Fonderie Roger Modern Model Racing Cyclist – National Teams
Manufacturer - Fonderie Roger
Model - Modern (Moderne)
Size - 51mm x 15mm x 50mm
Colours - National Teams – Painted by hand - Colour of bicycle frame may vary
Material - Zamak (Zinc)
Special Features - Pierre Roger Blister Pack
The first new Fonderie Roger model cyclist since the 1950′s! Still made in the same time honoured way and materials, but in the style of contemporary / modern-ish racing cyclist.
The Roger Foundry or in French, “Fonderie Roger” first manufactured their ‘Miniatures’ model racing cyclist figurines in the 1950′s. Back then it was Henri Roger’s Foundry. In the 1960′s the foundry, which makes lots of zinc castings, passed to his son Henri Roger, and then to Jean-Luc Roger and who runs it today.
The manufacture of the Fonderie Roger Miniature Racing Cyclists have been ebbed and flowed over the past 65 years. At one time the models were painted by French prisoners, but they didn’t take enough care over the painting and that was short lived.
Today, they are made and finished in the Roger Foundry in small quantities. Supplies frequently run out during the year. So if you fancy one, don’t hang around, you won’t regret it. They are wonderful.
France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain
Submit a Review
You must have an account and be logged in to submit a review. Please login or register by clicking here.
Failing that please continue to read this products reviews.
Fonderie Roger Vintage Model Racing BicycleOooo. A miniature model racing bicycle you can paint just like your own bike. £2.50
Fonderie Roger Modern Model Racing Cyclist – Sponsored TeamsNew, new, new, new. Yep, after 60 years Fonderie Roger have designed a new model racing cyclist and packaging too. Whatever next. A female cyclist? Roll on 2076. £8.95
Fonderie Roger Vintage Collectors BoxIt's a box. An empty box. But wait 1000 years and your Fonderie Roger model cyclist will be worth one gigatron narfel if it has a box. Now that's worth waiting for. £1.50
Fonderie Roger Modern Model Racing Cyclist – Tour de FranceThis is what happens to ex professional riders. They turn them into Fonderie Roger miniatures. How cool is that. £11.95
You may also like
Fonderie Roger Vintage Model Racing Cyclist – SprinterPaint it yourself. Buy 3 and create your own team of sprinters. £4.95
Poppy Treffry Big Bicycle Makeup BagYou can fit $10,000 of MAC gold leaf lipstick in it. Perfect for the Oscars. £19.95
Wooden Bauble Christmas Bicycle DecorationsA Christmas Bauble to guide your bicycle home for Christmas. From: £1.75
Respoke Bicycle Jewellery – Racing Bicycle BraceletA work of art on your wrist. Unique and beautiful. £44.95