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BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 STUDEBAKER CHAMPION STARLIGHT COUPE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 STUDEBAKER CHAMPION STARLIGHT COUPE

Two standard editions of the 1952 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupe were made. The first one was released in 1994 and it is finished in black with grey interior. The second one was released the following year and deleted in April 1992. It is grey with red interior. A few of the greys can be found with the grey interior of the blacks and are quite rare, some have a red...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1935 DODGE PICK-UP

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1935 DODGE PICK-UP

Brooklin has produced exceptionally fine reproductions of the 1935 Dodge KC-series truck, both of the step-roof van and the pick-up truck. The chromed radiator shell with charging ram hood ornament was optional equipment in 1935 and is found on the Brooklin model. No standard edition was made of the Dodge Pick-up, all are special models. All bases are E2 type, with running boards part of the chassis, except for the...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1935 DODGE VAN

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1935 DODGE VAN

Brooklin has produced exceptionally fine reproductions of the 1935 Dodge KC-series truck, both of the step-roof van and the pick-up truck. The 1935 year for American automobile design showed the introduction of early streamlining, exemplified by the raked-back radiator and windshield. There are small inaccuracies in the details on Brooklin’s version, including the use of a central vertical bar on the front bumper and reversal of the actual door hinge...

BROOKLIN AND THE DEALER SPECIAL PROGRAM

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BROOKLIN AND THE DEALER SPECIAL PROGRAM

Brooklin Models established the Dealer Promotion Program in October 1994 in order to allow serious Brooklin collectors the opportunity to purchase a specially produced model at the price of a standard model. The first of the Brooklin Dealer Promotion Specials was a bold and bright 1948 Buick Roadmaster Convertible, painted fire engine red and sporting lots of chrome. The beige interior, with vanilla cream dashboard, seats and tonneau cover, provide...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1950 MERCURY CONVERTIBLE (BRK15A)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1950 MERCURY CONVERTIBLE (BRK15A)

The standard 1950 Mercury Convertible was released in February 1994, after the Factory Special was produced, and deleted in January 1999. It is finished in red with grey interior, black tonneau, white license plate and whitewall tyres.   FACTORY SPECIAL The 1950 Mercury Indy 500 Pace Car was released in August 1993 and is probably the best looking Pace Car that the factory has done. It is finished in cream...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1940 CADILLAC V16 CONVERTIBLE COUPE (BRK14)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1940 CADILLAC V16 CONVERTIBLE COUPE (BRK14)

The standard 1940 Cadillac V16 Convertible Coupe was released in 1983 and deleted in February 1994. It is finished in bronze with beige interior, beige roof, green license plate and whitewall tyres. Several color shades were produced from light to very dark bronze.     CANADIAN TOY COLLECTORS SOCIETY The C.T.C.S. chose the 1940 Cadillac V16 Convertible as the basis for their Greatest Collectors Toy Show special in 1983. This...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE (BRK13A)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE (BRK13A)

The standard 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible was released in May 1994 and deleted in January 2005. It is finished in seaspray green with two tone green interior, white license plate and whitewall tyres. A small batch of approximately 50 Thunderbirds has come out of the factory in 1996 with the wrong color inserts for the seats, mid green instead of whitish green. A different color shade was produced in 2001....

BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL MK II (BRK11)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL MK II (BRK11)

The first 1956 Lincoln Continental MK II was produced in 1981 in black with red interior and blue license plate in a limited number. The first standard edition can be identified in the dark blue metallic version with red interior and blue license plate, followed by several shades of blue with white interior and yellow license plate. Most of the varieties are seen with both thick and thin seats. These...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1962 FORD CONSUL MKII CONVERTIBLE (LDM23)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1962 FORD CONSUL MKII CONVERTIBLE (LDM23)

The Mk Il Ford Consul, Zephyr and Zodiac were announced on February 21st 1956. Convertible versions of all three models were available right from the launch. The new cars had clean modern lines, which owed a great deal to their American Ford cousins. In February 1959 the range was revamped with the introduction of the low line models. These utilized a flatter roof pressing and minor trim differences. The 1962...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1931 HUDSON GREATER 8 (BRK12)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1931 HUDSON GREATER 8 (BRK12)

The 1931 Hudson Greater 8 was produced in 1981, early in Brooklin’s history, with Murray-designed "boat-tail" body done in a beautiful combination of orange with ivory fenders, blacked-out grille and foot treads in black on the running boards. The windshield frame is plated, as are the covers for the fender spares. These covers were removed in the final years of production with a dark orange color. Other details include louvers...

BROOKLIN AND THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY POLICE

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BROOKLIN AND THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY POLICE

Given the vastness and varying topography of the Canadian landscape, large portions were, and still are, inaccessible except by rail. In order to police the many miles of track owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway, CP Police vehicles were equipped with front and rear bogie wheels that permitted the driver to run on the railway track, with propulsion supplied by the rear wheels and lateral stability maintained by the two...

13 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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13 NOV - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

It may be Friday the 13th but we won’t let that stop us. We are here come hell or high water….although Covid did make us stop…… Come on in and take a look at a few of the things we have been doing this week.

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