It's the most wonderful time of the year... so they say... 17th Dec 2021
It’s this time of year when the grubby casters working at the lead face magically transform into Santa’s Little Helpers and start making toys for deserving boys and girls all over the world.
Sadly, this does nothing for their tempers, manners, boorish behaviour or bodily hygiene, but you can’t have everything…
The week, we have reached order number #19016.
As always this is a ‘headline’ number, some of you with numbers prior to this will actually find their orders going out next week.
We will be working right through until Christmas Eve and orders will be being sent out every day until the start of the holidays.
New releases are currently on hold as we concentrate on processing orders, but we have plenty coming up in the pipeline. For those of you with keen eyesight and, and, a frankly disturbing in-depth knowledge about Second World War vehicles, here is an assortment of bits and pieces for you to look at, all of which will soon be available…
Finally for today, in answer to a number of enquiries, our Pony Wars/ACW steam locomotive is 4-4-0 "American" type. So, yes, it is the same model as the General, made famous by the Buster Keaton film , but also the subject of a daring raid by US agents during the American Civil War.