A 1:8 scale model Porsche 550 Spyder

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    239
  • Location

Description

A 1:8 scale model Porsche 550 Spyder, handbuilt by Diamond Cars owner and master modeller Dr. Jan Freiwald of Munich, Germany. The centerpiece of each model, the body, is laminated using glassfibre and a silicon negative. Metal parts are handcast from pewter using a centrifugal procedure. Etched parts are made by hand from silver or brass, larger components like seats and door linings are cast from resin. Each model is hand built from several hundred components. It is complete and mounted with display base and cover, length 18 ins. and width 8½ ins.