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BROOKLIN AND THE 1959 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO PICK-UP

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1959 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO PICK-UP

The standard version of the 1959 Chevrolet El Camino Pick-up (BRK46) appeared in 1994 after a few specials were made. It is finished in charcoal grey and is also known in a lighter shade. The interior is burgundy red, the license plate is yellow and tyres are whitewall. It was deleted in 2000.   BROOKLIN VIDEO III The third volume of the Brooklin Collection Video by John Hammick and David...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1948 BUICK ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1948 BUICK ROADMASTER CONVERTIBLE

The standard 1948 Buick Roadmaster Convertible (BRK45) appeared shortly after the C.T.C.S. special. It is finished in blue metallic with white and grey interior. Color shades of blue exist. These models may be found with wide spaced grille bars (14 bars) and narrow spaced grille bars (21 bars). The final Buick Roadmaster was the BRK45A, with identification on the box, introduced in 1995 and deleted in 1999, finished in cream...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1930 GMC MODEL 6 TAXI CAB

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1930 GMC MODEL 6 TAXI CAB

The standard 1930 GMC Model 6 Taxi Cab (BML19) was released in December 2016. It is finished in yellow/black with tan interior, yellow license plate, blackwall tyres and the logo of Yellow Taxi Cab. A second model was made in white/black with white wheels and the logo of Ernie’s Cab Service. A silver plate on the base says it is a limited edition model. This model was designed from a...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 FORD F1 PANEL DELIVERY

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 FORD F1 PANEL DELIVERY

STANDARD EDITION A standard version of the 1952 Ford F1 Delivery Van (BRK42) finally emerged in 1994 after several special editions were produced. It was an ambulance in the livery of Jasper County, South Carolina, adjoining county to Beaufort County where John and Jenny Hall maintained a vacation home in Hilton Head Island for many years. It features emergency front and rear lights cast in the roof. It was deleted...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1959 CHRYSLER 300E CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1959 CHRYSLER 300E CONVERTIBLE

The 1959 Chrysler 300E Convertible (BRK41) first appeared in January 1993 among a certain amount of controversy. It was to be a gold metallic. However, the factory erroneously painted the first 210 in a mustard gold and a few in a dark mustard before finally producing the proper intended color. Most of these color variation Chryslers were sent to Brasilia Press and were distributed to dealers in the U.S.. The...

BROOKLIN AND THE MERLEY HOUSE & MODEL MUSEUM

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BROOKLIN AND THE MERLEY HOUSE & MODEL MUSEUM

Located near Wimborne, in the county of Dorset, England, some 100 miles southeast of London, the Merley Museum had the largest public display of Brooklin Models in the world numbering over 500 different issues, including very special and rare models. In addition to Brooklins there were other models, toys and trains on display, including Western, Durham, Mini Marque and many others. The total number exceeded 5600 pieces. Merley House &...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1953 OLDSMOBILE FIESTA CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1953 OLDSMOBILE FIESTA CONVERTIBLE

The 1953 Oldsmobile Fiesta (BRK39) was introduced as an open convertible in September 1992 and deleted in January 2000. It is finished in two tone blue and white, with blue and white interior, white tonneau and  whitewall tyres.   FACTORY SPECIAL John Hall was wanting to release a "top up" version of the Oldsmobile Fiesta in a color that he felt would be just as striking as the convertible, if...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1939 GRAHAM COMBINATION COUPE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1939 GRAHAM COMBINATION COUPE

The first standard edition of the 1939 Graham Combination Coupe (BRK38) was released in June 1992. It is finished in beige with beige interior and yellow license plate. This model was deleted in March 1993 when the second edition was released, this one deleted in January 2013. It is finished in grey metallic with four color variations, interior is white / black and the license plate is green. All tyres...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1960 FORD SUNLINER CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1960 FORD SUNLINER CONVERTIBLE

The standard 1960 Ford Sunliner Convertible (BRK37) was released in March 1992 and deleted in January 1998. It is finished in lilac metallic with maroon interior and matching roof, orange license plate and whitewall tyres.   D.M.P. STUDIOS The 1960 Ford Sunliner Convertible is the 6th in the Brooklin factory authorized D.M.P. Code 2 series. It was done in 1998 as a top-down version, beautifully modified and detailed by Dean...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1952 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE

The standard 1952 Hudson Hornet Convertible (BRK36) was released in January 1992 and deleted in January 1998. It is finished in green with light green interior, brown tonneau, yellow license plate and whitewall tyres. WESSEX MODEL & TOY COLLECTORS The 1998 W.M.T.C. is a very special model because it comes with an open hood and engine detail. Engine option is the big straight 6 as detailed in the 1952 catalogue...

BROOKLIN AND THE HARRAH’S MUSEUM

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BROOKLIN AND THE HARRAH’S MUSEUM

Bill Harrah was a prominent gaming pioneer who founded Harrah’s Hotels and Casinos. He also was an enthusiast car collector and founded the Harrah’s Automobile Collection which opened to the public in 1962 and grew to the largest, most historically significant collection of its time reaching approximately 1400 vehicles. After his death, in 1978, Holiday Inns purchased Harrah’s Hotels and Casinos and Harrah’s Automobile Collection. Holiday Inns donated 175 cars...

BROOKLIN AND THE 1957 FORD FAIRLANE SKYLINER

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1957 FORD FAIRLANE SKYLINER

The model of this retractable hardtop / convertible is based on the actual vehicle owned by David Angel. David was pleased to provide one of his vehicles, the 1957 Fairlane, for measurements and reference as Brooklin created a precision master of the car. The standard 1957 Ford Fairlane Skyliner (BRK35) is finished in ivory with black interior, yellow license plate and whitewall tyres. It was released in November 1991 and...

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