Where can I purchase miniature models of this car, metal or plastic to be assembeled, but preferably metal

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Asked by Aug 19, 2008 at 09:44 AM about the 1999 BMW 5 Series 528i

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Try: http://www.carmodel.net/

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I like the Herpa brand. http://www.herpa.de/collect/(S(4hdwug45hf1eeszsi1zehout))/detail.aspx?ProductID=021920&lang=en-GB&express=1&thumb=1

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hi im really into cars, and have over 20 model cars and buying more. i them ready made from harrods (in london) bny a company called maisto. harrods also do cars to make. hope this is usefull

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Thanks for your reply but they seem to have everything except my model!!!! I'm so disappointed and sad!!! Shall I change my car and buy o car that exists in miniature? :-)))

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Hello Aquiles, thanks for your accurate reply and the link to Herpa's page. But they say that the item is no longer available and that I should check wih their agents or their retailers...It's true Herpa is an excellent brand, I have a Golf II made by Herpa, I had bought it when I had the real one. But still I prefer if I could find a bigger scale. Do you have any other address? Thanks again

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Hello Daniel, thanks for your reply, I am familiar with the Maisto brand but did not find my car in their collection. Do you mean that Harrod's will make the car that I want on request? If yes, how much does it cost?

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no, they wont make it for you, but they could ask maisto to order it in, if they have run out or dont stock them. i bought my audi r8 from harrods, they ddnt stock them so i askd if they get one on request and they did. it will obvs cost a bt extra for tht or buy it online from maisto themselves. what car are u looking to buy and do u care if i comes ready made. i hav a few contacts with companys from my orders i could ask

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In fact I just want a decent replica and I don't have a problem if it is ready made or If I have to assemble it myself. I don't even mind if it's made in acrylic but I prefer metal. I even tried at the BMW shop in Brussels but they were out of stock and they didn't even give me hope for resupply

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I received a reply from Aquiles Pietri where he says: "I like the Herpa brand. http://www.herpa.de/collect/(S(4hdwug45hf1eeszsi1zehout))/detail.aspx?ProductID=021920&lang=en-GB&express=1&thumb=1" But I checked Herpa, it's a scale of 1/87 and my car is out of stock too.....

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all i can say is tht i can hav a look for u and see wht i can find

Gosh, sorry about that. If you want to stay with the Herpa brand then I'd recommend looking through Ebay for your item. It may take some time but I think you'll be successful finding the exact model you're looking for. Here's a sample posting: http://cgi.ebay.com/Herpa-HO-Scale-22-BMW-Cars-Good-to-Excellent-Condition_W0QQitemZ270266136493QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item270266136493&_trkparms=72%3A552%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

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