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Welcome to Model Motorcars

The world's premier aftermarket Pocher online store

Created more than 40 years ago with amazing detail, Pocher Classic models have become coveted collectibles for modelers and automobile lovers all over the world. At Model Motorcars, we understand your drive to improve your Pocher experience, bringing you the best catalog of proprietary parts and materials for over 25 years. From all imaginable parts to books, CDs and tools to help you build and customize the car of your dreams, we have you covered. We pride ourselves in providing the best researched, manufactured and finished parts the world over.

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A Special Announcement!

Due to the Coronavirus, some of our overseas suppliers are closed. We will continue selling those imported parts until they’re gone.

Hopefully, this crisis will be over soon, and we will be able to re-stock.

Stay home, be safe, enjoy our wonderful hobby!!!

Marvin, Jorge and Frank

Wishing you a Sweet Holiday!


Several years ago, we began putting a packet of mints in each of our shipments. Some very funny comments like "are these aspirin for the headaches you get from building Pochers!" We hope you have been enjoying them.

Marvin, Jorge and Frank


Shipments of new orders may experience temporary delays. You may continue to browse and place orders on our site, but please be advised that it may take longer than usual to ship your order. We sincerely appreciate your patience. Thank you for continuing to support our small business in these challenging times!

December's Feature Exhibit

Ede Biro's

0-6-0T Baldwin Locomotive in 1:24 scale


This 1.24 scale engine is modeled after the West Side Lumber Company's 0-6-0T Baldwin locomotive built in 1875. It’s also known as Star.

The engine was built from original blueprints from Baldwin locomotive. The West Side Lumber operated in California and used this engine for construction of the logging railroad until 1906 when the engine was sold.

The only commercial parts used in this model are inside of the cab, valves, levers, gauges & bell. The wheels castings are also a commercial product. The tires for the wheels were made by a friend for the engine. The air pump is a prototype piece made by someone else.

Rest of the model is scratch built out of brass by me. The cab is built out of flat brass sheet stock using 1mm bolts to hold it together from Scale Hardware. By building in this manner, it could be taken apart in the future for painting.

The frame and the rest of the engine were machined on my Sherline milling machine and lathe. I used a lot of 1mm rivet heads for additional detail from Scale Hardware. The engine is still not finished and the side rods still need to be made including finishing the cab interior.

So far I have close to 300 hours of work put into the model. Down the road the engine will be made operational by installing a motor in it.

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An Update!

Shel Urlik's1/8" Scale 1933 Bugatti 50T Engine in Aluminum
Shel has added some photos and new text...wonderful!

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We have now opened the Scale Hardware Model Museum. Featuring all scales and subjects!

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You may have noticed the addition of several videos to the Museum.
It's very easy with all the new devices and certainly adds
to the presentation of your beautiful models.

Keep them coming!

Visit our Museum

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they need corrections, please contact us!

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