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Old 01-22-2011, 10:45 AM   #1
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i work at a mercedes benz dealer in the IT department. they're cleaning out a storage room and one of the guys calls me over. he shows me a box




i opened it up. the documentation says its an M-02





i also found these. im guessing theyre also tamiya.




i thought it was pretty cool, so i thought i would share with you all.
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Old 01-22-2011, 10:52 AM   #2
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Very nice!
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Very Cool! Where in the world did you find these?
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Very Cool! Where in the world did you find these?

storage room at my job.
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:27 AM   #5
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wow thats cool! and great paint work
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:33 AM   #6
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It's all junk, never heard of the stuff. Just PM me and i'll give you my address so you can get rid of it......


I wish our office store room had stuff like that!
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That one in the wooden case has got to be worth something! And the others look mint too.

Even if you can't get your hands on them, make sure they don't go home with some guy for his kid to drive under a bus!
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:10 PM   #8
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HOLY CRAP !! It's an RC barn find. The special edition car in the wooden box is big money to a collector. I remember seeing these sold at $500 +.
The 2 F1 cars are both very desirable. Ferrari F310 and Mclaren MP4-13. Any f1 collector would love to have un-molested examples in his collection. If I could afford it now I'd be throwing offers at you for them. There's a few on ebay right now, each selling for 250-300 range. I haven't seen one of the special edition cars for sale in quite awhile.

Wow...looked on ebay again. There's a special edition car being offered at $975 bucks !!! May not sell easy but that's the collector market.

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theyre all mint. never been driven. the tires arent even glued to the rims.




the 2 f1 cars were in a display case for more than a few years. the 300sl was tucked away in storage.


theyre not mine to take, but theyre probably going into another storage location. who knows whats gonna happen
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Speak up, and see if you can get your hands on them

Nice find.
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The fact that the F1 cars have been on display makes them worth a little less. Open display pieces tend to suffer from handling and the open air. I'm sure they're still really nice though. Be glad to consider buying them if the boss wants to sell.
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Those are very nice cars. I am sure that they have been sitting in a display case out of the sun light and grooping hands so the value has not dropped at all but may have even gone up.
Hopefully they remain on display for others to enjoy for a long time.
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