Model kits of the First electric motors

The model electric engine kits manufactured by the Old Model Company reflect the exciting early days of electricity and every effort has gone into ensuring that each kit is historically correct and as close as possible to the original design.  Read more…

Parts packaged in numbered packages that refer to numbered assembly instructions
Fully illustrated assembly instructions included
Free spares pack of the easily mislaid small parts included
BA spanner tool included
Only hand tools required!
No soldering or machining necessary

Build a piece of history

The OMC range of engines are supplied in kit form and can be assembled using ordinary hand tools. No machining or soldering is necessary. View our range of engines…

Learn about engines

Many early electric engines followed steam engine design but replaced the steam with electromagnets. Read more…

Made in England

We are often asked where our models are made. Well almost all of the parts are Made in England.  Read more…