The Motor Pool's 'Dog Days of Summer' 15% Off Sale!
The fireworks have faded, the sun is burning brightly and the beach is certainly beckoning, but best of all it means the start of our annual 15% off 'Summer Sale! This sale begins on Tuesday, July 8th, and ends on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014. This discount can be used for any type of item, from in-stock merchandise to pre-orders, back orders and special orders.
As always, we would greatly appreciate it if you could keep these orders separate and do not combine non-qualifying items with sales merchandise. If you have any questions, feel free to call or email us. Customers must apply discount code "TMP128" at the point of checkout in the coupon code box. Sale ends Sunday, August 3rd, 2014, 12AM EST....[posted 7/8/2014]
The Char B1 had its origins in the concept of a Char de Bataille conceived by General Jean-Baptiste Eugene Estienne in the twenties. On January 27th, 1926 it was decided to build three prototypes of a Char B, based on four earlier experimental vehicles (a FAMH-model, the FCM 21, the SRA and the SRB). Finished in 1930 these prototypes were again extensively altered to meet changes in specifications, outlining the concept of a Char de Manoeuvre.
The Junkers Ju 188 was a German Luftwaffe high-performance medium bomber built during World War II, the planned follow-on to the famed Ju 88 with better performance and payload. It was produced only in limited numbers, due both to the presence of improved versions of the Ju 88, as well as the deteriorating war condition and the resulting focus on fighter production.
The Spitfire is the most famous British aircraft of all time. Although less numerous than the Hawker Hurricane, it is remembered as the sleek, thoroughbred fighting machine that turned the tide during the Battle of Britain. The Spitfire was among the fastest and most maneuverable prop-driven fighters of World War II, serving in virtually every combat theater.
The 3-ton Opel "Blitz" truck was the Wehrmacht's principal general-purpose truck during the Second World War. The engine was a water-cooled, straight-six OHV gasoline unit of 3.6 liters that was fueled by a 21.6 gallon gasoline tank situated under the driver's seat.
Built by North American, with no previous experience on multi-engined aircraft, the B-25 Mitchell proved to be one of the most versatile combat aircraft to see action in World War II. So impressed with what they saw on the drawing board, the USAAC ordered 184 aircraft -- to be designated the B-25 -- before metal had even been cut on a revised design.
The Vickers-Armstrongs Valiant was a British four-jet bomber, once part of the Royal Air Force's V bomber nuclear force in the 1950s and 1960s. The Valiant was originally developed for use as high-level strategic bomber, but its role, like other V bombers, was changed to low-level attacks.
The Motor Pool is proud to present a wide selection of fully-assembled military diecast vehicles, helicopters, warships and aircraft from Air Commander, Air Force 1 Model Company, Altaya, Amercom, Armour Collection, Aviation 72, BBI, Blitz 72, Century Wings, Corgi, DeAgostini, Defence International, Dragon, Eaglemoss Collections, Easy Model, Falcon Models, First Gear, Gaincorp, Gaso.Line, Gearbox Toys, Gemini Aces, Gonio/ Kaden Models, Hobby Master, Italeri, IXO Models, Luft-X, Marushin, McFarlane Toys, Minichamps, Motorart, Norscot, Oryon, Oxford Diecast, Panzerstahl, Rio, Schuco, Signature Models, Sky Defenders, Sky Guardians Europe, SkyMax Models, Solido, Sword Precision Scale Models, Taigen, Tamiya, Tank Museum, The Collectors Showcase, TWH Collectibles, UAN-Lorenzi, Unimax Forces of Valor, Verem, War Master, Welly, Witty Wings and X-Plus, as well as our own line of customized vehicles. We also stock a large range of off-road, civilian, parade, construction, racing vehicles and motorcycles, from such established brands as Buby's Collector's Classics, Corgi, Heinrich Bauer, Joal, Minichamps, Rextoys, Rio, Quiralu, and Signature Models, as well as a complete assortment of radio controlled tanks from Unimax and Taigen. If you have a question about any of our products or services, or are simply looking for a particular vehicle to add to your collection, feel free to drop us a line. We'll do our best to keep you completely satisfied and continually apprised of new and exciting product as it becomes available.