Andrew Jukes / Len Newman

Hayfield

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I forgot to say 2 weeks ago when in my local model shop I was told Len Newman had also passed away a few weeks earlier. I know Len had been in ill health for many years, but still so sad and a great loss for someone who was instrumental in the creation of two track building component companies we are blessed with today
 
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Sandbach, Cheshire
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Builder of Finescale Signals in 2mm scale to 7mm scale, Trackwork, Turnouts and Layouts.
3 actually, the Permaway chairs etc were also done by Len - there is a brief resume on Karlgarins site
 
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Martin Wynne

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Len also developed a 4mm scale version of Bayko building bricks, using plasticard rods. I believe it is now regarded as a collectors item.

Bayko, for those who don't remember: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayko

Martin.
 
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Builder of Finescale Signals in 2mm scale to 7mm scale, Trackwork, Turnouts and Layouts.
I remember seeing the promotional leaflet at about the same time as the track system and trees. I don't think it ever caught on though.
 
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Daifly

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I bought a load of it and never used it - sold it on ebay for a song when I moved to 7mm. Called Formcraft from memory. There was a feature in an early MRJ as I recall showing the problems of keeping brick courses level. Loved Bayko though. The 1950s Lego equivalent.
Dave
 
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Martin Wynne

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