The BBC is reporting that Horsby is taking over Airfix and Humbrol. After Airfix went into Administration earlier this year, they now have a new start.
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Two new releases from Fujimi, both in 1/700 scale, IJN subjects submarine "Otsu/Hei" , and destroyer "Tachibana/Nashi" !
The publishing house Panzerwrecks, have just announced the THIRD volume in their very interesting series...
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their November 2006 new releases. This month, in addition to their latest figure releases, Andrea have announced the release of an amazing limited edition 54mm U-Boat cross-section!
This is a great kit introduction. The headquarters vessel for President Laura Roslyn in Battlestar Galactica.
Spanish miniature manufacturer Andrea Miniatures has recently announced their November 2006 new releases. This month, in addition to the latest figures in their Warlord Saga and Astérix series, Andrea have announced the release of an amazing limited edition 54mm U-Boat cross-section!
One of the more interesting figure companies in recent years, was undoubtedly, Yanks Miniatures. Now, the owner of the new company, Paul Wilkie, has reworked the range and it has now been relaunched....
Adalbertus have sent us news of a new Polish manufacturer - Ademola22. Ademola22 have recently announced a series of resin busts.
TRIFON announces 2 new fantastic releases for November 2006:
For a long time this set has been announced in the Dragon Models' catalogue. Now, the first images have been made available...
It's been a long-time coming, but the wait has certainly been worthwhile as these exclusive pics from Rest Models show.
Here's an advance announcement from Hasegawa Models focusing on two interesting releases for February, 2007!
The decal producer, Archer Fine Transfers, certainly seems to be ahead of the game with a series of new, 1/35th scale decal sheets complementing some of the recent kit releases....
Dragon Models Limited latest "Premium Edition" kit, available soon!
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MSW's own Kenny Loup (Gator) sends us news from the swamps of a new mask subjects that he is starting to reproduce for his company, Gator's Paint Mask.
He has just announced that he will be adding new masks for "Torpedo boats" Camouflage markings for the American PT, German E-Boat,and British MTB!
One of the companies which is increasing its reputation for both originality and quality' is the Russian manufacturer, MiniArt. Now, the company has sent us details of their latest releases for November...
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Trumpeter Models sends us an advance announcement focusing on two new March of 2007 releases for the shipwright! Read the details and check out the early box-art illuatrations!
NEWS in from Hasegawa Models
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In a previous MSW News story, we reported news of this interesting new limited edition kit, in a brief announcement seen Here!
Now, we will take a closer look at this upcoming release, scheduled for the end of December this year!
One of the more interesting subjects for modellers and historians, has been the use of AFV turrets as fixed fortifications. Many parts of the world have seen these defences - from the Russo-Sino border to unlikely locations such as the frontier between Spain and France. This new book, from Crowood Press, looks at a century of developments of this type...
Pit-Road Models sends us an advance announcement featuring two exciting looking USN Amphibious ship offerings in 1/700 scale injection!
Recently there was news about Revell releasing Battlestar Galactica kits. Here is an update via CultTVMan
It didn't take much time for Revell to produce a kit of this rookie team car.
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Revell of Germany brings us advanced details and box-art of a new and upcoming March, 2007 release, harbour tug boat "Smit Houston", in 1:200 scale!
Seil Models have recently announced their November 2006 releases. Included this month in addition to their latest latest 90mm figure, is HFM member Tomas Castano's stunning mounted Gothic Knight!
Portuguese miniature manufacturer Viriatus Miniatures has recently announced a new addition to their growing range of 54mm white metal Portuguese military and historical miniatures.
Here's an equally new and notably interesting release in paperback from Osprey Publishing!
News in from across the pond to the MSW News desk!
Here's two new upcoming releases from Zvezda, two highly interesting (and most different!) kit subjects in mind!
Dragon Models have just given us the first images of a new, 1/35th scale Figure set - the latest in their Generation Two range:
Techmod have announced a new series of Spitfire Mk. IX decals. The aircraft featured are all flown by Polish Squadrons in the RAF during WW2.
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JAG Collective, Florida based model laking studio, has just released another fantastic looking model kit, this time in 1/700 scale resin, the "USS Bainbridge (CGN 25)"
Italian company Soldiers (Italy) has recently announced their latest two releases.
NEWS in from across the pond to the MSW news desk!
Dragon Models Limited has announced their latest offering, in 1/350 scale, the U.S.S. Momsen DDG-92!
Amidst all the excitement at the recent Tokyo Hobby Show, a series of new releases passed almost unnoticed - the 1/35th Scale Armor/Figure releases from the Japanese manufacturer Fine Molds. Now, with the assistance of the on-line retailer (and site sponsor) HLJ (HobbyLink Japan), we are able to bring details and images of these very interesting releases.
News in from Revell of Germany, of a new and VERY exciting looking Military Small Craft release!!
Elite Miniaturas, the Spanish historical miniature manufacturer that lives up to its name each and every time, has recently announced their latest release. This time a stunning tribute to the Royal Horse Artillery.
News in to the MSW news desk!
Two new and very interesting looking photo-etch sets from White Ensign Models!
The Korean manufacturer of resin updates/conversion sets, Legend Productions, have just announced two new releases:
Amongst the more attractive subjects is, without a shadow of a doubt, the WW2 British Armoured cars. Now, comes news of a new kit in 1/35th scale from the British manufacturer, Sovereign 2000
At last weekend's Tokyo Hobby Show, amongst the many announcements which were made by various manufacturers, this one almost passed by unnoticed...
Young Miniatures have recently announced their new release for October 2006: a 90mm Highlander!
This News Story is simply an attempt to get up to date with the announced releases - for those who may have missed them in the forums, from AFV Club at the Tokyo Hobby Show.
German model company Hecker & Goros Zinnfiguren have a very diverse range of products, and are particularly well-known for their range of 1/72 scale white metal maritime figures. They also have a range of very nice 1/32 (54mm) scale historical miniatures, the most recent of which are the subject of this news article.
In the case of the M4 Sherman, the most sought after book for the enthusiast is undoubtedly Hunnicutt, in the case of the Soviet T34, it was clearly 'Mythical Weapon', now news comes from AirConnection of a NEW edition of the book...
We are please to present a sneak peak of a forthcoming 90mm mounted knight by Pegaso Models.
The VLS Corporation, has recently announced the following new figure and figure related releases through three of its subsidiaries, Lincoln County Line, Streets of Laredo and Warriors Scale Models. Also included are three 1/6 scale busts which I missed earlier this year.
The VLS Corporation, has recently announced the following new scenery releases through two of its subsidiaries, Custom Dioramics and 135th Construction Battalion.
Italian manufacturer Aitna Model has recently announced their latest releases, including an interesting looking new fantasy figure.
Well, the wait is over, mates!
Here they are, the elusive first images of the new and very soon to be released 1/72 scale GATO, from Revell Models!
Realmodel has previously been best known for its extensive catalogue of Armor update/accesory sets along with their complete kits, now they are diversifying with some 1/35th scale figures...
With the announcement of two new Stryker kits in 1/35th and the increasing interest in Modern Armorm these new sets from Realmodel should find a ready market...