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We've gathered together several toy, train and model collecting related sites on the web for you to visit.

If you would like to link to our site click here for a selection of links to use. If you drop us a line at we'll arrange a link on this page for you. 
Toy Train Spares
Toy Train Spares provides an elite engineering service for all your specialist restoration needs, with over 30 Years experience of toy and model restoration. Supplying parts not just in the UK but Worldwide. “One offs ” are our Speciality and we also provide a gear cutting service.

For more information or for a complete spares listing please see our website 
Ace Trains
If you appreciate the 20th Century Britishness of Rolls Royce, Morgan, Supermarine Spitfires, Hornby Trains and Dinky Toys, then you will probably understand the unique qualities of ACE Trains.

Great tinplate trains the way they used to be made (only significantly better)

We do not make collectables - our trains become them. 
TNM Collectables
We have been collecting and supplying toys and nostalgia since 1999. In September of 2004 we decided to turn the hobby into a business and now trade in collectable toys and all sorts of nostalgia, ranging from movie and tv nostalgia and even video gaming nostalgia. 
Pure Nostalgia
Visit the Pure Nostalgia Web Site for a full range of Annuals, Comics, Magazines and other Collectables. This is an excellent site with lots to offer the serious collector 
We specialise in buying and selling new and second-hand model railway, bus and other collectors' items. We stock a wide range, including buses from Corgi, EFE, Lledo, NorthCord - and others - plus many makes of trains in British, American and European gauges. If you can't find a particular item, don't hesitate to contact us - we may be able to help. 
Antique Toys
Vintage Toys, Collectables, Beatles and Disneyana from Belgium 
Robot 1968
Vintage-Tin Robots and Spacetoys for sale. Large Inventory with over 400 pictures of the best ever made Tin Robots of the 50's and 60's.

Great Robot History/lots of talk in the Robot Forum / Games / all the Robot Links you need.... Have great fun!! visit us ASAP!! 
Dinky Reproduction Boxes
Specialists in quality reproduction boxes for model cars. All our reproduction boxes are handmade individually and are the closest matches to the original that are available anywhere.

Our reproduction boxes make ideal companions to your high quality restored models or for your mint, or near mint models that have lost their original boxes.

We are constantly updating our range, new boxes become available on an almost daily basis 
Action Force Toys
Vintage toy forum and photo gallery site from action figures, diecasts, model trains and planes, to comics, TV/DVD and more. Join the UKs No1 forum for vintage toys. 
Duncan Robinson Collectables
A specialist dealer supplying and buying model ships in the scales 1/1200 and 1/1250. Also dealing in scale model figures and weapons from the Mountford Metal Miniatures range 
NEC What's On
Find out what's happening at the Birmingham NEC. There are various concerts, exhibitions and events taking place throughout the year including Hobbycraft, Memorabilia and Miniatura 
Model Power Depot
Selling a wide range of new and pre-owned model railway products for the modeller and collector, including the full range of new Hornby locomotives, coaches and wagons plus an excellent selection of quality pre-owned models by all the leading brands.

I have gained a good reputation for friendly courteous service, good quality, fair pricing and fast delivery.

Meet me at your local toy fair, I attend many events up and down the country. 
hobbyDB is building a database of every collectable toy ever made 
Wheelbase Models
We have almost 20 years experience in the collecting market and specialise in Corgi 1/36 Minis and Vanguards 1/43 Mini cars and vans, with most of the obsolete and existing ranges in stock. We also stock all the latest Lledo and Stevelyn Promotional Mini vans, some of them are extremely limited. As well as Minis, we sell lots of other diecast models of cars and buses.  
Coventry Diecast Model Club
CDMC has been established for 35 years, it is open to members from any location and we have a wide and varied interest base. It has always been known as 'The Friendly One'. We encourage inter-club contact around the country/world.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month (except August) at the Midland Air Museum at 7.30

The Bi-monthly Magazine 'WHEELSPIN' is available free to members. 
North East Diecast Collectors Club
The club was formed in February 1985 for the purpose of bringing together collectors of all types of diecast model toys...

Meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month. The majority of these are held in the Greenbank Social Club, Picktree Lane, Chester-Le-Street at 7.30pm. Meetings include guest speakers on various diecast related topics, auctions, model competitions and members talking about their collections and interests. 
Collecting Friends
Collecting Friends is the fast growing meeting point for collectors of die-casts, action figures, model soldiers, militaria, construction kits, games, ephemera and period collectables of every kind.

Established by collectors for collectors, lets enthusiasts exhibit their prized collections, read fascinating articles by published authors, ask the experts for help with any collecting conundrums, kick start their own forum threads and search for that vital missing item or simply sell unwanted ones. All this and free registration too! 
Sandown Park Antiques Fair
Sandown Park Antique and Vintage Fairs have now been running for 24 years. They are held on Tuesdays and Sundays during the year at Sandown Park Racecourse.

There are 300 stallholders on a Tuesday and 200 on a Sunday. It offers a variety of rare and specialist items from all corners of the globe, for all types of tastes and styles and is a great place to pick up a bargain. 
Stafford Showground Antiques Fair
We have been organising quality antiques fairs in Stafford since 1973. We organise six fairs at the Bingley Hall every year with over 400 exhibitors each time.

At each fair, you will find thousands of antiques and collectable items for decoration, investment or that unique gift. Items on sale include period furniture, decorative antiques, vintage textiles and fashion, pottery, porcelain, glass, paintings, prints, metalware, jewellery, kitchenalia, oriental rugs and carpets, clocks, watches, treen, writing implements, postcards, silver, books, advertising paraphernalia, art nouveau, art deco and arts and crafts movement together with a growing number of Antique and contemporary art dealers - all in one building. Prices for goods range from £1 - £25,000. 
Elaine's trains
Specialising in pre-owned Model Railway items particularly Tri-ang, Hornby (Margate), and Lima with a splash of European HO.

Looking for an out of production model? I specialise in Tri-ang and Hornby Margate Period from the 1950s through to the 1990s, I carry spare parts to include motor brushes, buffers, traction tyres and all types of vintage Tri-ang track from the grey based Standard through Series 3, Super 4 and both types of System 6. If you are looking for a particular item to complete a train set restoration or a vintage layout expansion, chances are I can help. I offer a no obligation search for items.

I also specialise in European H0 scale models particularly Germany, with a selection of other countries as available. Predominantly I stock Piko, Roco, Jouef, Lima and Rivarossi, from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Please note all my stock is second hand, and is all subject to availability, my stock is down to what I am offered. Telephone 01527 893 577 Evenings please. 
Picture Box Display Cabinets
Collectors wall mounted cabinets & table top display cases produced in a range of different styles and sizes. We also manufacture custom made to measure cabinets & cases to fit around almost anything.

Picturebox cabinets & cases are produced from quality materials that will help protect your collectables from dust & accidental damage for generations to come, so don`t hide your collectables away, give us a call, and put them on display.

Picturebox Display Cabinets. Tel: Tracey on 0161 723 3300 
Minimerc specialises in Die-cast Mercedes but also stocks a huge amount of other New and obsolete road cars.

Find us at major fairs or order online for Minichamps, Schuco, Otto, Norev and other premium brands. We also buy collections of mint and boxed Model cars in all scales. 
Space Junk Toys
At Space Junk Toys, we search the furthest corners of the galaxy for vintage and modern Star Wars, Star Trek, Dr Who and Marvel toys and collectables. If you are a serious Sci-fi collector then this is the only site for you.... 
Awesome Action Figures
Here at Awesome Action Figures we specialise in old and new action figures as well as retro toys from 70's 80's and 90's through to today Including Marvel, Thundercats, Transformers, He-Man, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Lego, Retro Board Games and Many More. 
Chasing Pedal Cars
A website for those searching for anything and everything to do with pedal cars, from a complete pedal car, to that small part required to complete a restoration 
S-A-E Collectables
We are a small family business. We buy and sell vintage Corgi, Matchbox,Dinky and more
  Bolton Stadium | Buxton | Coventry | Doncaster Racecourse | Donington Park | NEC Birmingham | Rugby Vintage | Sandown Park | Stafford Showground |
Tel: 01604 846688 or 01604 770025 

Thursday, 16th July, 2020
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