Nevertheless these sad events, I eventually managed to finalize my order by Antics UK , it is the HM 1/48 diecast airplane model P47D Razorback with pilot dedication (special commercial act by…Continue
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I- AUTO-PROFILE !! :
I’m living in France at Beauvais, middle town of 60,000 inhabitants, 70km NW of Paris; I was born in February 1948 and retired since November 2009. Proud father of 3 sons and grand father of 4 grandchildren (2 boys and 2 girls, thanks God !)
I’ve been collecting "diecast" miniatures models since year 2000, beginning with 1/72 items, but many years ago, I used to assemble and paint plastic models (Airfix, Aurora, Heller, Revell, Monogram, aso) fallen in pieces for long... together with my dexterity, my sight and my patience !!!
Here is a link to my showroom, old and new agencement:
My planes models collection, involving scales from 1/400 to ~1/30,
represents 318 items from WW1 to space conquest. Some of them are still in their boxes. September 2019: Since there's no more room left at home for my airplanes models, it seems this is their ultimate inventory… But I continue with some vehicles and books...
Though this site is more dedicated to airplanes models, let me share with you that I'm collecting too armored vehicles, battleships and militaries regarding WW1, WW2 and modern conflicts (752 items ) with scales from 1/1100 to 1/16. In fact it's the most important part of my collections.
I'm collecting too tin soldiers from Napoleonic wars, WW1 and WW2.
...More? I play the guitar and sing with my bro in a little Irish Pub Music band called "The Grabateers" !!!!!!
In a parallel way, I got a large library of historical and/or technical books - 262 so far - (series begun in the 60ies), as well as documentary DVDs regarding military airplanes and vehicles of WW1, WW2 and modern conflicts (see hereunder links to my docs Albums):
I like "linking" my models to the real History and issue little historical posts on the forum. This forum is an open space of vulgarisation, and I'm happy finding new real amateurs able to write some as my good friend Ahmed Misbah from Egypt. All of you are invited to do so !!
III- PICS ALBUMS:
Hereunder in the "My Photos" module are some photos albums of my Airplanes and Armored Fighting Vehicles collections. Choose the "View all" option for more....or you can link to my whole pics cavern:
This file can be opened either by Excel, Open Office or LibreOffice suites.
18/01/2020 - Added book "Le III / Zerstörergeschwader 26 1939-1944" by J-L Roba, LELA Presse Editor, January 2020.
25/12/2019 - Here it is: Hobby Master 1/48 HA8652 - Hawker Hurricane IIc JX-E (replica of the original BE681, N°1 Squ., 1942)- refurbished PZ865 The last of the many , BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) Night Fighter.
24/12/2019 - Added 2 more items of the 1/43 Altaya/Ixo 'WW2 Cars" series:
24/12/2019 - Added book "Furies et Crocodiles - Morane au combat dans la Bataille de France - Historique du GC III/7 de mai 39 à août 40", by Rémi Baudru, LELA Presse 2015.
24/12/2019: Received my XMas gift Nr 02 - KG100, the "Drakkar" squadron, by JL Roba, LELA Press Publ. (06/2015)
The KG 100 remains a still very mysterious unit although having experienced a certain "celebrity" in 1943 when sinking Italian battleship "Roma" by means of Hs 293, the famous "high bombs". But the rest of its career is largely unknown. Having seen the day before the war as a precision guidance unit, the KG 100 would evolve into more classic tasks, first on He 111, then on Do 217 and finally on He 177. It was employed in Scandinavia, England, the USSR and the Mediterranean. Often based in France, the unit would finally take part in the June 1944 fighting in Normandy before its dissolution.
29/11/2019 : Received my XMas gift Nr 01 (to be opened only at the right moment !) : Hobby Master 1/48 HA8652 Hawker Hurricane IIc JX-E (remake) PZ865 (refurbished "The last of the many"), BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) Night Fighter.
24/10/2019- Added profiles book "Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet", Spotlight On series N°21, Stratus/MMPBooks Publ., by the late Krzysztof Wolowski. 2019.
17/10/2019 - Added today the N°3 of the Altaya series "1/43 WWII Military Cars": Patton's own Cadillac Series 75 Fleetwood V8 Limousine, XVth Army, Germany, 1945.
This model is exposed (since 1951) at the Fort Knox Patton's Museum. It's after a car crash occured 9th December 1945 onboard this kind of vehicle that General Patton found his death the 21st of the same month in a Heidelbergt hospital.
15/10/2019 - Added N°1 of the new Altaya-IXO series "1/43 WWII Military Cars": Citroën Traction avant 11-BL FFI (Beutewagen re-used by the Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur", France, 1944.
15/10/2019 - Added N°2 of the new Altaya-IXO series "1/43 WWII Military Cars": Mercedes-Benz MB W-31 Typ G4-540, 1. Luftwaffe Fliegerkorps Kommandierender General official vehicle, France, May 1940. I doubt this vehicle was ever fitted with MG
09/10/2019 - just subscribed to this new Altaya series dedicated to WWII military cars:https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F2Mdw1mb%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0LX5emu93zY0PD21Er4Zh0JmpKFCwMYtRUtuZQXXijM9T-_H9frvFUt2c&h=AT0Xg9GMBN3k9TWbM2X_DEC74PSKpxCUn5M14l3McxJjFCNviIltHiVG9UHvM1_ldrowAzL6qAy47xJdgZ2vpW89fIvA7noz2Z_2xny6mffs_AjspuI7VIATjwJeMaCXBZEw41F-doHHczXpunM
14/09/2019 - Added book "Tous les Berliet Militaires 1914-1940 Volume 1: Les Camions", by Francois Vauvillier, H&C Publ., Sept. 2019.
12/09/2019 - Added bookazine:
-LUFTWAFFE - Secret Projects of the IIIrd Reich, by Dan Sharp, Mortons Media Group Publ., 2019. Special edition (item N°092) signed by the author.
Completes the 2 opus I still own by the same author: Secret Bombers of the IIIrd Reich (2016), and Secret Wings of the IIIrd Reich (2017).
21/08/2019 - Added books:
- Torpedo LOS ! Tome 1 – Les U-Boote dans la Bataille de l’Atlantique – 1939-1941 , by Xavier Tracol, Caraktère Presse & Editions, 2019.
- U-Boot Typ VII – Toutes les versions du U-Boot le plus redouté de l’Atlantique, by Xavier Tracol, Caraktère Presse & Editions, 2019.
25/05/2019 - Added book: Le GC (Groupe de Chasse) III/3 en 1939/1940: Condors et Pirates au combat, LELA Presse, by Bernard PHILIPPE and Bertrand HUGOT.
Location of GC III/3 at Beauvais-Tillé airfield (my hometown):
GC III / 3 (28 Morane-Saulnier MS 406 fighters) from 10/04 until 10/05/1940 then from 17 until 21/05/1940.
See other photographs on hereunder Album 48.
I hope that these data will help to complete my profile... and make you happy and inquiring !!! I was proud to be a MAC member, to be part of Scale Model Collectors (SMC ?) AND NOW I'M PROUD TO BE A MAC MEMBER AGAIN (hopefully, no problems for the links, thanks to Matt !! LOL !! :=D ) Kind regards from France and take care all !!!
JF QUILLIEN (A.K.A. Jeff or Papi Jeff )
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