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17 JAN: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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17 JAN: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello and welcome to another look behind the scenes here at Brooklin Models. This week we have pictures galore and one last photo to 'cap' it all off    

10 JAN: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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10 JAN: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello and a very happy new year from all of us at Brooklin Models. We have all eaten our own bodyweight in cheese, cake, meat and wine. No rest for the wicked though. Here is a look at a few things we have been doing since we came back.    

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE UNITED NATIONS "EL CAMINO"

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE UNITED NATIONS "EL CAMINO"

The story of this charity model is an important one for Brooklin collectors to know. Early in 1994 the Brooklin Club Deutschland, under the direction of Dietrich Lohmann, formulated plans for the production of a special Brooklin model, with sales benefiting organizations in Germany involved in a campaign to Stop Racism. This was in response to several recent incidents in towns in Germany where racist groups had attacked and fire-bombed...

23 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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23 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello to you all. We hope you are Dinging and Donging very Merrily. We certainly are here at Brooklin Models. This is the last blog post for the year so we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support throughout the year and to wish you all a very happy holidays    

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE ROUTE 66

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE ROUTE 66

U.S. Route 66 was one of the original highways in the U.S. Highway System. It was established in November 1926, although the road signs were placed the following year. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in the United States, originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before ending in Santa Monica, California, covering a total of 3,940 km (2,448...

14 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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14 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Here is your blog, nice and early.....because we will be busy drinking and eating this afternoon.

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND "WONDERFUL LIFE"

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND "WONDERFUL LIFE"

It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story The Greatest Gift of Philip Van Doren Stern. It is one of the most beloved in American cinema, and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season. The film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams to help others when taxicab driver...

07 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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07 DEC: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello, Dear Reader and a Ding-Dong-Merrily to you. We are getting very excited for our Christmas holidays, Next Friday is our annual xmas meal. Until then we still have to get models made and orders sent out    

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE PIERCE ARROW

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE PIERCE ARROW

Brooklin Models has its origins in the small town of Brooklin, located 35 miles northeast of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. John Hall, a design engineer graduated in London, decided to migrate to Canada with his wife Jenny in 1965. John worked for several big companies acquiring a large experience in casting techniques, then he took a teaching position at the University of Toronto. He was also a collector of automotives and...

30 NOV: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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30 NOV: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello to you, dearest collector. We are getting very excited for our Christmas holidays in a few weeks but until then we have to keep building your models. Come on in and take a look!    

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE SAN FRANCISCO PALACE

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BROOKLIN AND THE SAN FRANCISCO PALACE

In 1848, an enormous gold discovery in the Sierra Nevada mountains initiated the California Gold Rush of 1849. By 1852, San Francisco, with its natural harbour, had been transformed from a sleepy outpost into a world class metropolis, the "Gateway To The Gold Fields". Over the next two decades, grand houses and hotels were built, but the finest opened its doors in 1875. Towering seven stories above what was then...

22 NOV: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

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22 NOV: THE BROOKLIN DIARIES

Hello everyone! Step inside for another chance to see what we have been doing behind the scenes at Brooklin Models....

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