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EX39 2DL
01237 423453


Osborn's Models


7 Honestone Street,  Bideford,  Devon EX39 2DL

 01237 423453   07774 147858
eCommerce Website Contact Retailer by mail

Credit Cards accepted Electronic Payments accepted e.g. PayPal Mail Order Service available
Opening Hours: TUE-SAT 10.00 am-5pm
Worldwide Export: Yes
Model Types Stocked:


21st November 2019


Stockists of:

- British Outline - North American Outline - European/Continental Outline -
Manufacturers stocked:
Bachmann, Hornby, Peco, Kato, Roco, Life-Like, Cornerstone, Tomix, Tomytec, Atlas, Piko, Faller, Noch, Woodland Scenics, Gaugemaster, Expo Tools, Unimat, Antex, Humbrol, Oxford Diecast, Base, Faller, Ratio, Wills, Fleischmann, Farish, Dapol, Osborn's Own Exclusive Laser Kits, Osborns 3d Printed Classic Vehicles
Scales & Gauges:
1mm, 2mm, 4mm, 7mm,
Z, N, HO, OO, OO9, HOe, O, G
Other Model Railway Products Stocked:
Rolling Stock Kits, Track, Scratchbuilding Materials,
Other Modelling Products Stocked:
Paints & Glues, Plastic & Card kits, Scenic Materials, Scratchbuilding Materials, Tools
Services Available:
- Modelling Advice - DCC Decoder Fitting - Limited Edition Models -

Osborns Models specialises in and stocks the widest range of N Scale in the UK including many uncommon brands from all over the World plus our exclusive commissions all listed and available either Online or in store. Most scales plus modelling supplies and tools are stocked and shipped worldwide. DCC systems stocked and installed. Also now an ever expanding range of in house laser cut kits, custom service and a range of 3d Printed vehicles. Please visit our website to be amazed at the vast selection.
[RateIT] [Write a Review] Current Rating: Four Stars
 Previously submitted Customer Comments

Pete , Bristol - 07 Oct 2020 - Five Stars
Fair kodos to Osborns Models. My email to them Tue 06/10/2020 14:20 Sir, Do you have in stock kato 3-115 HO scale kato unitrrack hv5 oval variation pack please. £76.46 If I order it on your webpage, and its not in stock, do I get a full refund Much thanks Stay safe. Tue 06/10/2020 15:00 Hi Pete, Thank you for your email, yes we have one of these in stock. Regards M Tue 06/10/2020 15:45 Thank you for choosing Osborns Models. We want to let you know that your order has been received and will be processed as soon as possible Just got home from work, and its here. Well impressed

Ivor , Worthing West Sussex - 10 Aug 2020 - Five Stars
Very happy with models they look good on my lay out I got them as I did drive both when I was yonger years ago good days

Anthony , Nottingham - 19 Jul 2020 - Four & a half Stars
First class speedy service. Product exactly as described well made with good detailing. Excellent range of products to choose from. Definitely Would recommend this item to anyone.

Andy , Newcastle Under Lyme - 19 Jul 2020 - Five Stars
Easy to order. Superfast delivery. Michael & Maurice are friendly & knowledgeable, a pleasure to do business with. Highly recommended. The model shop for the N Gauge enthusiast.

John , Bishops Stortford - 15 Jan 2020 - Four & a half Stars
Easy to order website orders arrive within an acceptable time, and if there are any queries they are always delt with quickly and efficiently. Thank you.

Roger , London - 28 Aug 2019 - Five Stars
Good communications and very fast delivery. Nice model of 45t steam crane N gauge, been looking for a model for a while as I am renovating a full size one on the Bluebell Railway

Paul , Poole - 18 Apr 2019 - Five Stars
Couldn't have asked for better service order was placed and delivered within 24 hours and well packaged very friendly helpful staff as well at the end of the phone

Don , Lincoln - 10 Jan 2019 - Two Stars
This company has had a good reputation for many years and I believe it has a good stock level and the owners are helpful - If you visit. However I tried to buy from the website. I received an order acknowledgement but no delivery date so I sent an email asking if the item was in stock and, if not, when would it be. I had one response saying the manufacturer delivered once a week but no further information. Several more weeks went past and further emails did not receive any responses. I cancelled the order and then had to phone to get confirmation of cancellation. Poor online service and I was disappointed.

Micheal , Chesterfield - 06 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars
I am about a couple of hours away from finishing my low relief dairy model, it has been very straightforward to make and is really beginning to look the part and will be a great addition to my layout. Maurice at Osborn's models was very obliging in changing it to Express Dairies to suite my layout and I have absolutely no problem in recommending them.

Alan , Wigan, Lanc's - 06 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars
Ommunication not always good until I found confirmation emails in the junk folder. Haven't used them until recently but prices are reasonable and delivery is prompt, so no complaints from me.

Rob , Gloucester - 06 Dec 2017 - Four & a half Stars
Very helpful and excellent value for money. Well worth making an order or paying a visit. I have made quite a few orders from this shop.

Martin , Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan - 05 Dec 2017 - Five Stars
Cannot fault Osborn's Models in any way. Easy to use website order page. Superb delivery time item received very very promptly well packaged. Would recommend to any modellers out there. Plus the fact that items are very competitively priced.


Previous News Items -

New from Osborn's Models - Ransome & Rapier 6 ton Petrol/Electric Yard Crane

Dating from the 1930's this type of crane of a unique design introduced by Ransomes and Rapier Ltd. To meet the requirements of Wharves, Railway Goods Yards and, in fact, anywhere it was desired to handle mixed goods expeditiously. These cranes were exported all over the world.

Ideally paired with Arch Laser BM containers or similar to br loaded on/off a Conflat or Mechanical Horse.

Comes fully finished including driver.

Available in OO Gauge - Arch Laser B3D025
And N Gauge - Arch Laser A3D025 N

New from Osborn's Models - LMS 6-Wheel CCT

OCWW ALN055 LMS 6-Wheel Combination Carriage Truck Kit

Just over 200 of these early 6 ton payload LMS 6-wheeled CCTs were built on re-cycled ex Midland Coach underframes. Minor detail differences existed to suit the frames used but they were all built to the same basic body shape. After 1959 they were banned from passenger trains after which many were downgraded to departmental use. However when first out shopped they were painted in fully lined LMS Crimson. Later the body ends of most were painted black.Note the unusual tie rods.

An etched and laser cut mixed media 'N' Scale Craftsman kit.
PVA glue and paint required to complete.

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