Nicholas Martin Diecast
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Morris & Stone, Modern Products, Morestone Series, Essem, Esso Petrol Pump Series

Budgie Toys, Budgie Models, Budgie Miniatures, Morestone & Budgie Noddy Toys

Benbros TV Series & Mighty Midgets, Benbros Qualitoys & Zebra Toys

Britains Miniatures & Lilliput World Vehicle Series     Kemlows Sentry Box Series

NEW!

Britains Lilliput World Vehicle Series

 

Complete guide to the early Miniatures, Motorcycles, LV Series and vehicle Sets

Images and photos, model details, colours, variations, boxes

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Welcome to NICHOLAS MARTIN DIECAST, the leading site for Morestone, Budgie and Benbros diecast toys. Happily, there are now tens of thousands of followers of the website worldwide and many thanks to all of you who have been in contact. It is always a pleasure. 

We have recently added a completely new section devoted to Britains Lilliput Vehicles. These started in the late 1930's with two military models but the launch of the LV Series of Lilliput World vehicles in 1950 started a ten year run of 'OO/HO' scale (1:76) models of Farm, Military and Civilian items. Britains was renowned for its figures and animals but we have concentrated on looking at the Lilliput Vehicles, their details, colours, variations and boxes, with, of course, plenty of photos. 

 

As usual we aim to give you as much information and detail as possible about all the models and especially about their often overlooked boxes. Each model has a separate page with photos and images, a full description and a list of variations which is constatntly being updated as fresh details are discovered. There are also brief histories of the people who created them and the catalogues that they issued.

To improve the site we are gradually upgrading with new font and layout. The buttons at the top of each page now have drop down menus to improve navigation. With over 530 pages, there is much to see but the Index Menus for each range or group of models provide all the links. Detailed links to these are also listed below. 

 

Continue to enjoy NICHOLAS MARTIN DIECAST! Come back often! Hopefully you will always find something new to discover.

Morestone Diecast Toys

Morestone Diecast Toys

Morestone Diecast Toys
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  • Noddy Toys   Morestone and Budgie models based on the childrens' storybook character

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Budgie Diecast Toys

Budgie Diecast Toys

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  • Budgie Toys   authentic index and guide to large scale Budgie Toys & Budgie Models

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  • Budgie Boxes   a new classification of large-scale Budgie boxes

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  • Noddy Toys   Morestone and Budgie models based on the childrens' storybook character

Nicholas Martin Diecast Benbros Toys

Benbros Diecast Toys

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Britains Lilliput Vehicle Series
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Nicholas Martin Diecast Kemlows Sentry Box Series

Kemlows Sentry Box

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Discovering information about vintage toys is a continuing process.

To get in touch about anything on this site or possible additions

email nicholas@diecastvintagetoys.co.uk

 

Any valuations given on this website are an approximate estimate

and should be regarded as a rough guide only

Copyright © Nicholas Martin 2020 All rights reserved

 

No part of this website can be reproduced without permission

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Our thanks to Robert Newson for his assistance and photographs. His books BUDGIE MODELS (1988 Leisure-Time Publications), BENBROS TV SERIES & MIGHTY MIDGETS (2002 3rd edition) and the two volume FARMING IN MINIATURE (2013/14 Old Pond Publishing) are indispensable sources of information for diecast collectors. 

His own website is robertnewson.co.uk

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Morestone, Budgie, Benbros Vintage Toys

Britains Lilliput Vehicles     Kemlows Sentry Box

Abbreviations used on Nicholas Martin Diecast

   

  • bpw  - black plastic wheels

  • pmw - painted metal wheels

  • pw    - plastic wheels

  • spw  - silver plastic wheels

  • umw - unpainted metal wheels

  • id.     - maker's identification

 

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