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Developed by Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technologies, this car runs on hydrogen power supplied from a charger unit that stores the water (fuel). It comes with a handset for controls and offers five to seven minutes of playtime per two-minute (full) charge. Whereas similar models, such as the H-Racer, were more for education and demonstration purposes, this model is designed for play, according to Mark Bawtree of Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies. Launch date: September 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 17635 (added 2/19/2008)
The last 100 years has seen aircraft become an integral part of modern-day transportation. The Showcase Harrier NASA is part of Corgi USA's 100 Years of Flight Showcase Collection: The Aerobatic Teams Series. The 100 Years of Flight Series offers an introduction to collecting by offering a wide variety of aircraft in smaller sizes. Each model is 3" to 4" in length.
— "We've got die-cast airplanes by Corgi and they do really well," said Connie Hall, owner of The Three Bears in Ruidoso, N.M.
— When asked to provide a sales figure for Corgi die-cast planes, Hall replied, "30 a month."
— Two of 34 retailers TDmonthly spoke with in spring 2007 specifically mentioned Corgi airplanes as die-cast best sellers in their stores.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 13029 (added 5/22/2007)
This Klingon spaceship was featured in "Star Trek III, The Search for Spock." In honor of Star Trek's 40th anniversary, this detailed replica is available on a Klingon emblem stand. This spacecraft has become synonymous with the Star Trek global phenomenon.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 8422 (added 6/27/2006)
This fully decorated version of the Enterprise is a 40th anniversary piece, paying tribute to the groundbreaking science fiction classic T.V. show, Star Trek. The Enterprise was featured in the very first Star Trek episode screened in 1966. The detailed die-cast replica ship From the original Star Trek series comes on a Starfleet emblem stand.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 8414 (added 6/27/2006)
MSRP: $43.99SKU or Item #: US77608Gender: Boys
A dramatically sculpted Batman figure sits in the driver's seat of this limited-edition 1:18 Roadster. Finished in custom metallic black, the 11.5" x 4.5" vehicle features a hood that lifts up to reveal the engine. A rear compartment lifts to reveal Batman's weapons and gadgets. Batman is a favorite of men who collect, said Jeff Gurley, owner of the Lollipop Shop in Jonesborough, Tenn. “They’ve always wanted something and now they can buy it! They buy either what they once had or once wished they had.”
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 8013 (added 5/26/2006)
MSRP: $34.99Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: February 2006Gender: Boys
The iCar comes to life when kids plug in their digital music players, bringing the elements of sound and vision. It rocks right to left, front to back, and up and down to the music. Colored lights illuminate the wheel wells, rims, undercarriage, engine and trunk areas, and the high-quality speaker pumps out the sound.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 6796 (added 2/1/2006)
MSRP: $50.00Age Range: 14 and upLaunch Date: February 2006Gender: Boys And Girls
Corgi USA acquired the license from Marvel Entertainment Inc. to produce exclusive high-end collectible metal figurines of some of the hottest characters in the comic book world. Corgi's 1:12-scale (approx. 6”) metal Spider-Man will stand the test of time. Produced in very limited quantities, he and other highly detailed figures will be priced to encourage consumers to collect the complete line. Each character will be produced in 3D along with alter ego figures and adversarial characters so collectors can build a comprehensive collection. Other figures will include Captain America, Hulk, Thor as well as other heroes and villains. Launch date: February 2006.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5887 (added 12/9/2005)
The afterglow of victory in WWII was replaced by new concern as hostilities broke out on the Korean peninsula. America returned to the air with a new generation of fighter planes, including the F-86F Sabre, the U.S. Air Force's first swept-wing jet fighter. Among the pilots to fly this sleek craft was John Glenn. This Corgi replica features fully authentic markings and design, and a wingspan of over six inches.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5874 (added 12/9/2005)
The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk of the Aleutian Islands Flying Tigers patrolled the northern skies against hostile aircraft, flying in often-difficult conditions. This version with a white spinner was one of the latest P-40E’s to be still flying when attached to the 11th Fighter Squadron in 1943. It's a limited edition collectible.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5873 (added 12/9/2005)
This set takes collectors back to April, 1945 as John ‘Moon’ Elder, CO of the 357th FS, returns from his final mission. The unit’s most successful pilot, he claimed eight aerial and thirteen strafing victories, a number of which were scored in this aircraft. In this model, he watches on as a crewman adds his last victory to his scoreboard. This limited edition collectible features a wingspan of 14.25".
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5872 (added 12/9/2005)
When America’s World War II fly boys took to the skies over Europe and the Pacific, they didn’t travel alone. They were accompanied by the images of movie stars, pinup queens, cartoon characters and the girls they left behind. Colorful and skillfully rendered, these paintings — known as “Nose Art” — brought a personal touch to some of the greatest aircraft of the era.Corgi remembers this unique artwork with all-new 1:72 scale Aviation Archive replicas featuring legendary nose art. The artwork appears not only on the plane replica, but also on a larger scale cut-out section of the fuselage, which can be displayed on a stand-alone base along with the model aircraft.The B-25C-1 "OH-7" is a rugged bomber that was key to disrupting Axis shipping lines in the southern Mediterranean and northern Africa. This limited edition Nose Art collectible has a wingspan of 11", and includes many detailed features.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5871 (added 12/9/2005)
As part of a set of diaramas confronting the close of WWI, this diaroma 2 features two German soldiers surrendering to a GI in front of their SdKfz 7 Quad Flak Gun. The soldier’s faces capture the determination of the victors, the fear and uncertainty of the surrendered. It measures 9.5" x 7" and features die-cast models, spin-cast metal figures and cold-cast diorama bases. It is designed to be displayed with the Sherman Tank diarama.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5870 (added 12/9/2005)
The defeat of the Axis powers in 1945 is a milestone moment in human history. To commemorate the 60th anniversary of this landmark event, Corgi is honoring the men and machines that helped make it happen, with remarkable new replicas that capture the spirit and ingenuity of our victorious forces. This set depicts shows a US M4A3 Sherman Tank of the 741st Tank Battalion and three GIs securing a bomb-scarred building. It measures 9.5" x 7" and features die-cast models, spin-cast metal figures and cold-cast diorama bases. It is designed to be displayed with the German surrender diarama.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5869 (added 12/9/2005)
This little miniature flew straight out of the popular 1968 children’s flick, based on Ian Fleming’s 1964 series of books. Measuring just 5” x 3.75”, Chitty hides her special red wings under her chassis until she’s ready to take off. She’s been brought back by popular demand, according to Corgi.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 5588 (added 11/18/2005)
This new release has the added feature of a reproduction metal nose art panel.-- “Whatever just came out from Corgi is always a big seller,” said Martin Robins, co-owner of flyingmule.com. “These recent-release models with metal panels have been very popular for us.”
-- This series captures some of the works of art that adorned aircraft during WWII, making it unique.
-- Corgi is a well-known name in diecast airplane collecting.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 3069 (added 2/28/2005)
This is a model of the most famous flying fortress.-- This plane is a top seller on sites such as Diecastairplane.com, and was named as “perennially popular” by Steven Howland.
-- According to Martin Robins of flyingmule.com, “In general, World War II planes are popular in any category.”
-- This plane is also available with the popular nose art panel.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 3066 (added 2/28/2005)
Designed by Willy Messerschmitt during Germany´s military build-up in the 1930s, the BF 109 was first flown on May 28th, 1935.-- This plane was a new release in November, 2004.
-- “The first version has sold briskly, and we have a long waiting list for the Black Double Chevron paint job,” said Steven Howland of Diecastairplane.com.
-- This plane in the Black Double Chevron paint job is a featured new arrival product on flyingmule.com, and was noted as a popular item by Martin Robins.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 3065 (added 2/28/2005)
Just the ticket for a trip to World’s Fair in Flushing or a day at Coney Island, these Green Line buses were welcome sights in the outer boroughs, providing a pleasant alternative to the cramped subways. The Corgi replicas capture two stages in the Green Line evolution, with the “Old Look” (reminiscent of a streetcar) and the sleeker “Fishbowl” design of the 1960s. Each is presented in 1:50 scale, with complete and authentic markings. The “Old Look” is SKU #US54019, the “Fishbowl” is SKU # US54315. Suggested retail for each is $39.99 . For ages 14 & up.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 2379 (added 12/14/2004)
When America’s World War II fly boys took to the skies over Europe and the Pacific, they were accompanied by the images of movie stars, pinup queens, cartoon characters and the girls they left behind. Colorful and skillfully rendered, these paintings – known as “Nose Art” because of their typical placement near the nose of the aircraft -- brought a personal touch to some of the greatest aircraft of the era.
Corgi USA remembers this unique artwork with an all-new 1:72 scale Aviation Archive replicas featuring legendary nose art. The artwork appears not only on the plane replica, but also on a larger scale cut-out section of the fuselage, which can be displayed on a stand-alone base along with the model aircraft (SKU#US33306) $119.99
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 2378 (added 12/14/2004)
The finest aircraft of World War II receives all-new tooling in 1:72 scale. The giant replica capture all the details and authentic markings of these iconic aircrafts. The P-40 Warhawk is SKU#AA35202. Suggested retail price: $24.99. For ages 14 & up.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 2377 (added 12/14/2004)
Even the thickest brush is no match for this powerhouse vehicle. When fire strikes the New Jersey wilderness, it’s the M35 that blasts its way through, allowing firefighters to get right to the source of the blaze. The Corgi replica (SKU # US50207), in 1:50 scale, features authentic markings, lots of details and the brush truck’s signature front end cage Suggested retail price: $36.99 For ages 14 & up.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 2376 (added 12/14/2004)
Corgi Classics, Inc., makers of high-quality, die-cast models, debuts a wide range of die-cast replicas across several of their brands. The all-new Tactical Strike Collection celebrates modern-day military heroes in replicas of the actual vehicles they have used or are currently using in battle. Additionally, Corgi commemorates significant historical milestones with additions to their celebrated Showcase Collection, featuring authentically-detailed replicas in Emergency, 100 Years of Flight and Fighting Machines. Corgi has also introduced new items across two popular licenses: Batman and the History Channel.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 1564 (added 12/6/2004)
Corgi has always paid due respect to people engaged in law enforcement by capturing in detail the critical aspects of their important and dangerous mission.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 642 (added 9/1/2004)
Unsung Heroes is a series of military collectibles commemorating the veterans of the Vietnam conflict. In 2004, Series III of the popular range is complemented by a limited-edition certificate and story booklet detailing the specific story of a veteran and his experience during the Vietnam Conflict. This is Corgi U.S.A.´s signature series of military replicas and has become the model for new Corgi product lines.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 641 (added 9/1/2004)