Heller is a French company that produces plastic scale model kits of aircraft, cars and ships.

Heller was founded in Paris in 1957. Its first model kit was a 1/100 scale Sud Aviation Caravelle, produced the following year. In 1963, a production facility was established in Trun, Orne.

Heller was acquired by the Hobby Products Group of Borden, owners of British model company Humbrol, in 1981. In 1986, rival kit maker Airfix also joined the group. Production of Airfix kits would subsequently move to the Heller factory in Trun. Heller, with the rest of the Group was sold to an Irish investment company, Allen & McGuire, in 1994. In 2005, Heller was the subject of a management buy-out. However, the following year, the company went into administration.

Heller value and price guide

What's your 'Heller' worth? Here are some recently sold items (UK).

Picture Title Date Sold for
Huge 80799 1 8th Scale Citroen 15 Cv 15 08/2019 £134.99
Hel80799 1 8 Citroen 15 Cv 08/2019 £159.98
1 100 Hms Victory 80897 09/2019 £132.10
1 100 Hms Victory Model Kit Hel80897 09/2019 £143.39
80896 1 50th Scale Le Chebec 07/2019 £89.99

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