We love family businesses, and why not? We are one! But Tradition of London has really caught our attention because of the rich history of their company and the impact it has had on the entire field of collecting toy soldiers and military memorabilia. Their lineage goes back to the early 50’s when the company was founded as Norman […]
Here’s a different Concept – DIY Toy Soldiers! The Toy Soldier Factory has become one of Ireland’s best hidden attractions. Tours showcase this family-owned business, established in Ireland since 1976. It is situated in the beautiful little village of Kilnamartyra, half way between Killarney town and Cork City on the main N22 road, only a short distance […]
William Britain, W. Britain or simply Britain’s, has been synonymous with toy soldiers since 1893. The company produces toy soldiers and military miniatures with attention to detail, quality and authenticity. Each model figure is cast out of metal and hand painted to the highest possible standards. Product range includes traditional toy style figures in 1/32 scale (54mm […]
KING & COUNTRY was founded in 1983 in Hong Kong by two expatriate Scots, Andy C. Neilson and Laura McAllister Johnson. Andy, a former Royal Marine Commando had been interested in and collecting toy soldiers since a young boy. Laura provided the solid business background and support for the company. From humble beginnings, KING & COUNTRY has developed into one […]
We recently discovered Thomas Gunn and have been impressed by the quality and quantity of their product line, especially considering that they only launched in 2009. According to the founder, the company was born from the desire to improve upon the quality of 1/30th scale figures currently available. They observed the escalating prices from limited manufacturers and […]
LinksThere are many great sites offering loads of links to toy soldier, miniatures, militaria and others. A few of the best are listed here. ScaleModel.NET An international list of scale model websites. AIRNET – Find 1,000’s of aviation sites!
Links Rare books, First Editions, and Bindery – Heritage Book Shop and Bindery is an internationally renowned antiquarian bookstore specializing in rare books and first editions. CraftMall.com – Buy or sell arts and crafts CraftMall.com offers a fun and creative craft mall that features unique arts and crafts from crafters around the world. Buy or sell arts and […]
Rome produced some of the best military strategists the world has ever known. Gaius Marius and Julius Caesar have been studied over the centuries by key military men like Napoleon, to learn the best strategies for warfare. The Roman army was an extremely disciplined group who did as much to build the empire’s infrastructure as they did […]