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Authentic Models - Bantam Midget

Burton Blake are pleased to bring you this model of the iconic 1930's race car, the Bantam Midget, from Authentic Models. 

The 1930s saw the rise of hand built model race cars, known as spindizzies or tether cars. Miniature race cars built by hobbyists zoomed around banked wooden tracks at speeds approaching 150 miles per hour. Resembling the full-size racers of their day, several spindizzies competed at once, tethered by cables to a central pole. Powered by model airplane engines, spindizzies raced against the clock. Incredibly detailed and aerodynamic, these miniature race cars were beyond toys; they were pieces of art representative of the best pioneering technology of the era.

Constructed using original blueprints this Bantam Midget model resembles the original down to the smallest detail. One look and you'll be ready to join the competition.

Dimensions: 48 x 22 x 18cm

Material: aluminium, faux leather

 

 

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