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Saturday, December 9, 2023

Elastolin Eisenbahn Figuren ๐Ÿšƒ๐Ÿ›ค๐Ÿš‚

Elastolin produced a line of more than 30 civilian figures for use with toy trains (Eisenbahn Figuren). This line included DRB (Deutsche Reichsbahn) workers, station workers, Schupo policemen (Schutzpolizei) and passengers. These figures were produced primarily in 7-cm (NormalgroรŸe) although some were also available in 5-cm (6-cm) and 3-cm sizes. I have some 6 cm Elastolin railway figures.

Friday, December 1, 2023

Children playing with toy soldiers

French postcard : Children playing with toy soldiers.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

German soldier sitting with typewriter

Elastolin German soldier sitting at table with a typewriter (1/24)was produced from 1936 to 1939. It's quite difficult to find this composition figure in good condition.(0/550/36/50, 550/36/50).

Friday, November 17, 2023

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Lineol 6.5 cm series (1925 - 1933)

In the mid-twenties, Lineol started production of its 6.5 cm composition figures in order to reduce the selling price in comparison to the more expensive 9 cm and 14 cm figures. Here we have some Reichswehr figures : Infantry, Cavalry and Musicians.You can an also notice personality figures of Paul von Hindenburg and Hans von Seeckt.

Friday, November 3, 2023

Starlux German soldiers with Airfix Hanomag

Starlux Wehrmacht plastic soldiers(1/32) from 70s and Airfix WWII Hanomag Sd.Kfz. 251 personnel carrier half track.

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Italian plastic soldiers of our days from Giochi Preziosi - Esercito Bersagliere

Scale 1/24. Inside each display box there is one stand with the Italian army logo and name of the military division and the information card on the soldier and the division he belongs to. There are 11 soldiers in the Esercito set.

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Visiting Castelvecchio castle in Verona ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿฐ⚔️

Castelvecchio is a castle in Verona, northern Italy. It is the most important military construction of the Scaliger dynasty that ruled the city in the Middle Ages. Construction was carried out between 1354 and 1376. The fortified bridge was intended to allow the seigniors to escape safely northwards to the Tyrol in the event of a rebellion or a coup d'รฉtat.

Friday, October 27, 2023

Stalin and Red Army (GJ, Belgium) ๐Ÿšฉ๐Ÿšฉ๐Ÿšฉ

GJ (Belgium, Brussels) produced 7cm composition soldiers from 1935 to 1950. GJ would be the initials of the Belarusian sculptor who made these figurines. GJ figurines produced after the WW2 by the founder of GJ no longer bear the GJ mark under the base. GJ produced some interesting Red Army figures, including Stalin, Cossacks and Red Marines.