Note: This feature is in the Dec. TT&C 2017 issue.
Corgi manufactured this 1/43 scale vintage fire truck from the late 1920s. While a favorite of Mike Shelley’s, it has been discontinued.
Pictured is a 1/43 scale American LaFrance ladder truck. Built by Code 3, the July 4 special was released in the late 1990s.
This nicely detailed 1/43 scale, Bedford Park No. 5 dual-axle GMC truck was a special Christmas release by Hallmark.
Code 3 built this high detailed, 1/64 scale, Patriot Fire Department Ladder Co. 5 truck as a July 4 promotion special. Mike Shelley proudly displays this Mack truck in his assemblage.
Mike Shelley rigged together this load of 1/87 scale combine grain heads.
Shown is a comparison, before and after, of Mike Shelley’s custom work. On the left is the original 1/80 scale Matchbox truck. On the right, Mike has added custom features, including an authentic grille color, authentic cargo side doors on the freight box, and authentic cargo red and metal colors, along with enhanced cab doors.
Mike is especially fond of this 1/24 scale, die-cast 1956 Ford pickup made by Yat-Ming. This rare collectible truck was a tribute model for the Los Angeles City Fire Department.
Mike Shelley put this 1/87 combo together; a tractor-trailer rig transporting a Cat scraper-ripper.
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