Sell your model collection in 48 Hours

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Can't find the product you're looking to sell to us? Submit a product suggestion or email us your list

Can't find the product you're looking to sell to us? Submit a product suggestion or email us your list

We buy over 200 brands of model vehicles, railways, diecast cars, aeroplanes & plastic kits, from all around the world. Get a fair offer in 48 hours, and get paid upon delivery.

About Hatton's Model Money

Originating from Liverpool, UK and now one of the largest model retailers in the world, Hattons have been a mainstay of the modelling scene since our formation in 1946 by Norman Hatton.

Our retail website at is regarded as “The Amazon of model railways”.

We buy collections of all model vehicles, particularly railways, diecast cars, aeroplanes & plastic kits, from all around the world. Our online database has hundreds of thousands of items from model manufacturers, dating from 1940s to the current day.

Use this site to build a list of items & their conditions, submit us the list and we will make you cash & credit offers, by email, within 24 hours or less. Find out more about how it works, here.

Our UK, USA (East Coast) and Australia (Perth) teams handle model & hobby collections of all sizes. Payment is usually made within 1 or 2 working days of your goods arriving with us.

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Find out immediately if we can make you an offer!

Take our easy 60-second quiz

How it works

It's a simple 4-step process


Tell us what you want to sell


We evaluate your collection


Package & send us your items


Get paid

Why should you trade in with Hattons?

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Comprehensive Database.

Our comprehensive database features hundreds of thousands of model railway items, diecast vehicles, plastic kits and more from the 1940s to the present day.

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Easy to Use Search.

Our search feature allows you to easily find the products you want to trade-in. Search by product code, product type, running number, livery or any other identifying factor!

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Product Suggestions System.

If you can't find your item, you can use our product suggestions feature to let us know what you've got to sell.

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Use Your Hattons Purchase History.

Login to your Hattons account and use your previous orders to build up your list in minutes, there's no need to search for each item!

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Quick Valuations.

Once you've submitted your list of items to us, our team will respond with an offer of cash or credit within 24 hours.

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Chat with us 7 Days a Week.

Our team are on hand from 9:30am to 5:30pm BST, 7 days a week, to provide any assistance during your trade-in.

Introducing Our Team

Pre-Owned Desk Team Manager
Pre-Owned Liaison
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Collection Courier
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Trade-in Testimonials

Martin Wright - 23 April 2023

Hattons valuation for my old railway models was more than others I contacted so decided to to take their offer. I opted to deliver the items in person. This was very simple and quick to do. A week later I received the full valuation amount direct into my bank account. I would recommend Hattons to anyone looking to sell unwanted railway models.

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Robert Dempster - 20 April 2023

Your service is brilliant and very easy to work with and very helpful

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Martyn Watson - 19 April 2023

This is the third time I have used the Hatton’s ‘model money ‘ service. I find it a very efficient, quick and easy way to do deals, and hope other modellers benefit from items I know longer wish to use.

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Patricia Bailey - 18 April 2023

Can't praise Hattons enough excellent service fast and no hiccups. Highly recommended for selling model collection's.

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