Where is model expo located?

Miami, Florida
Today, we manufacture all of our kits in our factory in Miami, Florida.

Is Revell models still in business?

Revell’s parent company, Hobbico, filed for bankruptcy protection in 2018. Quantum Capital Partners bought the Revell assets – a warehouse filled with model kits – and dissolved its U.S. operations. Because many retailers have closed, the company is now relying on online sales.

Is Revell German?

Revell in Germany. In 1956, the German subsidiary, Revell Plastics GmbH, was founded in Bünde, West Germany. During the 1970s, this company started developing and manufacturing its own lines of model kits independently and outside the direct control of Revell, USA.

Where are Ugears made?

Kiev, Ukraine
UGEARS was launched in 2014 & they are the creator and manufacturer of unique self-propelled mechanical model. These kits designed for self-assembly without glue and made entirely of high-grade wooden material. The company has its own production in the suburb of Kiev, Ukraine.

What was the first plastic model kit?

History. The first plastic models were manufactured at the end of 1936 by Frog in the UK, with a range of 1/72nd scale model kits called ‘Penguin’. In the late 1940s several American companies such as Hawk, Varney, Empire, Renwal and Lindberg began to produce plastic models.

What do you need to know about Model Expo?

We offer the highest quality kits, tools and accessories to fuel your hobby. Authentic and historic ships, planes, artillery, vehicles and more! No Modeling Experience Needed! Bends wooden planking strips with ease and guarantees the correct curvature every time.

What kind of boat does Model Expo make?

Sincerely, The Model Expo Team Billing Boats 1:50 Scale ST. Canute -Wooden hull In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. In Stock. Model Shipways 1 Oz. Black – Model Expo Paint – Historic marine colors – MS4830 Back Order. In Stock.

Are there closed doors at the Model Expo?

While we are able to manufacture and ship under these conditions, we are operating with closed doors. If you were thinking of visiting, please take care and stay home, as we won’t be able to let you in!

When did model shipways start making model ships?

Model Shipways has been manufacturing wooden ship model kits in the US since 1946! Model Shipways kits are known for the use of high quality materials, precision cut parts and clearly written, highly detailed instructions and plans. Scroll down to see the complete line of wooden model ship kits.