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Toy soldiers and wargame figures are often called zinnfiguren, soldatini in piombo, soldat de plomb or soldaditos de plomo by our European cousins. However whatever you do call them, hopefully we will have them!

Model Style Guide:
P = Parade, G = Guard, M = Marching, E = At Ease, A = At Attention, O = Order
 

World War I      The First World War      The Great War      The 1914-1918 War      La Grande Guerre

Many WWI contemporary histories, both hard bound and in magazine form. 54mm lead soldiers, by Britains, and Soldiers' Soldiers.Illustrated london News, Purnell's 1970's World War One magazines, Illustrated war News, The Great War, Wilson, bound and loose copies, trench art, UK military map of Hazebrouck, postcards, cigarette cards, silks, L'album de la Grande Guerre 1914 - 1919, original photographs, some hundreds of items, let me know what you are looking for, battle, regiment or campaign specific.

Also of course many hundreds of items of wargame and 54mm figures for Ancients, medievals, ECW, ACW, Napoleonic, Boer, WWII and Falklands, including magazines and reference books. Send me your list and see if I can match some of the items.

 

World of Model Soldiers Video

Castings

54mm lead alloy basic castings

54mm loose assorted white metal lead alloy basic castings, € 35.00 per kilo, weight includes packing. Three periods: Victorian period 1880 - 1914 made by Soldiers' Soldiers, about 18 figures to one kilo. Napoleonic and WW2 figures made by Just Soldiers, about 16 figures per kilo. Postage extra depending on destination.
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Wargame Figures



25mm Hinchliffe wargame figures, 24 Roman light cavalry
€24.00, + p.p.i.
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Britain's

Britain's Lead Toy Soldiers

Original Britain's figures, medical corps, mule teams, 4.7 howitzers, naval field guns, Grenadier Guards, Seaforth Highlanders, Zulus, Bombay Lancers, Skinner's Horse, Bikanier Camel Corps, French Foreign Legion, Zouaves, American Civil War, West Indians, South Australian Horse, Scots Greys, Hussars, Lancers, Fusiliers, Life Guards, Imperial Yeomanry, City Imperial Volunteers, and many, many others.

br037Britains Life Guard€35.00
br039Britains Royal Scots Grey€35.00
br040Britains Royal Scots Grey€15.00
br041Britains Sailor Gun Team€16.00
br042Britains Knight€35.00
br043Britains Sailor€12.00
br044Britains Scots€16.00
br045Britains Scots€18.00
br046Britains Scots€14.00
br047Britains Scots€22.00
br049Britains Scots€50.00

Postage Stamps

Postage Stamps, Coins,  Paper Money & Other Ephemera

Postage Stamps, Coins, Paper Money & Other Ephemera.

THOUSANDS MORE AVAILABLE + 50,000 postage stamps - email me your interests!

Militaria and Medals

Military Decorations
md001German WW11 - repro - Spanish Volunteer Medal, the Blue Division
md002German WW11 - Barrage Baloon Badge - repro
md0031941 - Trapper og Tro - repro
md004German WW1, Iron Cross - repro
md005German WW11 - Blockade Runner Badge - repro
md006German WW11 - Luftwaffe Combat clasp - repro
md007German WW11 - Minesweeper Badge - repro
md008German Nazi 1932 Reich Party Day - repro
md009German Nazi Badge WWII - Police Service Cross - repro
md010German Nazi - Gausieger 1944 WW11 - repro

Books and Magazines

Military History

Wargame Figures

National Army Museum Figures

Thousands of 25mm wargame figures made some 30 years ago, Hinchliffe, Minifigs and others. Painted and unpainted, and some 20 and 25mm figures, Suren Stadden etc.

Military Prints

Blei Soldaten

1ST AND 3RD BRAHMANS€5.00
1ST DUKE OF YORKS OWN LANCERS, 3RD SKINNER HORSE€5.00
2ND KING EDWARDS OWN GURKHA RIFLES€5.00
2ND QUEENS OWN SAPPERS AND MINERS€5.00
3RD SAPPERS AND MINERS€5.00
4TH GURKHA RIFLES€5.00
5TH LIGHT INFANTRY, 6TH JAT LIGHT INFANTRY€5.00
6TH GURKHA RIFLES€5.00
6TH KING EDWARDS OWN CAVALRY, 8TH CAVALRY€5.00

Vanity Fair Prints

Vintage Postcards

Cartoline d'Epoca, postcards, prints, posters, Vanity Fair

Origins of the Species

Britain's Toy Soldier Figures

The first examination of the illustrative evidence used by William Britain and his workforce when creating their famous range of figures some hundred year's ago in North London. Each figure and accompanying artwork, taken from original contemporary sources.

"A unique addition to the fascinating study of the original toy soldiers".

Soldiers' Soldiers

Lead Soldiers

Full listings of Tunstill's range of Soldiers' Soldiers figures produced between 1977-1986 in Lambeth, London. Several hundred figures of the Victorian full dress period. Including Foot Guards, Highlanders, Line infantry, Royal Marines, Corps and Artillery.

ssm036-214Home Service Helmet, unique, see blog€75.00
ssm037-214Home Service Helmet, unique, see blog€75.00
ss070Sailors A€37.50
ss071Sailors at ease in gaiters€37.50
ss071CaRoyal Navy, blue over white - Count's box with Certificate of Origin, see Soldiers Soldiers - About - Identification and Valuation€85.00
ss071CbRoyal Navy, white over blue - Count's box with Certificate of Origin, see Soldiers Soldiers - About - Identification and Valuation€85.00
ss072Sailors marching in gaiters€50.00

World of Model Soldiers


The book, almost published in 1979, is now on this site. History and details of the Soldier Shop in Lambeth, London, near the Imperial War Museum. Details of figures made for the National Army Museum as well as the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood.

Chapter 1. Early Model Soldiers

John's Girls

75mm, about 3", lead-alloy erotic figures, made by Soldiers' Soldiers in the 1970's in their factory in London. A recently discovered collection of these amazing figures has recently been discovered and they are available in kit form, assembled and under-coated or painted. Illustrated lists only available to over 21's, the 18+ year-olds are just too young for this type of entertainment! Email to bw@anneleigh.com