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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Lineol composition soldiers: General von Seeckt, Generalstab and the tinplate map table.

Adding some photos of the German Generalstab (Fuhrergruppe) produced by Lineol in 30s. The officer on the left is the portrait of General Hans von Seeckt (1866 -1936), although not described as such in the Lineol catalogue reference to this group.The bending officer on the right was made only for this Lineol map table. You can also notice that some figurines are produced in the "Danish" version (these figurines are wearing Danish helmet M1923). The Generalstab tent was produced by Elastolin.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Royal Air Force : Sopwith Camel

The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft that was introduced on the Western Front in 1917. It was developed by the Sopwith Aviation Company as a successor to the Sopwith Pup and became one of the best known fighter aircraft of the Great War.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Durso WW1/WW2 Belgium Cavalry

The Belgian composition cavalry produced by Durso in 30s is headed by Leopold III, King of the Belgians.

Monday, October 19, 2020

WW1 : Living in the trenches

WW1 composition soldiers representing US and British armies (Lineol, Germany). The nurses are produced by Durso (Belgium).


Sunday, October 18, 2020

Incident at the Soviet border ....

The Red Army border patrool is preventing illegal border crossing by Trotskyist counter-revolutionaries. The Red Army 1/32 plastic soldiers set from Engineer Basevich.

 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Model of timber-frame medieval house (c 1150)

This model of of timber-frame or sill-beam medieval house (c 1150) with stone foundations and timber above is presented at Waterford Treasures: Medieval Museum.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Durso Red Army soldiers and Swiss armored car.

These composition Red Army soldiers were produced by Durso (Belgium) in 30s. The tinplate armored car was produced by Gustav Buchmann, Langnau (Switzerland).