First published in November/December 2006
Between Fairfield Mint and Betty's Attic, there are some great 1:18 scale die-cast models for sale.
The Fairfield Mint's spectacularly detailed 1933 Pierce Arrow Silver Arrow.
The same model is also offered by Betty's Attic for about the same price ($60).
The Die Cast Accessory Set as mentioned in the Silver Arrow text. Betty's Attic catalog offers a wide assortment of nostalgic collectibles from TV and the big screen... and scattered throughout its pages are an assortment of distinctive die-cast models.
Here the intriguing western stagecoach and delivery wagon models
A Cadillac Fleetwood V-16 limousine from 1938 finished in creamy yellow
A 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air
And another version of the same base model as Ambulance
Yet still more from Fairfield Mint, the Hudson Hornet is a classic, but rarely seen is this convertible version.
Here another sampling of Fairfield's diverse offerings. Sure, hearses can be considered morbid, but if part of a larger collection, they becoming an interesting and attention-getting focal point. The o1949 Cadilla Coupe de Ville with its over 120 parts looks great.
Lastly some Fire Engines and related vehicles, here a 1958 Seagrave...
... and a dozer and Cheby Fire Truck.
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