Category Archives: Wartburg

News from the Continent September 2018 – Herpa

By Hans-Georg Schmitt

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Here is a selection of the releases during July and August from Herpa.

420280 Mercedes-Benz G-model – polar white
420623 Mercedes-Benz G-model – obsidian black metallic

In February 2018 Mercedes-Benz presented their new G class model. With a long wheelbase and interesting details like a chromed wheel cover at the rear as well as embossed radiator bars, Herpa have made a miniature in 1:87 scale.

 


093781 Wartburg 353 Tourist 1966 “Mitropa”

Established in 1916, Mitropa´s role was to supply travellers in trains, at train stations, and motorway services. After the Second World war it became the catering division for Deutche Reichsbahn the national railway of East Germany. Herpa has created the Wartburg estate car as a service vehicle. The model is ideally suited for model railways.


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