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Cock needed for Brighton & Hove plastic or real

In the seventies, when I was and in my early teens, I used to build balsa model aircraft with my father. Today there are no model shops at all in Brighton or Hove that sell traditional model aircraft kits, although the hobby is still going strong across the country.


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It was run by a real character, Harold Elliott, and consisted of a very large O gauge railway layout with dozens of Bassett-Lowke locomotives phew — what that lot would be worth today! I worked there as a Saturday Job in and it was all jolly good fun. How long did he remain there?

There is quite a bit about this from May Harold had a daughter, Victoria, and his wife was frequently in charge of the cash desk.

I cannot now recall her name. I am fairly sure there was never a son. This way hundreds more came in during a week than would have if they were to have paid.

The donations ranged from shirt buttons up to ten shilling notes and the net benefit over a fixed ticket price was undoubtedly huge. That would have been an August Saturday. If the weather was less than perfect we would get literally thousands of tourist dropping in during a single day. He had a bookstand inside the exhibition which also contributed to the business. I recall Harold buying up all the remaindered stock from Ian Allan which was the major publisher of transport literature.

Harold was a big bluff northerner it is true — but with a heart of gold and was a great friend to me for about three years which to a young teenager is quite a long time. I think he was still there as late as about but I really am not certain.

Yes, I do remember the train layout and the old guy that ran it. I remember a stuffed two headed lamb, and a few other oddities. Does anyone else recall this?

I do vaguely recall this but it was not associated with Railwayland. We used to go by train from Brighton on the long closed branch line to Horsham for days out at Bramber Castle. Being young children and appreciating the bizarre, a visit to this exhibition was always something to look forward to.

Not at all PC these days I suppose. For a short time a limited version of th Potters Museum was in Arundul. Mid 80s? Could be a bit out on the time.

I have lasting memories of day trips to Bramber museum as. The rabbits all in a school room was my favourite. Wonder where it all is now? Yes, cannot see it being tolerated these days.

Thankyou for that link Andy,will take a look. Hi I have an old post card of the Potters Museum.

If anyone would like a copy,let me know Regards Maralyn. I well remember Harold Elliott, used to stick a tap on his head for water for his smoke units. He moved to a spot near the railway station then retired and sold up. Railwayland by David Ward 26 November I can assure everyone that Harold did not pee into a plastic bucket behind the counter!!!

Kevin Bushby, 27 November Yes, I do remember the train layout and the old guy that ran it. David Ward, 1 December I do vaguely recall this but it was not associated with Railwayland.

Jennifer tonks nee smith, 1 December For a short time a limited version of th Potters Museum was in Arundul. David Ward, 1 December Try this link: www. Raymond Dickie Bird, 3 December I well remember Harold Elliott, used to stick a tap on his head for water for his smoke units.

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