January 2016 - News

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MODELS FOR SALE

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SHOWBUS 2015 REPORT CLICK HERE


ATLAS EDITIONS LIST OF MODELS IN CLASSIC COACHES COLLECTION
Atlas Editions have sent me a list of models in the Classic Coaches selection. There is very little details on the list other than makes of coach but I suppose it gives a little details as to what we might expect CLICK HERE to view

Sunday 31st January 2016


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised me this afternoon that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing Monday 8th February:
15111 Leyland National Long 2 Door - Plymouth City Transport CLICK HERE
29635 Leyland Olympian - Tees & District CLICK HERE 
34113 AEC RT Bus London Country N.B.C. CLICK HERE

Friday 29th January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have been released and are on sale:
25212 Bristol RELL Bus - Southdown N.B.C. CLICK HERE
28828 Leyland Titan 2 Door - Bexleybus CLICK HERE
38125 Bristol VRT - Lincolnshire Road Car CLICK HERE

CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following model has now been released:
76JM022 Morris J2 Minibus - British Army HQEC CLICK HERE

Wednesday 27th January 2016


CORGI OOC OM46310 LONDON TRANSPORT - ROUTEMASTER (PRE-PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS)
Corgi have released the following text and two pre-production photographs regarding their 60th Anniversary Routemaster model:

Corgi are commemorating their 60th anniversary year by producing a series of specifically selected models which will be presented in distinctive blue and yellow anniversary packaging and will be made available at extremely attractive prices. Some of these models have already started to appear in pre-production form and we thought you might like to see one of them.

The Routemaster bus was designed and built in London by AEC and Park Royal Vehicles and were specifically constructed for London Transport use. Although conventional in appearance, the design was technically sophisticated, featuring innovative construction techniques, braking systems and semi-automatic transmission. Featured on tourist souvenirs at outlets all around London, the traditional red Routemaster is one of the most famous images of Britainís capital and perhaps one of the most iconic public transport vehicles in the world.

This handsome model is currently scheduled for release during April 2016 and will be a fantastic way to mark Corgiís 60th anniversary.

Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

EFE ANNOUNCE A SECOND WAREHOUSE SALE
EFE have today announced a  second warehouse sale. I received the following photograph and text from EFE this morning:

Due to the great popularity of our Open Warehouse Sale last November we have decided to repeat the event!

After last years event we received so much positive feedback and requests by those who were unable to attend, to host another event that we have decided to open our doors again, this time for a one day event, which should give our collectors another fabulous opportunity to grab a bargain or two!

EFE Warehouse Open Day -
Saturday 19th March 2016
Open to Everyone - Free Admission
Doors open at 10am - Last admission 3.30pm

Along with a sale of our stock models we will also have on display a selection of our fleet boards and the last of our 'damaged' 1:24th scale vehicles for sale at suitable prices plus our ever popular Scrap Yard will also be there for you to have a good rummage through!
Visitors will also be able to have a look around our print shop and view the intricate processes involved in decorating our models and the other commercial components we print for the UK manufacturing industry.

We will also be serving light refreshments at our Tuck Shop so you can grab a drink and a snack at very reasonable prices.
We look forward to welcoming you to our home!

Exclusive First Editions 32 Woodall Road, Enfield, EN3 4LG
We are located close to Ponders End Rail station on the main line between Liverpool Street, Tottenham Hale and Cambridge. See Google Maps Here
Bus Bus: The 191 bus stops at the bottom of our road and runs frequently between Edmonton Green, Southbury or Brimsdown railway stations.
By Train: We are located a short walk from Ponders End Railway Station, which gives access in to London Via Tottenham Hale and Liverpool Street Stations. However this line is subject to occasional line closures at weekends so please check in advance of travel.
By Car: There is plenty of Free Parking available around the site.

CLICK HERE to show a photograph of the Warehouse at the last event

OXFORD DIECAST DETAILS OF RECENTLY ANNOUNCED MODELS
Oxford Diecast have today sent me vehicle details for the models announced at the weekend:

NUT006 Guy Arab - Ribble
Fleet number: 2446
Registration number: ACK 873
Route number:10
Destination: Preston

NPP005 Panorama 1 - Sheffield United Tours
Fleet number: 374
Registration number: KWE374D
Route number: -
Destination: Lucerne

NLRT003 Leyland Royal Tiger - W Alexander - Same as 76LRT003

NIRZ003 Irizar PB - Ulsterbus Same as 76IRZ003

76RM111 Routemaster - Blackpool 
Fleet number: RM1966
Registration number: ALD 966B
Route number: 40
Destination: PONTINS via Tower, Pleasure beach

76FDE014 Ford 400E - Maidstone & District - Same as FDE014

76LRT008 Leyland Royal Tiger - Standerwick
Fleet number: 126
Registration number: EFV 617
Route number: -
Destination: London

76OWB012 Bedford OWB - Warstone
Fleet number: 4
Registration number: GZ 2248
Route number: -
Destination: Blymhill

76PD2003 Leyland Titan PD2_12 - Southdown
Fleet number: 708H
Registration number: KUF 708
Route number: -
Destination: SOUTHSEA (South park) via Bognor Regis, Chichester, Emsworth, Havant, Portsmouth

Tuesday 26th January 2016


ADDITIONAL NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY OXFORD DIECAST
I have just been going an email received earlier today from Oxford Diecast and they have advised me of another five new models in addition to those I reported earlier today:
NUT006 Guy Arab Ribble
NPP005 Panorama 1 Sheffield United Tours
NLRT003 Leyland Royal Tiger W Alexander
NIRZ003 Irizar PB Ulsterbus
76RM111 Routemaster Blackpool
No other details are known for these models at this time.

In addition they have confirmed the two missing stock codes for models I reported earlier:
76LRT008 Leyland Royal Tiger Standerwick
76FDE014 Ford 400 E Maidstone & District

3rd Posting Sunday 24th January 2016


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY OXFORD DIECAST - IMAGES
Further to my news of this morning, click on the links to view images of the models. The model number for the Ford 400E and the Leyland Royal Tiger have not been confirmed at this time.
76FDExxx Ford 400E - Maidstone & District Q2/16 CLICK HERE
76LRTxxx Leyland Royal Tiger - Standerwick Q2/16 CLICK HERE
76OWB012 Bedford OWB - Warstone Q3/16 CLICK HERE
76PD2003 Leyland Titan PD2_12 - Southdown Q2/16 CLICK HERE

2nd posting Sunday 24th January 2016


NEW MODELS ANNOUNCED BY OXFORD DIECAST
Oxford Diecast announced four new models yesterday. Further details to follow later today:
76FDE Ford 400E - Maidstone & District Q2/16
76LRT Leyland Royal Tiger - Standerwick Q2/16
76OWB012 Bedford OWB - Warstone Q3/16
76PD2003 Leyland Titan PD2_12 - Southdown Q2/16

Sunday 24th January 2016


ANOTHER RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS CLASSIC COACHES COLLECTION
I have read a report that the 5th model in the Atlas Editions Classic Coaches series has been released. This time a 1951 Kassbohrer Setra S8. If anyone has received this model, would it be possible for you to email me the details please? CLICK HERE to email.

Thursday 21st January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM SUNSTAR
I can confirm that the following model has now been released and is on sale:
H2918 Routemaster RM  - London Transport (operated by Stagecoach London) RM2089 CLICK HERE

Wednesday 20th January 2016


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised me this morning that the following models are scheduled for release next week (commencing 25th Jan 2016)

25212 Bristol RELL Bus - Southdown N.B.C. CLICK HERE
28828 Leyland Titan 2 Door - Bexleybus CLICK HERE
38125 Bristol VRT - Lincolnshire Road Car CLICK HERE

Tuesday 19th January 2016


PHOTOGRAPHS AND CONFIRMED DETAILS OF RECENTLY RELEASED OXFORD DIECAST MODELS
Click on the links below to view photographs of the recently released models:
76IRZ006 Irizar PB - Bullocks
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: -
Registration number: PB11 BUL
Route number: -
Destination: -

NIRZ004 Scania Irizar - Eddie Stobart
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: -
Name: Laura Abby
Registration number: C8 ESL
Route number: - 
Destination: - 

NOWB006 Bedford OWB - British Railways
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 5298W
Registration number: DFE 891
Route number: -
Destination: Private

QUANTITIES OF RECENTLY RELEASED BRITBUS MODELS
Many thanks to Peter at Yardley Wood for confirming the quantities of the two Britbus models released earlier this week:
ES-13A Scania Omnidekka 'Stagecoach in Chesterfield' CLICK HERE
360 Pieces

ES-13B Scania Omnidekka 'Stagecoach in Chesterfield' CLICK HERE
360 Pieces

Saturday 16th January 2016


OXFORD DIECAST LAUNCH NEW WEBSITE
Oxford Diecast have today launched a new version of their website. It can be found at www.oxforddiecast.co.uk

Friday 15th January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM BRITBUS
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
ES-13A Scania Omnidekka 'Stagecoach in Chesterfield' CLICK HERE
Reg No: YN54 VKB,
Fleet Number: 15412,
Route: Chesterfield via Halfway Tram Stop

ES-13B Scania Omnidekka 'Stagecoach in Chesterfield' CLICK HERE
Reg No: YN54 VKC
Fleet Number: 15413
Route: Alfreton via North Wingfield

CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM OXFORD DIECAST
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and are on sale:
76IRZ006 Irizar PB - Bullocks CLICK HERE
NIRZ004 Scania Irizar - Eddie Stobart CLICK HERE Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model
NOWB006 Bedford OWB - British Railways CLICK HERE

Thursday 14th January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS CLASSIC COACHES COLLECTION
I can confirm the following model (the 4th in the collection) has now been released:
4642104 Van Hool T9 - Kings Ferry
Registration number: R1 KFC

Tuesday 12th January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM CORGI OOC AND EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released:

Corgi OOC
OM41230A Wright Eclipse Gemini - First West Yorkshire, Brian Parkin Livery
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
OM41230B Wright Eclipse Gemini - First West Yorkshire, Brian Parkin Livery
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

EFE
16538 Leyland MCW Atlantean - Devon General CLICK HERE
17312 Leyland National MKI Long - East Kent N.B.C. CLICK HERE
29013 GM Standard Atlantean - Swindon Thamesdown CLICK HERE

Monday 11th January 2016


CONFIRMED RELEASE ATLAS EDITIONS - WORLD OF TRAMS SERIES
The following model has now been released:
7519024 Elektrisk Motorvagn - ASEA (Gothenburg)
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 43
Route number: 12
Destination: Centralstationen

PHOTOGRAPH OF ATLAS EDITIONS CLASSIC COACHES COLLECTION
Click on the links below to view photographs of the model I reported as released on Friday:
4642103 Bedford OB - Dewsway Tours
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

Sunday 10th January 2016


EFE - LATEST PHOTOGRAPHS
Click on the links below to view the latest photographs of a number of previously announced models:

16538 Leyland MCW Atlantean - Devon General
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 926 Sir Francis Drake
Registration number: 926 GTA
Route number: 30
Destination: Babbacombe via Castle Circus
Anticipated release date: January

23406 Bedford TK 2 Axle Flatbed - British Railways
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 5871 BO M
Registration number: 423 PRO
Anticipated release date: January

28828 Leyland Titan 2 Door - Bexleybus
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: T952
Registration number: A952 SYE
Route number: 229
Destination: Foots Cray
Anticipated release date: January

29635 Leyland Olympian - Tees & District
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 226
Registration number: AEF 226Y
Route number: 270
Destination: Redcar
Anticipated release date: January

34112 AEC RT Bus - London Transport
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: RT2177
Registration number: KGU 106
Route number: 12
Destination: Oxford Circus
Anticipated release date: January

38125 Bristol VRT - Lincolnshire Road Car
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 1904
Registration number: JVL 619H
Route number: 103
Destination: Scunthorpe
Anticipated release date: January

CONFIRMED RELEASE FROM ATLAS EDITIONS
I can confirm that the latest model in the Classic Coaches Collection has now been released:
4642103 Bedford OB - Dewsway Tours
Fleet number: -
Registration number: CUT 465
Route number: - 
Destination: Private

Friday 8th January 2016


NEWS OF COMMISSIONED MODELS
I have been contacted by David Cooper of Timbercraft Cabinets and A Route 2 Hire who gave me details of some models he has commissioned for both business's. David writes:

"I have had a long association with Corgi since 1982. They have produced many models for me over the years. The models were produced by the company who supply Corgi and we had 10 Borismasters made. I have a few left at £34-95.

I have also had 25 EFE Routemasters produced (for Timbercraft), both RM & RML. I have a few left @ £25.

The A Route 2 Hire RML was produced for customers who hire a bus from me for their weddings. Again only around 25 were produced and I have a few left @ £25.

All models are plus £5-50 tracked P&P.

If anyone wants a model then they can email me on david@displaycases.co.uk and cheques payable to David Cooper".

To view photographs of the models available click on the links below:

Timbercraft - New Routemaster
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE

Timbercraft - Routemaster RML
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

A Route 2 Hire - Routemaster RML
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
Photograph 3 CLICK HERE

Thursday 7th January 2016


OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Further to my news of yesterday, Jacksons Models have advised me that the following models are also scheduled for release next week:
76IRZ006 Irizar PB - Bullocks CLICK HERE
NIRZ004  Scania Irizar - Eddie Stobart CLICK HERE (Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model)

2nd posting Tuesday 5th January 2016


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised me that the following models are scheduled for release next week (week commencing 11th January):
16538 Leyland MCW Atlantean - Devon General CLICK HERE
17312 Leyland National MKI Long - East Kent N.B.C. CLICK HERE
29013 GM Standard Atlantean - Swindon Thamesdown CLICK HERE

Tuesday 5th January 2016


OXFORD DIECAST MODEL SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Oxford Diecast have advised me that the following model is scheduled for release next week (week commencing 11th January):
NOWB006 Bedford OWB - British Railways CLICK HERE
Photograph shown is of the 1:76th scale model

Monday 4th January 2016


SUTTON UNITED COMMISSIONED MODELS
I have been contact by Gerard Mills who advises the following:

"....... finally completed my collection of Sutton United buses including variants and using another supporter's photos (with his permission) and loads of help and assistance from the club Chairman have pulled together the attached summary of all SUFC buses."

Gerard has put together the attached PDF of the models showing stock codes, brief details and photographs. This is a large document of approx 0.5mb so may take a while to download if you are on a slow internet connection. CLICK HERE to view Gerard's document.

MODELS RELEASED JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS
A reminder that the following models were released in the week before Christmas:

Corgi OOC
OM46507A Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 - Delaine
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE
OM46507B  Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 - Delaine
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

Oxford Diecast
SP02- Routemaster - Christmas 2015 - Collectors Club Model 2015
Photograph 1 CLICK HERE
Photograph 2 CLICK HERE

Sunday 3rd January 2016


January 2016 - News

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