Posted on August 2, 2023 - 5:00am
Welcome to our latest sneak peek of the exciting models we have planned for release before Christmas.
First during the summer there’s a JCB 3CX SiteMaster Plus Backhoe Loader (43343), Machinery Shed (43357) and Quad ATV Bike Playset (43358). We are also releasing a four-wheel drive John...
Posted on March 31, 2023 - 10:00am
On a farm something always needs doing. Over the last few months, during the dark cold days of winter, there was livestock to feed and an opportunity to undertake maintenance work. Also there’s been time to get up to date with new farming trends by attending shows such as LAMMA where the...
Posted on November 4, 2022 - 9:00am
Having an extensive collection of iconic Britains models is a brilliant achievement for model farmers, however the best way to present these has to be in a convincing, crafty diorama!
What is a diorama?
A Diorama is a model representing a scene with three-...
Posted on September 28, 2022 - 4:45am
Farmers have done their harvesting at this time of the year, so a high performance combine harvester was critical. John Deere has been making them since the 1920s and this year celebrates it being 75 years since they launched their first self-propelled combine. The self-propelled Model 55...
Posted on November 11, 2021 - 8:45am
Did you know Claas’s Jaguar is one of the most successful and best-known forage harvester ranges. Claas, driven by the rise in the maize grown in Europe in the late 1960s, launched its first self-propelled harvester, the Jaguar 60 SF, in 1973. It was powered by a 88 kW engine and used parts...
Posted on September 13, 2021 - 7:00am
We at Britains are not the only ones celebrating an anniversary this year. Valtra also celebrates it been 70 years since the first 15 Valtra (Valmet) tractors rolled off the assembly line at the Tourula factory in Finland. The following seven decades has seen the firm grow from a small Finnish...
Posted on May 19, 2021 - 8:45am
We have been making models of Ford and Fordson tractors for over seventy years. In fact the first model tractor we made was the Fordson E27N Major tractor. It’s the tractor Ford began developing during the early 1940s as the replacement for the Fordson Standard tractor it had been making since...
Posted on July 11, 2018 - 8:15am
Look out for our Autumn Winter launches!
Posted on April 18, 2018 - 12:30pm
Following a great launch event at the KEENAN factory in March, we are pleased to say you can now get your model in store now!
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Posted on December 20, 2017 - 11:45am
What a year it has been for the team here at Britains! Highlights include the launch of some great models including the John Deere 8400, the NC models and the successful JCB Hydradig, to name just a few. And we had great fun promoting the models with the NC Factory launch, the Moira and Toy...