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Pacific Coast Models to distribute Amusing Hobby line

By Nick Bullock
Published: June 11, 2013
Amusing Hobby tank
Pictured is the box art for Amusing Hobby's VK.1602 Leopard 1.
Photo by Pacific Coast Models Inc.
Unite Japan Inc. announced June 7 its appointment of Pacific Coast Models Inc. as the exclusive importer and distributor of the Amusing Hobby line, according to a press release from Pacific Coast Models.

Amusing Hobby is a line of 1:35-scale armor kits manufactured by Unite Japan for the U.S. and Canada. The company is based in Japan but has production facilities in China, according to the release.

Pacific Coast Models expects the first shipments to come in July. Amusing Hobby’s current models include three late-war German tanks that never saw production: the VK.1602 Light Recon tank, the VK.3002 (DB) medium tank and the “Lowe” (Lion) Heavy tank.

For more information, contact Pacific Coast Models at or (707) 538-4850.