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Guideline Publications is number one UK publisher of modelling and hobby-related magazines. For over 25 years Guideline Publications has delivered the best editorial content we can, listening to our readers, advertisers and friends in the hobby and developing our titles in partnership with them.

With its sector-leading titles, Guideline Publications caters for all hobbyists, whether they be newcomers or prize-winning modellers, dedicated collectors or military and aviation enthusiasts. Our trademarks of high-quality photography, well-written and informative text, and accessible design also feature in our newer titles, Fantasy Figures International, Model Car Truck Motorcycle World, and New Model Farmer. For railway enthusiasts, Guideline Publications also publishes the acclaimed British Railways Illustrated and Railway Bylines. Guideline Publications' magazines are the essential companion for the serious hobbyist.

As well as our world-class range of periodicals, Guideline Publications produces a range of books, including the widely acclaimed Warpaint series. All our titles feature original material written by internationally acclaimed hobbyists, historians and enthusiasts. We pride ourselves on the high editorial and production standards that are the hallmark of the Guideline Publications' brand. We work with the leading kit manufacturers, museums, and other institutions, as well as our international team of contributors and highly experienced editors, to ensure our books and magazines continually evolve and maintain their reputation for excellence.

We pride ourselves on our integrity and honesty. It is a reputation hard earned and cherished by everyone associated with the company. Our values as a company have helped us succeed and grow, and we look forward to serving the hobby community for many years to come.

We look forward to seeing you at our next show

London Toy Soldier Show Saturday 7th December
London Plastic Modelling Show Sunday 8th December

Any questions please contact Tom Foxon Sales & Marketing Director for Guideline Publications tom@guidelinepublications.co.uk TeL: +44 (0)1582 668411 or +44 (0) 7540153368

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Scale Aircraft Modelling In the face of a changing marketplace SAM has proved once again that it is the first, the best, and the most obvious choice for aircraft modellers. Our historical and reference pieces are widely respected for the coverage they offer, and collected by readers for their ground-breaking research. Our monthly centre-section offers a one-stop precis of aircraft types based on the old 'Profile' series, but updated with colour artwork and scale drawings, while Colour Conundrum draws on original Air Ministry documentation to offer new ideas for well-covered subjects, often with unique insights into camouflage and markings.

From first-time builders to competition winners, SAM has something for everyone, showcasing techniques and products, and demonstrating skills and ideas that can turn an everyday model into a show-stopper. Always inclusive, our core modelling content is aimed at all skill levels and disciplines. There is no 'right' way to build a model. We each assimilate skills and ideas to suit our own tastes, and no publication is better attuned to what its readers want and need from a magazine. Make SAM your choice!




Military Modelcraft International is the world's leading English-language military modelling magazine. Each issue is packed with step-by-step build articles, exclusive reference material, and the latest news and reviews from across the hobby. We bring you the very best armour modelling from across the world, with informative and accessible text, and high-quality photography helping you to improve your modelling skills and get the most from your hobby.

Military Modelcraft International covers the whole history of armoured warfare from the Western Front to the battlefields of today. Each 100-page issue features articles ranging from complex scratch-built projects to builds designed to help newcomers to the hobby. Stand-alone models, vignettes and dioramas all feature, covering the entire spectrum of the armour modelling hobby. Working with leading model manufacturers and paint companies, our step-by-step features by some of the best-known names in the hobby will provide you with a bank of modelling knowledge enrich to your hobby experience.

Military Modelcraft International boasts over 60,000 followers on Facebook. Our international print and digital community is constantly expanding, making Military Modelcraft International the world's number one name in military modelling.

Toy Soldier Collector & Historical Figures is the world's premiere magazine for hobbyists with a broad range of interests. Every high-quality, 100-page edition is filled to the brim with the latest hobby news, insightful reviews of new releases, fascinating historical features, stories shared by collectors from around the globe, how-to tips, and coverage of special events,

We work with premier manufacturers as well as smaller enterprises from the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and elsewhere to review new products and keep our readers abreast of the latest hobby news.

Expert enthusiasts also delve into everything from chronicling the history of all kinds of toy soldiers to building and painting model figures, wargaming, creating scenery and dioramas, and a whole lot more all colourfully illustrated by vibrant photographs. The TSC&HF team is highly dedicated to always delivering an informative, entertaining, and unparalleled magazine while serving to bring our far-flung fellow hobbyists together because we are as serious about collecting as you are!

Fantasy Figures International is the number one international fantasy and sci-fi hobby magazine with content that will both inspire and inform. It covers modelling, gaming, miniature painting and collecting with features from leading hobbyists worldwide. Each 100-page issue features exclusive step-by-step articles allowing you to get the most out of your hobby.

Our sci-fi coverage features Gunpla from some of the best-known names in the hobby, as well as Warhammer 40K, Maschinen Krieger and Stars Wars. Our miniature painting articles cover classic subjects and step-by-step painting guides. Fantasy Figures International has something for every hobbyist, whether you are a gamer, painter or collector.

Our showtime reports feature inspirational painting and modelling from the biggest and best shows worldwide, while our media section looks at crossovers between the hobby and popular culture. Fantasy Figures International also brings you the latest in news and reviews from the most exciting manufacturers, making it the indispensable magazine for all hobbyists.




British Railways Illustrated

Now approaching its 30th year and long known by its cheerful acronym 'BRILL', British Railways Illustrated is known and respected for the depth and quality of its historically-based articles. Focussing on the nationalised and early modernisation era of British Railways from 1948 to the 1970s, any aspect of vintage railway operations is grist to the mill as long as it is well-researched and written. The camera, we are told, never lies, but it can be 'economical with the truth, so BRILL's team of contributors paint a bigger picture, with extended and informed captions bringing to life the classic black and white photography that constitutes the bulk of its content. Featuring a colour cover, 56 pages of text and, typically, 60-70 high quality black and white images, most issues include maps and plans/diagrams where appropriate. 'History with a good helping of nostalgia' is its hallmark with some humour thrown in. .


Buy our latest issue HERE Download the latest digital edition HERE

FREE April 24- Modern Railway News News HERE



Railway Bylines now in its 26th year.


Companion magazine to British Railways Illustrated, Railway Bylines, now in its 26th year, focuses on the backwaters of our railway system, bringing to life long-gone industrial systems, country branches, narrow gauge and mineral lines. With a wide-ranging editorial remit the magazine covers the rolling stock, buildings and infrastructure, and its content is largely focussed on pre-1970s subjects, although material is planned and programmed for its interest and rarity and frequently strays outside these parameters. Featuring a colour cover, 56 pages of text and, typically, 60-70 high quality black and white images, most issues include maps and plans/diagrams where appropriate. The research skills and erudition of our team of contributors ensures an informed and enjoyable read with a light touch that matches its often out-of-the-way and off-beat subjects.

Buy our latest issue HERE Download the latest digital edition HERE

FREE Nov 23 sample HERE

Model Car Truck Motorcycle World
Your New Home For Amazing Automotive Modelling & Diecast Collecting!

It's my absolute pleasure to bring you the spring edition of Model Car, Truck & Motorcycle World Magazine, and I am also delighted to be the new editor. We have made a few changes here and there, as you will see by the cover and the very striking Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, and we will continue to refine the content as we go to make the magazine the place to go for the best in plastic modelling and diecast collecting. We have some excellent features to bring you in this issue, including the Italeri Volvo F12 Intercooler and the Zvezda Kamaz 65115 Dump Truck as well as a look at the new 1/50 diecast Cavallino truck range, and plans are in place for even more trucking in the next issue. On two wheels we have the Tamiya Ducati Superleggera V4, and we also look at the Italeri BMW 329 GR5 and the Revell Martini Porsche 934 RSR. We also have the iconic Revell James Bond Aston Martin with all its gadgets on show and some excellent step-by-step projects with the Tamiya Mazda Roadster using the new Ammo Cobra Paints and a look at building the Revell Ferrari Californian. So, be sure to get your copy now, and happy modelling! Andy Evans, Editor





Model Farmer & Commercial Machinery World

Model Farmer & Commercial Machinery World is the UK's best magazine for collectors of agricultural equipment models in all scales, focusing on all age groups from kids to serious adult collectors.

Each issue keeps the reader up to date on releases and announcements from the various model manufacturers and kit producers, both for agricultural and construction related themes and actively welcomes our readers to contribute stories about their collection, or specific projects that they have undertaken. Filled with diecast model reviews, giving the lowdown on the latest replicas to hit the market along with show reports from the UK and Europe covering some of the biggest and most recognised events.

Plastic model kits will be featured in the magazine, with In the Box articles showing the contents of each kit before model building experts take over to highlight their build and painting techniques. Conversions and modifications to existing models will give a taste of the skills of hobbyists to create that one-off exclusive model with How To tutorials covering various weathering approaches. Find out about other collectors and their collecting habits with the Collector Profile stories providing interesting insights into the mind of a collector.

There is a growing range of remote-control models being produced, both from model manufacturers and custom builders so we will endeavour to look into what is currently available along with reports on converting static models into remote control vehicles.


Warpaint no 142
Dassault Mirage F1

56 pages * £19.00 * over 12 pages Colour Profiles * 200 Images *detailed plans*

During the 1960s, Dassault commenced development of what would be-come the Mirage F1 as a private venture, alongside the larger Mirage F2. Work on the F1 eventually took precedence over the more costly F2, which was cancelled during the late 1960s. The Armée de l'Air took great interest in the fledgling F1 to meet its requirement for an all-weather interceptor aircraft.

The Mirage F1 was of similar size to the Mirage III and Mirage 5 and was powered by the same SNECMA Atar engine that had been used on the larg-er Dassault Mirage IV, however, unlike its predecessors, it had the layout of a swept wing, but mounted high on the fuselage, and a conventional tail sur-face as used by the F2. Although it had a smaller wingspan than the Mirage III, the Mirage F1 nevertheless proved to be superior to its predecessor, car-rying more fuel while possessing a shorter take-off run and greater manoeu-vrability. This latest addition to the Warpaint series includes all the usual ref-erence and historical material that has made the series the go-to source for modellers and aviation enthusiasts alike. This book is written by Andy Evans and is superbly illustrated by Sam Pearson.

* Complete and detailed history
* Scale plans
* In detail pictures
* Pages of superb colour camouflage drawings and photography
* Complete production list
* Squadrons, units and individual aircraft serials and codes
* Comprehensive specification

Imperial Armour - Modelling AFV's of the Japanese Army 1939 - 2020 84 pages - PRE ORDER

Since the 1930s the armed forces of Japan have deployed a wide range of armoured fighting vehicles from diminutive tankettes to modern, state-of-the-art Main Battle Tanks. This new 84-page book from Guideline Publications and the team that bring you Military Modelcraft International presents a series of step-by-step guides and reference articles on Japanese AFVs from 1939 to the present day. Using kits from Dragon, Finemolds and Tamiya, some of the best modellers from the MMI stable go through construction, detailing, and painting and weathering, while in-depth reference articles look at Japanese armour in World War II and today. As well as collecting and reimagining some of the best features on the topic from MMI over the past decade and more, the book has new content that will both inspire and inform anyone wanting to tackle their own Japanese armour project.

Colour Conundrum no 3 by Paul Lucas 
84 pages

Dambusters and the Lancaster 
84 pages

Colour Conundrum no 2 by Paul Lucas 
84 pages

Modern Railways - Changing Trains by Gary Hatcher 
84 pages

Colour Conundrum By Paul Lucas 
84 pages

Northern Powerhouse by Ian Edmondson  
84 pages plus 4 cover  

After the Apocalypse By David Grummitt, 
80 pages plus 4 cover  

Camouflage & Markings no1: RAF Fighters 1945 - 1950 UK based Author Paul Lucas 
96 pages plus 4 cover  

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Specialist Suppliers
We are a family company which was established as a result of our great hobby for modeling and interest in aviation as well as its history.

Our goal is to share and distribute our interests.
We have been dealing with modeling for years (which is confirmed by numerous successes in various competitions (Euro Militaire and Model Scale World in Telford), so we do know how addictive an activity it is, and how much joy and rest it brings in everyday life.

We approach our business with great commitment and joy arising from the possibility of combining work with private interests.

    
If you are thinking of selling your collection and don't have the time to sell the models individually yourself and would like to receive a firm offer rather than an estimate from toy auction houses then Andrew would like to hear from you.

Since childhood I have been an avid collector.
I initially collected coins and stamps, moving on to collecting diecast toys during my teens and then into adulthood.

Watching TV programmes like Lovejoy and Antiques Roadshow together with the collector within me sparked the desire to work in this field.

    
Our innovative selection creates new possibilities
At MiniArt we take great pride in our choice of kits.
You won't find warmed-over remakes or run-of-the-mill models.
We take pains to select subject matter that has either never been done in a plastic kit, or has never been done to our high standards for quality and accuracy.
Our selective choices generate new opportunities for serious modellers to enrich their imagination.
Quality beyond the ordinary In creating tanks, armored vehicles and artillery, we cut no corners.

    
Treefrog Treasures Military Miniatures
Bring Your Love of History to Life!
Offering the finest in military miniature soldiers.


Why collect toy soldiers?
People collect military miniatures and diorama supplies for all sorts of reasons.
Some have a love of history and enjoy re-creating it.
Others collect to honor those who have served in the military.

We keep an extensive archive of past and present military miniatures catalogs, as well as information from leading brands: King & Country and W.

    
Crafting Well
Modelsvit Balkans Ltd is a General partner and importer of Ukrainian brand "Modelsvit", specializing in production of unique Soviet warplanes scale kits and establishing itself as a quality leader in the "short run" production technology.


As a Trade representative of ModelSvit, our mission is to spread Our brand recognition Worldwide, providing to our partners profitable business solutions, good service and correct attitude.

In that regard, we are pleased to propose you the following benefits of doing business with us:
- Attractive discounts;
- Fast international delivery;
- Convenient online ordering;
- Variety of payment methods;
- Special product's offers, including exclusive scale kits on request;
- Marketing and advertising support;

If you're interested in a future partnership with us, please send us a request via the online Contact form, or reach directly our Sales Department by the following email:
sales@modelsvit-eshop.

    
I love scale models since my childhood, it was almost a dream for me to get in the modelling business and connect personal hobby with professional occupation.
During my career I had designed hundreds of PE sets, decals, masks and colour instructions for plastic models for variety of producers (Eduard, MPM, Special Hobby, AVI Print).
You can easily recognize my work by signature - Dead Design.

In the beginning I will focus on items I know very well - the masks for canopies and markings, right now for subjects that were neglected or inappropriately designed by other producers.

    
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Arma Models
Decals
Our decals are printed by well-established and most prominent decal printers in the industry.
They are extremely thin, strong and with a minimum of carrier film very easy to apply.
The difference between 32nd and 35th scale is for this size of details quite insignificant, so feel free to apply our label and stencil decals in order to enhance large scale airplane cockpits as well as all military armor kits.
Resin parts
Ultra high quality 3D printed resin parts.

    
Our retail shop is located in the Hamlet of Bailieboro, Ontario. Located just off of Peterborough County Road 28, 15 minutes south of the City of Peterborough, and 15 minutes north of Hwy 401 (take the Peterborough turnoff at Port Hope), we have 304 sg. ft of display space where you can see our large selection of military action figures, military miniature figures as well as die-cast military vehicles and aircraft.
    
The online store for plastic model kits, plastic figures and accessories
Hannants is a family business, established in Lowestoft in 1890 and now into the fourth generation.
We are modellers.
Your guarantee of service.

Our policy is to offer the largest range of kits, decals, accessories, paints, books etc.
from the main manufacturers to the smallest cottage industry supplier.
This is backed by vast stocks and a large staff so that we can give a quick turn round to your order.

    
Print Scale publishing group : production of high-quality decals.

We are a company of enthusiasts: press operators, designers, historians, which have come together for the purpose of production of high-quality decals for modelers.

We hope our products will win respect and repute among modelers in our country as well as beyond.

All business partnership propositions are welcome!
Print Scale publishing group is interested in co-operation and partnership with all persons interested in creation of new decals: designers, modelers, historians, as well as with on-line stores and wholesale purchasers of our products.

    
Meridia Hobby is a web based organization operating by aviation enthusiasts, plastic modelers, book authors editors as well as publishers.

Meridia Hobby was primarily formed to offer all that concerning the "pictorial world" of military aviation.
We are specializing in aviation publications, color artworks, slides, prints, and decals.

We offer also a second hand items in our https://meridiahobby-container.
zoeysite.
com/2nd-hand-stuff web page, where you could find decals, sheets, books, and other stuff which are hard to find because not longer available or definitively out of prints.

    
The ideology of new products' design is based upon the solid-state modeling that allows not only to create the design of the product and to conduct its computer assembly, but also to evaluate design as a whole and to judge the solutions that were adopted during the projecting stage.

Working with CAD/CAM/CAE systems during the design stage allows to create the mathematic models of every separate part that are further used in tooling design and in development of the programs for the digital control machines.

    
Plastic model kits, hobby supplies, decals, paints and more.

Welcome to Thunderbird Models, stocking a wide selection of model kits and hobby products.

Producers of the Thunderbird Models line of civil aviation decals, paint masks and resin accessories.

Shipping to the UK and the rest of our little blue planet.


Scale plastic model aircraft, AFVs, cars, ships, science fiction and science fact.
Decals, paint, tools and accessories.


About Thunderbird Models
Formed in England in 2010 as an online retailer of plastic models and hobby supplies, Thunderbird Models released its first own-brand decal sheet in 2013.

    
Since its founding in 1989, Special Hobby has evolved and is still developing.
They react to the changing conditions on the market and also to the demands and wishes of business partners and modellers.

Today, Special hobby makes injected model kits in the following product lines: Special Hobby (aircraft), Special Armour (military vehicles) and Special Navy (ships and submarines).

The CMK product line makes resin accessories, models and figures not only for Special Hobby but also for kits of other brands.

    
Imperial Miniatures produces white metal 54mm scale miniatures for collectors and hobbyists. We offer spare parts to repair a wounded ‘old soldier', castings to paint yourself and complete sets or dioramas painted to your own individual taste; both boxed and unboxed to suit your needs. Our ranges are drawn from the "All the Queen's Men" ranges produced by Derek Cross until 2007 and the "Dorset Model Soldiers" ranges produced by Giles Brown until 2016.
    
The Vallejo Company was established in 1965, in New Jersey, USA In the first years the company specialized in the manufacture of Film Color, waterbased acrylic colours for animated films (cartoons).
In 1969 the company moved to Spain; in those years many important cartoon studios were based in Europe.

The special qualities and unique formula of Film Color soon became known, and the product was used by most of the important studios on the continent.

Do you know what Warhammer 40K Yogi Bear, Dungeons & Dragons, and the Flintstones have in common? Vallejo, the best acrylic paint manufacturer in the world.

    
Ardennes miniature is a company designing and manufacturing military resin figures of the highest quality of details, themes and designs for your models and creations.
The main and only sculptor is Radek Tomanec. Markéta Tomancová takes care of the web design and distribution to your satisfaction.
Thank you for your support and we trust that work with our figures will bring you joy.
    
At Historex Agents we pride ourselves in providing all our customers with the most prompt and professional service available.
If you require further assistance to your questions, please feel free to contact us in whichever way is most convenient for you.

Email:
sales@historexagents.
com
Telephone Number: 01304 206720
Fax Number: 01304 204528

Address:
Wellington House
157 Snargate Street
Dover, Kent CT17 9BZ

Some questions:
Are you a model shop?
No, we are a mail order company.

    
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I fancy carrier-borne aircraft and some other airplanes too.

CtA began out of my desire to build USMC Recon Phantom.
I bought 1/72 Fujimi kit without decals and had no other choice than draw and print decals for RF-4B myself.
And than I thought that if I like these decals for my Phantom, may be other Modellers also would need them? I must give everybody a chance! Here you can find both my offer of home-made laserprint decals and other decals sold under CtA label.
To be continued.

    
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We are an importer and distributor of plastic model kits, jigsaw puzzles and art and craft products in the UK.

Many weekly special offers, up to 40% discount We have been trading since March 2003 and our mission has always been to bring a wide range of kits to modellers which previously had not been accessible in the UK market.
We currently deal with over 400 retailers and are happy to announce this number is still growing!
We started out in a very small 1000 square foot industrial unit which grew into 3000 sq ft, 6000 sq ft and currently in our new warehouse we have 24,000 sq ft of floor space.

    
ICM specializes in plastic model kits and the production of moulds.

ICM Holding is a Ukrainian manufacturer, working both for the national market and exporting to many countries in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.

Our aim is to expand the popularity of scale modeling, and develop it as a serious hobby and interesting pastime for the younger generation.

We intend to reach our goal through the continual development and investment in the scale model market, both domestic and abroad.

    
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Britains Flags
The best of the modelling world for your customers too!
We have been part of the modelling world for 30 years.
Bet on an experienced dealer with perfect customer service.
Choose from a wide offer of resin, plastic models, photo etched parts, dioramas, modelling tools and accessories.
We deliver the best Czech and other worldwide brands all over the world.

Why become our partner
A wide range of models and modelling accessories, quality and great customer service – these are the basic pillars of our business.

    
Our collection of toy soldiers started in 1984. We are located in Houston, Texas. Breagans is not a brick and mortar store.
Online sales only. Please feel free to contact us or visit and follow our social media links below.
    
ArJay HOBBIES - THE BACKGROUND
ArJay Hobbies is an internet-based vendor created by Richard Reynolds, a modeller of some 30 years experience whose passion is military aircraft.
Over the years his builds and reviews have appeared in a number of magazines, books and internet review sites.

Richard wants to bring a carefully chosen range of quality kits to the market, with the emphasis on "the good stuff" - offering only kits that he would choose to build himself.

Rich is assisted by Frank Reynolds, an aviation modeller who built his first kit in 1958 and believes that his total builds now exceed 750.

    
Britain's
Providing quality 1/30th scale Miniature Figures, Vehicles and much more.
    
Res Kit
Sprue Brothers Models, LLC sets the industry standard in service, selection, and shipping.

Sprue Brothers Models, LLC is your online source for military plastic model kits, related aftermarket accessories, reference items, tools and supplies.
We stock over 34,500 different items, with over 473,000 products ready to ship to our customers at any given time.
This gives Sprue Brothers Models, LLC the distinction of having the largest selection, by far, of any model shop in North America.

Our state-of-the-art, 20,000 sq ft warehouse/fulfillment facility is located in Liberty (metro Kansas City), Missouri, USA.

    
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