1958 / 1957 Plymouth Fury (Christine's Older Brother) 1/18 RARE Blue/White color

Mint and New in Box
Rare Blue/White Color
Doors, Hood, and Trunk open
Removed from box for Pictures Only Never Displayed
Still w/The Straps Attached

The End of Diecast Car Collecting? - The End Is In Sight!

Get 'em while you can, folks, the end is in sight!!

Franklin Mint has produced no new 1/24 scale images in several years, Danbury Mint has had to scuttle all of their 2012 releases due to labor/factory problems in China. They no longer produce diecast models for the world market. Sound familar? The 1/24 diecast market as we knew it appears to be becoming extinct! This is pushing up the demand for earlier releases from the secondary market. Cars in mint and unopened condition both 1/24 and 1/18 will be the first to go, and as this limited supply dwindles, prices will keep escalating. Each car removed from the secondary market reduces the available inventory and there is nothing in the pipeline.

Here's a quote from Danbury on Facebook:

Earlier this year, our primary factory for die-cast replicas abruptly closed. Since then, we have been working to restart our die-cast business, essentially from scratch. This is a long and difficult process. We wish there was more encouraging information, but as of right now, we simply don't know when or whether we will be able to produce
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