Citroën Posts

Top-10 Most-Valuable Norev Models on hobbyDB

Top-10 Most-Valuable Norev Models on hobbyDB

The Veron brothers founded Norev Diecast just outside of Lyon, France in 1946. In the 75 years since, Norev has grown among the godfathers of the French diecast industry.  hobbyDB is home to more than 3,700 Norev items, each one more valuable than the next in terms of money and sentimental worth. With that in […]

History Through Model Cars: Citroën Traction Avant

History Through Model Cars: Citroën Traction Avant

A Guest Blog from Patrick Wehr, owner of Pat’s Modellauto and carcollectorsgarage.com and also a Curator and Champion at hobbyDB. Note:  You can click on each of the images to open the relevant hobbyDB page.   Though looking to the untrained eye like so many other 30’s creations, the Citroën Traction Avant represented a new wave in […]

Citroën DS: A History Through Model Cars

Citroën DS: A History Through Model Cars

A Guest Blog from Patrick Wehr, owner of Pat’s Modellauto and carcollectorsgarage.com and also a Curator and Champion at hobbyDB.   The Citroën DS19 was the successor of the Traction Avant and was first presented at the Paris Motor Show on October 5, 1955. During the first 15 minutes of the Motor Show, 743 orders for the […]

Auto-Archives Car of the Month — 1986 Citroën 2CV6 Spécial (The Deux Chevaux)

Citroën unveiled the 2CV— The Deux Chevaux: signifying two nominal horsepower (initially it was only 12hp)—at the 1948 Paris Salon. The 2CV, conceived and designed by Citroën Vice-President Pierre Boulanger, quickly became a bestseller, achieving his aim of providing rural French people with a motorized alternative to the horse and cart the majority were still […]

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