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Latest Restoration in Progress: Dinky 169 - Studebaker Golden HawkAll Restorations

Badly over painted and missing part of the chassis. So this is my first attempt at repairing the base plate. There is also some paint on the windows but otherwise uncracked. A piece of tin was fashioned into shape, soldered, filed, and filled to repair the chassis. I started to paint the model with dark red and was going to mask out the trunk and finish with cream, but it looked so good in dark red I decided to leave it that color. The screen I re-polished and added an interior that I used on the Corgi equivalent. Add to this a replica box, a hybrid of the early and late Dinky models.../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/1.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/2.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/3.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/4.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/5.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/6.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/7.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/8.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/9.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/10.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/11.jpg ../content/H6/Studebaker Golden Hawk (H629)/images/12.jpg

noimage noimage Remember those toys cars from your childhood, or perhaps your fathers or grandfathers toys. They are very collectable now even in poor condition. I have been restoring them to give them a new lease of life using basic tools. I am sharing some of my best tips and showing some of the restorations to help you do the same. The collections includes Dinky, Corgi and rare makes such as Toby Toys, Gilco, Gaity, Kemlow, Londontoy etc. Browse the Collection, view the catalogues, see the box and decal templates box reproductions Compare models in the extensive catalogue research page. Models from 1934-1970 are listed (and more being added). The most recent restoration is shown below

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