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00 Gauge Products

  Connoisseur Models produce a range of model railway locomotive, wagon and carriage construction kits. Providing etched sheet metal and cast parts for the craftsman model maker to assemble into a finished model at their home workbench using a reasonably comprehensive toolkit of hand tools and soldered assembly. These products are commonly referred to as etched brass kits.

  The models are of British Prototypes designed for 0 gauge at a scale of 7mm to the foot, 1/43 scale.


Who is Jim McGeown And is
Connoisseur Models the sort of
company I want to do business with ?


What is an etched brass model kit and is it something that I would enjoy assembling as a hobby ?

Frequently Asked
Questions about
my kits.
"The Great Lockdown", Update 5th July 2020
"Sorry Folks" Closed Until September

I now have such a volume of back orders that it will require all my production & sales capacity to fulfil them before September. I feel it would be unfair to customers if I
continued taking mail orders that I could not complete in a reasonable time.

So I think its best to call a halt, concentrate on restocking & backorders,
then reopen, with hopefully, normal service in September.

I am still able to provide help, advice & after sales service.
If you wish, please telephone, 01544 318263 or
email: james.mcgeown2@btinternet.com

Look after yourself, find the positives, Railway modelling is wonderful!
Best Regards, Jim McGeown & Family.

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- New Projects & Recent Development Work -
- New Kit Introduced April 2020 -
- Drewry 153hp, 0-4-0 Diesel Shunter -
  This Skill Builder Kit is intended to aid the newcomer to 0 gauge diesel era modelling to enjoy the construction of a sophisticated etched kit. Physical parts design & photo instructions assist the modeller to build up their skills & confidence. More Information.
  First production "Sold Out", Reserve your kit in next production, email: james.mcgeown2@btinternet.com
- New Kit Introduced June 2019 -
- B.E.L. No.1 Battery Electric Locomotive -
  LMS No. 1550 / BR B.E.L. No. 1 battery electric locomotive was built in 1913 by the Midland Railway. It worked in the coal depot near West India Dock in Poplar, East London until 1964. More Information
- New Kit Introduced Easter 2019 -
- LNER Class F3 Fast Passenger Tank -
  Built by the Great Eastern Railway from 1893 as class C32 the last loco was withdrawn as class F3 by BR in 1953. More Information
- LNER Bogie Brick Wagon -
  A sophisticated kit for this large distinctive wagon designed to capture the essence of the prototype. More Information
 
 
 
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