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Vespa 200E - 1:1 scale model kit

Vespa P200E

Vespa P200E

Vespa P200E


Growing up in the '70s & '80s I was never that taken with computers, such as Atari, ZX Spectrum etc that were around at the time; the most techy toy I had was my Nintendo 'Game & Watch' Lion game and Big Trak before that - Xmas 1980 I believe it was.. 

What usually did it for me was AIRFIX scale model kits; starting out with dinosaurs and then going onto more complicated and fiddly kits like tanks but mainly planes - Spitfire, Lancaster, Focke Wulf 190, Red Arrows' Gnat & Hawk jets etc before reaching my zenith and ultimately my undoing, a massive 1:24 scale Mk1 Harrier Jump Jet which got the better of me and signalled the end of my model-making days!

Anyhow, the above photos were taken by pilot_micha at the Hochgurgl - mountain motorcycle museum in Tyrol, Austria, where they have taken a full scale P-Range Vespa and made it into an exhibit in the style of a 1:1 scale model - a great idea and the kind of model that could get me started again..!

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