[WWI] Closing of NKR Models

Nicklas, Brian NicklasB at si.edu
Mon Oct 21 10:16:40 EDT 2013

I think there was mention on Hyperscale not too long ago announcing his shuttering the doors.
Before gaining an eastern Europe pen-pal he was my source for a lot of stuff.

From: WWI [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org] On Behalf Of Michael Kendix
Sent: Monday, October 21, 2013 9:58 AM
To: World War One Modeling
Subject: [WWI] Closing of NKR Models

I noticed that NKR Models in Ballarat, Australia is no longer in business. I'm not certain how long ago Earl went out of business but possibly a few months. This is unfortunate since his prices were generally so reasonable and his service so quick and efficient. However, the rapid appreciation of the Australian dollar vis a vis the US dollar was one factor for me - it basically doubled in value in the space of a year or so, which wiped out any savings I would have had given the postage and so on.

Hope Earl's OK - maybe enjoying a restful retirement or whatever.


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