By Hans-Georg Schmitt
All text by, and copyright of, the Author. Photographs provided by the manufacturer.
Here are the new releases from Busch for September. All are moulded in plastic to 1:87 scale.
Combine harvester Progress E514
The successor of the type E512 was in a number of points improved self-driving harvesting machine for threshing cereals, oilfruits and pulses.Production started in 1982. In the former DDR, the vehicle was also used for harvesting maize and sunflowers.
40174 Combine harvester Progress 514 with maize picker – blue
40175 Combine harvester Progress 514 with maize picker – green
41710 Pontiac Firebird TransAm – red
45001 Chevrolet Bel Air – Flames
The concept: Smart forTwo cars parked around the City which can be hired like the bicycle schemes in many cities.
46135-01 Smart Fortwo 07 Car2go – free tanker
46135-02 Smart Fortwo 07 Car2go – Local patriot
46135-03 Smart Fortwo 07 Car2go – Rhineland Express
46656 Plymouth Fury “Tennessee State Trooper
47365 Citroen Jumper “French Gendarmerie”
47524 Ford Mustang Cabriolet with soft top – yellow
49820 Mercedes-Benz M-Class W164 “Emergency Doctor – Herford”
50362 Land Rover Defender “British Airport”
51127 Mercedes-Benz Vito “Patrol car of the German Autobahn Police”
51128 Mercedes-Benz Vito “Portugesian Taxi”
51167 Mercedes-Benz V-Class “Politi (Norwegian Police)”
Barkas Collection latest releases
Eight differently coloured and liveried Barkas V901/2 half-bus or box van have been produced as a mini-series.
51292 Barkas Halfbus V901/2 No. 7 “BVF Carburettor Factory of Berlin”
51293 Barkas Halfbus V901/2 No. 8 “KfZ Werke Ernst Grube Werdau”
51508 IFA G5 1959 “NVA loaded with convoy-way plates”
The 6×6 truck loaded with typical pre-manufactured concrete pieces for the reinforcement of the paths along the German/German border.
51509 IFA G5 1960 “NVA with crane and loaded with boundary posts”
51605 Robur LO 1800A “Measuring vehicle for tractor tests”
EsPeWe Models 1:87 Scale
95234 IFA W50 LA/A “Sea rescue service”
95236 IFA W50 LA/A “Fire brigade”
Busch Aircraft models
25018 Messerschmitt Bf 109 G6 Hungary
The Me 109 G6 aircraft from 1944 is painted in the colours of the 101st fighter group, also known as the Puma Group. The group was created under the command of wing commander Aladar Heppes for the Royal Hungarian Airforce. Approximately 760 aircraft fought with the Luftwaffe against the Red Army along the Eastern Front during the Second World War.
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