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REVIEW: Schuco Porsche 911 (991) Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet

There has been one brand that remains true to their guns as long as I can remember.  This brand has been associated with diecast for generations, some of their earlier offerings are priceless today, and the brand I’m talking about is Schuco.  Earlier this year Schuco created some serious buzz at the 2016 German Toy Fair.  They debuted some beautiful Continue Reading...
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Schuco New August Deliveries

Schuco is back with a bag full of new material.  Many themes are touched, though this month we especially like the 1:64 scale assortment, especially the classic Mercedes-Benz -/8 in Black.  Other new models by scale are found below. Classic / Piccolo: Micro Racer “VW Käfer #53” construction kit VW T1 double cabin pick-up with tarpaulin Mercedes-Benz SSKL Edition 1:43: Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Words and photos courtesy of Wes Shakirov   If you’re familiar with Schuco, then you know that apart from releasing the VW camper van in an alarming number of configurations, they every now and then put out a superb model, without much preview or fanfare. They kind of just pop up at the stores and you scratch your head and Continue Reading...
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Schuco More New July Releases

There is a slew of new material from Schuco this month.  Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably already heard the news: both the 1:18 diecast Porsche 911 Carrera GTS in Coupe and Convertible variants have been released. What is impressive is the price: each with set you back roughly $105CND.  Excellent value for diecast, 1:18, and Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Schuco Käfer 1600 Última Edición

To be honest I was not going to review the 1:18 Schuco Käfer 1600 Última Edición at first.  Main reason, the model itself isn’t new; it has been released by Schuco previously in Light Blue and Light Beige (sorry, I don’t have the dates of release).  Based on a member’s feedback the Última Edición was made in Mexico, the Orange/Red Continue Reading...
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Schuco New Releases July 2016

The hammer of the diecast gods Schuco strikes once gain.  More than seventeen new models are now available from the brand, covering more than seven scales and multiple themes. The feature car is well deserved, which is the 1:43  Opel Blitz “HOREX” pick-up with Horex Regina.  Other new models by scale are found below.  Enjoy! Edition 1:43: Hanomag R40 with Continue Reading...
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Schuco New June Releases

Schuco is back this week with a handful of new material, most are from the Aviation series.  Are favorite of the bunch is the 1:10 Hercules K 50 RL in Red.  Other new material by scale includes: Edition 1:43 – Opel Olympia Caravan with trailer “Messerschmitt Service” Edition 1:87 – VW T1 “Persil” box van  Aviation 1:600  – Lufthansa, Airbus Continue Reading...
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Schuco New May Deliveries

The psychedelic sixties are back in Schuco’s latest 1:18 Volkswagen T1 Samba, nicknamed the “Hippie”, the model features roof tracks and surfboards.  Very cool!  Other new models by scale are featured in detail below. Edition 1:18 – Lanz Eilbulldog “Lanz-Blau” Edition 1:64 – Porsche 356 Carrera 2, red Edition 1:87 – VW Käfer Edition 1:87 – Lanz Bulldog with saw Continue Reading...
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Schuco New Releases for May

One of our personal favorite brands, one that still caters to the real craft of diecast collecting is Schuco.  This month they present a couple of cool pieces from their 1:18 diecast series, the VW Käfer 1600i Última Edición in Snap Orange and the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Cabrio.  The VW Käfer will be surely added to my collection at the Continue Reading...
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Schuco Late March Deliveries

Schuco is back with some late deliveries for March.  The star of the show is the 1:18 Edition VW T1b Samba in Dark Brown/Red.  Let me tell you, I own the Red bus with Porsche logo, these pieces from Schuco are quality and diecast!  Other new models by scale and series include: PICCOLO – Set Schuco espresso cup Edition VI Continue Reading...
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