Clifton Curios
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13th August 2020

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concerning Clifton Curios Scale Models during the CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
[13th August 2020]

Staying Covid-19 Secure in 2020


If you have shown any signs or symptons of Covid-19 please do not come to the shop


New Opening Times

 FRIDAY                      9:00am  - 4pm

 SATURDAY               9:00am  - 4pm

SUNDAY               10am - 3pm


BANK HOLIDAY MONDAYS       10am  - 3pm



Due to the size of the shop, and the need to maintain social distancing


Only TWO people
(or more from same household)
at a time
will be allowed in the shop

Please bring along and wear

protective gloves
[especially if handling items]


face covering
[compulsory from 24th July]


Please keep at least

apart when waiting outside the shop
and observe social distancing at all times




[from 3rd July 2020]

Re-Opening on a Sunday

Friday and Saturday - 9am - 4pm
Sunday - 10am - 3pm
Bank Holiday Mondays 10am - 3pm

Be prepared to wait outside if there is already a customer in the shop and observe Social Distancing.

Be aware of the parking fees applied in Council & Private Car Parks

Market Street has Restricted Parking to facilitate Social Distancing



Staying Covid-19 Secure in 2020

Card Payments accepted
Contactless Card Payments for purchases up to
(Machine will be cleaned after every use)


- - - - - - - -

Best regards, and stay safe

Contact Details
Contacting me is best done by text. (or WhatsAPP) Most of you are aware of the poor phone signal at the shop.
0744 353 6474
I access my emails after 6pm each day


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1/35 M4A2 Sherman 75mm


1/48th PLAAF Su-35S




1/35 Sturmgeschutz III Ausf.G
Sturmhaubitze 42


1/48 Percival Proctor Mk.1

1/48 Republic P-43 Lancer


Restock of Tamiya Tweezers



1/32 Sopwith Baby
[in stock]
Images used with permission from Lukgraph


Back in stock

1/32 Nieuport XVII Late

1/32 Nieuport XVII Early

1/32 Nieuport XXI
Russian Service

1/32 Nieuport XXIII




120mm Roman Auxilia Catafratari Diorama
[imagesused with permission]
Visit Resins for more photos


Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 'Vintage Classics series'

1/72 Hawker Siddeley Dominie T.1



1/48 The Spitfire Story

1/48 Very Long Range
Tales of Iwojima


Mikro Mir1/32
Miles Magister Mk.1


1/32 Stearman PT-17
N2S-3 Kaydet


1/32 I-153 with Soviet Pilots



1/32 Fokker D.II
Black & White Tail


Meng 1/35
British FV510 Warrior TES(H) AIFV


1/32 Dewoitine D.500
[image courtesy of Albion Alloys Ltd.]

1/72 Bellanca CH-40 Skyrocket

1/72 Westland Lysander


1/35 FV432 Mk.3 Bulldog


1/72 Perfect Grade

X Wing Fighter

Tie Fighter

Slave 1


Death Star & Imperial Star Destroyer



IBG 1/32 P.11c Fighter in Romanian Service

IBC 1/72 Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter with TRMU30 Trailer



1/35 F214 Conqueror Mk.1

1/35 FV215B Tank Destroyer

1/35 FV217 Badger

Special Hobby 1/32
Bristol M.1C
"Wartime Colours"

Special Hobby 1/32
Morane Saulnier Type N
"RFC Service"

Special Hobby 1/32
Bristol M.1C
"Checkers & Stripes"

1/32 T-2 Buckeye
"Camouflaged Trainer"

Special Hobby 1/48
Nieuport 10
"Single Seater"

Special Hobby 1/48
Nieuport 10
"Two Seater"


1/48 Limited Edition
Messerschmitt Bf-109G-5/6


Italeri 1/72
Heinkel He-111 H



1/48 Triple Pack
[Aircraft flown by Ernst Udet]
[see below for 1/16 figure of Ernst Udet]



1/16 The Red Baron
Manfred von Richtofen

1/16 Ernst Udet
[See DU DOCH NICHT! above]


Das Werk 1/32
Junkers EF-126 "Elli" / EF-127 "Walli"



RODEN 1/32
Boeing Stearman PT-13 Kaydet

British AFV Crew


Avant Garde 1/48 IAI KFIR C2/C7


1/35 Propane / Butane Cylinders

1/35 Hand Pallet Set

Auto Travelers 1930-40s

1/35 Soviet
Tank Riders
Set 2

1/35 French Petrol Station

1/35 French
[Resin Heads]

MiniArt 1/35 Ukranian BMR-1 with KMT-9

1/35 British Coal Lorry

1/24 Benz Patent Motorwagen
Mrs. Benz & Sons


1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1a

1/48 Hawker Hurricane Mk.1



Revell 1/72
Junkers Ju-88 A-1


Arma Hobby 1/72
Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc


Eduard ProfiPACK 1/48
Bf-109G-10 Erla



1/24 Model T 1911 Touring with American Motorists

1/32 British Pilots in Tropical Uniform

1/32 Gloster Glatiator Mk. II

1/72 U-2/Po-2VS

1/35 T-34 "Tyagach" Model 1944

1/35 Chernobyl #1


               Mr. Color Paint Numbers
          C-374 - JASDF Shallow Ocean Blue
          C-375 - JASDF Deep Ocean Blue
          C-376 - JASDF Radome
  (These are the three paints included in CS-665 - JASDF Oceanic Camouflage Set)


       Vallejo Weathering Pigment Sets

       Vallejo Basing and Ground Textured Paints


Model Scene Fine Bushes
Early Summer
Late Summer
Early Autumn
Late Autumn


Latest News

More In Shop Model Completed Models
are being added to the Gallery Page
Recently Announced


Many reduced prices and "one off" bargains
in shop




FRIDAY                                   9:00am  - 4pm

SATURDAY                             9:00am  - 4pm

SUNDAY                                 10:00am - 3pm

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAYS       10am  - 3pm

All opening times are subject to weather conditions


Treat yourself to
 bakes, cakes and drinks in Ashby Market Cafe.
Locally sourced, freshly made.

Ashby Market Cafe




mobile.  07443 536 474



3a Bakery Court, (off Market Street), Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 1AF

Close to East Midlands Airport, Donington Park Race Circuit
Easy to reach from A42 & M-1 Burton on Trent, Derby, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth

Please ensure that you carefully check all the Parking Regulations and fees when parking in Ashby as they differ quite considerably depending upon where you park

Thanks to Richard for providing the maps





MODEL CLUB MEMBERS: make yourself known and I'll add the name of your CLUB below.

East Midlands Model Club, Hinckley

IPMS Birmingham

IPMS Coventry & Warwickshire Model Club

IPMS Leicestershire

IPMS Rutland & The Rutland Scale Modellers' Club

IPMS Stafford

Leicester Modellers

Sutton Coldfield Model Makers Society

PLEASE NOTE: This web page does not provide links to other websites

Thanks to Kevin for help with website design




This website is for information purposes only.

The shop stock is subject to change throughout the opening hours

The images on this web page are for illustrative purposes only and do not guarantee they are in stock. Before making a special journey to buy a product shown on this website it is advisable to contact me.

page last updated 13th August 2020