Plank Fire Pumper
Taylor & Barrett Singer Airsteam
Morestone Fire Engine
Dyson Roadster
Timpo Garage
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Welcome to www.robertnewson.co.uk

I am a collector, researcher and writer on the subject of cast metal toy vehicles, with particular emphasis on minor British manufacturers.  As time permits, I intend to make many of my published articles available online on this website.  You can also see a few items from my collection at the top of this page, or follow the links below.

NEW for 2017!  FARMING IN MINIATURE - FURTHER DISCOVERIES is an online update with new information supplementing the acclaimed Farming in Miniature book.

Also new is an archive version of the Lone Star website created by the late Geoffrey Ambridge.



NEW BOOK - VOLUMES 1 & 2 NOW AVAILABLE!
Farming in Miniature Volume 1
Farming in Miniature is a fantastic new book about British-made toy tractors, implements and horse-drawn farm vehicles.Farming in Miniature Volume 2

Published in two volumes, both available now.

Click here for more details.


Also online is my comprehensive article on LONE STAR IMPY, FLYERS and COMMERCIALS previously published in Diecast Collector magazine:-
And my articles on CHARBENS VEHICLES previously published in Diecast Collector magazine:-
And see my Tootsietoy website for my re-working of Clint Seeley's classic articles on pre-war Tootsietoys:
Also online is a new page with photos and listings updating my Benbros booklet:
And some of my own articles previously published in print:
Other pages on this site:
  • Visit the MSMC website with pictures of a few more items from my collection.
  • Contact me by e-mail.



The following are links to other interesting websites:

CLUBS FORUMS
MODEL BUS WEBSITES

MANUFACTURERS

MUSEUMS

MAGAZINES

EVENTS

AUCTIONS


COLLECTORS' PERSONAL SITES

ITEMS FOR SALE

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