Forward Models - Modelling Birmingham's fine buses
This is your opportunity to make a great investment, support bus preservation and promote Birmingham’s transport museums as well!
I am just a bus collector, but I could never find a model of the buses I knew when I was growing up in Birmingham. So I decided to make my own!
 
I am manufacturing two models of preserved vehicles, with proceeds going towards their preservation and to the museums that house them.
 
You can be part this fantastic project, and get a good return on your investment. I have had enormous support and encouragement from enthusiasts and I would like to invite you to participate. Delivery of the new models is due in spring 2012.
 
You can buy a BOND for just £100. But for better returns, you can SPONSOR a batch of buses: 64 buses for £1,000; 325 buses for £5,000,
or even 660 fine models for £10,000.
 
And you will get free models (or a £10 voucher for the bond).
 
Be a 'Birmingham Bus' sponsor
 
Your sponsorship will help to fund production of a batch of buses.
 
  • Sponsor 64 costs £1000 to produce 64 buses. Buy in 2011, you will be repaid early in 2013 at the rate of £16.43 per bus, or £1051.52.
  • Sponsor 325 costs £5000 to produce 325 buses. Buy in 2011, you will be repaid early in 2013 at the rate of £16.43 per bus, or £5339.75.
  • Sponsor 660 costs £10000 to produce 660 buses. Buy in 2011, you will be repaid early in 2013 at the rate of £16.43 per bus, or £10843.80.
 
Buy a 'Birmingham Bus' Bond
 
Each bond will cost £100 and can be bought by directly from the Forward Association to help fund production of a new scale model of a 'Birmingham Standard'. Sponsors can order as many bonds as they wish and in return will receive all the benefits of a paid supporter such as newsletters, our 'bus blog', invitations to events etc. worth £5 a year.  And you get 10% plus £10 off the price of a model.
 
Buying a bond will give you £13.65 (including 10% members' discount) off a special Museum Edition model which should be sold at about £36.50. These will be highly collectible.
 
Buy NOW bond at our online shop.
 
Find out more
 
Use our contact page to enquire. Or write to our distribution base for a copy of our business plan:
Forward Models (Birmingham) Limited,
Unit C11.2, Parkhall Trading Estate,
40 Martell Road, London SE21 8EN.
 
Or email: derek.perry@forwardmodels.net. Or give me a call on 07971 456760. If you are thinking of sponsorship, I am happy to meet you.
 
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