HO Collector Third Quarter 2021

$ 8.99

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Features:

Was HO’s Kentucky Fried Chicken Really Life-Like? How a Classic Kit Came to Beby Tony Lucio — Co-editor Tony Lucio presents a recently uncovered archive detailing the process that brought a well-known structure kit to market in the mid-1970s.

Old-School Modeling: AHM/Roco’s Flexi-Flo Hopperby Brian Banna — Brian Banna shows how he’s found new fun in the hobby by returning to vintage models and doing kitbashing and upgrades.

Mantua’s Matchbox Railroad Setby Tony Cook — An uncatalogued release from the mid-1990s from Mantua is one of several Matchbox-themed releases. Co-editor Tony Cook shares some information and presents this interesting set.

The Spirit of Americaby Tony Cook — TYCO’s 1890s passenger car models served in a Bicentennial-themed train set decorated with Spirit of ‘76 markings. Take a look at these two models and discover some history on this tooling.

Departments:

Advertiser Index

Brass From The Past

Editor’s Note

Future Collectibles

Letters