Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes
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Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #1

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Following Jan Werner with his splendid topic about the Dinky Toys and their real-world prototypes I thought it is a good idea to have a similar thread for Corgi Toys, because I think Corgi made some very good models based on the real cars, trucks and buses 

So I give it a start with an obvious one for me

Corgi 468 Routemaster
 

Last Edit: 8 years, 7 months ago by RoutemasterNL.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #2

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I drove the top one

Corgi one is a bit blurred I don;t know how to get rid of it and replace it with a better one

Behing the corgi is a Dinky version










Last Edit: 8 years, 7 months ago by ixtis1965.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #3

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You might try starting a gallery here and uploading the pictures there. That worked for me. You could also try a Photo Bucket account, their free.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #4

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Corgi will include Husky I hope, especially as some became Corgi Juniors.


Always thought Corgi was more up to date when it came to machines. But Dinky's were from a different era of collecting and its more difficult to find that particular rare model in real life.


Anyhoo, difficult to find the right combo of the Corgi Priestman Forward Shovel but as the mechanical arm was popular on other models aswell in the same era the 10 RB is close enough.












Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #5

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Rambler Marlin











Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #6

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A couple of Thunderbirds



















Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #7

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my lastest Husky arrival.


Duple Vista 25 Coach














Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #8

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It's looking real good.

Edit: I just re-read the rules on the left hand side of the page just above Stats must check that one out too.  Oh one liners are really not permitted nor are just smiling faces. So I better post something.

Corgi No C901 British Centurion Mk 111 tank.



Centurion Mk 111 image scanned from one of my many books.



Looks like I'll have to take a couple of new photos by the looks of it as I have to load from upload image instead add image from Gallery as it isn't working that good Richard.

The little tank is a Benbros small isn't it Richard.



Have to find some Macks and Bedford low loader transporters with tanks on them I suppose.



There I fixed it.
Last Edit: 8 years, 7 months ago by GunnerJim.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #9

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yeah, just need to find the Corgi Juniors of this one and then that will be a complete set too.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #10

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This is just for Theo and all Routemaster enthusiasts.


















Just experimenting with the Upload Image for multiples of images and isn't it slow and tedious method with all those mouse moves on the chess board.

Anyway enjoy Theo
Last Edit: 8 years, 7 months ago by GunnerJim.
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Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #11

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Corgi AMX Recovery Tank No C908 and an image from one of my many books.





Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #12

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ixtis1965 where was the rocket being fired from and was it a live one or just a blank.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #13

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This is a better picture part of my collection

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #14

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Gunner jim this was a live firing Hebrides Scotland 1959

I could put this on the Dinky site as well as i have both marks
Last Edit: 8 years, 7 months ago by ixtis1965.

Re: Corgi Toys and their real-world prototypes 8 years, 7 months ago #15

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ford transit mk2