Recent Articles

A dedicated Collector marks Corgi's 60th Anniversary

10/08/2016

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Corgi 238 Jaguar - highlight from Corgi released in 1962

04/05/2016

Released during the September of a hugely successful year for Corgi (1962) – the innovative Corgi Jaguar model was issued in various colours for the next 5 years. We are indebted to a Corgi specialist who has prepared an absorbing account of this model and includes pictures of models showing colour variations from his own collection.

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The DC Collection comes to QDT

23/02/2016

A rich and diverse Dinky and Corgi collection with the emphasis on rarity and variety – from short run promotional models, to two-tone cars, models for the South African market or unique examples that have come to light only recently.
An astonishing assemblage created in a relatively short time
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The Corgi Volvo Story - Parts 1 & 2

22/01/2016

We are indebted to the Collector and Volvo enthusiast, Luc Vancampenhout who has prepared this absorbing article. Of particular interest to Corgi collectors are his observations on Corgi 228 Volvo P1800 and Corgi 258 ‘The Saint’s’ Volvo.

With additional information included on the original article by Luc Vancampenhout and an extra article written by a dedicated Corgi Collector with other rare, unlisted variations!

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'Firsts for QDT' during 2015

04/01/2016

Reflections on 2015 – another great year at QDT – and the sight of new models that we have never handled before.

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Dinky Commercials from The Reference Collection

26/10/2015

An ‘encyclopaedic’ approach to collecting Dinky – from a collector of many years standing who has assembled a truly astonishing array of Dinky models as he endeavoured to catalogue the variations of each model as it alters during its production life.

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The MBU Collection

22/08/2015

An important collection of high quality Corgi models is to be sold at QDT. This collection includes some extremely rare items, pre-production, colour trials, promotional and t.v. related models.
Here follows a fascinating article of the MBU collecting story written by the owner.

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