Corgi Announces Exciting New Collectibles to Mark the End of WWII; 60 Years Later, It's Time to Remember.
CHICAGO -- Corgi corgi: see Cardigan Welsh corgi; Pembroke Welsh corgi. , (Nasdaq: CRGI CRGI Capital Research Global Investors ) one of the dominant brands in die-cast scale models, is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the defeat of the Axis powers Axis Powers
Coalition headed by Germany, Italy, and Japan that opposed the Allied Powers in World War II. The alliance originated in a series of agreements between Germany and Italy, followed in 1936 by the Rome-Berlin Axis declaration and the German-Japanese Anti-Comintern in 1945 with remarkable new replicas that capture the spirit and ingenuity of our victorious forces. Corgi is honoring the men and machines that helped make it happen through recreations of events and locations that contributed to our victory.
D-Day Surrender Dioramas
The fall of Vierville was a critical moment in the war. Taking the small village near Omaha Beach
Omaha Beach was the code name for one of the principal landing points of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6 1944, during World War II. allowed the Allies to wait for reinforcements and field the formidable invasion force that was to sweep through France.
These two incredible dioramas capture this dramatic moment in a way never before seen. Set #1 shows a US M4A M4A MPEG 4 Audio (audio compression format)
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The detail on these dioramas is unflinchingly realistic. Stone and timbers have tumbled from the air and sea bombardment, paving tiles have been loosened. The vehicles are battle-hardened, the soldier's faces capture the determination of the victors, the fear and uncertainty of the surrendered.
Each diorama is 9.5" x 7" and features die-cast models, spin-cast metal figures and cold-cast diorama bases. The two pieces are designed to be handsomely displayed individually, or pieced together to create a dramatic extended scene.
The suggested retail price for each diorama is $89.99.
Nose Art Collection, B-25C-1 "OH-7"
When America's World War II fly boys took to the skies over Europe and the Pacific, they didn't travel alone. They were accompanied by the images of movie stars, pinup pin·up
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2. queens, cartoon characters and the girls they left behind. Colorful and skillfully rendered, these paintings - known as "Nose Art" because of their typical placement near the nose of the aircraft -- brought a personal touch to some of the greatest aircraft of the era.
Now, Corgi remembers this unique artwork with all-new 1:72 scale Aviation Archive replicas featuring legendary nose art. The artwork appears not only on the plane replica, but also on a larger scale cut-out section of the fuselage, which can be displayed on a stand-alone base along with the model aircraft.
For Fall, 2005, Corgi is releasing the B-25C-1 "OH-7", a rugged bomber that was key to disrupting Axis shipping lines in the southern Mediterranean and northern Africa. This limited edition Nose Art collectible has a wingspan of 11", and includes many detailed features. Suggested retail price is $83.99.
Aviation Archive Flight Line Collection - P-51D-20, April 1945
Not just a replica, but a true moment in time.
The Aviation Archive Flight Line Collection combines impeccably crafted replicas with hand-painted metal figures to bring history to life.
This set takes us back to April, 1945 as John 'Moon' Elder , CO of the 357th FS, returns from his final mission. The unit's most successful pilot, he claimed eight aerial and thirteen strafing strafe
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An attack of machine-gun or cannon fire from a low-flying aircraft. victories, a number of which is scored in this aircraft. He watches on as a crewman adds Elder's last victory to his scoreboard.
This limited edition collectible features a wingspan of 14.25". Suggested retail price is $109.99.
Aviation Archive, War in the Pacific - Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Aleutian Islands 1943
From the heat of North Africa to the deep-freeze of Stalingrad, the scope of WWII WWII
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WWII World War Two is still difficult to truly fathom. Here's yet another example of the widespread nature of the war -- the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk of the Aleutian Islands Flying Tigers.
This nimble flyer patrolled the northern skies against hostile aircraft, flying in often difficult conditions. This version with a white spinner was one of the latest P-40E's to be still flying when attached to the 11th Fighter Squadron in 1943.
A limited edition collectible. Suggested retail price is $27.99
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small amounts of light emitted by a phosphor after the stimulating radiation has ceased. Seen in x-ray intensifying screens and fluoroscopic screens. of victory in WWII was replaced by new concern as hostilities broke out on the Korean peninsula. America returned to the air with a new generation of fighter planes, including the F-86F Sabre, the U.S. Air Force's first swept-wing jet fighter Jet fighter may refer to:
The Corgi replica features fully authentic markings and design, and a wingspan of over six inches. Suggested retail price is $32.99
About Corgi International
Corgi International, based in Hong Kong, sells die-cast collectible products under its own brand. In the U.S. the branded company is known as Corgi USA. Corgi also produces high quality die-cast and plastic products for multi-national companies that market collectible or gift items worldwide. The company has a high volume manufacturing operation in China and sales offices worldwide.
Retailers and consumers interested in more information can call 1-800-800-CORGI, or visit the company's website at: http://www.corgi-international.com.
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