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NEWS OF A NEW FUNDRAISING CODE 3 NEW ROUTEMASTER MODEL
Many of you will remember that London Omnibus Models previously sold a number of highly decorated all over advert Code 3, New Routemaster models. The last model issued in 2016 being model LOM4 which represented Go Ahead Group LT431 in an all over Crunchie livery. I have included a photograph of this model.

Lynda Crane has contacted me to advise me that she will be issuing a new model, LOM5 in Heart 106.2 livery as a fund raising model to raise money for the charity Bipolar UK. I understand that the details of the bus to be represented have yet to be decided and Lynda will advise me of these in due course.

Lynda writes: “Providing Covid settles down, I’m heading across the US next October on an 8000 miles round trip to raise funds for Bipolar UK. The trip is recreating a journey Carrie Fisher undertook, whilst on a break from filming Return of the Jedi. The trip is expensive because I have to book disabled assistance all along the journey, so I’m raising funds to finance it. As a result, I’m resurrecting the popular New Routemaster models that were a hit with collectors.

The route we have chosen is the 253. There will be 20 production models. 10 going to Euston and 10 to Hackney Central. The prototype model will have the destination Camden Road - Brecknock Road. The models will also include the Covid decals on the doors.

All the models will come certificated.

The cost per model will be £180, with the prototype on offer to the highest bid. They will only be available via myself at lyndacrane1@yahoo.com.

Postage is £4.10 for recorded delivery, or £9.95 for Parcelforce, which has higher insurance cover.

The livery has been used on the 12, 73 & 253. The pictures below are not mine, but I’ve sent them for reference. Pictures of the actual prototype will follow in due course”.

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Thursday 22nd October 2020


BACHMANN COLLECTORS CLUB - MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL MODEL
Please see photographs of the model that I chose as this years free model with my Bachmann Collectors Club EFE membership renewal:

31801 Routemaster RMA - London Transport
Fleet number: RMA9
Registration number: NMY646E
Route: 175
Destination: North Romford and Dagenham Ford Main Works
This model was originally released in December 2006

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Friday 9th October 2020


A RECENT ADDITION TO THE COLLECTION 
A recent addition to my collection, a very good bargain purchased from Peter at The Yardley Wood Bus Club:

OM46313A Routemaster - London & Country
Fleet number: RM1183 (4109)
Registration number: 183CLT
Route: 406
Destination: Epsom
Quantity:1100 pieces

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Thursday 8th October 2020


PHOTOGRAPHS OF RECENTLY RELEASED CORGI OOC MODELS
Please see photographs of two recently released models:
OM46624A New Routemaster - Arriva London - ‘Release the Kraken’
Fleet number: LT192
Registration number: LTZ1192
Route: 38
Destination: Hackney Central
Quantity: 500 pieces

OM46624B New Routemaster - Arriva London - ‘Release the Kraken’
Fleet number: LT192
Registration number: LTZ1192
Route: 38
Destination: Victoria
Quantity: 500 pieces

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PHOTOGRAPHS OF RECENTLY RELEASED OXFORD DIECAST MODEL
Please see photographs of this recently released model:
76SB006 Saro Bus – Trent
Fleet number: 816
Registration number: FCH16
Route: 34
Destination: Derby

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Monday 5th October 2020


CONFIRMED RELEASES OF BRITBUS COMMISSIONED MODELS FROM CHRIS COTTON
The model I ordered from Chris has now arrived. Chris still has a small stock of the models which can be ordered via his website https://omnidekkamodels.com or via post for £60.00 each or £115.00 for both, with orders sent to 4 Somertons Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 9YB. Cheques need to be payable to Christopher Cotton.

My model is:
ES2-04B Scania Omnidekka - Go Ahead London - Docklands Buses
Fleet number: SO5
Registration number: BV55UCY
Route number: 425
Destination: Stratford
Quantity: 200

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Sunday 4th October 2020


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