MyMod1954Buick

Models from the Shop of David Palmeter



Above – 1954 Buick Roadmaster – 1:25 scale – A picture taken in 1954 before I “improved” it (and before the plastic warped).


Above – 1954 Buick Roadmaster – 1:25 scale – Photo taken 2005-10-27 – No interior, it was a flywheel powered toy that I bought with my own hard-earned cash in 1954.


Above – 1954 Buick Roadmaster – 1:25 scale – Photo taken 2005-10-27 – Was originally the middle blue but as a budding young customizer, I made it a three-tone, a very popular idea in the ’50’s. I bent the metal chassis to lower it and made fender skirts out of balsa wood.


Above – 1954 Buick Roadmaster – 1:25 scale – Photo taken 2005-10-27 – The plastic has the typical warp and a skirt has long since disappeared but it is still an impressive old land yacht.


Above – 1954 Buick Roadmaster – 1:25 scale – Photo taken 2005-10-27 – Details of the craftsmanship of a 15-yr-old modeler. I’m proud.


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