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VII Certamen Internacional de Modelismo

Not perhaps as big as some of the shows that are reported here, nevertheless, very typical of the 'grass-roots' modelling shows which are the lifeblood of the hobby. The show was well-attended over its three days with modelers from all over Spain and Portugal both visiting and participating. The standard of models on display was, as usual, of a high standard. Perhaps not surprisingly, bearing in mind that Coruņa is a port city, a considerable number of warship entries were present although aviation, figures, armor and dioramas more than held their own. I was told by the organisers that the number of armor models was down on previous years although it was good to see a fair presence in 'braille-scale'. Finally, can I express my thanks to Miguel Fernandez Garcia for welcoming me to the show and explaining how their group operated....
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About the Author

About Jim Rae (jimbrae)
FROM: PROVINCIA DE LUGO, SPAIN / ESPAņA

Self-employed English teacher living in NW Spain. Been modelling off and on since the sixties. Came back into the hobby around ten years ago. First love is Soviet Armor with German subjects running a close second. Currently exploring ways of getting cloned to allow time for modelling, working and wr...


Comments

some nice looking models there jim, thanks for the pics joe
APR 01, 2005 - 01:46 AM