The Armor Modeling and Preservation Society is bringing its 26th International Convention to Newport News in early April. Hundreds of model cars, tanks, jeeps, artillery, and even miniature figures—representing many nations and ranging from 1900 to the present—will be on display at the Newport News Marriott in City Center.
This event, which is open to the public, will highlight the creativity and excellence that goes into the assembly of readily available model kits. These scale models are created with exact details of the real thing, ranging from 1/144th to 1/16th of its actual dimensions and resulting in replicas approximately 1-12 inches in size.
There will be opportunities to learn techniques and take part in historical discussions at educational seminars conducted by inspiring hobbyists and military vehicle historians.
The convention starts at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 and continues through 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Newport News Marriott, 740 Town Center Drive. A...
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