New Maisto 1:18 Premiere Edition

Normally I take all my photos on my Canon G11, but I left it at the house so today’s post is taken with my iPhone 4.

1/18 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4 door taxi (36191), and Police (36192).

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SLS AMG – CRYSTALLIZED – Already a TV Star!

so young, so beautiful, and already the pressure of the media, paparazzi shoving a camera in your face…

our 1:18 SLS AMG, made with CRYSTALLIZED Swarovski Elements has just appeared on a British news show, which was doing a feature on Toys for the Holidays. The store, Hamleys, is really remarkable, 7 stories or something in London. check out the clip here:

SLS at Hamleys

Mercedes-Benz, Anyone?

we are beginning to see the fruits of several years of labor on the licensing front as our new arrangement with mercedes-benz is kicking into gear. the result is a whole bevy of new 3-pointed star products in a wide range of scales. here is a photo of the new 1:18 sl63 amg, due out next month

and then we have a variation of the tool, a 1:18 sl550, in red

we showed you some photos of the new sls, and had a comment about availability of other colors. the answer is yes, 3 colors to start. here are some catalog photos for your enjoyment

Maisto On The Road – Back In Portugal

Our friend Mr David Lopes sent us some nice photos of a promotion they did in the key toy store Brinka – 16 stores throughout the Portugal featuring Maisto 1:18 and 1:24 HUMMER products. To drive the point home, Mr Lopes made the effort to rent an actual HUMMER, and send it to various stores to mix in with their displays.

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That’s the way they roll!

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Great job David! Thanks for the photos.

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