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Consignment Services

We take great pride in being a leader in brass train internet sales. We have thousands of visitors from around the world that view our website everyday. And now you can take advantage of that global exposure along with our first class reputation by consigning your brass train models through BRASSTRAINS.COM

What type of models do you consign?

  • All models must be brass
  • We prefer models to be in excellent to like-new condition
  • We accept HO, HOn3, O, On3, S, Sn3, and N scales; if you have a different scale, just ask
  • We require that you first send us a list of the items for approval before you ship them
  • Please email your list to: or fax to: 352-292-4122
  • Ready to get started? Simply click on the PDF file to the right for downloadable instructions: Consignment Instructions Download

What is your consignment fee?

  • Our consignment rate is 75/25. You keep 75% of what your item sells for.

    What are the benefits of consigning with

    • Your items get premium worldwide exposure
    • Quality photos
    • Fast sell-through & maximum return on your investment
    • The only site to offer consignors the ability to see the status of their consigned items in real-time via My Consignment Center

    How is the price determined?

    • First, we grade all of our models as they arrive
    • We then calculate the final grade against the published price in the latest edition of the Brass Model Trains Price & Data Guide
    • Once the price has been determined, we will contact you for final approval prior to listing your model
    • If there are any features such as custom paint, sound, lighting, etc. that have been added to the model, please include a note in the box describing these modifications

    How long is the consignment period?

    • The minimum consignment period is 90 days
    • After 90 days you may continue to keep your models listed on consignment with no additional fees or request your items to be shipped back
    • Customer is responsible for all shipping charges when items are requested to be returned
    • Models requested to be returned prior to 90 days will incur an additional $35 fee per model

    When AND HOW do I get paid?

    • All items sold prior to the 25th day of the current month will be paid out the first week of the following month
    • Items sold after the 25th will be paid out the following payment cycle
    • We offer payment by the following methods:
      • Check - No Fee for First Class Mail - $5 Fee for USPS Priority Mail Service
      • PayPal (Standard PayPal Fees Apply)
      • Wire Transfer ($25 Fee Applies)
      • Store Credit
    • When consigned items are purchased on our site via layaway, payment will not be sent until we have received full payment from the purchaser

    What is the best way to ship my models to BRASSTRAINS.COM?

    • It is best to send your models by UPS or USPS with full insurance coverage
    • Please package your models securely in a strong corrugated box with at least 2 inches of padding surrounding the  model
    • Ship your models to:

      10515 SE 115th Ave.
      Ocala, FL 34472 

    • Please include a list of all items in the shipment along with your contact information, including name, address, phone number, and e-mail
    • Ready to get started? Simply click on the PDF file to the right for downloadable instructions: Consignment Instructions Download


    I have learned that there are many hidden benefits to dealing with your firm; all of them arising out of your commitment to integrity and treating customers as you would like to be treated - the "real" secret to a business. I particularly appreciate you sense of values that seem to be a part of the culture there.  Your staff has been wonderful to deal with. I expect I realized as much or more using you as my agent than I could have by any other method of disposal.   I am totally blown away by your commitment to "quality”.

    Karl 2013