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18 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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18 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

I say, you there, what day is it? Christmas?” No. But you’d be forgiven for thinking it was as the supermarkets have all of the festive chocs ’n’ treats out. We’ve not even had bonfire night yet. Or Halloween. Speaking of which, come and take a look at some people who are on fire…and some that are scary.

11 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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11 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Welcome back. This week we have been working on a model of an engine and finishing off our new model of the Alfa Romeo TZ2. We have more Alfa Romeos coming up over the next few weeks so keep checking back with us.

04 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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04 SEPTEMBER - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Well hello, nice to see you again. It’s all happening here at Brooklin, lots of new things for you to see. Come on in, the water is fine……just don’t ask why it is warm……

28 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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28 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Hellooooooooo. That was extra long because the weekend is too. 3 days off in the …oh rain. Ah well, you can’t win them all. Let’s have a look at what we have been doing this week. Only a few photos as we still have projects on the bench which we can’t show you yet. Tally Ho.

21 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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21 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Hello there. We have so many things that we are working on and we would love to show you but we can’t….yet. Maybe next week, so make sure you come back then.

BROOKLIN AND THE 1949 BUICK ROADMASTER (BRK10)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1949 BUICK ROADMASTER (BRK10)

Numerous variations of the 1949 Buick Roadmaster exist, due to a wide variety of shades for body color. Although generally thought of as being dark metallic grey, shades of dark silver, green, grey, violet have widely been seen. To increase the variation quantity even more, there are two castings of the Buick Roadmaster, early models with a small hood ornament and later versions without. It might be correct to say...

14 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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14 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Another hot week in the Brooklin models factory and another sweaty bunch of model makers…..Euuuggghh. Don’t worry, we clean the models before they get sent out to you.

07 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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07 AUGUST - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Good grief, it is August already. That Covid lockdown really sped the year up. We are working on some standard models plus a few things that we can’t quite show you yet. What could they be?Guesses on a postcard to the usual address. Prizes will be handed out. *DISCLAIMER* Prizes will not actually be handed out

BROOKLIN AND THE 1940 FORD SEDAN DELIVERY (BRK9)

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1940 FORD SEDAN DELIVERY (BRK9)

The 1940 Ford Van has a long history as the base for many promotionals beginning with the release of the Marque Products van in 1979 and was likely intended that way. The very first models were made in Canada but the main production was made in England. Two castings were used, one with ridged side panels and the other one with smooth side panels, which is the most used. The...

31 JULY - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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31 JULY - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Hello there, thanks for joining us again. It is a scorcher here today. It’s so hot that we are worried that the metal castings may start to melt. Let’s take a look at what we have been working on this week.

24 JULY - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

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24 JULY - THE WEEKLY DIARIES

Welcome to this weeks blog. Another chance for you to see what is happening behind the scenes here at Brooklin Models.

BROOKLIN AND THE 1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE

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BROOKLIN AND THE 1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE

On October 17, 1989, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake, which lasted around 15 seconds, hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people with more than 3,000 others injured and causing more than $5 billion in damages. Despite the fact that the disaster was one of the most powerful and destructive quakes ever to hit a populated area of the United States, the death toll was relatively small. The earthquake is...

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