July 2015 - News

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IXO HACHETTE AUTOBUS COLLECTION
Further to my News of 31st March this year, I have received reports that the next bus in the collection with the French Hachette (IXO models) magazine part work "Autobus & Autocars du Monde" is scheduled for release in France on 23rd July, will feature a British model, an AEC Regal III, Harrington "Dorsal Fin" full fronted coach representing the preserved Soudley Valley Coaches example, KDD38. CLICK HERE to view a scan from last months magazine showing the model. A few examples of the model have already appeared on eBay.

I have added two photographs of the real vehicle to the Gallery pages courtesy of John Bennett and Bob Belcher CLICK HERE

STAFF HOLIDAYS
The office is now closed for staff holidays. The next update will not be until Monday 3rd August and I will deal with correspondence on my return.

Wednesday 22nd July 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASE OF EFE SUBSCRIBER OFFER MODEL
EFE have advised that they have today started posting out the second of the recent Subscriber offer models to those who ordered it:
18616 Bristol VR3 (open top) The Hampshire Pullman CLICK HERE

Monday 20th July 2015


TWO OXFORD DIECAST MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Many thanks to Jacksons Models for advising me that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 27th July:
76PAN002 Plaxton Panorama - Flights CLICK HERE
NCOM001 Commer Commando Royal Air Force CLICK HERE

BT-MODELS LODEKKA MODEL FOR HONG KONG
I have read reports and seen photographs on-line of a sample model, which appears to be a BT-Models casting of Bristol Lodekka M-87-59 which after service with United Counties (as registration number NBD 902) was sold overseas and was based in Macau. The photograph appears to show the vehicle on route 11 from Macau to Taipa. I have not received anything official on this and will update you if I hear/read more.

Friday 17th July 2015


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 27th July:
22402 Alexander Atlantean British Airways CLICK HERE
23503 Alexander Atlantean Great Yarmouth Corporation CLICK HERE
27630 Wright Renown Brighton & Hove Metro CLICK HERE

Thursday 16th July 2015


CONFIRMED RELEASES FROM EFE
I can confirm that the following models have now been released and will be in the shops n the next few days:
26705 Plaxton Paramount 3500 - Stagecoach Caledonian Express CLICK HERE
27214 Leyland TD1 Open Back - Reading Corporation CLICK HERE
29631 Leyland Olympian - Metrobus CLICK HERE

Monday 13th July 2015


CORGI MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
Further to my news of 25th June, Corgi have now advised that the following models are now scheduled for release week commencing 20th July:
OM41610A Crossley DD42 Ashton Corporation CLICK HERE
OM41610B Crossley DD42 Ashton Corporation CLICK HERE
OM46709A Wright Eclipse 2 Perrymans CLICK HERE
OM46709B Wright Eclipse 2 Perrymans CLICK HERE

At this time these are the only buses scheduled for release between now and week commencing 10th August.

Wednesday 8th July 2015


EFE 4TH SUBSCRIBER NEWSLETTER
My copy of the latest EFE Subscriber newsletter arrived yesterday. Two new models are announced but no further details are given:
40201 Atkinson Artic Van Twin lamps - B.R. National Carriers (New Cab)
22914 Bedford TK Box Van - Rail Express Parcels

Mr Joyce also mentions the recent Subscriber offer models:
EFE still have a small amount of stock of the two New Year specials:
18016 Daimler Fleetline - Belfast
34111 AEC RT3 London Transport
Both are shown as "now almost sold out"

More recently. As I reported a few weeks ago 10135 RT Dundee Corporation is being posted out to Subscribers. 18616 Bristol VR3 Hampshire Pullman is in production and should be ready for release at the end of the month. EFE reports that there is only a small quantity of these models so if you want one you will need to get your order in promptly.

Sunday 5th July 2015


EFE ANNOUNCE THREE NEW MODELS
EFE have this afternoon advised me of 3 new models:

32005 RCL Routemaster Coach - London Country CLICK HERE
Fleet number: RCL2244
Registration number: CUV 244C
Route number: 414
Destination: Reigate. (Dorking garage)
Anticipated release date: August

36712 Plaxton SLF Dart - Norfolk Green CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 34700
Registration number: PX05 EMV
Route number: 10
Destination: Hunstanton
Anticipated release date: September

38121 Bristol VRT - Devon General N.B.C. CLICK HERE
Fleet number: 545
Registration number: VOD 545K
Route number: 118
Destination: Kingswear
Anticipated release date: August

Friday 3rd July 2015


EFE MODELS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE
EFE have advised that the following models are scheduled for release week commencing 13th July:
26705 Plaxton Paramount 3500 - Stagecoach Caledonian Express CLICK HERE
27214 Leyland TD1 Open Back - Reading Corporation CLICK HERE
29631 Leyland Olympian - Metrobus CLICK HERE

NEW SUN STAR 1:24TH SCALE ROUTEMASTER'S STOCK NUMBERS AND PRICE
Further to my news of 8th June, many thanks to Neil at Time Tunnel Models for advising me of the stock codes and price. Both models have an RRP of 237.99 but Neil is taking pre-orders for 199.00 each.
H2918 1/24 1964 Red Routemaster - Route 15 RM2089 199.00 
H2919 1/24 1960 Red Routemaster - Route 15 RM324 199.00

ATLAS EDITIONS WORLD OF TRAMS SERIES - CONFIRMED RELEASE
I can confirm that the following model has now been released:
7519018 Zeppelinwagen (MAN/SSW) 1909 - Nuremburg

 Wednesday 1st July 2015


July 2015 - News

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