Micromodels Diploma


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Name Micromodel Makers’ Guild Diploma
First year published 1951
Publisher Micromodels
30.5 x 20 cm
Description The Guild of Micromodel Makers seems to have been formed in 1951. Two kind of Diplomas were awarded for excellence. One could be qualified as a “Graduate Micromodel Maker“, or even better as a “Master Micromodel Maker“.

A surviving example in the collection of the former Cumberland Toy and Model Museum is awarded to a Mr. Weaver of Merlewood, Newport Road, Stafford, on the 4th february 1954. He qualified as a “Graduate Micromodel Maker”. The document was signed by Geoffrey Heighway and B.M. Welch.

On the leaflet Festival of Britain 1951 model builders are informed how to enter their work for a Diploma.