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Specific Item Information: This is a built-up model, lighted w/ figures. Also available as a kit under reference 1545.
Body Style Information: Several Model Power structures are re-branded versions of European models (Pola N (now Faller), Piko, etc.)
Note: Indicated original retail prices have been collected on various recent on-line price lists, as no other source was found. They might not necessarily reflect the original price when the item was effectively released, but give an indication for pricing in the last two decades.
In 2017, GE ranked among the Fortune 500 as the thirteenth-largest firm in the U.S. by gross revenue. In 2011, GE ranked as the 14th most profitable. As of 2012, the company was listed the fourth-largest in the world among the Forbes Global 2000, further metrics being taken into account. The Nobel Prize has twice been awarded to employees of General Electric: Irving Langmuir in 1932 and Ivar Giaever in 1973.
On January 13, 2016, it was announced that GE will be moving its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut (where it had been since 1974) to the South Boston Waterfront neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The first group of workers arrived in the summer of 2016, and the full move will be completed by 2018.
In early 2014, Model Power ceased its business operations. Its extensive portfolio of intellectual property and physical assets are now exclusively produced, marketed, sold, and distributed by MRC (Model Power, MetalTrain and Mantua) and by Daron (Postage Stamp Airplanes and Airliner Collection).
Item created by: Alain LM on 2017-05-13 13:15:12. Last edited by gdm on 2017-10-21 13:52:05
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