F1 Tobacco Conversions

A selection of before and after shots of 1:43 Spark Formula One models and the naughty ciggie decals that come packed underneath the plinth:

Lotus 79 (Ronnie Peterson, 1978)

Lotus 79 (Ronnie Peterson, 1978)

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John Player Special Lotus 79 (Ronnie Peterson, 1978)

Alfa Romeo 179 (Patrick Depailler, 1980)

Alfa Romeo 179 (Patrick Depailler, 1980)

Alfa Romeo 179 (Patrick Depailler, 1980)

Marlboro Alfa Romeo 179 (Patrick Depailler, 1980)

Lotus 102 (Derek Warwick, 1990)

Lotus 102 (Derek Warwick, 1990)

Camel Lotus 102 (Derek Warwick, 1990)

Camel Lotus 102 (Derek Warwick, 1990)

Spark even includes the OZ Racing signage on the rim :)

Spark even include the OZ Racing signage on the rim of the Lotus  🙂

Williams FW05 (Warwick Brown, 1976)

Williams FW05 (Warwick Brown, 1976)

Marlboro backed Wolf-Williams FW05 (Warwick Brown, 1976)

Marlboro backed Wolf-Williams FW05 (Warwick Brown, 1976)

BRM P160E (Niki Lauda, 1973)

BRM P160E (Niki Lauda, 1973)

Marlboro-BRM P160E (Niki Lauda, 1973)

Marlboro-BRM P160E (Niki Lauda, 1973)

Finally, what makes these two Shadows so special? Villiger Tabatip is a tobacco company, but the models (Alan Jones DN8, 1977 in white, Tom Pryce's 1976 DN8 in black) come with the decals already applied. Saves the collector doing it!

Finally, what makes these two Shadows so special? Villiger Tabatip is a tobacco company, but the models (Alan Jones DN8, 1977 in white, Tom Pryce’s 1976 DN8 in black) come with the decals already applied. Saves the collector doing it!

 






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