All you need to know about display cases for models and miniatures
Display cases for models and miniatures are designed to protect your collections from dust and possible wear and tear.
How do you choose display cases for models and miniatures?
Display cases for miniatures
Modellers and collectors all need at least one display case for miniatures to protect their work. The choice of display case generally depends on :
- the size of the objects to be collected
- The number of miniatures;
- The space available in your home;
- Your budget.
The main purpose of a display stand is to protect the miniatures from dust and to display them. To collect your toy cars, you can opt for a Plexiglas model display case. There are plenty of Plexiglas display cases for miniatures on the market.
When selecting a display case, make sure it matches your miniatures (colour, design, etc.). You can also make your own Plexiglas display case for models. In this case, use acrylic sheets, which are :
- Good quality ;
- Easy to work with;
- Available in several colours and thicknesses.
Adapt your display to the size and design of your models.
Display cases for miniatures
There are lots of display cases for pop figurines. Choose the one that suits your models and your interior design.
Wall-mounted display cases for figurines
Wall-mounted display cases for figurines keep your small objects dust-free. They're a real eye-catcher, with a timeless design. They come in a range of colours and are easy to assemble. They can hold :
- Figurines ;
- Miniature cars;
Acrylic display case for figurines
An acrylic display case for figurines is a luxury display used in many shops. It usually has a protective film glued to the sides. Made from hard-wearing plastic, they are easy to maintain and clean.
Before choosing your model display cabinet, measure the size of the figurine to be placed inside. This type of display case comes in several sizes and formats (square, rectangle, etc.).
Wooden display cases
Wooden display cases are also practical for displaying figurines. The sides are made from wood, while the front is made from Plexiglas. Most of them can be customised with :
- Decorative patch paper
- stencils, etc.
Display case for figurines
You can also choose a wall-mounted shelf display to protect your figurines from dust. It has a single side and a transparent back. In general, this type of display case is designed for small-scale models.
Display cases for models
For larger models, opt for model display cases measuring 70 cm or more. They are often designed with :
- Wood ;
Display cases for large models often have an internal support to hold the sides in place.
Display cases for model ships
Before choosing your display case for model boats, measure your miniature. The aim is to find a protective tool that suits the size and design of your boat. It's usually delivered without glass for easy transport. You'll also need to assemble it at home, as it's delivered flat-packed.
Display case for model aircraft
Choose a Plexiglas display case for model aircraft to protect your collections. Don't forget to check the dimensions before making a purchase.