A layout without well thought-out and interesting scenery is just a train set.
MERRY CHISTMAS TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS!
After many years in Feilding we are moving across the hill and into the Wairarapa. I know some of our customers have visited us from time to time for a browse and a natter but from now on we will be a 100% web store as all our stock will be kept off site. We hope you will all continue to visit our website to see what's new and what's on special. We anticipate a couple of weeks of chaos as everything gets moved and unpacked but we will do our best to fill orders as promptly as possible.
The other news is less exciting. When I went to the Post Office last week to buy some more post bags I discovered that their prices have gone up AGAIN. In the four years since we took over Anna Capri the price of a small postal bag has doubled and all the others have followed suit. It is absolutely unbelievable, I note that the service in the Post Office hasn't improved, we can't even post anything in Feilding on a Saturday any more. Once things settle down for us we will investigate other, more economical ways of getting your purchases to you.
We also have some news for our much neglected N Scale modelers with a new shipment of N Scale stock now on the website. There is a little more to come so keep an eye out. And here's a clever idea which I wish I could take credit for but it came from one of our customers. If you have a big HO scale layout you can create a sense of distance but using N Scale at the back of the layout, also don't forget if you have an old logging site, the use of small scale track and locomotives was common place.
Don't forget if you are looking for a gift and don't know what to get check out our GIFT VOUCHERS. Any amount you want and emailed to you
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS
Please be advised that Anna Capri Trains and Models WILL NOT post any items outside of New Zealand.
Anna Capri Trains and Models is a model railway supplier that stocks an ever-growing range of locomotives, rolling stock, spare parts, track, HO scale vehicles, model buildings, scenery and everything you need for the perfect layout, diorama, replica or model. The focus is on American HO scale but can also supply some UK and European products.
We stock a small amount of N Scale product, we have turnouts, rolling stock, track and other interesting bits and pieces - check out the N Scale page on this website.
We also have a variety of 1:87/HO scale model vehicles including Mini Metals, Athearn and others. There are cars, vans, trucks and trailers and their loads available for your collection or to add a touch or realism to your layout.
If you can't see what you want, just ask us.
Proud Supplier to the Northern Manawatū Model Railway Club
Anna Capri Trains was started by Rex Harris in the Manawatu over forty years ago. Rex was a well-respected small trader with a wealth of knowledge that he was always happy to share. Over those forty years a large and varied amount of stock was built up, some of it now vintage, collectable and unobtainable elsewhere.
We have taken over Anna Capri’s stock and are offering it to a wider audience via our internet site, we plan to ensure that the good name of Anna Capri which Rex built up through reliability and integrity remains at the forefront of our business.
Fraser is a long term model railway enthusiast, starting on the lounge floor with his first train set at the age of five and his obsession has only grown since then, his long suffering wife and two daughters indulged him for forty years until finally along came a grandson with a passion to equal his own.
Anna Capri Trains and Models is not just about trains however, there is a wide range of model cars and trucks, mostly HO size and dated from the 1960’s to 1980’s, many of these are no longer in production so if you are looking for something special we are worth asking. There are also many kit set models of buildings, everything from an undertakers to a cannery and from flat fronts to go on a wall to factories and hotels.
We are a webstore or online shop with a difference – we considered going down usual 'shopping basket' line but it was expensive, complicated and before we had gone too far into it a queue of people, rubbing their hands together and wanting a piece of the action had formed. Not that the online shopping platform, Paypal and the bank shouldn’t be paid for their services but we thought it would be better if you and I kept our money and we did things a little differently. With this in mind we have put in place our enquiry form. A simple method of ordering what you want and an opportunity to ask any questions. Once you have chosen what you would like please submit the form and we will get back to you with the total cost including postage and the appropriate account number to pay into and we will get your purchase off to you.
Please have a flick through our stock, we update it regularly as things sell and if you need something special don’t hesitate
to get in touch to see if we can find it for you.