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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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Lone Star- Part 1 – Origins

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Lone Star Lone Star Data Lone Star Part 1 – Origins & the Wild West D.C.M.T Lone Star is probably best known for its die-cast models and trains but was a key maker of plastic toy soldiers and figures in the 1950’s … Continue reading

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Cherilea Plastic – Part 2

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 Identifying Cherilea figures Cherilea Data One of the things that can help with collecting or selling Cherilea figures is that it’s relatively easy to identify them. That is when compared to many of the smaller english makers who still to this … Continue reading

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Cherilea Plastic – Part 1

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Cherilea Cherilea data History  Plastic Warrior – Cherilea Special Cherilea began its life in Burnley, England the mid 40’s. Formed by Wilf Cherington a former designer with John Hill & Co , who had also designed for Crescent and a … Continue reading

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