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Latest news: 1/12 Price Special on all Not-Ferrari-Kits from Model Factory HIRO. Strong discounts for all Kits of the marques Porsche, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Lotus, Brabham, Mercedes, McLaren ...
02.03.2020: A modern Le Mans car in March from Hiro:
New Full Detail Kit from Model Factory Hiro:
04.02.2020: Sensational new Bugatti 35 as a Full Detail Kit from Hiro in February
MFH accellerates in February and develops a Bugatti 35 kit:
2020-02-02: New motorcycle model from Hiro in February
Hiro announces a new motorcycle kit in scale 1/9 for February:
2020-01-30: News from the Nuremberg Toy Fair
Yesterday we visited the Nuremberg Toy Fair, saw a number of interesting models and learned new information about announced kits from our suppliers - unfortunately not always only positive:
Furthermore, a well-known company announced various new, very interesting kits in large scales 1: 8 (car) and 1: 4 (motorcycle). We are currently trying to include these kits in our delivery program. More details here soon ...
2020-01-24: Hiro news in February:
Model Factory Hiro announces the following new kits for February 2020:
K737 - 1:20 Full Detail kit Williams FW16 Version A
K738 - 1:20 Full Detail kit Williams FW16 Version B
2020-01-01: Autograph Pocher/Ferrari F40 Transkit:
We have launched the very last small series of our Pocher / Ferrari F40 Transkit. These will be the last F40 transkits that we produce because certain components (such as decals) are only available in a few copies and a new production is no longer worthwhile. Make sure you get one of the last kits!
2019-12-31: Hiro in january 2020:
Neuankündigung: Full Detail Kit in 1/20:
There are several Resales of Hiro sold-out-kits announced for january:
New motorcycle kit: Burt Munro Special record bike from 1962, famous from the film "The World's fastest Indian":
And another novelty: equipment in 1/20 for your F1 Diorama build:
2019-12-05: New kits from Hiro in december:
Hiro brings two complete new constuctions in december:
2019-11-19: News from Hiro in November:
Hiro announces several new kits and some reissues in scales 1/12 and 1/24 this month:
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo 92 Full Detail Kit 1/12
K729 - 1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione 1992
Lancia Delta S4 Full Detail Kit 1/24
K544 - 1986 Lancia Delta S4 Ver. A
K545 - 1986 Lancia Delta S4 Ver. B
Lancia Rallye 037 Full Detail Kit 1/24
K504 - Ver. A 1983 WRC Rd.1 Monte Carlo #1 Röhrl/Geistdorfer
K505 - Ver. B 1984 WRC Rd.5 Tour de Corse #5 Alén/Kivimaki, 1984 WRC Rd.10 San Remo #4 Bettega/Perissinot
K506 - Ver. C 1983 WRC Rd.10 San Remo [Jolly Club Totip] #18 Biasion/Siviero
K507 - Ver. D 1984 WRC Rd.5 Tour de Corse [Jolly Club Totip] #9 Biasion/Siviero
K508 - Ver. E 1984 WRC Rd.10 San Remo [H.F.Grifone SRL] #11 Tabaton/Tedeschini
Lancia Rallye 037 Safari Full Detail Kit 1/24
K550 - Ver. F 1984 WRC Rd.4 Safari Rally #7 Alén/Kivimaki, 1986 WRC Rd.4 Safari Rally #3 Alén/Kivimaki
Jaguar XJR12 Full Detail Kit 1/24 - Reissue
K683 - Ver. A 1990 LM Winner #3 M. Brundle / J. Nielsen / P. Cobb, 2nd #2 J. Lammers / A. Wallace / F. Konrad, #1 A. Ferté / D. Leslie
K684 - Ver. B 1991 LM 2nd #35 D.Jones / R.Boesel / M.Ferte, 3rd #34 B.Wollek / T.Fabi / K.Acheson, 4th #33 D.Warwick / J.Nielsen / A.Wallace
Mazda 787B Full Detail Kit 1/12 - Reissue
K628 - 1991 Le Mans winner, 787B no 55. (V.Weidler/J.Herbert/B.Gachot)
2019-11-14: Pocher Ducati Panigale Anniversario:
Importer Lemke tells, that the Pocher Ducati Panigale Anniversario announced for Christmas is unlikely to be delivered this year. Responsible for this is the Pocher parent company Hornby from England. As a new date Lemke calls the February 2020. We hope that the appearance does not drag on similar length, as at that time the market launch of the Lamborghini Huracan, which took over two years ...
2019-10-08: New Porsche kit from Hiro: 908/3
In october Hiro releases a long awaited Porsche model: 908/3 as a full detail kit in 1/12. There will be 4 versions available:
2019-09-20: LeGrand Beetle Cabrio 1/8 in green
The green Beetles arrived here. Shipping will start today!
2019-09-15: New Full Detail Kits from MFH: Lotus 49B
Coming in September: Three new Full Detail Kits from MFH of the Lotus 49B (1968):
2019-09-10: LeGrand Beetle Convertible 1/8 in green
Finally the time has come! The green beetles will arrive next week and we can deliver all already ordered and paid kits to our customers.
2019-09-09: End of summer holidays
We are back in the office, the summer holidays are over! From now on we are again fully available for our customers!
2019-08-19: Summer holidays
We are going into the summer holidays from Monday, August 19th through Sunday, September 8, 2019. During this time there will be no shipping, and our accessibility via e-mail will be limited. From Monday, 9th September, we will be available to our customers again.
2019-08-09: LeGrand Beetle Convertible arrived
The yellow Beetle Convertibles arrived yesterday. We will send the kits to our customers from monday, August 12.
2019-07-30: Delivery LeGrand Beetle Convertible 1/8
We have received the message from the Lemke company that the delivery of the yellow beetle is expected on August 7 at their headquarters in Haan near Dusseldorf. The delivery to us will be done immediately then. As a result, we are planning to send the kits to our customers during the week of 12-16 August. We ship the packages in the order of receipt of payment, so we suggest to pay for your order during the next time, if not already done.
2019-07-15: 1/12 Novelty from Hiro in July: Three versions McLaren MP4-7
In July another F1 McLaren will be released from Hiro as a Full Detail Kit: MP4-7 of 1992:
K718 - Ver.A: 1992 Rd. 6 Monaco GP Winner #1 A. Senna / #2 G. Berger
K719 - Ver.B: 1992 Rd.13 Italian GP Winner #1 A.Senna / #2 G.Berger
K720 - Ver.C: 1992 Rd.15 Japanese GP 2nd #2 G.Berger / #1 A.Senna - 1992 Rd.16 Australian GP winner #2 G.Berger / #1 A.Senna
2019-06-25: New Porsche model from Hiro in June
Hiro brings a new Porsche Full Detail Kit in June: 911 Carrera RSR Turbo in 1/12:
K713: 1/12 scale Fulldetail Kit Ver. A: 1974 LM 24hours No. 22
K714: 1/12 scale Fulldetail Kit Ver. B: 1974 LM 24hours No. 21
06.06.2019: Repeated delivery delay for LeGrand Beetle convertible sun yellow
The Lemke company informs, that unfortunately there is another delay in the delivery of the yellow Beetle convertible kits: Originally the delivery date was mentioned at the end of June. Now the kits will be released towards the end of July. The reason for this is called quality assurance. We mean: Preferably a faultless kit a few days later instead of making a complaint!
2019-06-06: Fresh pictures of both LeGrand Beetle convertibles
Here are new pictures of both Beetle convertibles in 1/8:
LeGrand LE100 Volkswagen Beetle 1303 Cabrio sun yellow
LeGrand LE101 Volkswagen Beetle 1303 Cabrio viper green
2019-05-18: New kits under customer sales
We have added some interesting kits on our site "customer sales". Including a rare McLaren MP4-23 kit in scale 1/8 ...
2019-04-30: Delivery date LeGrand Beetle Convertible
Lemke has announced the final delivery date for his new yellow Beetle convertible: The kits will be delivered to dealers at the end of June. Furthermore, Lemke announces that more than half of the production (only 500 examples worldwide) is already sold out. We strongly recommend that you pre-order from us in the near future to get one of the kits and enjoy the 5% pre-sale discount.
2019-04-22: Hiro News in May
At first Hiro announces a re-release of their 1/12 Full Detail Kits of the Williams FW16 Formula 1 cars of 1994:
K495 - Ver. A: 1994 Rd. 1 Brazilian GP #2 Ayrton Senna / #0 Damon Hill
K496 - Ver. B: 1994 Rd. 2 Pacific GP #2 Ayrton Senna / #0 Damon Hill
K497 - Ver. C: 1994 Rd. 3 San Marino GP #2 Ayrton Senna / #0 Damon Hill
And then there will be a new Ferrari F1 kit: 312 T2 execution of 1976:
K704 – Ver. A: 1976 Rd. 5 Belgian GP / Rd. 6 Monaco GP Winner #1 N. Lauda / #2 C. Regazzoni
K705 – Ver. B: 1976 Rd. 6 British GP Winner #1 N. Lauda / #2 C. Regazzoni
K706 – Ver. C: 1976 Rd. 16 F1 Wold Championship in Japan #1 N.Lauda / #2 C. Regazzoni
2019-04-10: Customer Sale: new interesting offers
2019-04-05: Hiro brings new Ferrari kits in April
Hiro announces three Le-Mans-Versions of the Ferrari Daytona as 1/12 full detail kits in April:
K699: 1/12 scale Fulldetail Kit Ver. A: 1972 LM 24hours CH. POZZI No. 39, No. 75
K700: 1/12 scale Fulldetail Kit Ver. B: 1973 LM 24hours CH. POZZI No. 39, No. 40
K701: 1/12 scale Fulldetail Kit Ver. C: 1973 LM 24hours Shark Team No. 56, No. 71
2019-03-22: BMW motorcycle engine kit R90S in scale 1:2
Yesterday, the new BMW R90S motorcycle engines in the huge scale 1: 2 arrived here. Fantastic functional models, complete with working gearbox! A must for all BMW motorcycle fans.
2019-03-19: New Hiro motorcycle kit in April: Harley Davidson Panhead 1948, new editions of existing Bike kits
Hiro has announced a new Motorcycle kit for April: Harley Davidson Panhead of 1948. So they continue the 1/9 series of historic motorcycle models. At the same time Hiro announces the reissue of the mostly sold out so far published motorcycle kits:
K485: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : Brough Superior SS100
K540: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : MONTGOMERY BRITISH ANZANI 8/38h.p.
K567: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : HRD VINCENT BLACK SHADOW 1948
K621: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : VINCENT (Late Type) Black Shadow 1950
K622: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : VINCENT (Late Type) White Shadow
K637: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : Harley Davidson Knucklehead 1940
K638: 1/9 scale Fulldetail Kit : Harley Davidson Knucklehead 1947
Please note: Hiro speaks of a very limited number of reissued kits. Order as early as possible, if you want to secure one of these coveted kits!
2019-03-12: New in March - Hiro Full Detail Kits
Hiro has announced the sportscar world championship winner of 1975, Alfa 33 TT12 as 1/12 Full Detail Kits:
K709 – Ver. A: Alfa 33 TT12 1974 Monza 1000 km Winner #3 A. Merzario / M. Andretti
K710 – Ver. B: Alfa 33 TT12 1974 Monza 1000 km #4 J. Ickx / R. Stommelen #6 C. Facetti / A .d. Adamich
K711 – Ver. C: Alfa 33 TT12 1975 Spa 1000 km Winner #2 H. Pescarolo / D. Bell #1 J. Ickx / A. Merzario
In 1/20 Hiro will bring two new McLaren MP4-4 Full Detail Kits:
K707 – Ver. A: McLaren MP4-4 Early Type 1988 San Marino GP / Mexican GP / Canadian GP / French GP #11 A. Prost / #12 A. Senna
K708 – Ver. B: McLaren MP4-4 Late Type 1988 Hungarian GP / Portuguese GP / Japanese GP
#11 A. Prost / #12 A. Senna
2019-02-26: Price special in March: 10 % on all Hiro 1/12 kits
We are starting a 10% discount price special from March 1st on all stocked 1/12 Hiro kits. The special will last during the whole March and ends on 2019-03-31.
2019-02-25: Hiro model kits in 1/20
Today we have added all Hiro kits in scale 1/20, which are available from the manufacturer in Japan, to our webshop. From now on, these kits are also easy to order via the shop. Please note, however, that all 1/20 kits are also order items that we normally do not keep in stock.
2019-02-20: Hiro model kits in 1/24
We have included all Hiro kits in 1/24 scale in our webshop, which are still available in Japan. From now on these kits can be easily ordered. Please note, however, that this is an order item that we do not normally keep in stock. However, as we order from Model Factory Hiro at short intervals, our delivery times are significantly shorter than our competitors.
2019-02-14: New engine models in huge scales
New in our collection of interesting engine kits are three motor models of the Franzis Publishing Company: Two Porsche engine kits in 1/3 and 1/4 and a beautiful BMW motorcycle engine in the huge scale 1/2:
2019-02-08: New Ducati Panigale model from Pocher in 1/8
After the first edition of the Pocher Ducati Panigale in 1/4 scale has been sold out for months, Pocher has announced a new model variant this fall: Ducati Panigale 1299 S Anniversario. There will be only 1500 copies produced for the entire world market - from the first Ducati Pocher has made about 4500 pieces. Therefore, we assume that the new version will be sold out relatively quickly. The price is Euro 699.00 - the usual frame for large models. We give a pre-order price discount of 5% until the release in October! Therefore, order now - the payment must be made shortly before publication.
2019-01-31: Advance notice for 2020: LeGrand kit Mercedes 300 SLR in 1/8
In addition to the Beetle convertible, which will be delivered in May 2019, LeGrand announces a sensational new kit for 2020: Mercedes 300 SLR "Uhlenhaut Coupe" in 1/8. This is a complete new design, not to be confused with the well-known 300 SL Gullwing in the same scale. More information and more pictures can be found here ...
2019-01-29: New brand in 1/8 scale - LeGrand
Pocher Importer LEMKE has created their own brand for car model kits in the big scale 1/8th: LeGrand. The westphalian company is presenting a first kit on the occasion of the Nuremberg Toy Fair: VW Beetle Cabriolet in the colors sun yellow and viper green metallic. Official price for the new Volkswagen, which was so far only available as a collection series, is Euro 698,00. From now on, this pretty convertible can be ordered from us with a pre-sale discount of 10%. The special price is valid until February 28, after that date we give a subscription discount of 5 % until the delivery of the kits in May.
2019-01-28: Autograph Transkit for the Pocher Ferrari F40 1/8:
We have put together the last available components for our F40 Transkit and once again launched a total of 10 copies of our F40 Transkit. This is likely to be the last reissue because some components (such as decals), that can only be produced in larger quantities are coming to an end. The price remains stable: Euro 1450.00 (including VAT for EU customers) or Euro 1218.49 (for non-EU customers). Shipping costs included!
2019-01-24: Ferrari 315/335S in 1/24 for february announced
For February, Hiro announced a new full detail kit of the Ferrari 315 / 335S in 1/24 scale:
K691 – Ver. A: 335S 1957 LM #7 Hawthon/Musso / 315S 1957 Mille Miglia #532 Von Trips
K692 – Ver. B: 1957 LM 335S #6 Collins/Hill / 315S #8 Lewis-evans/Severi
K693 – Ver. C: 1957 Mille Miglia 335S #534 Collins/Klemantaski / 315S #535 Taruffi
Please note: These kits are available on Special Order only. We will not stock these kits regularly.
2019-01-23: New Ferrari kit from Hiro: F1 89 (640)
Model Factory Hiro has announced a new F1 Ferrari for February: F1 89 (640). If this kit is licensed by Ferrari, we can not say at the moment. There should be the following versions:
K694 – Ver. A: Early Type 1989 Rd. 1 Brazilian GP Winner #27 N. Mansell / #28 G. Berger
K695 – Ver. B: Late Type 1989 Rd. 10 Hungarian GP Winner #27 N. Mansell / #28 G. Berger
K696 – Ver. C: Late Type 1989 Rd. 13 Portuguese GP Winner #28 G. Berger
Kits from Model Factory Hiro, which are not listed in our webshop:
Besides the kits in scale 1/9 and 1/12, which almost all are stocked by Autograph, HIRO offers a number of additional kits. These are automotive kits in 1/43, 1/24, 1/20 and military kits (i. e. tanks) or ships. Naturally we can also get these kits for you in the short term, usually within 10 days, if they are available from the manufacturer. If you have any requirements, please don't hesitate to ask! Here is the official website of Model Factory Hiro:
New kits from MODEL FACTORY HIRO:
Model Factory Hiro brings out at least one new 1/12 full-detail kit in several variants each month. In return, a number of kits from current production are no longer available. Please note that AUTOGRAPH can not stock all 1/12 HIRO kits in all variants. However, we will stock all Ferrari and Porsche as well as some other attractive models. All other kits will be order items with a reduced price.
We are weekly ordering in Japan, so if you want to buy a kit, that is currently not in stock, we (normally) should be able to help you within one week! Even with the kits in 1/20, 1/24 and 1/43, which we currently don't stock!
Most of our competitors don't stock older kits and are only ordering monthly, so you'll have to wait more than 4 weeks on your order with them.
General information about our pricing:
We always try to offer you attractive prices for our pricing. Sometimes, however, we find that a competitor offers the same item cheaper. If you notice this, please contact us! But please also compare availability and shipping costs. We guarantee the following: If the same item should be cheaper in the shop of one of our competitors, you will get a price from us for the same iterm that is at least one euro cheaper!
Hello and welcome to the Autograph webshop!
We are pleased about your visit in our webshop. Why should you buy from us? 5 reasons, that speak for Autograph:
- We are continuous! Since 1990 we are reliably selling our kits to the whole world.
- We know our business! Competence and expertise are no foreign words for us.
- We also deliver spare parts! If something goes wrong, or if something's missing: just contact us! We can help.
- We have low prices! Although we do not belong to the "case sliders", which leave you alone after purchase, we have impressive prices!
- We have a large selection of rare new and antiquarian kits. Please talk to us, if you are searching for a special model, which we are not offering at the moment.
What we are offering:
We make every effort to offer you a selection of exceptional and rare models, kits and transkits in the big scales. We also have a large selection of additional parts in stock for detailing your kits. Our stock is constantly changing, and should you be interested in a special item, which we do not currently offer, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What we are looking for:
For our international customers we are always looking for interesting kits, preferably in the scale 1/8 or 1/12th. We buy individual models, like also started projects or incomplete kits (eg Pocher or Promocom) and entire collections or estates. Please email us at, if you have something to sell. We will make you an interesting offer!
New: Customer sales
If you decide to part with one of your finished models or kits, so you should contact us. We have added a new category "customer sales" in our web shop, in which we provide a platform to our customers for their model sales. We have hundreds of visitors from around the world every day on our site, and there is also an interested party for your special model!