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QUOTE (philsmith @ 20 Dec 2004, 09:55).............and if you were to pull out one of those rare kit boxes you would find the same behind it as they are all two deep!

One of the best collections I have ever seen, I had the privilege of spending a very happy couple of hours there a few years ago

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Just wait until you see Scott Bader's emporium in Beverly Hills... even yours truly was left speechless.
 

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QUOTE (derekcooper @ 23 Dec 2004, 16:35)And don't forget probably the best collection in Europe, Pierre Morlighen in Brussels has an incredible collection in all scales.

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Hi Derek,
With all due respect to both especially Bernard who is my good friend, it is just not the same. If you have the opportunity, please visit Scott Bader's collection: not only the magnitude but the selective quality. One may have thousands of cars from the 1960's and 1970's from all around the world, from the oddest to the most bizarre like the Carrera airplane sets, it's still not like having thousands of the rarest and mintest American-built slot car kits and RTR of the 1960's in absolutely mint condition in their colorful and rare original boxes... I am sorry but those were the finest and most aestethically pleasing.
Of course it means cubic money, so not everyone can afford it. This fellow can, because he was a very successful businessman, just wanting to re-create his own youth when he was like most of us, unable to purchase those marvellous toys because he was too poor.
We have all been there...
Merry Christmas to all!

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QUOTE (Rail Racer @ 24 Dec 2004, 12:11)Philippe, is Mintest a new word? have not heard that one before.
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You heard it now...


It goes along with 'bestest" and "finestest".


Merry Christmas to all, and I hope that Santa brings you the neatestest toys!

Dok Pea
 
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