Thursday, March 4, 2010

Call the Police!!!!

I am here in Japan on a trip and my wife asked me to look for a nice LV Papillon bag size 26 and being the good husband, i went out to seek that bag.  However, disaster struck because it rained a little bit and i took refuge in a small shop and UNKNOWINGLY it was a vintage die-cast shop.  I just perused at some toys and after 2 hours of hard rain( of course I have to stay indoors) I decided to buy a few toys for their kindness in letting me in their store for 2 hours.

I bought a few die-cast and unfortunately I never found the big LV flagship store in Sakae, Nagoya.  I got lost and never found my my way to the bag store......
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Will she believe me? hahahahhahaha!  I better cross my fingers starting today.

Anyway here are some of the mint vintage stuff I got for my myself.  A big 1:28 Eidai Grip Porsche 930, a big Diapet 240Z, a Yonezawa Hi=Ace, a Dandy Hi-Ace, 2 Yonezawa Toyota Crowns, 2 Yonezawa Fairlady 240zand a lonely Mazda Police.

I love Japan Made die-cast!


 


Porsche 930 in 28 scale by EIDAI GRIP
























Comments and questions are always welcome!


Thanks for visiting.

Brian

11 comments:

  1. Brian, you're fated by nature to pit-stop in this vintage die-cast shop, hehe.... and the next thing, you're the new keeper of nine police car!!

    nice find! and interesting stories.

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  2. nice police cars....
    Suggest to change your alibi to your wife... hehehehe

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  3. How much are they? in Tokyo? Please give me shop name as i going in March and May

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  4. What a haul! Great Police stuff, and that Porsche is now on my wish list. You're making my list longer :-) Brian, by showing this :-)

    With this I just remembered...I do have a Tonka Porsche Japanese Police car stuffed in some box...somewhere.

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  5. Nice finds!

    I hope your wife doesn't read your blog... LOL

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  6. Mervin, looks like I have to change my alibi :)

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  7. Gogo Tomica, I got these in Nagoya. if you are going to hunt in Tokyo, heck out the blog of Toyotageek, i got my japan guide from his website.

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  8. Komenda, i had two identical Porsche Police by Eidai Grip. One is now with FRANK aka Technophobia. Let me know if you want one. Maybe makakuha pa.

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  9. Toyotageek, she will understand :) I hope hahahahah

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  10. What a story but a good one!! Hope you get lost again! *pun intended* haha

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