Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton (diecast 1:18, Sunstar)

  • Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton (from 1932)
  • Sunstar
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • Light tan/light green
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The Elegance of the 1930s Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton

The iconic Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton was an outstanding example of advanced automotive technology of the late 1920s and 1930s. This generation of the Lincoln Model KB was produced from 1932 to 1934 and was seen as a symbol of luxury and technological innovation. The Model KB was the successor to the Lincoln Model K, and showed significant improvements in drivetrain and body design. Powered by a powerful V12 engine producing around 150 horsepower (112 kW), the vehicle was admired for its exceptional performance and smoothness. The engineers working on this model, including Eugene T. Gregorie as chief designer, placed great emphasis on combining aesthetic design with outstanding functionality. Notable technical features included a hydraulic brake system and advanced suspension, ensuring a high level of driving comfort.

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The 1/18 Scale Model by Sunstar - Detail and Craftsmanship in Diecast

The pictured model in a scale of 1/18, manufactured by Sunstar, captures the essence and elegance of the Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton in remarkable detail. This model is part of the collection of Modelly member "Play-X." Made of diecast material, the model is an outstanding example of precise craftsmanship and attention to detail. At first glance, the careful reproduction of the two-tone paint stands out. A soft beige combined with a fresh green tone gives the model its appealing aesthetic, complemented by fine chrome accents on the bumpers and headlights. This attention to detail makes the model popular among collectors worldwide and does justice to the elegance of the original.

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Special Features and Authentic Reproduction of Original Details

The 1/18 scale allows Sunstar to authentically reproduce the special features and details of the Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton. The fine lines and accurate representation of the body structure make the miniature particularly realistic. Particularly outstanding are the white wall tires, which, combined with the beige and green rims, create a classic look. The beige fabric top and the wood-imitated top bows contribute to the overall appearance and reflect the elaborate design decisions of the original. The intricate reproduction of the spare wheel on the side and the detailed headlights surrounded by chrome rings also showcase the high quality of this model.

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Historical Context and Relevant Events from the Manufacturing Year 1932

To better understand the chronological context of the Lincoln Model KB Sport Phaeton, it is worth looking at important events from the year 1932. In this year, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President of the United States, marking a significant change in US politics. Also in 1932, Bing Crosby released the hit song "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" which became a symbol of the reality of the Great Depression. These examples help to contextualize the age and historical background of the vehicle. The models from that time are true artifacts and reflect the technology and design of that era.


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