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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