Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ideal Train Figures

Shown above are three of the six 54mm Ideal Train figures. I have picked up a couple of these over the years.  You have a standing and kneeling engineer  with an oil can.  What is interesting is the Ideal conductor is … Continue reading

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The Boys

I have not posted on the boys lately as I did not have any good pictures of them. Laurie and I took them last week to the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in town. The parade use to go downtown, but … Continue reading

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Do You Know?

I pcked up these two items recently. The one on the left is a dog when you push his tail his head shoots off. The dog might have be Astro. It should be a cereal giveaway. The woman on the … Continue reading

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New Figure Company Expeditionary Force

The latest issue of Plastic Warrior has unvieled a new figure company Expeditionary Force. The company was founded in December 2010 by Scott Lam to meet the needs of gamers and collectors. Scott decided to meet the needs of  the gamers … Continue reading

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Plastic Warrior

The latest Plastic Warrior has appeared and as alway is it is a highlight of my day. In this issue is an article on Marx guardsmen, Cherilea Swoppet Commandos and much more. One sad note, Plastic Warrior is going from … Continue reading

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The Worldest Worst Figure?

This is the Cherilea UN Soldier running up the steps. I consider this figure as the worst figure made. Where do I start. The pose makes no sense. Figure is out of porportions.  The detail is almost non-existant. A close … Continue reading

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16th Annual New Jersey Toy Soldier Military show and Sale

We have gotten in a report from our very good friend John Reichl, who attended the 16th Annual New Jersey Toy Soldier Military show and Sale this Sunday. John said that the show had been moved from its regular spot … Continue reading

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Peter Evans Finds

Our very good friend Peter Evans has sent us a package of figures from the United Kingdom. Every package is a surprise. First up are some figures from a card game Clash of Heroes. This is a fantasy game which … Continue reading

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Kit Carson

  This is a great little figure I recently picked up on Ebay. It is a figure of Kit Carson. (It state his name on the base.) The figure is 54mm and was stated as Kinder type. What that means … Continue reading

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Unusual Davy Crockett Toy

I was glancing at the Hake auction no 205 and notice this item WALT DISNEY’S ALAMO CONSTRUCTION SET/SCENE OF DAVY CROCKETT’S HISTORIC STAND It was made in 1955 by Practi-Cole Products. The item makes building where Davy Crockett did his … Continue reading

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