Micro Models was a brand name of Australian company Goodwood (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. that manufactured toys and models. The company was founded in 1952 by John Goodchild and his wife, Joyce. Goodchild was a former aircraft engineer who had a passion for model making. He saw an opportunity to create a business that would produce high-quality models that were affordable for children.
Micro Models' first product was a model of a Spitfire fighter plane. The model was made of plastic and was very detailed. It was an instant success and helped to establish the company as a leading manufacturer of model kits. Micro Models went on to produce a wide range of model kits, including cars, trucks, buses, trains, and airplanes. The company also produced a line of plastic soldiers and other military figures.
Micro Models products were popular in the 1950s. They were well-made and affordable, and more...
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