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Here Comes the Sun: Danbury Mint 1:24 1956 Ford Sunliner

Here Comes the Sun: Danbury Mint 1:24 1956 Ford Sunliner

Danbury Mint’s 1956 Ford Sunliner is a classic model of a classic car; a mold set that’s been around the scale block a few times, but was so good when it was first tooled that every fresh decoration makes it worth owning again. In this Sunset Coral and black, the car is one of the […]
Look Back 1:24: Danbury Mint 1948 Chrysler Town & Country

Look Back 1:24: Danbury Mint 1948 Chrysler Town & Country

In certain cultures, it is believed that wood is capable of absorbing and storing the essence of human contact, like some instant-on organic recorder. Perhaps it’s that mystical connection that makes old wood-bodied cars so attractive to car buffs… and makes the material so welcomed for use in a model. Danbury Mint’s 1948 Chrysler Town […]

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Danbury Mint 1:24 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville: Golden Boy

Danbury Mint 1:24 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Seville: Golden Boy

It’s hard to believe that in the midst of the chrome-crazed ‘fifties, a design as elegant and sedate as the ’57 Eldorado was allowed to leave Detroit. But it did, and it still stirs the soul. Part of that has to do with sheer rarity; fewer than 4,000 Eldos were built that year, emerging from […]
Danbury Mint 1:24 1964 Thunderbird: Fly Ford

Danbury Mint 1:24 1964 Thunderbird: Fly Ford

In 1964, the Ford Thunderbird was a powerful personal luxury car, with standard engine displacement that started at 390 cubes. Depending on the carburetor and intake, the Ford FE “Y-Block” motor made either 300 or 330 horsepower – more than up to the task of hauling the freshly redesigned ‘bird with surprising alacrity. For serious […]

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Danbury Mint 1:24 “Grabowski T”: Red, White, Blue, and Chrome

Danbury Mint 1:24 “Grabowski T”: Red, White, Blue, and Chrome

Norm Grabowski’s “Kookie’s T” is among the most recognized hot rods ever built, and hands down, my favorite rod from Danbury Mint. And I thought that the red, white, blue and chrome scheme was just perfect for today. I’ve had this one a while, but it’s one of those models that you never get tired […]
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