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Note: This Sources for Model Builders list is provided as a service to model builders, and the listing of the business does not infer an endorsement of the products or service by the Nautical Research Guild. Specific references can be obtained by applying directly to the business.

The lists on this page are divided into the following categories for convenience of locating information:


American Science & Surplus
3605 Howard Street
Skokie, IL 60076
847-982-0870 and Fax: 800-934-0722
Mica sheets, etc.
Web Site link:
AFP Models
20 Hale Crescent
Windsor, NSW, 2756
Phone: (02) 4577-4898
Overseas: +61-2-4577-4898
Catalogue of over 500 1/72 scale model warship products.
Web Site link:
Arrow Graphics
R.R. #1
York, Ontario N0A 1R0
Canadian flags, markings
CAP Maquettes
Deck fittings
FAX (USA and Canada): (33) 240.436.603
FAX (Other Countries): (33) 240.436.603
Cole's Power Models
839 E. Front St., P. O. Box 788
Ventura, CA 93002
Steam engines, castings, supplies
Collector's Brass
P.O. Box 27191
Fresno, CA 93729-7191
1/35 guns & accessories, mainly for armor (tanks)
Diamond Enterprises & Book Publishers
Division of Yesteryear Toys and Books, Inc.
Box 537, Bailey Settlement Rd
Alexandria, N.Y. 13607
Steam engines
Echo Mountain Models Model Railroad supplies applicable to Ship Models.
Custom 3 level brass or stainless steel etching
of parts including design and artwork.
Decals - one color or multiple from your sketches or photos
Model building tools
Web Site link:
Click on "Custon Services"
Edmund Scientific Co.
101 E. Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007-1380
800-728-6999 and FAX 609-547-3292
Many items appropriate for static
and especially R/C models
Flagship Models
2204 Summer Way Lane
Edmond, OK 73013
Phone/FAX:(405) 330-6525
Photo-etched warship fittings in various scales
Web Site link:
Floating Drydock
c/o General Delivery
Kresgeville, PA 18333
FAX: 610-381-2004
Fittings, plans, photos & books, mainly warships of WWII
Web Site link:
Gary Harmon Design Group
5251 Pattison Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Riverboat fittings in Britannia metal
SASE for illustrated list
Gold Medal Models
Rt. 2, Box 3104
Lopez, WA 98261
1/96 to 1/700 photoetch warship fittings
Web Site link:
Graham Bantock
141 High Street
Kelvedon, Essex
England C05 9AA
Model Yacht Supplier
H-R Products
P.O. Box 67
McHenry, IL 60050
Mail order only
Mfg. cast WWII warship fittings, weapons of various sizes,
54mm figures, and diorama pieces (brooms,pans,cups etc.)
Web Site link:
John Haynes fittings
2 Government Road, Hoylake
Wirral, Merseyside L47 2DB
WWII U.S. warship fittings
c/oE. Radestock
Also carried by Floating Drydock
M.A.C.K. Products Model Marine
P.O. Box 464
Long Beach, NJ 07740
R/C model power
Masterpieces in Minature
P.O. Box 387
Medford, MA 02155
Photo etched brass warship fittings
MCD Model Control Devices
PO Box 173, 18 Reid Street
Bobcaygeon, Ontario
Canada K0M 1AO
R/C electronics & speed controls
Microform Models
5 Northern Blvd. #10
Amherst, NH 03031
603-883-6673 and Fax: 603-598-8082
Assortment of figures in different scales, in a tin-based alloy,
intended for use by architects, engineers,
model builders, & set designers.
Model Marine Corporation
P.O. Box 755 / 1110 23rd Ave.
Menominee, MI 49858
Phone: (906) 864-2770
Modern sail boat fittings.Licensed to produce replicas of the popular Harken line of fittings, and do custom work.
Web Site link:
Octura Models
7351 N. Hamilton
Skokie, IL 60076
Boat & ship props - R/C & static
Precision Scale Model Engineering
33 Harding Street
Milford, MA 01757
Motors, gears & tools
Precision Scale Models
"The Steam Gallery"
Thorganby, York
North Yorkshire YO4 6DA
01904 448331
Mini-Max range of model boat steam engines
229B E. Rollins Rd.
Round Lake Beach, FL 60073
R/C sounds & electronics
Saturated Steam
A division of Small Parts, Inc.
13980 N.W. 58th Court
Miami Lakes, FL 33014-3115
Steam engines
Ships n' Things
PO box 605
Somerville, NJ 08876-0605
Fittings catalog available.
SIG Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Montezuma, IA 50171-0520
515-623-5154 and FAX: 515-623-3922
Order: 800-247-5008, Modeler Hot Line: 800-524-7805
Rossi Inboard Marine Engines for R/C
Web Site link:
Sirmar Model Ship Fittings
Unit 48, Meadow Mills, Dixon Street
Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 1HH
Phone/fax: 01562 747419 (24 hours)
Modern Catalogue - 5 pounds
WW2 Catalogue - 5 pounds
Small Parts Inc.
13980 N.W. 58th Court, P.O. Box 4650
Miami Lakes, FL 33014-4650
305-558-1255 Catalog available
Orders: 800-220-4242 and FAX: 800-423-9009
Gears, shapes, parts, screens, tubing, etc.
Web Site link:
E-Mail to:
R. Stab
35 Rue des Petits Champs
Paris 1 France
Swampworks Mfg.
1810 N. Farm Rd. 197
Springfield, MO 65802
R/C warship parts (actual shooting)
E-mail to:
Web Site link:
TASKFORCE72 Australia
1/72 Scale warship modellers
1/72 fittings, plans, hulls and semi-kits of current
and recent warships (back to WW2 mainly)
Also some 1/96, 1/48 and 1/32 products
Product List at: Web Site link:
Treasure Beach Co.
Kathy St Amant
P.O. Box 10263
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
2412 Federal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064
FAX: 310-437-1197
Casting in bronze, brass, silver, Britannia, etc.
From your masters - - and her supplies
Cyro via Hereford
HR3 5LB England
Vintage Model Fittings
460 Casa Real Place
Nipomo, CA 93444
R/C electronics
Walther's HO train Catalog
Milwaukee, WI
Many HO & O gauge accessories and parts
suitable for adaptation to model ships
Web Site link:
Warner Woods West
440 W. Old Highway 91, 
Ivins, UT 84738 
Milled specialty woods, blocks, & cases
Laid up linen line
Williams Model Works
10022 Garrett Street
Vienna, VA 22181
Contemporary (steel hull) ship fittings
3/16"=1' to 1/285 scale
including 1/192 stud link chain
Yesteryear Toys & Books Inc
RR 3
Brighton, ON KOK 1H0
Large selection and stockist of live steam models and
accessories. Manufactures include Mamod, Wilesco, Cheddar,
and Krick. Featuring marine engines, and steam boats.
800-481-1353 or 613-475-1771
Fax: 800-305-5138 or 613-475-3748
E-mail to:
Web Site link:

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Blue Water Navy / MB Models
P.O.Box 8421, Festival Center
Charlston, SC 29418
Mfg. 1/350 resin warships
white metal & photo etched fittings
E-mail to:
Flagship Models
2204 Summer Way Lane
Edmond, OK 73013
1/700 photo-etched warship fittings
Web Site link:
Gold Medal Models
Route 2, Box 3104
Lopez, WA 98261
1/96 to 1/700 photoetch warship fittings
Web Site link:
Tom's Modelworks
1050 Caranberry Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014
Mfg. 1/700 & 1/350 resin warship kits
& photo etch brass fittings
Web site link:
White Ensign
Gardener's Cottage
Cowarne Court, Lower Eggleton,
Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2UF
01432 820403 and Fax: 01432 820830
Manufacturers of 1/700 and 1/350 scale resin ship kits
of the Royal Navy.
Also manufacture photo-etched brass warship accessories
in 1/600, 1/700 and 1/350 scales.
Web Site Link:
12 years of providing materials and free research
for the plastic ship modeller

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