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Pre-orders + Round-up of our Visit to London Toy Fair

Bismarck new product new releases preorders Product update

Hello!

I'm delighted to announce the following pre-orders and 'out of stock' sets are due in stock by Wednesday 29th January - thank you for your patience.

SD. KFZ. 121 Panzer II Ausf. F - Lego compatible COBI 2527 - 420 brick light tank

SD. KFZ. 121 Panzer II  Ausf. F - Lego compatible COBI 2527 - 420 brick light tank

Vought F4U Corsair - Lego compatible COBI 5714 - 270 brick fighter aircraft

Vought F4U Corsair - Lego compatible COBI 5714 - 270 brick fighter aircraft

Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero M - Lego compatible COBI 5712 - 280 brick fighter aircraft

Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero M - Lego compatible COBI 5712 - 280 brick fighter aircraft

Red Army Winter Troops (3 figures) - Lego compatible COBI 2032 - 26 brick figurines

Red Army Winter Troops (3 figures) - Lego compatible COBI 2032 - 26 brick figurines

122mm Howitzer M1938 (M-30) - Lego compatible COBI 2395 - 72 brick artillery weapon

122mm Howitzer M1938 (M-30) - Lego compatible COBI 2395 - 72 brick artillery weapon

Concorde - Lego compatible COBI 1917 - passenger aircraft

Concorde - Lego compatible COBI 1917 - passenger aircraft

1942 BMW R75 (w/sidecar) - Lego compatible COBI 2397 - 50 brick army transport

1942 BMW R75 (w/sidecar) - Lego compatible COBI 2397 - 50 brick army transport

SD.KFZ.182 Kingtiger (Porsche Turret) - Lego compatible COBI 2480A - 630 brick heavy tank

 SD.KFZ.182 Kingtiger (Porsche Turret) - Lego compatible COBI 2480A - 630 brick heavy tank

The Tank Mark I has just been re-released but unfortunately we missed out with our latest order. We should have it back in stock within a few weeks - thanks for your patience.

If you have any questions please do not hestitate to contact us at admin@bricktanks.co.uk or call Zoë on 07875587998.

LONDON TOY FAIR 2020

 

Neil and I had a great time up in London at the the Toy Fair this week. We met with a couple of our Cobi colleagues including the owner and chief designer Robert, who we discussed new set ideas with including several of the most popular customer suggestions we've received. We got to see some of the new prototype sets and packaging artwork (see the PRE-ORDERS page for those photos). There is a bit of an 'Afrika Korps' theme going on in case you hadn't noticed!

Robert us about a new scale (1:48 if memory serves!) that COBI is introducing for several sets coming out in the summer including: T34-76, Panzer III, M4 Sherman, Churchill I. The sets are expected to retail at £19.99 each.

London Toy Fair 2020 COBI stand

Thanks to Caspar for the above image.

We also asked about the Lancaster (as we regularly do!) and were a bit dissappointed to hear that it may not appear until the end of this year or beginning of 2021. Once again, we suggested a Dam Busters version would be *amazing* :) COBI also has a couple of Top Gun sets coming out in time for the new film release in July. 

 

There will also be a new version of the Bismarck (July) and Warspite (October) and there was some suggestion there might be a Belfast set at some point too! 

So, plenty to look forward to and I'm sure Cobi will have a few more surprises up their sleeves as well - we'll keep you posted. Have a great weekend.

Warmest wishes,

Neil and Zoë

P.S. We have a few discontinued sets which we're planning to run a fun little auction for. More on that in a future newsletter.

P.P.S. If you're wondering about the new limited edition USS Enterprise set, we can confirm that we've managed to reserve 5 of the 700 sets available and, to make it a bit more fair, we plan to run a lottery for those interested in buying one. More on that to follow as well.

A few reminders:

  • DISCOUNT CODES: When you sign up to a free BrickTanks account you automatically earn Panzer Points which eventually add up to discount codes which you can redeem against future orders
  • PRICE-MATCHING: If you find ANY Cobi set we stock cheaper and available elsewhere including P&P, please email us and we'll do our best to price match for you: admin@bricktanks.co.uk
  • MISSING PIECES? If you have missing pieces, please get in touch. We can arrange for COBI to send them directly to you - nothing more annoying then not being able to finish a set!
  • SALES: Check out our SALES page!
  • DISCONTINUED SETS: Don't miss out: double check which sets COBI has informed us they are discontinuing HERE.
  • EARLY BIRD PRE-ORDERS: Place your super early PRE-ORDERS HERE.
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