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Since we talk about coaches...

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And believe it or not, I've seen a quite convincing Druid Princess made from this.

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I CAN HAZ WEIRDERER STILL

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These were made by the Dutch company Tiel for the famous toy shop Merkelbach in Amsterdam, in 1965.

The still unboxed kits were discovered in a warehouse in the late 90s and subsequently sold in these generic boxes.

This is NOT a reissue, the parts are 1965 vintage.

It depicts one of the many famous Dutch street organs, "de Drie Pruiken" (the three wigs), which is still in full working order today.

There are records of such stuff:

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One could stream this onto a computer, make a .mp3 out of it and put a little player into the organ model?

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I CAN HAZ WEIRDERER STILL

001.jpg

002.jpg

These were made by the Dutch company Tiel for the famous toy shop Merkelbach in Amsterdam, in 1965.

The still unboxed kits were discovered in a warehouse in the late 90s and subsequently sold in these generic boxes.

This is NOT a reissue, the parts are 1965 vintage.

It depicts one of the many famous Dutch street organs, "de Drie Pruiken" (the three wigs), which is still in full working order today.

There are records of such stuff:

148250852_3_big.jpg

One could stream this onto a computer, make a .mp3 out of it and put a little player into the organ model?

Love that idea with the mp3 player in the model. That would be great!

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I would love to do that too!!
Wonder if any go got sent over here to the US??

Thinking I should have been born over there in Amsterdam, Roterdam or even Hilversim

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Christian: I see now about the Budweiser Clydesdale Team display. I was wonderin'. That street organ stuff is wild!!!

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Yeah, I want to merge it with a Tom Daniel Circus Wagon...

Here it is in action:

Today it is in the National Museum of Musical Clocks in Utrecht (https://www.museumspeelklok.nl/lang/en/).

It's a bit like the one in the Schlumpf collection 'La Mortier' or something like that. Sorry I cant find a picture to link it to or from my own visit.

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Here is my strangest, pretty tame really.

Snap! I bought this to build my version of Roth's Druid Princess as the body was just about the right scale for a 'T' showrod.

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Now that is something I have yet to see!!! I've seen a stagecoach or two but not this.

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Here is my strangest, pretty tame really.

Snap! I bought this to build my version of Roth's Druid Princess as the body was just about the right scale for a 'T' showrod.

That looks a lot like a kit I built as a kid - "The Lord Mayor's Coach" - except it didn't have the horses pulling it. I had relatives in the UK that sent it to me as a gift. My mom helped with with some of the detail painting and it turned out pretty good. I've got a photo somewhere, I think. Wish I still had it!

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Don't know if it's the same as the Coronation Coach, but that's a pretty big deal in England. That was the first Matchbox car, as well as what the Fisher Body Guild originally built.

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Your model got me looking on the internet for the royal coronation coach and I have the say, if the box art is any representation the model is a really crude. I found the real deal on Buckingham's web site and the real deal is much lighter and elegant in line. They kind of have the impression of the original and some vague lines, but it would take a ton of work to make a decent representation. This is not unlike a lot of early models of everything else.

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Wow; just loving this thread! Hilarious stuff out there. Who knew we all have such oddities peppering our stash?! Most of my weirdness has been duplicated here by others - The C57D from Forbidden Planet, Blohm und Voss BV-141 plane kit, etc.

Don't have a pic handy, and the kit is currently in storage, but my weirdest automotive-themed kit is "The Homer" from Polar Lights. This is a kit based on an episode of The Simpsons, where Homer finds himself in a position to design the perfect American automobile. I love it! One of my modeling goals is to build a 1/25 "realized" version to display beside it.

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Weird, nothing weird here. Just a lady taking a bath outside her house while her kid plays and some guys peeks at her from behind a fence. Yup, nothing weird at all!

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This one is real? And funny too.

Scott

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I really like following this thread, here's one of mine, not near as weird as some on here but it's interesting, basically an Ertl diecast 1/16 scale tractor that you assemble.

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I like that Car in a Bottle kit Scott. Never saw one before but its awesome! That's a first for the Spin Welder kit as well. Wow!

Cool tractor kit Randy! emotion-21.gif

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Just got a new one, 1/24 scale from Triple Fighter (Ultraman spin-off):

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I just feel this one needs to be brought forward. This is hilarious! I want one.

 

Scott

Weird, nothing weird here. Just a lady taking a bath outside her house while her kid plays and some guys peeks at her from behind a fence. Yup, nothing weird at all!

 

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This one is real? And funny too.

 

Scott

I would really love to have these two:lol:

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