Originally Posted by Cycleops
The BBC have announced that Hornby in the UK have announced price rises of 10% as a result of Brexit, the exit from the EU.
So if you want to avoid these increases get it bought soon.
I've seen this all over Facebook today in my rail groups. Dapol is increasing as well.
While I can understand increased cost of production due to devaluation of the pound, I do not understand the hike in second-hand goods. Their values most certainly did not go up.
Also, a move of manufacturing back to England would probably lower the prices back down a bit and bring new life to the UK hobby.
I am afraid of the upcoming US election. I am not sure if the US will survive the new president, or if we will succumb to a civil war, but the dollar is likely to be worth less as well by the time it is said and done.