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PostPosted: Mon 16 Nov 2009 15:44 pm 
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I'm sure the Hobby Kits and UPC State Coach are the same tool.

For the Paramount kit I just searched Paramount in the model kit section of E-Bay

I think I have the full set of coaches/wagons. I don't know much about Paramount but I've not seen any other kits other than these....

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I wonder if these molds still exist anywhere?

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PostPosted: Mon 16 Nov 2009 17:34 pm 
Ayup Bri...

Wow!

You'd have to have two of each, wouldn't you? one to keep and one to build...

Nice bit of 'Social History' on the 'Harness' boxart... check out the Hi-rise cranes...


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They must be rebuilding London after the Blitz! I think these kits date from the early/mid fifties.

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There's a Sussex wagon on the 'bay right now.

Did you ever build this??

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do you have a photo of one of those mounted and painted..?


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Hi Luchs, wouldn't you just love to see that!

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I can remember building the Sussex Farm wagon many years ago. The wagon was ok but the horses were moulded identical to one another and the Farmhand fugure was not very well sculpted.

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Whoops!   A typo has crept into my last post!
fugure should read figure.

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hi guys look what my boss just gave me she was clearing out a guest room for a party she is having and found this
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she says she remembers buying it on the coronation of the Queen, poor dear her memory is not what it was the box has a price on it of £1.25, still its a free model Yippee.
the instruction a vauge to say the least the only colour instructions are "The Queen wears a white dress with gold and red jewelry, the Prince a dark blue Admiral's uniform with gold trimmings" nothing about the coach or horses. Mind you the instructions are very faint and maybe the coach and horses part has faded away, anyway lots or research required will keep you all updated with progress.


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hi all glued the horses together today
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had to use the missus hair dryer and heat them up I think they must have warped from time or something hopefully they will stay together when I take the pegs off if not perhaps I will try superglue we will see I can always ask here for suggestions if they do part.


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The Paramount coach kits were issued in the early 60's. Like a lot of horse drawn vehicle kits the horses all looked to be walking in step! Humans yes. Horses no.
Any one remember Revell's Mail Coach, Roman Racing Chariot and Wells Fargo Stage Coach kits from the 60's. They actually depicted the horses in differing poses so looked much more realistic. Not sure of the scale but think that they were smaller than 1/32nd....possibly 1/48th.


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