HMS Flying Tiger? Eraser Battleships

£2 a pack of Naval jollity from Flying Tiger stores everywhere.

Not sure if you can paint erasers …

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 ...

7 thoughts on “HMS Flying Tiger? Eraser Battleships”

  1. I have something quite like this – they look more like actual battleships – that I’ve experimented with for running a simple Jutland game. Would love more!

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    1. I think these will end up as some kind of convoy game. Not sure what size of other gaming pieces and naval ships they match. We are talking an outlay of only £4 before I hare off into another project.


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