Diecast Display Cases

Diecast display cases are, as the name suggests, used to store your diecast cars away safely as well as allow you to view them clearly. Most people tend to keep their diecast models out in the open however, those who are serious about collecting these pieces of art, know the importance of using a diecast display case to ensure a long life for their collection. Damage from handling, moisture and light can be prevented by the simple process of placing these diecast models inside the diecast display cases.

The most exciting and incredible feature of all diecast models is that they are based on real life cars, trucks, planes and other vehicles. The models mimic the colour, style and markings of the real vehicle to the last detail and this means that any sort of damage such as chipping off of paint, a small piece breaking off or even dirt & dust can damage the model and lower its value.

To keep them safe from external factors, a diecast display case is essential.

Made of glass, acrylic and plastic, amongst others, these diecast display cases are available at most hobby stores as well as crafts and toy stores. If you are looking to keep your diecast models safe for long, then it is considered advisable to look at your budget and buy the best possible diecast display case that you can buy. The money that you invest in the case is returned, with interest, with the rise in value of your diecast model.

Acrylic diecast display cases are the most widely used cases and even stores choose them for their lightweight, clarity and lower costs as compared to glass. While glass is definitely clearer, acrylic cases are lighter and offer a cheaper option that also blocks off harmful light from damaging the paintjob.

Most diecast display cases have a solid base with grooves to hold the model in place. As these models have tyres that can turn freely, chances are that any tilting can roll the model on its way. To avoid such a situation, all diecast display cases have either divisions, grooves or a combination of the two, to keep the model from rolling back and forth.

Diecast models are available in various sizes and shapes and therefore, many manufacturers are known to produce diecast display cases to suit either a single style or size of models. For e.g. 1:18 scale diecast models require a large display case and therefore, single model diecast display cases are quite common in this category. In case of smaller models such as 1:32 ratio or somewhere in that region, you may find diecast display cases that hold multiple cars.

Most manufacturers allow you to choose between hanging and table-top types of diecast display cases. While stores normally use the wall-mounting variety, collectors normally prefer the table top versions especially for their bigger, more valuable models.

Diecast models are extremely beautiful to look at and when kept properly, can last for a really long time. So the next time you spend some big bucks to acquire that 1:8 model of the Enzo Ferrari, make sure you get a strong and reliable diecast model case to keep it safely.

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