|The model -
model featured in this diorama is that which was issued as a single model
by Best Choose in June 2003 (03012). The diorama
itself is of a 1970's style resettlement Estate. a car is also included
but this appears to vary between a blue VW Beetle and blue/silver Morgan
(?) open top sports style. Also included is a bag full of washing to hang
on the poles! Perhaps someone can provide me with the actual location of
the photograph on the limited edition certificate.
- LF106 is a uniquely bodied Fleetline, new to China Motor Bus in July
1976. This was the last Metal Sections body fitted to the Fleetline chassis,
and was an attempt by Metsec to update the body from their rather 'bland'
looking bodies fitted to LF1 - LF105. The modifications included a peaked
dome, similar to Alexander bodied versions, push-out opening top deck front
windows and additional bodywork trim. No further examples were delivered
to any Hong Kong bus operator, although quantities were to delivered to
The above information
has been extracted from the excellent reference book 'Hong
Kong Buses - China Motor Bus',
by Mike Davis and
published by DTS Publishing.