The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by reeft1 » Thu May 25, 2017 5:48 pm

69 Costin Nathan Markey Targa Florio Got - Ebbro 44906 46th overall
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69 Lancia Fulvia F&M Special Munari Targa Florio Got - Pinko PI-272 9th overall, 2nd in class - Aledgedly in one test event for the F&M it was raining so the rally driver and co-driver wore neoprene wet suits!
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61 Abarth 700S Spyder Tubolare Abate Targa Florio Got - Pinko PI-221 DNF
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67 MG MGB - GT Special Hopkirk Targa Florio Got - Pinko PI-269 Not Classified
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by LUW » Thu May 25, 2017 7:49 pm

These cars are hideously superb! :D
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by Jager » Thu May 25, 2017 8:24 pm

The finish on the Pinko models looks a little rough, but I'm assuming that's primarily due to the low res photos. Even then, the subject matter is so interesting a few rough spots can be ignored. The Lancia and the MGB in particular are stunning.
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by Tom » Fri May 26, 2017 1:02 am

I agree. They probably look more like the real thing than most models, old race and rally cars weren't immaculate.

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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by Alfaholic » Fri May 26, 2017 3:32 am

Pinko is not a brand I was aware of - I like their subject matter though. The Lancia in particular stands out for me.
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by GBOAC002 » Fri May 26, 2017 3:57 am

There is indeed a naive charm about them......

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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by scalainj » Fri May 26, 2017 4:01 am

Eclectic batch but i like them very much particularly that Lancia
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by JSB33 » Fri May 26, 2017 7:36 am

MG for me and I think the rough finish is smashing.
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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by reeft1 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:07 am

I know others have already posted, but mine arrived yesterday (thrown over the side gate when it was a signed for delivery!) - awesome Spark Stratos (Targa Florio winner 1974 - Larousse) and Sunbeam Tiger (1965 Targa Florio - 16th overall, 1st in class - Harper)

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Re: The "I blame Sir Stirling" Collection

Post by Tom » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:12 am

Great buys Paul, I have a hard time choosing a favourite.

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