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    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
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    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
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    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
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    The source for this book, and for 35 plans by Mr. Collins is
    the Oregon Historical Society-Official Site

    www.ohs.org

    click down to Shop
    Scroll down to Museum Store
    Scroll down to Ivan Collins Plans

    (by the way, going direct would have been cheaper than epay!)

    I'm going to pick up a few plans, maybe a future model? -I can see this turning into a whole new direction for me, as it combines model making, vehicles, especially utilitarian vehicles, and wood-working.
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    From a Popular Science, July 1953, a few more images.

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    According to the article, Mr. Collins had been employed as a model maker, at Lockheed, and had made 46, models by 1953. The building of each model took a minimum of 600 hours, and are true to the smallest detail, gold dust from a local creek is in the stage coach's strong box, and beer is in the barrels. - of note he used a camera of his uncles which was purchased 1894, to record his achievements.







    I just watched the Clint Eastwood movie, HANG'EM HIGH, and I think that it might be possible, that the actual vehicle that this model was made of, could well be the "Tumble-Weed Wagon" ,used early in the movie to transport prisoners? Maybe?
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    ​. . .
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    Truly incredible the work of all the master craftsmen.

    Without a doubt, they are a guide for those who seek to build a model from scratch.

    I have contact with a great artisan, his name is Peré Tarrago, he lives in Barcelona, ​​he specializes in motorcycles (classic and mostly Spanish); It works at 1/5 scale, and the detail is incredible. She is an excellent person, she has sent me some of her work, and she has given me some great advice.

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    expired, but you can search it on Facebook. If they write to you, do not doubt that you will respond.
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    Verdaderamente increíble el trabajo de todos los maestros artesanos.

    Sin duda, son una guía para aquellos que buscan construir un modelo desde cero.

    Tengo contacto con un gran artesano, su nombre es Peré Tarrago, vive en Barcelona, ​​se especializa en motocicletas (clásico y en su mayoría español); Funciona a escala 1/5, y el detalle es increíble. Ella es una persona excelente, me ha enviado parte de su trabajo y me ha dado buenos consejos.

    Parece que su dominio web expiró, pero puede buscarlo en Facebook. Si le escriben, no dude de que responderá.
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    Hola! Jorge

    Si entiendo de Sr. Tarrago. Grasias!

    -Don

    http://www.motoscalatarrago.com

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    Hi Don,

    Regarding your question in my presentation thread related to the correct way to name Manuel Olivé Sans, I will try to explain:
    Manuel is the first name or given name.
    Olive Sans is the family name. Note that in Spain we have 2 family names: one coming from the father and another coming from the mother.
    In case of use of only one family name, then the father's family name is used.
    Therefore, the correct way to name Manuel Olivé Sans are:
    1.- Full name -> Manuel Olivé Sans
    2.- Most used -> Manuel Olivé
    3.- Shorter way -> Mr. Olivé Sans or just Mr. Olivé
    I hope it is clear now.
    And, just to show the Manuel Olivé Sans' models I most admire (not because they are neccessarily better than others, but because they represent the car I like the most) let's have a look to the Pegaso Z102 made by him more that 60 years ago on the olivesans.com webpage.
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    THANK YOU!

    I have been trying to get just that answer for years! (and I know a lot of spanish speaking people, but they are not familiar with the SPANISH culture!

    I really do appreciate being told because I think it rude to not address someone correctly. Thank you again!

    -and as of the Pegaso Z102, it is a very interesting car! I googled images and found many body styles, were they all custom made to the customers' wishes?, or were they short runs? I saw that at one time they had a Plexi-Glass exhibition model made!

    I could not find a Pegaso on Sr. Manuel Olive San's website? -maybe it has been deleted? I think that website used to contain more images than it does now?

    Thank you again!

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    From olivesans.com
    Pegaso Z102 Berlineta ENASA 1/20
    PAST MASTERS and PIONEERS-captura-de-pantalla-2013-02-10-las-12-20-05-copia-png

    From olivesans.com
    Pegaso Z102 Touring 1/20
    PAST MASTERS and PIONEERS-captura-de-pantalla-2018-11-01-las-0-35-00-png

    The history and models of Pegaso Sport Car is fascinating, but too big for a post ;-)

    86 units, from different bodymakers (ENASA, Touring, Saoutchik, Serra) and yes, one of them in transparent perspex for exhibition in Paris in 1954
    Attached Images Attached Images PAST MASTERS and PIONEERS-pegaso01953berlinetta_biposto_touring-jpg 
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    ​Very ambitious people!
    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
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