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In this video I compare an expensive diecast car (1/18 Mercedes-Benz Limousine Elegance made by AutoArt) against a cheap diecast car (1/18 Mercedes-Benz ...

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Cursor Modell was a German company making models of antique and modern German vehicles. It is best known for its plastic replicas of vehicles mainly of the era 1880 to about 1920, produced for, and sold in, the Daimler-Benz museum in Stuttgart (Sinclair's 1974,4).
Cursor started making ultra detailed 1:40 scale plastic replicas of 1880-1920 era Mercedes-Benzes and Daimlers about 1969. The first models were started by model maker Wiking and then immediately taken over by Cursor (Force 1990, 122). Models produced (sometimes marked with the initials C.R.) were mostly of vehicles on exhibit at the Mercedes-Benz museum, like the 1886 'Drierad' three-wheeler and Daimler's gas powered horse-buggy style 'Motorwagen' of the same year. These were the first gas powered vehicles ever...

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RT @darrenrovell: The diecast of the car that @DaleJr last raced in is now the best selling car in maker Lionel’s eight-year history. https…

RT @darrenrovell: The diecast of the car that @DaleJr last raced in is now the best selling car in maker Lionel’s eight-year history. https…

RT @darrenrovell: The diecast of the car that @DaleJr last raced in is now the best selling car in maker Lionel’s eight-year history. https…

RT @darrenrovell: The diecast of the car that @DaleJr last raced in is now the best selling car in maker Lionel’s eight-year history. https…

RT @darrenrovell: The diecast of the car that @DaleJr last raced in is now the best selling car in maker Lionel’s eight-year history. https…

Standard Guide To 1:18 Die-Cast Cars Standard Guide To 1:18 Die-Cast Cars
Published by Krause Publications 2011
ISBN 9781440228049,1440228043
256 pages
DieCastX Magazine DieCastX Magazine
2016
ISBN
88 pages
Car Fever Car Fever
Published by Hachette UK 2009
ISBN 9781848942264,1848942265
300 pages
Diecast Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s Diecast Toy Cars of the 1950s & 1960s
Published by Veloce Publishing Ltd 2009
ISBN 9781845841805,1845841808
128 pages

[11/27/15, via Wallstreet online]
Asia Pacific Automotive Parts Die Casting Market Report - Growth, Trends, Analysis & Forecast 2015-2020 Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjzvf5/asia_pacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Automotive Parts Die Casting Market - Growth, Trends, Forecast (2015-2020)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos ... [...]

[11/26/15, via Reuters]
Research and Markets: Germany Automotive Parts Die Casting Market to Reach USD 2.8 Billion by 2020- Growth, Trends & Forecast Report (2015-2020) Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. This report on Germany automotive parts die casting market, analyzes the current market trends of die casting industry of Germany market in detail This report offers the technical aspects ... [...]

[02/19/14, via Chicago Tribune]
Roger J. Harney, 1935-2014 the industry best was 1-to-24 scale) was considered superior to Franklin Mint — the company that popularized the hobby of mass-produced collectibles — and set the stage for high-end 1-to-18 scale manufacturers, according to the Diecast Car Collectors ... [...]

[04/05/12, via walmart.com]
Weston Products Grinder No. 8 Electric Meat Grinder and Stuffer, Commercial Grad Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data ... [...]

The Hot Wheels™ Legends Tour is Back with Global Hunt for Next Fan-Made Custom Hot Wheels® Die-Cast Toy

Celebrating its fourth year, the 2021 Hot Wheels ™ Legends Tour presented by Mobil 1 will expand the global search for the ultimate life-size custom car to be immortalized as a 1:64 Hot Wheels die-cast model.Kicking off in April, the Hot Wheels Legends Tour is expected to receive 10,000+ entrants across 14 countries and 5 continents.The Tour will culminate in November with a global grand finale event, crowning the next Hot Wheels Garage of Legends™ inductee.Today, the 2021 Hot Wheels Legends...

Matchbox cars get green makeover in eco drive

15 April 2021Image source, MaTTELMatchbox is launching a series of toy cars based on real-life electric vehicles and making some using recycled materials as part of a global relaunch.The first will be a mini version of the Tesla Roadster and will be followed by other models along with scaled-down charging stations.The toymaker wants to raise awareness among children of the environmental impact of motoring.Other firms, including Lego, are also bringing out more sustainable toys.Other Matchbox...

Matchbox cars 'will be made with 100% recycled material' by 2030 as toy maker Mattel unveils its first ever carbon neutral die-cast TESLA

Matchbox cars 'will be made with 100% recycled material' by 2030 as toy maker Mattel unveils its first ever carbon neutral die-cast TESLAThe toy Tesla Roadster will be constructed from 99 per cent recycled materialsJust like the real second generation electric sports car, it will go on sale in 2022Matchbox are also releasing a five-pack of electric and hybrid-electric vehiclesAnd two playsets — a fuel station and garage — featuring electric charging portsBy Ian Randall For...