World Models “The Collectors Choice”
What is a Small World Model?
Small World are models of the more unusual retro airliners
and are hand made to exacting standards with high levels
of detail and unique colour schemes. All the models on this site are exclusively available from Aviation Retail Direct - please contact them to order.
Starting with master patterns which are made in brass
to my specifications by some of the best pattern makers
in the UK. These are then put into vulcanised moulds
and the castings produced in high quality pewter which
will not sag or droop as will lower grades of “white
metal”. All assembly and finishing is carried
out by myself.
By generating my decals in-house on a laser printer
very low quantities of a particular colour scheme are
viable – sometimes as low as 5 models. Another
advantage with laser printed decals is the visual effect
which is different to screen printing in as much as
a greater range of colours and toning is available making
details such as curtains at windows possible. The overall
effect is slightly softer and more in keeping with the
- My models will never be made in volume most
will never exceed 25 (this is my boredom threshold!)
- Because my models are hand made the quantities
produced will always be low creating a genuine
- Anyone can collect the mass produced models,
it takes patience to collect mine but they are
worth waiting for!
We may soon introduce a numbered certificate with each
models – this is in discussion at the moment so
watch this space.
Constructive comments are always welcome from collectors
so please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org.