Kyosho Ferrari 575GTC

Another of my diecasts – this time a 1/18 Ferrari with all the bells and whistles – opening panels – beautiful paint finish – highly detailed interior and everything else you would expect from Kyosho.  Once again, I’ll paint up a 1/18 Schumacher figure to” keep watch over it”!  and perhaps I’ll also apply some racing decals on the car itself .  In the meantime enjoy the pic’s. Continue reading Kyosho Ferrari 575GTC

Kyosho Shelby Cobra – race version

I recently started to catalogue my Diecast collection which is a mixture of road and race cars in various scales.  Starting with this one (a Shelby Cobra 427), I thought it would be an idea to feature each one in a posting on my Blog.  It’s a 1/18 scale racing version of one of the most iconic American muscle cars, the Shelby AC Cobra.  It features a cut down race screen (which I really like) together with sponsorship decals, full safety harness and race number.  The overall finish is superb, and the hood, trunk and doors all open to reveal … Continue reading Kyosho Shelby Cobra – race version


A superb metal casting by Poste Militaire of the famous WWII RAF Fighter Ace “Sailor Malan.  A 90mm kit Painted in oils – Note: I added the Stove & kettle from my own “spares” box and the wooden floor is rendered from stained/sainted strips of balsa wood!  Full details on “Sailor” in the Wiki links below: Adolph Gysbert Malan DSO & Bar DFC (24 March 1910 – 17 September 1963), better known as Sailor Malan, was a famed South African World War II RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF during the height of the Battle of Britain. … Continue reading SAILOR MALAN RAF – 90MM POST MILITAIRE FIGURE