Tag Archives: Plastic

Daily Figure Post – No 22

 Cherilea. Rare Baronial Knight. 54MM. Plastic England. Advertisements

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Elastolin Plastic Figures

 Elastolin Plastic – Germans are hard!   In my recent post about Composition figures I mentioned that Hauser (Elastolin) had produced some fine Plastic figures in a very hard plastic (polysterol) during the 60’s and 70‘s.  In 1981 the firm was … Continue reading

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Daily Figure Post – No 1

Crescent Mounted Indian – England. Plastic  I’ve decided to supplement my larger more detailed posts with a daily figure post. One figure or a figure on a horse or an Accessory. I’ll state the maker if known and what it’s … Continue reading

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Timpo – These Boots were made for Skiing !

Apache White Boots & Brown Bases  I doubt very much that real Apaches warriors would be seen dead in these snazzy White Boots but that didn’t bother the designers at Timpo.  Rare White Boots Apaches . A set of 4 … Continue reading

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LONE STAR Plastic Figures

LONE STAR- DCMT A few recent finds … all now sold

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ATLANTIC -The Italian Job

I really Like Atlantic figures. This Italian company was productive in the 1960’s and 70’s but went bust in the early 80’s . Alas most of the molds were lost but some survived and turned up in more recent years as I understand it … Continue reading

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TIMPO – Rare Plastic

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timpo It was only a matter of time before I finally got to talk about Timpo Swoppets. I’ve covered Timpos solid plastic figures in an earlier post and I’ll get to the lead stuff later but its time to talk … Continue reading

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Crescent -Part 1 -Plastic and Cereal

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Crescent– Part 1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_Toys Crescent Origins  Crescent began making toys in lead in 1922 and  today remains a very popular maker for collectors of pre war lead toys covering a  wide range of interest areas including transports , military , … Continue reading

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Timpo Solids

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Timpo Solids  Introduction: It’s time to look at Timpo ….. Ah Timpo ……… one of the most collectable figure makers in the world if you are talking swoppets but perhaps not the much  less collected and overlooked 1950’s solid figures that pre … Continue reading

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Lone Star – Part 2

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Lone Star Data The second part of my Introduction to Lone Star. We start with Lone Stars Naval figures, Frogmen and Divers and then take  a look at some of the other popular figures in 54mm. Lone Star have been … Continue reading

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