Thursday, September 30, 2010
This model represent’s the Morris Minor was driven by Colin Moles in the London to Peking Motor Challenge in 1990. The Asia Minor successfully completed 9462 miles from Marble Arch to the Gates of Peking in 56 days, following the ancient Silk Routes of Marco Polo. This was the first time that Europeans had driven across the Soviet Union and China since Prince Scipione Borghese won the Peking to Paris race in 1907.
Morris Minor: Manufactured 1962 Engine: 4 cylinder CU. Capacity: 1275cc Max Speed: 95mph Braking: Disc/Drum
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
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This is the 1952 Mercedes Benz 300 SL as driven to a 2nd place finish in the Carrera Pan-Americana by Hermann Lang. Impeccable detail inside and out, you will marvel at the intricate detailing of this classic race car. No detail has been omitted or overlooked, from the fully detailed engine to the real wire laced wheels, authentic interior and more! These are among the best quality available for vintage and historic cars. Great stuff for you 1:18 collectors! This version boasts an all new decoration process that has been developed by CMC. Limited numbered edition of just 3,000 pieces For the racing coach of Mercedes Benz - Alfred Neubaner - only one victory was missing, the CARRERA PANAMERICANA, a long distance race in Latin America. With four competition cars -the Germans Kling and Lang in coup?s, the American John Fitch and a German journalist named G?nther Molter in roadsters -together with a team of 35 service people the crew flew to Latin America in November 1952 to take on the grueling race. Kling would win the race and Lang would finish 2nd.
B.E.V. Electric Truck; Dinky No.14a, issued in July 1948, renumbered 400 in 1954, and in production until 1960. Fitted with a diecast driver and a towing-hook, this model will be easy to find. Length 3.346in (85 mm) Shop here
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Moreton C Cullimore & Sons was first etablished 80 years ago (1927) and is well known throughout the country for it's green trucks. During the 1960's and 1970's most of the companys support vehicles were Land Rovers and were used for a variety of duties, but primarily the movement of staff between working locations, supervisory staff and maintenance crews. WDD439J was the newest member of their Land Rover fleet, and entered service early in 1971. It operated under the name of Mr Chuckster from the Old Curiosity Shop from the Dickensian novels.
The Series II Land Rover made it's appearance in 1958 it was available in two different wheelbases and a range of different body styles. The Series II production continued essentially unaltered until 1971. Shop here
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Produced between 1957 and 1965, the all-new forward control Ford Thames Trader range covered load capacities from 2 to 5 tons and was offered with petrol or diesel 4-6 cylinder engines, the latter being the first ever Ford developed and manufactured diesel units. Many variants were available including tippers, flat-beds, tankers and articulated tractor units, but this particular model features a box van body on a Thames Trader 5 ton chassis.
The Thames Trader comes as a box van, first in the familiar bright red of Brooke Bond Tea, the decoration on the sides promoting PG Tips with their familiar chimpanzee.