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BROOKLIN AND THE 1932 PACKARD LIGHT 8 (BRK6)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1932 PACKARD LIGHT 8 (BRK6)

The 1932 Packard Light 8 was introduced in 1976, while Brooklin was still in Canada. The initial models feature dark maroon bodies with white or grey roofs. Later Canadian versions appeared in medium or light silver grey metallic with maroon fenders and grey roofs. Following the move to Bath, the light silver grey version was continued, with silver green or grey fenders and green or grey roofs. Different shades of...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1930 FORD MODEL A COUPE (BRK5A)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1930 FORD MODEL A COUPE (BRK5A)

The Ford Model A Coupe was only produced in England, replacing the 1930 Ford Model A Tudor, and was also designated as BRK5 on the box label. But oddly the model’s baseplate has no number indication at all. The BRK5A designation was introduced in an attempt to clear the confusion. Most of the Ford Model A Coupes are found in different shades of green with black roof insert and fenders....

BROOKLIN AND THE 1937 CHEVROLET COUPE (BRK4)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1937 CHEVROLET COUPE (BRK4)

The 1937 Chevrolet Coupe was initially produced in Canada in several color shades of green with wheels in green, cream and white. A rare black version was produced in only 20 pieces. The Canadian cast has plain base, except for code 006 which has a detailed base. The English cast has a detailed base. The early English version has Robertson fixing screws on base. The model was deleted in July...

BROOKLIN MODELS AND PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS

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BROOKLIN MODELS AND PEBBLE BEACH GOLF LINKS

Pebble Beach Golf Links is a public golf course on the west coast of the United States, located in Pebble Beach, California. It is one of the most beautiful courses in the world, situated on the rugged coastline with view of Carmel Bay and the Pacific Ocean, on the south side of the Monterey Peninsula. The course began as part of the complex of the Hotel del Monte, a resort...

BROOKLIN MODELS AND LABBATT'S BREWING COMPANY

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BROOKLIN MODELS AND LABBATT'S BREWING COMPANY

Labatt’s Brewing Company was founded by John Kinder Labatt in 1847 in London, Ontario and is the largest brewer in Canada, producer of famous beers. The first light ale introduced in Canada, Labatt 50, was the  best selling beer until 1979. In 1951 Labatt’s launched its Pilsener Lager, nicknamed "Blue" for the colour of its label, which had the top spot in the Canadian beer market. D.M.P. Studios (Ontario, Canada)...

BROOKLIN MODELS AND THE FORD MODEL A VICTORIA (BRK3)

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BROOKLIN MODELS AND THE FORD MODEL A VICTORIA (BRK3)

The first version of the 1930 Ford Model A Victoria was made in Canada. Done in maroon with black roof and fenders, is the rarest one with a quantity of only 10 produced. The other Canadian versions are found in brown and in olive green, with white roofs and black fenders. English production are found in olive, beige, tan and in various green shades with cream roofs. License plates, only...

28 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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28 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello to you and a very sincere wish of wellness to you. Wherever you are in the world we are sure that you have been affected by the CV19 virus and we hope that you are safe. This will be our last blog for at least 2 weeks as the UK is not doing so well and Brooklin Models will be closing for the safety of the staff here. We...

BROOKLIN MODELS AND THE RICHMOND ASSEMBLY PLANT

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BROOKLIN MODELS AND THE RICHMOND ASSEMBLY PLANT

The Ford Richmond Assembly Plant in Richmond, California, was the largest assembly plant to be built on the West Coast. It was first opened on August 1, 1931, replacing an older facility across the Bay in San Francisco. The Richmond location was chosen in part due to its direct deep water outlet for freighters in the Pacific trade, which included Seattle and Portland. Designed by architect Albert Kahn, it is...

20 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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20 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello everyone and welcome to another blog from the Brooklin factory in Bath. For now we remain open and we are workin hard to build the models as usual. Stay safe and follow all of the health advice and we will get through this difficult time    

BROOKLIN MODELS @AUTOMOBILIA SHOW

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BROOKLIN MODELS @AUTOMOBILIA SHOW

Thanks to our great friend John Kuvakas, we had the chance to show some of our products, in particular the most recent ones, at the Automobilia Show in Chicago last Saturday 14th of march.     For us, the show was a great opportunity to meet a lot of people who are very passionate about model cars and collecting in general. We were able to show them what Brooklin has...

13 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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13 MARCH: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello and greetings for this week. The world is in quite a mess at the moment due to the Coronavirus and we hope that you are all safe and well. Fingers crossed that this will all be over soon

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN & ISRAELI ARMY VEHICLES

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN & ISRAELI ARMY VEHICLES

Brooklin and Israeli Model Cars Collectors Club  The Club was started in 1997 by Igor Zizlis, great collector of model cars, and some friend collectors in Israel. It was active until 2002 and then reopened in 2012. Igor wanted to make some special models of what was made in Israel or been in Israel and he chose Brooklin, because of very good models produced and the limited editions. He started...

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