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Main » 2016 » March » 18 » Big Chief makes a fantastic job of the 11th/12th Doctor Tardis
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Big Chief makes a fantastic job of the 11th/12th Doctor Tardis
I waited quite a while to get it. There were some delays due to quality issues but I picked it up this morning. The Big Chief recent incarnation of the iconic Doctor Who Tardis is a true quality product. 1000 are being made and who ever orders them will be very lucky and satisfied fans.



The model is 15kg in weight and made from polystone. It has a removable top where 3 x AA batteries are placed. 4 x led lights illuminate the interior and the lamp at the top can be set to flash or stay constant. The interior diorama has a set of backdrops. These are from Matt Smith’s first adventures all the way to the recent Peter Capaldi incarnation. It is a true piece of iconic art for me. Large scale at 1:6 the dimensions and texture have been mapped from the original studio prop. This is why it is a treat to look at. There is even a telephone in the ‘pull to open’ hatch.



I have a few Big Chief models, figures mostly, and they are always great models. Expensive but worth it for the limited quantities and quality these are lovely to look at. I know they make another BBC production figure collection, Sherlock Holmes, and they too look superb. My interest is in Doctor Who, of course, and another great model I purchased a while ago are a pair of polystone Weeping Angels signed by the great show runner Steven Moffat. I have never been a person to collect merchandising. I have found that now I collect quality pieces that reflect my love of Doctor Who. The Big Chief Tardis very much receives my recommendation. When it first came up for pre order in November 2014 I placed an order and that is how good it is, the wait was worth it. The David Tennant model will be out part way through this year so there is a choice. Maybe one day they will model all the different Tardis variants? You would need a large room for all those!

Here are some links -
Big Chief Studios
Tardis Dioramas
BBC Store
Steven Moffat

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