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BROOKLIN AND THE 1958 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1958 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE CONVERTIBLE

The standard 1958 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible has appeared in various shades of gunmetal grey, black and black metallic, all with silver grey interiors. Most of these have rear seats darker than the front seats, but some have the same color seats. The base is silver and tyres are whitewall. These models were produced in 1987 and deleted in April 1994. At the same time Brooklin switched the standard to a...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1968 FORD MUSTANG

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1968 FORD MUSTANG

This model was originally introduced as the Shelby Mustang in 1986, but was deleted in 1988 due to licensing problems with Carroll Shelby. The standard edition is finished in metallic blue, with white markings, mag type wheels and racing air scoops. Tyres are blackwall. Approximately 5000 of these models were produced.       MODEL EXPO Marc Mosko, Chairman of Model Expo which has been in the model kit and...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD FAIRLANE VICTORIA

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1956 FORD FAIRLANE VICTORIA

The first standard edition of the 1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria, produced in 1987, strangely had the wrong license plate number. Many were produced with orange “TEXAS BRK22” plates. During the production run, the tags were changed to the correct “FLORIDA BRK23”. The color is spearmint green, with some models in a lighter shade, interior is light beige with license plate orange, changed to white with yellow plate for the second...

BROOKLIN AND THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

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BROOKLIN AND THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

The Indianapolis 500 is held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a 2.5 mile (4 km) oval circuit. The track is a rounded rectangle, with four turns of identical dimensions connected by four straightaways: two long straightaways and two short chutes. Drivers race 200 laps, counter-clockwise around the circuit, for a distance of 500 miles (800 km). From its beginning in 1911, the race has always been scheduled on or...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1958 EDSEL CITATION

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1958 EDSEL CITATION

The 1958 Edsel Citation was released in 1986 and originally produced in sunset coral enamel with white interior, three color variations exist. This model features gold decals, while a second standard edition has black decals. The color of the standard model was later changed to turquoise metallic in March 1992, with continental kit and hood ornament added. All tyres are whitewall and license plate is only on rear. It was...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY

The first standard edition of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was released in 1986 and it is dark blue, with dark blue interior and silver base, although some models have a black base. Three color variations are known and an almost black variation is quite rare. The color of the standard Corvette was changed in 1987 to white, with silver base, and this was the final standard model, deleted in January...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1953 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1953 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE

The first standard edition of the 1953 Buick Skylark Convertible, released in 1985, is finished in green metallic, shades from light to dark exist, with white roof, beige interior and orange license plate. In 1991 it was replaced by the second standard edition, identified as BRK20A on the box, in red metallic with white top, matching white interior and license plate, which was deleted in January 1999. All tyres are...

BROOKLIN AND KEITH PILLINGER

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BROOKLIN AND KEITH PILLINGER

Paramedic Private Ambulance Company was formed in 1979 by Jacqueline and Keith Pillinger. The first private ambulance company set up in the South West of England covering accident and emergency calls for the then two private hospitals in Bristol. They have grown to be the largest private ambulance company in Great Britain serving all the needs of the many private and NHS hospitals in the South West. Keith produced a...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1955 CHRYSLER C-300

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1955 CHRYSLER C-300

The standard 1955 Chrysler C-300 was released in 1984 and deleted in March 2000. It is finished in red with beige interior and yellow license plate, three red color variations exist. Approximately 50 were done in orange red and are very rare. Tyres are whitewall. A new version of the 1955 Chrysler C-300 was released in March 2000 and deleted in January 2005 (BRK19A). It is finished in white with...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1941 PACKARD CLIPPER

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1941 PACKARD CLIPPER

The standard edition of the 1941 Packard Clipper was released in 1984 and deleted in January 1996. It is finished in maroon with beige interior, whitewall tyres and yellow license plate. Some models exist with unpainted rear lights. CANADIAN TOY COLLECTORS SOCIETY In 1985 the C.T.C.S. executive, Mikael Stoffregen, decided to order a very unique car and John Hall was convinced to produce the 1941 Packard Clipper in gold over...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER CONVERTIBLE

Two standard editions of the 1952 Studebaker Commander Convertible were made. The first one was released in April 1992, preceded by the Indy pace car factory special. It is finished in chestnut brown with dark brown/cream interior and green license plate, two color shades are known to exist. It was deleted in 1995 when the second standard was released, finished in orange brown with dark brown/cream interior and black license...

BROOKLIN AND THE RUBY COLLECTION

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BROOKLIN AND THE RUBY COLLECTION

In 2014 Brooklin Models marked its 40th Anniversary by releasing four special models reflecting the history of the American styling and design, chosen by the factory to represent four decades of American automobile classics, calling them the Ruby Collection. They come in a special black leatherette box embossed in silver. The models were: BRK187X 1939 Nash Ambassador 8 Touring Sedan for the 30’s, BRK83X 1947 Ford V8 Station Wagon for...

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