Welcome to Marcle Models.
We stock a large range of high quality scale model
card kits for you to build. Our main business is by mail order
although you are very welcome to visit us at home - just give
us a ring to make sure we are in.
What Is Card Modelling?
Card modelling is the making of scale models from sheets
of card on which the parts are printed, usually in full colour,
for you to cut out, fold, score and glue together. The great thing
about modelling in card is that there is no messy painting so
you can start to build the model straightaway.
So What Can You Build Out Of Card?
Well, pretty well anything. Card is a very versatile
medium for modelling and we have kits of:
(click on picture to learn more)
If your interest is in architecture, then card is one
of the few materials which offers a wide range of subjects for
kits. As well as famous buildings, churches and cathedrals, we
also have many examples of residential, agricultural and commercial
buildings. Various historical periods are also well represented.
Tower Bridge - Famous London landmark, scale
Schloss Nymphenburg - Palace of the Bavarian
kings in Munich, scale1:250, £23.95
Matsue Castle - Famous Japanese fortress, scale
We stock about 250 different aircraft kits in various
scales, the most common being 1:33 and 1:50.
We have a good selection of aircraft types, especially
from World War II, including the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster,
Messerscmitt Bf.109 and P-51 Mustang.We also have commercial aircraft
including Concorde and Handley Page H.P.42.You can also make some
famous airships including the Hindenburg, Graf Zeppelin and USS
BE 2e - scale 1:33, £14.95
H.P. 42 "Heracles" - scale 1:50, £31.95
Zeppelin L48 - scale 1:400, £8.95
Ships look really good in card. Many of our models
are full hull, scales from 1:100 to 1:400 and details are excellent.
From a range of over 200 models, we can cater for many tastes.
We have a wide selection of warships. As well as ships
from WW2, including HMS Hood, Bismarck and USS Missouri, we have
some interesting kits of often neglected First World War types.
Merchant shipping is well represented in our catalogue
with many famous liners as well as other, less glamourous craft
such as trawlers and container ships. And even a bit of fantasy!
H.M.S. Exeter - WW2 cruiser, scale 1:400, waterline
"Princess Anne" - Cross-channel hovercraft
, scale 1:250, full-hull model, £15.95
Jules Verne's "Nautilus" from "20,000
Leagues Under the Sea".
Published by the Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum to an approximate
scale of 1:100, the model (£16.95) is about 28 inches long
and shows the interior of the vessel, including Captain Nemo's
spacious quarters and the crew's cramped mess deck - the privileges
Locomotives, cars, tanks and lorries are all available as card
kits, in various scales including 1:25, 1:72 and 1:87.
The Prussian 0-6-0 T3/TKh1 Tank Engine (£4.95)
depicts one of the most numerous of all 0-6-0T classes to be built
in Europe, with over 1,500 being produced by 1910, modelled by
Zetka to a scale of 1:64.
The Ursus C45/C41 (£19.95) depicts the Polish
tractor and trailer dating from the 1940s, modelled by Modelik
to a scale of 1:25.
The M25 Dragon Wagon (£29.95) is a 1:25 scale
GPM kit of the 35-ton tractor and trailer unit, developed for
the US Army to transport tanks to and from the battlefield.
L.S.1 Railway Lineside Features - £7
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Published in the 1940s and 1950s, Micromodels and the earlier
Modelcraft Micromodels are still extremely popular, both as kits
to make and as collector's items. We have a range of titles in
stock. If you want something which we haven't got in stock, let
us know and we will add it to our No-Obligation Wants List.
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Micromodels in stock.
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