Exclusive First Editions is back in business following a change of ownership last autumn, with half a dozen new model bus releases and the promise of new tooling to come later — all to be sold through High Street shops

Model bus collectors will have sensed for some time that life was changing at Exclusive First Editions (EFE), the brand that for more than 20 years set the pace in the market for 1:76-scale castings of popular buses and coaches in a huge variety of liveries. It first appeared in 1989, sponsored the Showbus rally from 1993 and its advertisements — usually showcasing its latest releases — became a fixture on the back cover of Buses from July 1995.

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