BMW dispatch rider

In one of my favorite shops, the modeling / collectables / brocante shop oposite of the Overloon War and Peace Museum, This vintage tin flat figure caught my eye.

June 14 2021


Over the corona period, I put several little layers of paint on it. It's not even close to what I have in mind, and photographing it is not easy.


February 16 2020


After cleaning the paint off and the bulges and other detail problems sanded of, a painting challenge unfolds itself. Flat figures are not easy to paint.


February 9 2020


On close examination the paintwork is rather poorly, and the extra bulges in the wheels make me susspect it's a re-cast of a period original.



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