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Sue Kes01 Apr 2011 11:34 a.m. PST

… that is, the 54mm "Pirates of Tortuga" figures by Cliff Sanderson, first released back in the late 70's/early 80's.

They came into the UK as imports and we have a sales list of 24 figures in the range from that time.

Today, John Eden produces them in the UK, and so does Fleurbaix in Australia. Each of these two offers figures which are not included in the old 24, but some of the old 24 are not being produced now by either maker.

Can anyone supply us with a complete list of this range?

Mako1101 Apr 2011 5:26 p.m. PST

Never seen or heard of them.

A link to pics would be nice, and appreciated.

Cardinal Hawkwood01 Apr 2011 5:27 p.m. PST

a little controversial in parts that range..

Sue Kes02 Apr 2011 1:49 a.m. PST

"a little controversial in parts that range.."

Yes … we saw some of the models on display in military modelling shops.

I need to know how many figures comprised the complete range.

Cardinal Hawkwood02 Apr 2011 3:53 p.m. PST

I remember when it came out..1976? and actually saw them, held some of them in the flesh and then the controversy began and was quite loud and they all seemed to disappear..can't remeber how many there were..

Cardinal Hawkwood02 Apr 2011 3:54 p.m. PST

one can imgine which of the figures are no longer made..

Cardinal Hawkwood02 Apr 2011 3:57 p.m. PST

yep the figures I imagined not being made are not being made.. by Fleurbaix at least

Pyrate Captain03 Apr 2011 9:10 a.m. PST

They were very bawdy.

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