Man of TIN Advent Calendar Day 22 – A Few 1930s toy soldier Hugar Buildings

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Interesting pre-war 54mm scenery (battle boards) from Hugar – rare and expensive!

A book I am looking forward to as a gift at Christmas is  The Illustrated History of Hugar published in Hardcover by Smart Media in 2014 by Paul Brookes. Available through Amazon. Perfect for a 54mm old Toy Soldier gamer …

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As original 1930s Hugar buildings are so expensive, the now defunct company of GBE Toy Soldiers used to manufacture replicas.

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Hugar  style  buildings no longer available on GBE soldiers.
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Again no longer available from GBE Toy Soldiers

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Simple and play-full buildings

http://brightontoyandmodelmuseum.blogspot.com/2016/04/donation-britains-farmyard-set.html

Blogposted by Mark Man of TIN, Advent Calendar Day 22 on 22 December 2018

2 thoughts on “Man of TIN Advent Calendar Day 22 – A Few 1930s toy soldier Hugar Buildings”

  1. Fascinating buildings from a company that is new to me. I hope you enjoy reading the book and that it brings loads of inspiration with it.

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    1. I had not really heard of Hugar as most of their charming output was railway or farm building related, the battlefield terrain boards were a small and short lived bit of prewar work. Hence its (boxed) rarity.
      The Hugar book is a joy to read, a labour of love by Paul Brookes and I will post a proper review in the next few weeks.

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