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TheWhiteDog12 Mar 2017 11:04 a.m. PST

I'm looking for some vehicles to flesh out my Mexican Revolution collection, so I'm after anything that might be useful for the 1900-1920 period.

Would really love if there were some compatible diecast some might know of, especially Dodge Brothers, a Locomobile, or an Olds Limited Touring.

I know of many Model T's, but a little variation would be nice!

JimDuncanUK12 Mar 2017 1:19 p.m. PST

How about a Rolls Royce armoured car?




Warbases post to almost anywhere on the planet.

They have a good few other vehicles from the period.


Henry Martini12 Mar 2017 1:41 p.m. PST

Mmm… not a common sight in Mexico, Jim.

JimDuncanUK12 Mar 2017 1:52 p.m. PST

Maybe, but it's such a cool car.

JimDuncanUK12 Mar 2017 2:46 p.m. PST

Found this after a bit of googling.


Photo 3,
Two of this twin turret model were built and were later used by the U.S army in 1916 along the Mexican border fighting an Mexican bandit known as Pancho Villa


Photo 4
Two of this single turret type is thought to have been built for use with the U.S armed forces.


TheWhiteDog12 Mar 2017 3:13 p.m. PST

Some of the various trucks would be useful for conversion , so I might pick a couple up.

Thanks, Jim!

chironex12 Mar 2017 10:11 p.m. PST

What scale are you using for 28mm, though? Reviresco have some 1/64 civilian cars, either model T or something based on a Rolls-Royce; many use something a bit bigger, Old Glory have the Blue Moon cars:
while there are some bargains to be had shopping for Matchbox Models of Yesteryear on Ebay.
Or, do you use 1/48-1/43?
Some of the Glencoe mini kits may help:
And maybe one or two here:
Sarissa Precision also have some trucks and buses in their World War Europe range.

GarrisonMiniatures Inactive Member13 Mar 2017 1:34 p.m. PST

Look for Lledo cars on ebay.



Are a few examples on my blog.

They have vehicles in a number of scales. They're from the Days Gone range.

Lots in UK auctions


Quite a few listed from US though as well.

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