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Thanks Albert, link added to post No.1

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That.s really handy Albert .  Thanks.:thumbs



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Thanks Albert, useful link.  I see that the four articles dated 1943 entitled 'Miniature Building Construction' appear to be the forerunner of the book published in 1950.  Some of the drawings are as used in the book.

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I spotted this building at the Woking show today.  Clearly another fan of John Ahearn...



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Arrived today from Myhobby Store, and filed away for future use; Village Shop, Country Inn,Village Filling Station and Small Country Station.

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col.stephens wrote: I spotted this building at the Woking show today.  Clearly another fan of John Ahearn...



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Luffley, with knobs on! The adjacent warehouse has a familiar look about it, too...

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The pictures below are those found at the rear of JAs Miniature Building Construction [M.B.C.] and were once available as blue prints from Percival Marshall.  Thanks to Terry for prompting me to post them, not all of them are shown in each edition of M.B.C.

Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.

Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.




Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.


Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.

Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.

Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.

Copyright CV Russell and E Fells. Reproduced with their kind permissions.


Please note the the family of J.A. indicated that they were not copyright holders of the blueprints for the models made from these sketches. So, even if we find original/copies we would be unable to publish them here. I have written to Hobbycraft requesting details of the holders, to no avail.

I have permission to reproduce text and diagrams from M.B.C. 'for the advancement of railway modelling' and not for any commercial purpose.

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