By Hans-Georg Schmitt
Here is a look at the models released by Schuco in April and May 2017. Schuco models are made in China for Germany in a wide range of scales. Their ranges provide a wide variety of models from air and land. They are listed by month of release and model range.
450389400 Volkswagen Beetle with oval rear screen and with “Auto-Porter” – single wheel trailer with luggage
This model looks a bit strange, This is a Beetle from 1954 but it shows “rheumatism-flaps” beside the A-pillars which were only fitted between 1951 and 1952 at the rear screen. Here someone responsible was in sleep.
450900700 Saurer §C-H truck “Bachmann” in scale 1:43
The original truck was fitted with a changeable body: flatbed or bus, This allowed the haulier to provide transport and passenger services using the same vehicle. The miniature is released as a truck and will be released as a bus later.
450768400 Tractor Fortschritt (Progress) ZT300 blue/white
450896200 Tractor DUTRA D4K blueMilitary 1:87
452623700 Leopard 1A1 Combat-Tank “German Bundeswehr” – green
452625700 Bell UH 1D rescue-helicopter “SAR” with stain-camouflage
450346600 Tractor IHC 423 – red
450284400 Tractor Lanz Bulldog D9506 with roof – matt dark red
450273600 Tractor Eicher EM 200 with mow-bar – blue
450374100 Volkswagen T1c delivery van with trailer, loaded with Kleinschnittger F125 micro car.
450900600 Saurer 3C-H Omnibus “Bachmann”
The original truck was fitted with a changeable body: flatbed or bus, This allowed the haulier to provide transport and passenger services using the same vehicle. The miniature is released as a truck (See 450900700 above) and was released as a bus a month later.
450900800 Volkswagen small delivery van “German Bundespost”, yellow
450900900 Volkswagen small delivery van “Volkswagen Service” dove blue
450030700 Porsche 356A Sepeedster “Bruce Jennings #77”
450009600 Goggomobil saloon light blue/white
450009700 Goggomobil saloon red/white
450009800 Zündapp Janus micro car, ivory/grey
450009900 Zündapp Janus micro car, blue
452625000 Bell UH 10 1D helicopter “German Bundeswehr flight-service”
452623000 Leopard 2A6 Combat-Tank “German Bundeswehr” with stain-camouflage
452625400 Mercedes-Benz Wolf G “ISAF” stain-camouflage
450570700 Dodge Charger in tin box “Model of the Year 2017”
452629800 Lanz Bulldog tractor with tracked wheels, blue
452629700 Lanz Bulldog tractor with wood-carburettor and roof, grey
452629600 Ursus C-45 Tractor (licence of Lanz) blue
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