Miniature toy soldiers are the most
preferred collectable figurines of the veterans who are
interested in history. The miniature toy soldiers are the
class of collectable miniature including toy soldiers, model
ships and airplanes available at our shop.
The miniature toy soldiers are
found in two categories- antiques and others models of real
life war objects. The love for history and an interest in
military inspires some one to be a collector of toy soldiers.
It is magnificent history of battles
and man’s inherent feeling for chivalry. Admiration
for military makes a person collector of toy soldiers. Winston
Churchill was influenced by collection of 1500 soldiers
of Napoleonic Era.
Your interest in historic battles,
parade formations and regimental uniforms can be reason
for your being a collector of miniature toy soldiers. There
could be reason that you like model boats and ships because
of your love for sailing.
If you are still thinking to begin
collecting miniature toy soldiers then it is a very exciting
and affordable hobby. You can take help from a reference
book to help guide you through this new hobby.
There are various types of miniature
toy soldiers manufactured over the past 100 years. There
were few antiques miniature toy soldiers existed before
Then British manufacturer William
Britain began mass-producing of those antique miniature
toy soldiers using new technologies. Sets of different wars
before World War I are antique pieces, which are found rarely.
Now-a- days miniature toy soldiers
made of materials from tin to lead in various models can
be obtained under price of $ 20 per soldier.
You can decide on your choice of
soldier after considering on a battle, a regiment, or era.
You can start your collection from a single soldier and
simultaneously increase your collection.
Should you decide to embark on
the antique models be careful in how you display them and
take care of them. The old Britain models are showed in
the box, since the soldiers were sold strung in the boxes
and to unstring them would devalue the set.
There are many new models of that
you can buy choose like Trooping of the Colour, the Military
Tattoo in Scotland, or the D-Day Landing, etc.
However the main categories of
miniature toy soldiers are:
Miniature Toy Soldiers:
These are the soldiers from the different periods and wars
from the history. They cover the history from ancient Egypt,
to the Roman Empire, the American Revolutionary War, Napoleonic
Wars and World War II.
– Different models of fighter planes from the 20th
century, including, Jaguar, F-16, Migs and many more models
Model Ships –
Models of warships like Cutty Sark, the Victory, the Bounty,
the Titantic and many more.
Battle Zone Miniatures:
These miniatures toy soldiers shows different action filled
periods from the different wars.