you collect diecast model cars, die cast model trucks or
any die-cast model replica, in whatever scale, The Diecast
Magazine is for you.
13 of The Diecast Magazine is packed full of diecast
models in a variety of scales from manufacturers, not only
in the US, but also from around the world. Issue 13’s
front cover features Automodello’s masterful replica
of the 1938 Packard Twelve Victoria Convertible. These 1/43
scale models are sensational and will make collectors of
larger scales sit up and take notice of the detail and precision
built into these models.
collectors of American cars, Issue 13 perfectly caters for
you with in-depth reviews of the Sunstar 1/18 scale Lucille
Ball 1955 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible (I Love Lucy
60th anniversary) and the 1/43 scale Durham Classics
1954 Ford Ranch Wagon in Turquoise/White. For muscle car
fans there is the American Muscle 1/18 scale 1970 Chevrolet
Chevelle SS396, and for Hot-Rodders, the Danbury Mint die
cast model review of the 1/24 scale McMullen Roadster is
sure to please.
For collectors of luxurious and racing-bred marques, Issue
13 of The Diecast Magazine reviews the much-anticipated
Kyosho 1/18 scale diecast Rolls-Royce Ghost, the Hot Wheels
Elite 1/18 scale die cast model of the 1971 24 hours of
Daytona Ferrari 512S and 1995 Le Mans #40 Ferrari F40 Competizione,
as well as the release of the 1:43 scale Lamborghini Murcielago
LP670-4 SV. Not to mention the splendid die cast model releases
from Minichamps of an Aston Martin and two Porsches, in
13 of The Diecast Magazine has the Diecast X factor
with the results of the Diecast Zone 2011 Wish List Results,
which is an interesting outcome, along with an introduction
of how to photograph your collection, a facet of diecast
model collecting we will be focusing on in future issues.
There is also an insight into one of the largest diecast
manufacturers in the world with an interview with Paul Lang,
owner of Minichamps, and an eye-opening article into a collector
who has taken it one step further, or more, in the article
titled Bench Racing Corvettes which focuses upon a specialty
production of model that has never been produced before.
always we have something different for readers of The
Diecast Magazine and Issue 13 is no different, with
our regular inclusions of What’s Hot Online focusing
upon some of the more notable trades on the secondary market,
along with the Diecast Surgery in which “Dr”
Rob Smith takes a journey back to the past with his Flower
Power Volkswagen. For something really different, we have
an introduction in the world of Australian V8 Supercars,
which are scheduled to be in racing in Texas in 2013, with
a wrap-up of driver Craig Lowndes’s Bathurst-winning
replicas from 2006, 2007 and 2008. And from an international
perspective, we feature the Automotorero and Funtoys event
held in Torino, Italy, a fantastic eye-opener to what collectors
are exposed to outside of the borders of the US.
and much more is contained within Issue 13 of The Diecast
Magazine, with all of the news and new release information
within the Shop Talk section. Our dedicated readers have
their say in the Readers Page and our most passionate die-cast
model collectors show us their collections in the Collectors
Post. Overall, Issue 13 is another stunning issue and a
must-have for any serious collector.
13 is available now at select diecast model dealers throughout
the North America, as well as EVERY Barnes and Noble bookstore,
and select Borders, Hastings, Waldenbooks stores, and Indigo
bookstores throughout Canada.