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    Posted 9 months ago

    fortapache
    (2339 items)

    The originals were made in 1939 made in 1939 for the World's Fair and The Parade of Progress. There were 12 made, one is known to be lost in an accident. 9 are known to exist now. They were designed by Harley Earl in classic art deco style. To back up a bit they were made by GM as a sort of rolling advertisement. The 1:1 versions opened up in the middle section for a variety of displays such as a jet engine. To put that in this model would have been nice. Pretty much the interior is hollow with a single seat for the driver. There is a semi-circular stairway for the driver to reach the rather high perch.
    This model was released in 2015 and has the usual Greenlight details. The driver's compartment is well detailed as far as I can see, Rather hard to see with my far sighted eyes but the camera does a better job.
    Hopefully I can get my sign up soon for another exciting post.

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    Comments

    1. foseatme, 9 months ago
      so cool!
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 9 months ago
      This is truly deco cool! I love that era.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
      love this...…………...
    4. fortapache fortapache, 9 months ago
      Thank you very much foseatme.

      Thank you very much Toyrebel.

      And thank you very much Sean.
    5. Findings, 8 months ago
      I watch a car builder place just rebuilt the jet engine one last week on the tv ,the guy that bought it has money coming out his ears ...lol it was totally gone ...but they did it with tons of hours into it ...and they found a jet engine for it as well... there going to take it touring at car shows cross country just found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWxP5eQnoAU
    6. Findings, 8 months ago
      thought you might like this later..
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eidO9CE7Gys

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