A case in point would be the family of Wolfgang Beckmann who having been selling off his collection for the last three Kassel gatherings. these models are beautifully painted and reasonably priced like a lot of the second hand merchandise. Sort of makes you wonder what happens to the collections of US collectors that we almost never hear about.
The show opens at 10:00 am with the anxious buyers lined up outside.[img][/img]
While the sellers complete last minute preparations. Then, the rush to buy is on.
Rod Klinger shows off one of his exquisite dioramas.
Buyers examine the newest Spider Navy models [img][/img]
Mark Heilenday looks ready to buy one.
Dave Wilcocks shows off his line of North Sea rigs.[img][/img]
Master Modellers and Model painters Peter Ohm, on the left, and Johann Ottman of Spider Navy look over plans for another model.[img][/img]
The son of Wolfgang Beckmann shows off his father's collection for sale.[img][/img]
Some of Herr Beckmann's French Navy models[img][/img]
Finally, some second hand and well painted British cruisers for sale.[img][/img]