CORGI CLASSICS Large Scale Military for 2002
Corgi is well-known for their terrific collectible die-cast sets based on TV and Movie properties, but in addition to these high-profile die-cast lines, Corgi has unveiled several exciting new large-scale military lines for the year 2002. Here's a quick rundown.
The Forgotten Heroes Limited-Edition
Series kicks off Corgi's Korean War commemorative line, with four impressive
new castings in a variety of scales. Included with each battle-scarred,
mud-caked vehicle is the story of a veteran who used it during the war.
Collectors can look forward to
Corgi will also continue
their Vietnam War line, Unsung Heroes, with Series Two. These realistically
weathered models, in a variety of scales, are accompanied by stories
from the veterans who operated each vehicle.
Firebase 'Nam is a series
of Vietnam-era US military vehicles in a clean parade-dress, spit-and-polish
finish. Each vehicle features a booklet with a short history of the
vehicle or unit that used it as well as the specifications of the vehicle.
In the coming weeks, we'll take closer looks at Corgi's other lines, including their TV and Movie series, as well as their Fire Engines, Construction lines, and Aviation collectibles.