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

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Collection Courier
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Trade-in Testimonials

Andrew Stenhouse - 21 March 2023

First class service highly recommended

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Christopher Ogden - 21 March 2023

Highly recommend using Hattons to trade in your pre owned locomotives and model railway related items. Very efficient and great communication from start to finish.

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Rowland Withers - 20 March 2023

Hattons is a great place to sell and a great place to buy, all things model railways.

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Richard Morgan - 18 March 2023

It was a real pleasure doing business with Hattons. I was particularly impressed by their quick response made to any emails I had sent., very professional. I would certainly recommend them to anyone thinking of selling on their model collection. Well done, "ten out of ten".

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