Revell has been sold

It appears that Revell and Revell AG have been bought by a company called “Blitz”. While not yet finalized, it is very likely to go through. From Scale Auto Magazine: Revell assets purchased by German investment group The bankruptcy of Hobbico has led to Revell’s assets being bought by a German investment group, listed in…

New Location for 2018!

IT’S UNANIMOUS—WE’RE MOVING!   NEXT MEETING—TUESDAY, 10 APRIL STARTING AT 1900/7:00 PM AT THE GAME TAVERN!   The votes are in—thanks to everyone who sent a response.  And it was unanimous—we are set to move to the new shop in Chantilly, The Game Tavern.  If you are wondering where it is—it’s under the pin on…

Bel Air Hobby Works closing

Received an email today that the Bel Air Hobby Works is closing this Sunday. They currently have 60-80% off on all merchandise. Hobby Works – Bel Air Bel Air Plaza 519 Baltimore Pike Bel Air, MD 21014

Revell parent company Hobbico is filing for bankruptcy

Hobbico currently owns both the Revell and RevellAG (Revell Germany) brands, Estes rockets, and a whole slew of RC companies. They are also the exclusive distributor for Hasegawa and Italeri in the U.S. Hobbico filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, which could result in 332 layoffs at its Champaign facility. In a statement, Hobbico said that it…

Fairfax Hobby Works Closing!

Fairfax Hobby Works location is CLOSING it’s doors! Don’t miss out on these limited-time discounts. ENTIRE store is marked down at this location only! Everything is 20% – 50% off right now. Discounts increase 10% each week until the end! Location closes on or before January 31st We are sad too! Closing this store represents…