Category:Hugar Models Kit-Sets

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Hugar Models Kit-Sets

1938 -     


The Hugar Models Kit-Sets of electrically powered ship models seem to have first appeared in Meccano magazine advertising in 1938.

1938 advertising text

POWER DRIVEN MODELS OF FAMOUS SHIPS

Hugar Models Kit-Sets enable you to build for yourself scale working models of famous ships of H.M. Royal Navy and the Merchantile Marine. Kit-Set of H.M.S. NELSON (made-up model illustrated here) contains over 100 parts and a detailed instruction sheet for assembling. When built, the model floats perfectly, is electrically propelled and answers to the helm. Made-up models of ships completely equipped and ready for sailing are also available. Besides H.M.S. NELSON we can supply working models of the following – H.M.S. Southampton, R.M.S. Queen Mary, R.M.M.V. Sterling Castle, R.M.M.V. Athlone Castle, S.S. Orion, S.S. Orcades and S.S. Epsom Downs (Modern Cargo Vessel). The models are two feet upwards in length, and they will run 2½ hours non-stop.

write now for descriptions and price list of models, sent free together with instruction chart for building H.H.S. Nelson

— , Hugar Models, , Meccano Magazine, , April 1938

NEW SCALE MODELS!

TUG AND BARGE CONSTRUCTIONAL KIT-SET

Complete with Instruction Chart, exceptionally powerful Electric Motor, Battery, Paints, Brush, etc. Tug and Barge are both 16" long.

THE SET COMPLETE, PRICE 12'6, including packing and carriage.
FINISHED MODELS, PRICE 22'6 the pair.

Mobile trolleys for use with these models indoors or in the garden. Price per pair, constructional 1'6 or finished 3'-.

— , Hugar Models, , Scale Railway Modelling Today, , June 1938

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