Spalding Spring 2014 Model Tractor Show

04 March 2014
imports_CCGB_spalding2014_99575.jpg Spalding Spring 2014 Model Tractor Show
The first of this year's Model Tractor shows is set to take place on Sunday 6th April. ...
Spalding Spring 2014 Model Tractor Show Images
The first of this year's Model Tractor shows is set to take place on Sunday 6th April. The Spalding Show is recognised as the largest gathering of its type for farm toy enthusiasts in Britain, attracting traders and enthusiasts from across the UK and Europe. Expect to find a wide selection of obsolete toy tractors on offer, as well as the latest model releases from all the leading manufacturers.

Many model makers use the event as a platform to release new models. This offers a great advantage to the show visitors, who are able to purchase items not usually found at regular toy fairs, as well many of the older or unique models unobtainable elsewhere. 

But toys and models are only part of the story because the event has grown in stature to become an important resource for collectors of tractor literature – a growing trend of interest – with all the major UK dealers in attendance. In fact, the scope of the show extends to all areas of tractor collectables; browse the hundreds of stalls and you will be surprised what you may find among the ephemera on offer. There is also an opportunity to add to your library of tractor books and meet some of the authors at the same time.

The model tractor world has grown enormously in recent years and this is reflected in the show with new areas of interest such as dioramas. Several will be on display and they can be entered into a competition offering cash prizes for the best dioramas exhibited. The event will feature a small display of full-sized tractors, and as usual a limited-edition show model will be on sale during the day.

The show will be held at the usual venue: the Springfields Exhibition Centre (just off the A16 bypass), Spalding, Lincolnshire. The centre offers excellent restaurant facilities and there is ample car parking. In addition the Springfields Festival Garden shopping outlet will cater those members of the family not interested in tractors! Set your sat-nav for PE12 6ET and you can add to your collection or just enjoy a brilliant day out among the world of miniature tractors!

Contact Colin Boor for further details on 07710 321471.  
Email: [email protected] 

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