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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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Schuco New Releases for March 2016

Schuco is back this month with thirteen new releases, most of which should be on shelves now!  Our favorite of the bunch is from their R.18 Pro Series, the 1:18 high-end resin Pollmann 600 “Bestattungswagen”.  The additional photos will elaborate on the detail.  Other new models by scale and theme include: PICCOLO – Set Schuco espresso cup Edition V “Grand Continue Reading...
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Schuco New Releases for February 2016

There is slew of new material from the Schuco brand for February. Our feature model is the diecast 1:18 VW T1 “Nürnberger Nachrichten” Box Van. We’ve see this model in various iterations over the years. We apologize in advance, we don’t have all the photos based on the list below, technical issue on Schuco’s side. Classic – POP ART EDITION Continue Reading...
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Schuco: Nuremberg Toy Fair/2016…

A letter from Schuco highlights from this year’s Toy Fair and what’s on the horizon for 2016. We appreciate their focus on creating more “diecast” models in 2016. One of our personal favorites from the show was the announcement of the 1:18 diecast Porsche Porsche Cayman GT4. See more Schuco images, plus more photos from other manufactures HERE. “Dear Schuco Continue Reading...
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Schuco 2016 Catalogue

Our next feature catalogue is the 2016 edition by Schuco.  Highlights include the 1:18 Porsche Cayman GT4 in Yellow and Black.  We have hand-sample photos from the 2016 Nuremberg International Toy Fair, so production isn’t too far off!  Honorable mention goes out to the 1:18 BMW M1 Homepage, we can’t wait to get our hands on this one.  Enjoy!...
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