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Sprue Brothers Models buys Great Models/Douglas Distributors

Published: March 13, 2012
Sprue Brothers Models LLC, headquartered in Liberty, Mo., has acquired Great Models Webstore and Douglas Models Distributors.

Great Models was established by Loic Anthian in 1997 to bring models, accessories and books to hobbyists via the Internet. In 2004, Great Models acquired Douglas Models Distributing, founded in 1934.

Great Models/Douglas employs 12 people. According to the release from Sprue Brothers, “after 14 years in Sandy, Utah, Loic Anthian has decided to sell his operations to pursue other interests.”

Internet model retailer Sprue Brothers was founded in 2004. Last year it expanded to a larger facility in Liberty, Mo., to accommodate its continued growth. The assets and inventory of Great Models and Douglas will be transferred to Sprue Brothers’ facility.

For more information, contact Sprue Brothers Models LLC’s owner Gordon Kwan at