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    Re: And so it begins . . . that is SNOW

    Sorry for the late reply. Thank you Chris. We like it.
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    Re: And so it begins . . . that is SNOW

    Sorry for the late reply. Thanks, we have lived here for 34 years when we bought it new. No, that is the bonus room above the garage where I have my office and library. My toy soldier room is...
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    Re: Come visit Asheville NC sale

    I tried to send you a private message, but it has some arbitrary time limit and it said I had to log in again when I tried to send it. I lost everything I was trying to send you. Would you mind...
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    Re: Sad Day - Passing of Toy Soldier Collector

    Here are some photos of Ed at the "Salute to Ed Ruby and James Opie" held last year at Bob Walker's house and at his office a few years ago.
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    Re: Sad Day - Passing of Toy Soldier Collector

    Oh dear, I have been dreading this day ever since his wife, Fay, passed away a few years ago. I just saw Erika's message today; we were in the middle of a a ten day road trip to the national parks...
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    Re: Scenes from the HIRIART Workshop

    This workshop photo shows a few of the sets being readied for July's shipment.

    Left side, front to rear: set 1036 Dismounted Baden Dragoons, set 1395 German Askari in Action, and a double set...
  7. Re: Sad News - Frontline Figures has Ceased Operations

    Hi Al,

    I just saw your post today. I am selling part of my Frontline collection (mainly duplicate sets) at 50% off of the original list prices, if you are interested. In addition to the ACW, I...
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    First photo: Gus Ramos, Erika Osen, Ken Osen, Fred Stecker, and Steven Chong.

    Second photo: Helen Phillips, Mike O'Donnell, Bob Phillips, and Scot Morlan.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    More attendees.

    First photo: Bob Walker and Jim Baratta.

    Second photo: Bob Phillips, Jim Baratta, and Bob Walker.

    Third photo: Ken Osen and Mark Young, collector and professor at USC's...
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    Oops! That didn't come out as I wanted. Here are the photos.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    I thought I would go back and identify as many attendees as I could.

    First photo: Most have their backs to the camera, but from right to left are Bob Phillips, retired Orange County homicide...
  12. HIRIART West German Bundeswehr Honor Guard Musical Band

    This is a new musical band version of Hiriart catalog set 1282 WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR HONOR GUARD, 1982.
  13. HIRIART Tirailleurs Algeriens Turcos Musical Band

    This is a new musical band variation on Hiriart catalog set 1131 TIRAILLEURS ALGERIENS TURCOS.
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    Re: Retired K&C Resources

    Thanks to a tip from my friend and fellow collector, Steven Chong, about two weeks ago, I believe that you will find that www.sagerssoldiers.com is the most comprehensive site for this information. ...
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    Re: Scenes from the HIRIART Workshop

    Here are two photos from the workshop in Montevideo showing some of the sets from the pending May shipment on the paint shelves.

    First photo, left side, front to rear: 2nd R.E.P paras (partial...
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    The last photos. Bob plans on making the open house an annual event.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    More photos of the day's happenings.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    BTW, the last photo in the previous post shows my wife Jean who was a good sport to attend this event with me although she couldn't care less about toy soldiers. Thank you dear.

    More photos of...
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    The bag pipe band arriving and photos of attendees at some of the 18 tables with toy soldiers for sale.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    Saturday was a beautiful, sunny day with a high temperature of 78 degrees. The first photos are just a small sample of Bob's lovely garden where the event took place.
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    Re: With The Marines... Closeup!

    Great diorama! FYI: In he 1980s and 1990s, I worked with John Komes, a former marine, who served a tour in Viet Nam's I Corps as an Ontos crewman.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    Just a quick update: The headcount is now up to 75, including Bill Hocker, plus a couple of maybes. 18 tables have been reserved.
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    Re: Mike Tarantino's Toy Soldier Collection

    Another addition to my John Jenkins French & Indian War series Raid on St. Francis are these two regiments: The Pennsylvania Provincial Regiment and the British 60th Regiment of Foot (the Royal...
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    Re: Mike Tarantino's Toy Soldier Collection

    I recently picked up these three additional Roman Byzantine Guards made by Thomas Gunn. So, I now have one of each of the four variations.
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    Re: Bob Walker Open House May 11, 2019

    Thank you Luiz, we sure hope so and plan to make it an annual event if the West Coaster doesn't make a comeback. I promise to take some photos and share them.

    Mike
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