Our Collector Showcase series is back with our third installment, featuring Kevin Drennan from Massachusetts. We started the Collector Showcase to introduce our most active customers to the rest of our collector community. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Kevin about his CCM Collection, advice for new collectors, and even got a few new model suggestions while we were at it. Let’s take a look at what Kevin had to say.
1) How long have you been a scale model collector?
I have been collecting since the age of 5 and I’m 31 now. So a few years…
2) Do you have a favorite scale?
My favorite scale is 1:50 and 1:48.
3) Do you prefer brass or die-cast scale models? Please explain why?
I have never owned a brass model, so I am going to have to go with die-cast on this one.
4) How did you first find out about Classic Construction Models?
I found out about CCM through a random search for scale models on the internet.
5) When did you purchase your first CCM model and what was it?
I bought my first Classic Construction Model, the Cat® 988 loader, back in 2007.
6) Are there any CCM models that are missing from your collection that you are still searching for?
I am still looking for CCM’s Cat 988 log loader, as well as the old D6 Track-Type Tractor.
7) Have you sold any of your CCM models in the past and later regretted it?
No, I have haven’t sold any of my CCM models that I later regretted.
8) What advice would you give a collector considering purchasing their first Classic Construction Model?
My advice to anyone considering purchasing their first model from CCM would be see if they made a machine you run, or maybe just one that you have always liked, and start by buying that model.
9) What piece of machinery would you like to see CCM model in the future?
I would love to see CCM make the old Cat 966 to 966C, as well as a 955H. Oh, and a few more 245’s would be nice…
10) Is there any way that other CCM collectors can view your collection or connect with you? (Instagram, Twitter, website, etc.?)
Many thanks to Kevin for being the third collector in our Collector Showcase series. If you would like your collection to be featured in an upcoming Collector Showcase, please send us your answers to these questions via Facebook message!
We look forward to introducing you to more amazing CCM scale model enthusiasts in the near future!