MR Looksmart - 25 year book

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MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Marcellix » Wed May 20, 2015 3:09 pm

Got this today. Very nice book about 25 years MR models. Lots of nice pictures, background stories, interviews with designers. About 28x28 cm, 98 pages.
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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by seppuku » Wed May 20, 2015 10:24 pm

Very cool!....:)
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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Jager » Wed May 20, 2015 11:26 pm

Marcellix wrote:Got this today. Very nice book about 25 years MR models. Lots of nice pictures, background stories, interviews with designers. About 28x28 cm, 98 pages.
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The book looks like a great read for a keen Looksmart collector. I had assumed by now that even Looksmart had transferred production to China, but from the picture above it looks like it is still in Italy ?
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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Marcellix » Thu May 21, 2015 8:23 am

Those people sure look more like Italians than Chinese ;)
(But I would prefer cheaper Chinese hands assembling the models, for Spark prices...)

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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Paulius43 » Sun May 24, 2015 9:04 am

I think they manufacture LS in China and MR in Italy?..
Nice book, saw it at Nuremberg but its a bit pricey, was around 70€?
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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Johnny_Bravo » Sun May 24, 2015 4:29 pm

Paulius43 wrote:I think they manufacture LS in China and MR in Italy?..
Nice book, saw it at Nuremberg but its a bit pricey, was around 70€?
perhaps it's printed in italy by michelangelo's descendants....

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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Marcellix » Mon May 25, 2015 5:08 pm

Paulius43 wrote:I think they manufacture LS in China and MR in Italy?..
Nice book, saw it at Nuremberg but its a bit pricey, was around 70€?
Bought it on eBay, was about 25 euro including shipping.

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Re: MR Looksmart - 25 year book

Post by Jager » Tue May 26, 2015 8:44 am

For 25 Euro that's a good buy !
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