Author Topic: Lemke Minis Opel Truck: very similar to US GMC/Chevy trucks late 40s/early 50s  (Read 1851 times)

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Mark5

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Daniel's post about the construction stuff reminded me that Markus recently posted a link to the new Lemkes on the N scale Vehicle list.

This company has a released several versions of the Opel Blitz:


http://www.lemkecollection.de go to MiNis

Opel, of course is a european unit of GM, and the sheet metal for the cab looks to be very similar (not perfect) to concurrent GMC/Chevy models in the USA (late 40s into the 1950s):

1949 Chevy 6400:


Unfortunately, they seem to have no US distribution.

Here's a place that does seem to carry them:

http://www.tee-usa.com/store/minis.html

(MiNis is also coming out with a cool 1968-1979 VW T2 BUS)
http://www.lemkecollection.de/downloads/pdf/Minis2010.pdf

Oh yeah, these are 1:160 :P

Mark
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These look nice - thanks for sharing.  I am picturing some rusted out versions for 1970s era scenes.

  Frank

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Yeah, I'm thinking this one would work for me:

http://www.tee-usa.com/store/product21055.html

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Nice.  This is one case where it's nor a foobie but a stand-in.