Eleven Pipers Piping

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Eleven Pipers Piping …

Celebrating the eleventh day of Christmas with eleven pipers piping from my toy soldier collection.  Figures old and new, painted and unpainted …

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Britain’s Pipers old and new, Prince August, Johillco and Lone Star / Harvey  Timpo plastics from my collection. 
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Interesting Christmas gift – these decoration trees.

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The trees are great and stylish for 54mm toy soldier games.

These trees are from trade only suppliers Ascalon, look out for them in Christmas decorations and interior design shops http://www.ascalon.co.uk/categories/christmas/whiter-shade-of-pale/stand-wooden-tree-12cm/7690

Blog posted by Mark, Man of TIN blog, 5th January 2017.

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Author: 26soldiersoftin

Hello I'm Mark Mr MIN, Man of TIN. Based in S.W. Britain, I'm a lifelong collector of "tiny men" and old toy soldiers, whether tin, lead or childhood vintage 1960s and 1970s plastic figures. I randomly collect all scales and periods and "imagi-nations" as well as lead civilians, farm and zoo animals. I enjoy the paint possibilities of cheap poundstore plastic figures as much as the patina of vintage metal figures. Befuddled by the maths of complex boardgames and wargames, I prefer the small scale skirmish simplicity of very early Donald Featherstone rules. To relax, I usually play solo games, often using hex boards. Gaming takes second place to making or convert my own gaming figures from polymer clay (Fimo), home-cast metal figures of many scales or plastic paint conversions. I also collect and game with vintage Peter Laing 15mm metal figures, wishing like many others that I had bought more in the 1980s ...

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