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Auction - Rick Chins Built Models

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On May the 28th 2014 modeller and model store owner Rick Chin, after a 2 year fight with cancer, passed away in his home in Calgary Alberta . His nom de guerre as "Uncle Rick" was, I feel, bestowed upon him as much for any other reason was his never failing enthusiasm for all things to do with model (and aviation!) and his willingness to share this and to encourage other modellers, particularly the kids, to "(just) build it!". Rick, even as a child was an avid and prolific model builder as well as an aviation enthusiast this led to him also becoming a keen aircraft photographer.

Ricks family could not keep ALL of his over 400 models covering a wide range of subjects! Many of his models are contest winners/placed and even more of them are well worthy of display. Ricks family have therefore deemed to auction off the majority of his kit collection spanning over 30years to raise funds for Ricks widow Sylvia.

Below are some images of Ricks prize winners that are to be auctioned. To see more of these and many others or to place a bid go to-







Edited by centuaryseries

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