By Hans-Georg Schmitt
All text and photographs by, and copyright of, the Author unless otherwise stated.
Here are a selection of the releases made in the second half of 2018. All are moulded in plastic in Europe and are to 1:87 scale unless otherwise stated.
093774 Framo 901/2 pick up with canvas tilt in “MITROPA” livery
Established in 1916, Mitropa´s role was to supply travelers in trains, at train stations and at motorway services. After 1945, Mitropa was separated into two organisations one in each ‘Germany’. Here is a vehicle from the former DDR where the company served all kinds of travellers.
094030 Volkswagen Passat Variant GTE (estate) Wolfsburg Police Service
The new Passat GTE is used by the Police in Wolfsburg, a city dominated by the Volkswagen company. The finish of this model reflects the type of reflective plastic body stickers now used by Police forces in Germany.
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