Dive into the espionage and opium trade depicted in The Blue Lotus with Mitsuhirato’s Car, an exceptional 1/24 scale diecast model by Moulinsart in collaboration with Hachette. Larger than the 2008 1/43 scale models, this collector’s item brings to life the spiffing car associated with Mitsuhirato’s role as a spy and opium smuggler. Turn to page 20 and relive the thrilling night scene as this model, crafted with meticulous attention to detail, captures the essence of Hergé’s masterful storytelling.
Presented in a Perspex case adorned with an adventurous design, this model stands out with its larger scale of 26 cm x 12 cm x 12 cm. Crafted from painted metal with resin and plastic components, Mitsuhirato’s Car reflects Moulinsart’s commitment to preserving every nuance from Hergé’s iconic scenes. The collector’s experience is enhanced with a bilingual brochure in French and English, offering insights into the historical and artistic significance of this model. A must-have for Tintin enthusiasts, this Car is a captivating addition to any collection, shining like the sun and immortalizing the enduring brilliance of Hergé’s adventures.