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  1. How Many Figures in Leuthen Diorama?

    Is there a list of all of the Prussian and Wurzburg figures in the JJD Leuthen diorama? I'm thinking of buying the pieces as I can find them, but need to know how many there are so that I don't...
  2. Re: New Releases for June 2019 - The Eighteenth Century Collection

    Conventional thinking these days by historians is that the Stars and Stripes flag was not used on the battlefield.
  3. Re: 2019 Caption Contest now up on the JJD site

    Could you provide a link please?

    Whenever I do a google search for JJD I always get redirected to one of his retail distributors.
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    Re: Who Is Sam Floca?

    Thanks to Sam I have been able to make some nice additions to my own Trophy collection. Based on the items that are being listed on eBay in recent weeks, it looks like it was quite an extensive...
  5. Wanted: Trophy French Drummer Boy

    There was a US distributor for Trophy Miniatures "The Toy Soldier" owned by Jim Hillested. His company logo was a Napoleonic French drummer boy wearing a bicorne hat. Trophy made a figure of the...
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    Who Is Sam Floca?

    There are a number of new Trophy listings on eBay (June 1, 2019) that are listed as being from the Sam Floca Collection. Who is Sam and why does it matter that some toy soldiers came from his...
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    Re: Trophy - zulu war sets

    Martyn, have you ever put the four wagon sets together in one setting ( Durnfords last stand, the Quartermaster Says No, Incident At Isandlwhana and The Spears are Washed) diarama?

    Jim
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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    I used an off-white muslim cloth (no pun intended) for the terrain and then enhanced it with som Woodlands Scenics extra fine railroad ballast and bits of lichen scattered here and there.

    I also...
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    Re: Wargaming with Trophy- Sudan

    The Camel Corps and the Northumberlands man the corner of the zariba.

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    Re: Wargaming with Trophy- Sudan

    The British deploy behind a well built zariba:

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    Parade drill

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    Wargaming with Trophy- Sudan

    I like to actually pull some of my Trophy figures off the storage shelf and Wargame the Sudan campaigns on the tabletop. We also use Red Box, Alymer, Britain's and John Jenkins Designs figures in our...
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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    Martin, do you know when Len switched to rectangular bases for horses and camels? I have the same set of CC and found that they always tipped over which was frustrating. I'd place a small ball of...
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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    More of my Trophy only Camel Corps:
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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    The Camel Corps with a mix of Trophy, Red Box, imperial and Britain's :

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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    It is interesting to see how the various figures come together to create a vibrant tableau full of movement. Well done sir!
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    Re: Sudan Campaigns 1880 - 1898

    The made for TV version with Beau Bridges is my favorite Four Feathers movie.
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    Re: The Army of Frederick the Great

    There is a great collection of Prussian SYW artifacts at Forschstenstein Castle in Austria that is worth seeing (near Vienna, Austria).
  18. WTB - Trophy Camels, just the camels

    I'm looking for five Trophy camels with rectangular bases to replace the five that I have that have no base. Camels fall over without the base. These are for my Camel Corps mounted figures. I'd also...
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    Re: How to resize photos from an IPhone

    I'm going to give this a try.

    Jim
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    Re: Latest additions

    That's what I do with my really old Trophy and Under Two Flags camels horses. I use a white sticky putty material typically used for tacking pictures to walls.

    Jim
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    Re: Falling Interest in Trophy on eBay?

    I might have an interest in your Sudan figures.
  22. Re: New Releases for August 2018 - The 18th Century Collection

    I could get into a LOT of trouble with these JJD figures, which I would use for Wargaming.
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    Re: Latest additions

    Nice looking Kitchener.
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    Re: Falling Interest in Trophy on eBay?

    What types of figures are in your consignment lot?
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    Re: Trophy WW1

    Nice acquisition Louis. Your collection is growing nicely.
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