The Model Shops of Paris


Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

My work took me to Paris this week and I managed to find a little time for tourism.

A visit to the Louvre. No.

Go up the Eiffel Tower. No.

Visit some model shops. Oh, yes.

In the Rue d’ Amsterdam there is Au Pullman a very well stock shop, full of excellent locos, kits and a layout in the window.

Nearby, in the Rue de Douai there are four shops within about 100 metres of one another.

Paris Modelisme, a shop with lots of detailed locos, with DCC sound, running on their test track as several enchanted potential customers looked on.

Decotrain, Trans-Europ and Transmondia sell new and second hand stock.

Interesting continental tinplate stock in the window of Decotrain.

Plus delightful O scale locos in Trans-Europ.

Oh, and a Santa on a handcar 🙂

After a couple of hours being enticed by the products of exotic sounding manufacturers…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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