This site is created for collectors of mainly composition vintage toy soldiers produced by great toy makers of the past: Elastolin, Hausser, Lineol, Durso, Kienel, Starlux, Leyla, Schusso, Armee, Trico, Duro, Durolin, NB, Triumph, GJ and many others.

Toy soldiers and real battles: February 2020

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

❄️❄️❄️🔥🔥🔥🇺🇸🇾🇪Resisting the German advance at the Ardennes...

US troops at the Battle of the Bulge also had to cope with the punishing climate of the Ardennes. The Germans held off on their offensive until dense fog and snow arrived and grounded the Allies’ superior air support, leaving both sides to grapple with near-Arctic conditions. “Weather was a weapon the German army used with success,” Field Marshal Von Rundstedt later noted.One of the photos captured a German Hauptmann at the very moment of his falling after an American MK2 hand grenade explosion  (The photographed soldiers are from Airfix and Marx of the Ukraine).

Model of the German V-1 flying bomb at the Bastogne War Museum.

This model of the German V-1 flying bomb (Vergeltungswaffen) tugged by Kettenkrad Sd.Kfz. 2  is presented at the Bastogne War Museum in Belgium.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Indian ivory chess set 🇮🇳⚔️🏰

This Indian ivory chess set was presented to the Soviet government by Indian officials in 1968. The set is presented at the State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia in Moscow.


Thursday, February 27, 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Grenadiers of the empire, the traditional Liège wooden puppets

Grenadiers of the Empire, the traditional Liège puppets of 19th century presented at the Museum of Walloon Life in Liège (Belgium), at different stages of restoration.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

King & Country - US Army Air Force

The famous WWII Fighters Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk, Flying Tigers and US Army Air Force Ace pilots.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

King & Country's Ancient Egypt

King & Country's Ancient Egypt: Building the pyramids. Ancient Egypt is one of the King & Country’s most colorful and fascinating series with a superb scene and setting. Apart from depicting the ‘Life & Death On The Nile’, it demonstrates ‘how to build a pyramid in one simple lesson’ in miniatures.

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WW2 German paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) from Revell

This set of German paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) (1/72) was produced by Revell in 1995.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

USSR Art at Home 1925

This Soviet book “Art at home” was released in 1925 and contains  36 tables with different communist propaganda materials, decorations, toys and clothes. Issued in Moscow by the Publishing House "News of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR and the Central Executive Committee", 1925.

Red cavalry paper toy soldiers

Communist flags and slogans

The full version is available here :

Saturday, February 22, 2020

My morning trophies...

Sometimes your regular groceries shopping can also increase your medieval army by an incident... This morning brought me some British classic plastic soldiers from Lone Star, Crescent,Britains, Airfix and Timpo... Shall I start a crusade ?

Red Revolution...Proletariat of the world, unite!

Russian Revolution plastic soldiers produced by Engineer Basevich . The best sets in this field !

Friday, February 21, 2020

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Russian Counter-revolutionary

The White Army and its supporters who tried to defeat the Bolsheviks after the October Revolution of 1917 were counter-revolutionaries. I placed here different soldiers from Engineer Basevich, Technolog, Mars and also some old Elastolin ones ...You can also see some figures from Tintin comics books. Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine looks like Trotsky.. )))