|Golden Wheel Diecasting issued a very nice model of a 1950 4 door sedan
in the late 90s. This casting was included in 4 car taxi, police and fire
|Ertl produced 2 Fleetline fastback 1951 models in their Replica Series about
20 years ago. The models are # 1630 and #1922.
|Summer issued a somewhat stylized replica of a 1951 coupe in about 2000.
It was never found in the Notheastern US and seems to have only been available
on the West Coast and Canada .
F+F , a plastics promotional producer offered 1950 and 1951 Fordor models
for Post's Cereals over 40 years ago
|Imperial issued a 1950 Convertible ( top down) in their Mighty Machines
Hot Rod Hauler set which included a semi- car carrier. These were produced
in the late 90s and were available about 2 years ago on a limiited basis.
|Hot Wheels issued a customized 2 door 'Shoe Box' Coupe # 24395 in 2001.
|Ertl issued 1950 Convertibles (top up) in the early 80s as part of their
Replica Series. They carried model #s 1631 and 1919.
|Kinsmart is presently offering a small pullback Woody Wagon. This model
carries # KT2527 and is designated to be 1/82 scale by the manufacturer
|Racing Champions offered a 1950 Ford convertible in custom trim in 1998
and through their Street Wheels line, did a stock 1950 Ford Coupe, also
|In their Street Wheels line, Racing Champions did this nice 1950 Ford Coupe.
Other than the small custom wheels and rear fender skirts, this is a stock
|Racing Champions offered a very nice 1951 Hudson Hornet in 2000. This is
the only release of this model so far and it has proved quite popular. Additional
releases are expected from RC.
|Ertl issued a 1950 custom 2 door models # 1629 and 1913 in their Replica
Series in the early 80s.
|Johnny Lightning is presently producing a 1950 Station Wagon model # 146.
Although this casting was originally used for a 1949 model in the Hollywood
on Wheels series in 2001, it is now designated as 1950.
|Johnny Lightning also produced this mild custom 1950 Mercury in their Show
|Hot Wheels' Purple Passion is based on a 1950 Mercury. This has become one
of HW's more popular modern models and has risen in value.
Racing Champions issued a very accurate replica of a 1950 fastback sedan
# 226 in their Mint Editions series in 1998.
|Racing Champions produced a distorted model of a 1950 coupe in their Petty
NASCAR Anniversary Series in 1999. The cabin area appears to be too high
in comparison to the 1/64 scale size of the car.
Tootsietoy produced a somewhat distorted model of a 1950 '3 inch' sedan
over 20 years ago.
Lledo- Days Gone issued a model of a 1952 Sedan Delivery in the mid 90s.
Although it is slightly larger then 1/64 scale, I include it since no other
producer has offered a similar model closer to the true 1/64 scale size.
|Johnny Lightning issued a radically customized 1950 'Frankinstude' coupe
model # 553 in their Hot Rod Series in 1997.
|Racing Champions produced a very accurate 1951 Coupe #150 in their Mint
Editions Series in 1997.
|While Hot Wheels offered this 1950 Studebaker Wagon as one of their McDonalds
models, a Studebaker Wagon was not produced in 1950. So, where did the wagon
tail come from?
This concludes my inventory of known models in the 1950 -1952 time span.
Hopefully I have included all models that have been issued. Corrections
and additions are always welcome.
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