look at the Holden GTR-X coupe. This exciting coupe project by Holden in the ’70s is now modelled in 1/43 by Models 56.

Also in this issue of The Diecast Magazine we feature the exciting new section “What’s Hot - Online”. This section provides collectors with a wrap-up of significant auctions that have occurred recently online and will provide a more accurate guide as to what some of your models may be worth. To keep this section spicy and hot, “What’s Hot - Online” will be updated in every issue, as well as expand and improve with new and fresh information in the future.
You always have your chance to be a part of The Diecast Magazine and Issue 9 is no different! The Collectors Post has yet again given away a variety of models to another lucky collector. Anyone has the chance to win a model, simply by sending us a few pictures and some words about your collection, so get a pen and paper (or a keyboard and digital camera) and drop us a line! By the way, talking about competitions, thanks to all our readers who entered the 2008 Christmas Stocking Competition. The lucky winners have now been announced and the results are on page 2 of this issue of The Diecast Magazine.

The latest in news about die-cast collectable releases awaits you in Shop Talk, while a diverse range of editorial features will keep you busy with Issue 9 of The Diecast Magazine for many hours, if not days! This is another must-have issue for any collector serious about collecting die cast models.
If you have not already subscribed to the magazine, then don’t forget the subscription form is on page 80 or download a subscription form from the website, complete it and return to guarantee your copy of The Diecast Magazine in the future! Either way don’t miss out! Get your copy today!
Issue 9 of The Diecast Magazine will be available in all good die cast models shops and selected newsagencies around Australia by no later than December 12, just in time for Christmas!

Contents list- THE DIECAST MAGAZINE - Issue 9 - December 2008

Autoart: 1/18 Porsche 917L “Hippie car” Le Mans 1970, Bauer: 1/18 Bugatti Royale Type 41, Biante: 1/43 HSV Boxed set, Biante: 1/18 Holden Torana A9X sedan Morris/Fitzpatrick 1977 Bathurst, Biante: 1/18 Holden VK Group A SS, Biante: 1/18 1984 Holden VK Commodore Group C Bathurst race car Harvey/Parsons, Classic Carlectables: 1/18 Holden VR Commodore 1995 Bathurst winner Perkins/Ingall, Classic Carlectables: 1/18 Ford GT-HO Super Falcon, Classic Carlectables: 1/18, 1/43, 1/64 2008 V8 Supercar releases Classic Carlectables: 1/18 Valiant E38 R/T Charger, CMC: 1/18 Ferrari F156 “Sharknose”, First Gear: 1/24 Ford F100 NAPA truck, GMP: 1/6 Ferrari 312PB V12 engine, GMP: 1/18 Ford Fairlane Convertibles, GMP: 1/6 Ferrari Enzo Dashboards, GMP: 1/18 Mr Gasket 427 Mustang, GMP: 1/18 Berger Chevrolet Drag Camaro, GMP: 1/18 Pork Chop Camaro, Hot Wheels Elite: 1/18 Ferrari F2002 F1 Michael Schumacher, Hot Wheels: 1/18 Ferrari F430 coupe, Hot Wheels Elite: 1/43 Ferrari FXX, Ferrari 126C2 Formula 1, Icon Models: 1/24 STP Ford Fusion-Marcus Ambrose, Minichamps: 1/12 Ducati Desmomedici 16, Minichamps: 1/18 & 1/43 McLaren Mercedes MP4/23-Lewis Hamilton, Minichamps: 1:43 Car trailer/Black mudguards, Minichamps: 1/43 Mercedes Benz G4 limousine, Norscot: 1/50 Peterbilt 389 truck, CAT D8R Series 2 and Trail king trailer package, Precision Miniatures: 1/18 1959 Cadillac Series 75 Limousine, R and R Enterprises: 1/18 Sprint cars, Road Signature: 1/18 Petrol pumps, Shelby Collectibles: 1/18 Shelby GT 500KR, Solido: 1/18 Aston Martin DBR9 LM-GT, Universal Hobbies: 1/16 Big Bud HN320, Wit’s Motorbikes: 1/12 Kawasaki KZ 1000Mk2 & 1/18 Kawasaki 750RS, Kawasaki 900 Super four.

- PRECISION MINIATURES - Funeral Fleet – 1/18 Cadillac Hearse range and 1/18 Ford Model T Hearse
- TRAX - 1/43 scale - 1972 Ford Falcon XA GT sedan - Opal series.
- DIECAST SURGERY - Aerial Repair with Dr Rob Smith
- CLASSIC CARLECTABLES – 1/18 Ford XA Falcon GT Hardtop - 1973 Bathurst winner driven by Alan Moffat and Ian “Pete” Geoghegan
- CMC – Porsche 901 - 1/18
- MINICHAMPS - McLaren/Mercedes MP 4/22 - First win for Lewis Hamilton.
- FRANKLIN MINT, MRC and MATCHBOX – Three different versions of the Elvis Presley 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Series.
- AUTOART - XK-SS- 1/18 Rare road-going version of the D-Type race car from the 1950’s
-SUNSTAR – 1939 Horch 855 Special Roadster
- CLASSIC CARLECTABLES – Holden HX Monaro LE Coupe, last of the classic two door Holden’s and a full update on the range of 1/18 Monaro from Classic Carlectables.
- MODELS 56 - Holden GTR-X
- KYOSHO – Classic Shelby Cobra in big 1/12 scale.
- WHAT’S HOT ONLINE - Recent, more notable online diecast sales results.

Alan Mance Holden - Footscray, Victoria
Automodels - Sydney, New South Wales
Bathurst Model Cars - Heathcote, Victoria
BR’s Model Cars and Merchandise - Helensvale, Queensland
Capricorn Model House - Rockhampton, Queensland
Classic Carlectables - Melrose Park, South Australia
CMC - Denkendorf, Germany
Coffey Ford - Dandenong, Victoria
Crazy Diecast - Hornsby ,NSW
Diecast Models n Gifts - Mackay, Queensland
Donnithorne Simms - Christchurch, New Zealand
Early Model Kits and Diecast - East Burwood, Victoria
Fisher Hobbies - Fyshwick, ACT
GMP - Georgia, USA
Hobbies Games n More - Bairnsdale Victoria
JLG - Carlton, NSW
Model Barn Australia - Terang, Victoria
Mogo’s Mojo - Mogo, NSW
Motorfocus - Oxley, Queensland
Motor Mazing - Maroochydore, Queensland
Motor Rific - Toowoomba, Queensland
Past and Present Models - Killarney Vale, NSW
Road Rage Diecast Models - Morayfield, Queensland
Sabes Hobbyhouse - Frankston, Victoria
Springdale Collectables - Leopold, Victoria
Super Toyworld and Hobbies - Fyshwick, ACT
T-Bar Model Cars - Coolalinga, N.T
Toys Toys Toys - Waterford, Queensland