I am well aware that Blog posts this month have been slow.....
I have been working on a couple of commissions and finishing off a number of magazine articles for publication later this year. But this week we have had visitors. My Brother and Sister-in-Law were up from South Wales visiting Sue and her mother. As well as bringing fresh Welsh cakes and faggots from Swansea market, I received this margarine box of toy soldiers or 40mm lead soldiers. I would suggest that they are new models from traditional moulds cast in lead. Possibly Prince August.
It's quite a haul.....
They are definitely lead. Bob found them while attending an auction.
A dozen mounted Hussars.
50 advancing infantry.
50 kneeling riflemen.
5 Flag wielders or banner carriers.
18 marching drummers.
12 Trumpet or buglers.
And 6 cannon.
I'm not sure what I'll be doing with this load of old lead - over 150 models but will keep you informed should there be any developments.
Thank you Bob and Anna.