Merlin A100, diecast jeep restoration

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Some time ago I bought a couple of rare Merlin A100 jeeps in a bad way, I didn’t know much about them but did do an article on them a while ago (see article here), I took the worst of the two for restoration, the one on the left in the picture below.

This one also seems to have concrete on it so will be a challenge.

The clean up took a while and used my favourite green for military vehicles , Oxford Green, and added some old Airfix decals I’ve had for years.

The axles are new with original diecast wheels re-painted in the same colour.

Seen here again with the other un-restored example.

To see the brief history I have for the Merlin diecast company Click Here


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  1. bob.leggett says:

    Hi
    For info we have found a Mechanical Horse and trailer that Robert Newson has identified as Merlin.
    I work for SAS Auctions and it will be in our Oct Sale.
    Best regards
    Bob Leggett

    • Peter says:

      Thanks Bob, will be interesting to see the pictures of it, your link doesn’t seem to work so if you send me the url of the auction or your site I will add it for you

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