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If you require help in placing an order or are not sure what size a model is.

you can email enquires@jd-collectables.co.uk or call on the number above

Explanation of Scales


Guide to model sizes - the scale model sizes shown below give the approximate length of the model.

Most models are mounted on a plinth and the length of the plinth can add 25 to 100mm to the total length - this is dependent on the model scale and manufacturer, models can be unscrewed from the plinths.

The Images below gives an indication of the different size of scale model
compare car sizes

compare car sizes

Cars (ford focus hatchback used as example)

Scale ......approx length
1/18th ..........240mm
1/24th .........180mm
1/32th .........135mm
1/43rd .........100mm
1/46th .......... 94mm
1/64th .......... 67mm
1/76th .......... 57mm
1/148th .........29mm

Starting at the top is 1/148 scale then moving down 1/87, 1/76, 1/64, 1/43, 1/32, 1/24 and at the bottom 1/18 scale model

To view all cars click picture >

To view all cars click picture >

Buses sizes

Buses sizes

Buses ( EFE 1/76 scale models)

Single decker bus double decker buses - these are between 11cm and 14cm long

N Gauge 1:148 scale buses are approx 50mm long

picture shows 1:76 and 1:148 (N gauge) bus
To view all buses click picture >

To view all buses click picture >

Motorbike sizes

Motorbike sizes

Motorbikes (based on a Yamaha YZF-R6)

1/6th ----------- 340mm
1/9th ----------- 227mm
1/10th ---------- 204mm
1/12th ---------- 170mm
1/18th ---------- 114mm
1/24th ---------- 85mm
1/76th ----------- 30mm

picture shows ( starting at top)
1:76 scale
1:24 scale
1:18 scale
1:12 scale
To view all motorbikes click picture >

To view all motorbikes click picture >

To view all police cars click the picture >
To view all vans and pick up's click the picture >

To view all vans and pick up's click the picture >

Includes:
American Pick ups
Austin vans
Breakdown vans and flatbed transporter
Ford Vans
Ice cream vans
Milk float
Morris vans
Railway vans
VW vans
Railway scale

Railway scale

N gauge 1:148
HO gauge 1:87
OO gauge 1:76

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