Die-cast collectible can be given as a Christmas gift, birthday gift, Father's Day gift, or graduation gift. Die-cast collectible also makes a great gift, for-no-reason-at-all. This gift can be given to every auto enthusiast, auto model collector, teacher, die cast auto history buff or hobbyist. Die cast cars, diecast trucks, die-cast vans, minivans, and motorcycles, for many worldwide, simply means enjoyment or brings back memories of childhood.
Die Cast Collectibles, What Are They?
Automobile manufactures, over the years, have created "specialty" automobiles expressly for a company's unique product promotion or advertising needs. Some of these specialty automobiles have been painstakingly replicated, in die cast miniature models. Today these die-cast automobiles are referred to as collectible autos because they are sought after by many collectors worldwide. Die cast collectible examples include: Campbell's soup delivery wagon, Hershey's chocolate delivery wagon, Checker Cab, Wonder Bread truck, Texaco Oil tow truck, Coca-ColaŽ runabout, Texaco Inter-State Long Hauler, Chevrolet Suburban School Bus, and more. Diecast replicas of vintage autos, die cast replicas of autos produced in limited quantities, die-cast replicas of one-of-a-kind autos, replicas of antique autos and die cast models of auto manufactures products, who are no longer producing autos are all available in die-cast miniature. One point should be made, a die-cast car, diecast truck and die cast motorcycle is die-cast from metal not plastic, hence the name - die-cast.
Die-Cast Scale Model Explained.
Die cast collectibles, miniature cars, radio controlled automobiles, model cars, model motorcycles, model ships, etc., are scaled down replicas of an original item. A 1:18 scale die-cast collectible means that the die cast collectible is 1/18th the size of the original. A 1:24 scale die-cast collectible means that the die cast collectible is 1/24th the size of the original. A 1:32 scale die-cast collectible means that the die cast collectible is 1/32nd the size of the original. A 1:43 scale die-cast collectible means that the die cast collectible is 1/43rd the size of the original. To further illustrate, a 1/18 scale die-cast collectible automobile means that roughly 18 die-cast automobiles would need to be stacked on top of each other and placed end-to-end to equal approximately the same size as the originally built automobile.
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