Ok, where did we come from? Did we just burst on the scene with a Master Plan for World Domination of the Craft Industry? Well here is a first offering of the top 9 things you may not know about us... You may of seen this already in our Snail Mail Newsletter. What? You did not get a copy? Email us to get on our list! Voted Best Newsletter of 2007........ by our local Chimney Sweep.
- The company first started by selling Lionel train memorabilia to model railroading collectors.
- Our first website went online in 1996 - eleven years ago!
- Over the years we have acquired three other companies, lock stock and (miniature) barrel.
- In 2004 we changed our focus to importing European miniatures for modelers and crafters.
- In 2005 we acquired most of the product line from the original Martin Meyer Imports.
- In 2006 we renamed the company Martin Meyer Imports West & launched our new website.
- We currently have well over 1,000,000 individual items in stock .
- We process over 500 orders a month and regularly ship to Europe, Asia and Australia, with an occasional order to Russia, the Middle East and South Africa!
- We just returned from a month long tour to Europe to find exciting new products for 2008!
And YES, that is a picture of Sir Winston Churchill in my Hat entry below. I really did know that, thought I could pull one over on you.... I'll never try to fool you again!