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  1. Re: An Addendum and Update on the State of Toy Soldier Collecting - One Person's Opin

    Hi Mirof,

    Well said, Sir!

    Agree wholeheartedly. The Hobby is NOT dying, it is changing, and rapidly, but the numbers of collectors, how ever described, is increasing!

    You highlight the major...
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    Hi Mike,

    Unfortunately I haven't yet won Lotto!! Even if I did win next week I wouldn't have enough time to organise a ticket. So please mark me as an apology.

    Please give my regards, and those...
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    Re: Vienna 1683

    [QUOTE=Napoleon1er;851640]So, because I love my First Legion Polish winged hussars so much, I am considering building a diorama for them. My idea is to create a scene centered on one of Vienna's...
  4. Re: SYW023-SYW031 Prussian 3rd Cuirassiers and von Seydlitz!

    Hi

    You should try "RYLIT" of Germany, they did a very nice figure based on this Knoetel painting. They certainly did other figures of Prussian soldiers smoking a pipe.

    If you ask nicely, they...
  5. Re: Had any manufacturer made the scene of the assassinatioof Archduke Francis-Ferdin

    Hi MikeNick,

    In addition to Metal Shed and Hocker there was the late Peter Kovar of Vienna did a kit about 25 years ago. About 4+ years ago an English maker also did a kit: figures sculpted by the...
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    Re: Will we get new releases tomorrow?

    Hi guys,

    Some WWI Austro-Hungarians would be really good!!

    Oberstinhaber
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    Re: time on my hands at last

    Correct!!

    There were 3 civilian figures released at the same time, which were also very good, I would like more of them too!

    But this was Britains about 3 "incarnations" ago!!

    "Gone. alas....
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    Re: time on my hands at last

    When, oh when, will somebody do some more of these lovely buildings!!!!
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    Re: New Hope Design Men At Arms Collection

    Hi Luiz,

    In addition to Mitof's comments; try

    www.newhopedesign.shqminiatures.co.uk

    they seem to have a large proportion of the figures available, I cannot guarantee it is the whole range,...
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    Re: New Hope Design Men At Arms Collection

    Hi Brad,

    Somewhere on this forum a few years ago, I asked this same question, And nobody had the answer.

    For years I was under the belief, as is Mirof that the Pioneer figure in the 7YW...
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    Re: Well what are you Expecting/Wanting?

    World War I Austro-Hungarians!!!!!!!!!

    Oberstinhaber
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    Re: Mike Tarantino's Toy Soldier Collection

    Hi Mike,

    What a great set!! I must have been asleep that day and missed the ebay listing.

    Like you, I had never seen it before or was aware of its existence. Well done!!

    Regards,

    Bob
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    Re: Spectacular new toy soldier shop.

    Hi Sapper,

    Yes we are very lucky, here in Australia (and not just for the number of Toy Soldier Shops!)

    This got me thinking.

    For a population of about 25 million people (about the same as...
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    Re: Zach's Collection

    Hey Zack,

    Love it!! The perfect house.

    How'd you get one like that? Maybe you're not married? I have been trying to sell a similar design to my wife for the last 49 years, with out success!
    ...
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    Re: The Army of Frederick the Great, What's happening at Rylit?

    Just made a "casual" inspection of Rylit's new site, yesterday. When it wouldn't open, I resorted to Google to find that there is now "another" new site.

    It seems that the range of figures has...
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    Seven Years War Castings

    I am looking for castings of 7YW figures from the following makers:

    PZ of Poland
    Real Models

    Can anyone help? Please PM me.

    Happy Collecting,

    Oberstinhaber
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    Re: Zach's Collection

    Dear Zach,

    These are Phoenix Model Developments castings of the Victorian era family at home. For anyone interested these castings are still available from forty-third productions. (along with a...
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    Re: Trying to find a repairer

    Awesome, Im in griffith nsw, but its a small item so posting it is no biggie to me.
    Here is the problem, a shiny translucent purple overlaying a gradient around the edges from what I can tell, with...
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    Re: Trying to find a repairer

    Hi,

    I live in Brisbane. I know a number of people who could help you out.

    Start off by telling where you live. We can progress from there.

    Happy Collecting,

    Oberstinhaber.
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    Re: Toy Soldier Stuff in Europe

    Hi John,

    Franz, the Director of the Museum presented me with exactly the same figure, when I was there last. But I haven't painted mine yet (thanks for the inspiration!)

    Yes, mostly flats in...
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    Re: Toy Soldier Stuff in Europe

    [QUOTE=thanasis67;833883]Hi guys!
    Regarding Wien check this:

    https://www.zinnfigurenoffizin-kovar.info


    Hi Guys,

    Sorry to be the bearer of more sad news: Peter Kovar passed away last...
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    Re: Toy Soldier Stuff in Europe

    As best I recall, first half of 2015.

    It was all very sudden.

    There was some talk of a possible re-opening, but I don't think it occurred.

    We need a full report from our "Central European...
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    Re: Toy Soldier Stuff in Europe

    Dear Al,

    I will endorse all John's recommendations, with a couple of minor corrections:

    Firstly, and sadly, KOBER is no more!!!

    Secondly: "Zinnfiguren Boehm" is at Nummer 7 Schulerstrasse....
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    Re: The Army of Frederick the Great

    Brad,

    The address that I have used for NHD is www.newhopedesigns.shqminiatures.co.uk

    I also recommend the Army House and Rylit figures. Rylit have recently (and at long last) revised their...
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    Re: The Army of Frederick the Great

    I hope this helps .. :)

    It sure does!!

    I thank you, John (and I am sure a number of others will too!)

    Ahead of schedule, too!

    All 4 very nice.
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