By Hans-Georg Schmitt
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Here we look at models released by Schuco from April 2018 onward. We will look at April and May in turn. As usual quite a variety of models will be produced across the various ranges.
April 2018 releases
This is Schuco’s nostalgia range to approximately 1:90 scale. It is inspired by the classic Piccolo toys of the past.
450559300 “The little Volkswagen mechanic”
Volkswagen Beetle and Transporter T1 bus in an assembling box
450153700 Setra S8 Coach
450128900 Mercedes-Benz Pullman tractor with low loading trailer and Porsche tractor
This is the 1:43 scale section of Schuco’s premium resin range of detailed models.
450887300 Triumph TR5 with closed Surrey Top, red and black interior
450887400 Triumph TR5 with open Surrey Top, black and red interior
The premium resin range to 1:18 scale
450011300 Volkswagen Beetle “Motorhome” – yellow
This is a diecast range of military items with a focus on current vehicles.
452635600 Yak three-axle truck “German Bundeswehr” with camouflage
452635500 Gepard Anti-aircraft tank “German Bundeswehr” with camouflage
More nostalgic material in this rang. Piccolo models used as game figures for an old fashioned board game. No computers just drawing and dice here!
450513500 “The big Piccolo tractors race” board game with 4 Piccolo tractors
The standard diecast range with these made to 1:43 scale
450347500 Set “Goggomobil” Goggo Limousine and Goggo small transporter
Premium resin models in 1:43 scale
450902400 BMW 850i Cabriolet – red
450902500 BMW 850i Cabriolet – blue
Here Schuco are competing with Britains, Ros and others with 1:32 scale diecast agricultural, and agricultural derived models.
450778500 Güldner G75 A tractor pulling fairground caravan with balcony
The large diecast range from Schuco
450028700 Volkswagen Transportet T1b Samba bus – black and white
Diecast recent and contemporary military models
452636500 Volkswagen T2a bus “German Bundeswehr”
452636700 Mercedes-Benz /8 saloon “Commander staff car German markings
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