Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mystery Set

Found this the other day while searching for figures suitable for Cold War British Infantry. Never seen them before and can't remember the site where I found it in the first place, not even sure if they're 1/72? Anyone have any ideas/information about these figures or, more importantly, where you can get them?

13 comments:

  1. Now I remember, got the picture from google images

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  2. I've got a sprue of those too, and can't remember either!! Gee that was helpful..LOL

    Robin

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  3. The short answer is that you can't. They're masters for ACTA's British Army set, a set that is apparently "on hold" and seems to have been in that state for several years.

    Still, if Orion can get around to releasing their Israeli's, maybe ACTA can release these. I know I'll buy some.

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  4. Thanks boys. Right, I expect every Blogger to imediately petition ACTA and tell them to get their arses into gear!

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  5. They look alright to me. ACTA figs are usually a bit small, so maybe they can be combined with the Matchbox NATO paratroopers.

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  6. They're nice but unavailable according to ModernKiwi?

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  7. If these are masters, then what's left to do? Matchbox para are getting hard to come by now too I think? But yeah probably a good mix

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  8. They are a nice looking set, but unavailable.
    The Matchbox para´s ?
    Revell have re- released them.
    Cheers
    paul

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  9. Hello...You can try here.....Check it...;)
    http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Index.aspx

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  10. Thanks Tony, appreciate the info

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  11. Thanks for the info Tony

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  12. At least some of those are direct copies of the old Britains Deetail modern British 'Beret' figures - presumably 'pantographed' down to 1/72nd. I don't think they are the old Matchbox figs. You can see what i mean here (scroll down):
    http://www.die-cast-toys.com/plastic-soldiers/britains/britainsww2.html

    cheers.

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  13. Thanks DC, very interesting, I have never seen these before, hopefully they'll get around to producing them in 1/72 eh?

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