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John Jenkins Designs

An iconic World War II fighter aircraft and a heavyweight from the annals of military history are among the latest new releases from John Jenkins Designs (JJD).

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Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

Surprising Canadians

Guy Elliott looks at the largely unknown military history of his native land.

10+ mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

W. Britain

A leading manufacturer since 1893, Britains needs little introduction to even the most casual of toy soldier collectors. Under the leadership of Ken Osen, the company is still going strong, expanding its existing product lines and seeking opportunities to introduce even more exciting new ranges.

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Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

Thomas Gunn Miniatures

Reviews of new metal figures to arrive in the hobby by George Philips

4 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

The Last Sake

Eduardo Fernandez paints a large-scale bust.

8 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

The World of Model Soldiers, Part 1

Colin Luxford takes a tour of the world in miniature, starting with Europe and Asia.

10+ mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

King & Country

Reviews of new metal figures to arrive in the hobby by George Philips.

4 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

GNM Miniatures

Hougoumont North Gate diorama

2 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

Dressing the Kiddies

Keith Nairn-Munro presents the second part of his study of the uniforms and history of the Scots Guards up to the Great War.

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

A Family Enterprise

George Phillips speaks to Abram Simon about the past, present and future of New Zealand-based Fleurbaix Toy Soldiers.

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
February - March 2021

Thomas Gunn Miniatures

Various new releases

4 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

King of kings

The ancient Persian (Achaemenid) Empire in miniature

10 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Setting the scene

A chance visit to his parents’ attic reunited Jakob Bredahl-Kjær with his beloved toy soldier collection and opened the floodgates of childhood nostalgia. Jakob’s passion for the hobby was instantly rekindled and within a few short weeks, he had become a dealer for W. Britain in his native Denmark and founded Toy Soldiers of Scandinavia. George Phillips of TSCI spoke to Jakob to find out more about the business, including its signature range of handbuilt dioramas…

4 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Alymer Military Miniatures

Various new releases

3 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

The Battle of Bushy Run Part 2

Martin Ainscough concludes his story on the famous battle

2 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Little Legion

Napoleonic Wars

1 min read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Ashanti Dawn

Paul Brinkley tells us the history of the Asante Empire, the Zulus of the West African rainforest

7 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

A Shimek stand-to

Brigadier Raymond E Bell looks at the work of US toy soldier artisan E. Joe Shimek II

4 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

American Civil War In The Continental Style

Giles Brown, original founder of Dorset Soldiers, describes how some of his favourite ACW figures came into existence

2 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Dressing The Kiddies'

Uniforms and history of the Scots Guards until the Great War

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
December - January 2021

Memories of a far-off land…

The highs, and often very low lows, of army life in India during the 1800s

7 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

Inspirational constant

Gary Emery tells us why this magazine has been an inspiration and a constant companion in his life for the last 16 years!

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

In support

Canadian writer Guy Elliott talks us through some of his collection and how it came to be…

7 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

Dealing Down Under

Over the past 30 years, Peter Nathan has carved a reputation for supplying top-end collectable toy soldiers to hobbyists in Australia. More recently, his business has branched out into the production of museum-quality dioramas to bring his customers’ collections to life...

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

De Bange

Mike Williams builds Blitz Models 1:35 scale Canon de 120mm L modele 1878 French field artillery

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

Britains' Americans

Brigadier Raymond E Bell reminisces about his collection of Britains figures representing American troops that have now passed to his grandchildren

9 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
October - November 2020

Uniforms of the “Highland Laddies” foreign service

Keith Nairn-Munro continues his series of articles on the Highland Regiments

8 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
August - September 2020

Scorched Earth

Gary Emery reminisces about boyhood battles recreating the exploits of Rommel and his Afrika Korps

6 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
August - September 2020

The British Toy Soldier Company

Various new releases

2 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
August - September 2020

Thomas Gunn Miniatures

Various new releases

3 mins read
Toy Soldier Collector International
August - September 2020

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