22 June 2011
Dorset Soldiers has released a selection of civilian toy figures in 54mm white metal, available painted in gloss or matt acrylic and as castings. ...
Despite the company name, Giles Brown has a very large contingent of civilian models too, covering everything from policemen (and women!) to Queen Victoria.
Some examples are: Set No 872 Salvation Army Band Conductor, drummer and drum, two lady Salvationists – one with tambourine, four brass instrumentalists; 873 Evening Exercise, Mr and Mrs Bassett walking their dog ‘Lottie’; 874 All of a Fright!, Rebecca, with her governess, is startled by a friendly dog; 875 Hosanna!, Mr & Mrs Goodbody and Anna sell the Salvation Army ‘War Cry’; 876 Oyez!, The Town Crier and his unwelcome entourage; 877 Contentment, Mr & Mrs Wrinkle watch their cat ‘Cleo’; 878 The Artist, a painter and small boy perusing a half-finished canvas; 879 ‘Bodgit and Scarper’, two painters with their ladder; 880 ‘Allo, ‘Allo, ‘Allo, an Inspector and Constable on patrol with dismounted Police motorcyclist directing traffic; 881 Mr Velocipede, male cyclist; and, essential to any English country scene, 882 Ashdown Morris, six dancers and musician with fool in badger costume!
All figures are 54mm white metal, available painted in gloss or matt acrylic and as castings. Different degrees of detail can be added and contents of sets can even be varied to suit the customer’s needs. Giles can even create a unique set for an individual customer.