to orders placed Monday - Friday after 3.00 pm, and
Royal Mail doing their bit. Models sent first available
working day on Bank Holidays. (UK only). Overseas orders
posted on the day ordered received as per above.
CROFT MODELS HAS BEEN SUPPLYING THE MODEL
COLLECTOR WITH HIGH QUALITY MODELS SINCE 1984,
SPECIALISING IN WHITE METAL MODELS OF MAINLY
BRITISH AND AMERICAN CARS.
ARE ONE OF THE UK'S PRINCIPAL DEALERS, AND AS
COLLECTORS OURSELVES, WE ARE FULLY SYMPATHETIC
WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE COLLECTOR, OFFERING
SERVICE & CUSTOMER CARE SECOND TO NONE. WE ARE A
MAIL ORDER COMPANY WITH 31 YEARS EXPERIENCE OF
SHIPPING MODELS ANYWHERE IN THE UK, AND
MODELS ARE NORMALLY DESPATCHED WITHIN 24 HOURS*
OF RECEIPT OF PAYMENT, BY RECORDED DELIVERY
FIRST CLASS POST (INLAND), OR ROYAL MAIL AIRMAIL
SMALL PACKET OVERSEAS. AN INSURED SERVICE IS
AVAILABLE AT AN EXTRA COST.
NORMALLY CARRY THE FULL RANGES OF LANSDOWNE,
BROOKLIN, IPV, AND BUICK COLLECTION MODELS, AND
OUR STOCK IS REPLENISHED ON A REGULAR BASIS.
Official retailer of Lansdowne, Brooklin, and
also stock selected items from Matrix, Neo, Kess,
GLM, and Oxford Diecast.
Models specialises in
the retail of 1/43rd scale white metal,resinanddiecast
models of British andAmerican
cars from the 1930s to the 1960s cars to the model collector
the past thirtysixyears.
The company is
run by Mike Coupe who has been an enthusiastic
collector of model cars for longer than he cares
to remember. Spa Croft Models is the natural
progression of Mike's lifelong hobby.
The business really began in 1983 when he
launched the fondly remembered Hardstoft
Swapmeet at the Shoulder of Mutton Inn in the
small hamlet of Hardstoft about seven miles
south of Chesterfield in Derbyshire. Alternating
with the nearby, then major, swapmeet of
Nottingham International, it was held once every
two months on a Tuesday evening. A feature of
the swapmeet was a draw where the customer whose
entry ticket was drawn at the end of the
swapmeet, would receive a £5.00 voucher to be
spent on the night at any of the stalls present.
Needless to say, all dealers present waited with
eager anticipation to see if their takings would
be boosted by another fiver. As a comparison
with today's toy fairs, the numbers of tables
was between 30 and 50 at a cost of £5.00 per
table. The Swapmeet had a five year run, and
then the pub closed !!!!
The retail business, then known as Brock
Miniatures, was established in 1984, and was
gradually built up over the next ten years or
so, based solely on mail order and toy fair
appearances. In 1995, an idea which had its
beginnings a few years earlier, came to
fruition, and Spa Croft Models was born with the
release of our first model, the Series II Morris
Isis, at ModeleX of that year. Since then, Spa
Croft Models has steadily built up a loyal
following of collectors and we like to think
that our products are mentioned in the same
breath as other more famous brands of hand built
models. In recent years, as the name Spa Croft
Models has taken precedence over Brock
Miniatures in the minds of the collector, I now
trade solely under the name Spa Croft Models for
retail of white
and selected die castmodels.
products shown on this web site are scale
models, some with very small parts, designed for
the adult collector, and as such they are not
suitable for very young children.