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PostSubject: Re: Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc   Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc - Page 3 I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 08, 2018 12:57 pm

That scales fairly nice with those figures. The zoo line and these must be fairly compatible.

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T'shot that's great mixing and matching  cheers You should also try and find a Britains lumberjack figure to re-enact the Monty Python sketch  Very Happy

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I found this Brown Bear, part Britains range of Zoo animals, at a charity shop yesterday.. Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc - Page 3 43105215471_4a24ea8dfc_c

..he makes the perfect mascot for my 2 Mounties Very Happy
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Thanks guys.

Hi TT, Britains produced the majority of their toys to the same (1:32nd) scale.. their basic Land Rover must of seen at least 4 different re-paints: Military, Farm, Police & (for the Zoo series) a Safari version.
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PostSubject: Soldiers made in Argentina   Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc - Page 3 I_icon_minitimeTue Jul 24, 2018 4:04 pm

I bet no one here has these... Wink
This brand from the 60s (dissapeared) was El Huinca -that means "white man" in native language-. They were my very first soldiers and, as you can all see, they were a strange mix of american indians, cowboys and infantrymen.

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Very cool indian figures you have Fito.

The base on that artillery crew really stands out. A nice repaint on that would make it blend much better as it is such a vibrant green it really doesn't look natural. That is a nice shot of the tank in the background of the line soldier, makes another good action scene.

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Some new/old Cowboys added to the collection this week & I've found the last couple of pieces needed to complete the Indian canoe which I've had for donkeys years..
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Wow the level of detail in this is awesome. It is a very neat soldier.

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The guy on the right must of been pulled out of the mould too early, the plastic hadn't cooled off properly..
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That rifleman is not too obvious he has a shorter leg, and from an angle could look like his knee was bent - making him the perfect figure to be taking pot shots on the brow of a hill down at a target.

Oh, the Britains US cavalry and infantry... I had so many of them, 7th Cavalry mounted and on foot, Civil War, wagon, Gatling gun... sold them all Sad  Funny how some of the mounted cavalry had moulded reigns for the horses and on other series the elastic bands unsure The ones I had iirc had the elastic bands too.

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PostSubject: Re: Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc   Toy soldiers, cowboys, indians, space men etc - Page 3 I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 14, 2018 1:49 pm

I've Found some more cowboys on my travels..

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Cool pickups T'shot cheers

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Very Happy Thanks Paul.

Picked up a handful more Timpos, last weekend, at the my local toy fair..
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T'Shot, those Timpos are really cool. Such nice condition too cheers

I picked up some similar style cowboys by a company called Gerca, made in Macau. Not great quality but still good fun. Plus got hold of a still sealed bag.


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I've recently been focusing my collecting energies onto completing the Britains Deetail W.W.II 8th Army & Afrika Korps series of toy soldiers. These were usually produced 6 different figures per set, normally (but not always) 5 soldiers & one officer, I'm nearly there now, just one more Desert Rat to find.

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The German's, with their colouring & sculpting, really put me in mind of the baddies from Raiders Of The Lost Ark.
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