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Kalinovsky
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Anyone recognise these?

Post by Kalinovsky » 26 Aug 2018, 00:10

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I bought these from eBay a few years ago as samples of the range. I then tried to buy more from the same seller, but they had some complicated system on their eBay system which didn't work, and when I tried to contact them to try to order direct I couldn't get a response.

So I just wondered if anyone recognised them and could tell me the manufacturer. I got the impression from the eBay listing that the sellers maybe weren't the original owners of the range and viewed it as an "old range", which is a pity as they are really nice figures.

They are 20mm, by the way.

Richard B.
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by Richard B. » 26 Aug 2018, 06:20

Sorry, not any figures i own?
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CarlL
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by CarlL » 26 Aug 2018, 19:22

Sorry Kalinovsky,

I dont recognise them either, but clearly an "Arab" and French Foreign Legion series / set.

Their size may give you starting point, the nearer to 20mm the older the likely range. As a veteran collector / painter / player who does not recognise them they could be figures from an USA range?

In UK B&B miniatures do a big 20mm (French) Foreign Legion and Arab series although they are big chunky 20mm nearer 25mm style. see http://www.bandbminiatures.co.uk/ they have some photos there.

You could try on the Victorian Military Society website (although its more history than toy soldier orientated) at https://www.victorianmilitary.org
or try an American website as they maybe older Jack Scruby figures? likes of https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Bat ... mpire/info
or the Victorian Wars Forum at http://www.victorianwars.com/index.php

If they are tall / bigger figures of 28mm to 30mm plus they could be more modern in nature, 25mm is more likely a 1970s output.

CarlL

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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by CarlL » 26 Aug 2018, 19:34

PS
the photo as is, is small, clicking on the image enlarges it to make figures easier to see; but does take you to another website full of scantily clothed lasses!
CarlL on the terrors of le click

Kalinovsky
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by Kalinovsky » 26 Aug 2018, 20:07

They are 20mm, they’re not Scruby or B&B, and unfortunately I see no lasses. I’m tempted to ask if its something in your cache...

Kalinovsky
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by Kalinovsky » 26 Aug 2018, 21:28

i've now to my surprise managed to find the eBay user name of the original seller and they still seem to be active there. I have sent them a message and will see if there is any response.

Ian Shaw
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by Ian Shaw » 27 Aug 2018, 07:29

Good luck
Anything bigger than 6 is TOOOO big.

Kalinovsky
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by Kalinovsky » 27 Aug 2018, 09:33

Ian Shaw wrote:
27 Aug 2018, 07:29
Good luck
Thanks. He has now been in touch and is sorting a list out for me.

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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by granty101 » 27 Aug 2018, 10:36

CarlL wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 19:34
but does take you to another website full of scantily clothed lasses!
That's it!!! I'm telling Maggie about what you get up to whilst doing online 'research'!! :lol:

Grant
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CarlL
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Re: Anyone recognise these?

Post by CarlL » 27 Aug 2018, 23:14

Granty

Just click on the original image! Its a Kalinovsky photo image downloader thing not me!

Kalinovsky, lets us know your figure (metal not girlie before Granty gets ideas) as they are useful figures for 20mm.

CarlL

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