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Are there any 1886 Benz motorwagen kits out their?

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I've been searching for a model kit of any scale of the 1886 Benz motorwagen.

This car is legendary. It's the first patented automobile ever. I know there is a kit of the 1886 Daimler (the 4 wheeled one by minicraft)

But I cant find a kit of this car. I can only find diecast models of it. Does anybody know where i can find one?


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actually I found this site (and your topic) on a search for this vehicle :)  in any scale. I see only 1/18 models diecast and plastic kits of the 4 wheel carriage.

I think you'd have to fabricate the parts yourself, and if you made a small run of each part needed, you could be THE Source of them.

actually it is the same with a full-size reproduction. only some 1-offs exist but plenty of demand!

my plan and advice would be to study as many photos as you can find, and read Benz' patent application #37435 for specs. 

Good luck!

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