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Tango0112 Jun 2017 9:58 p.m. PST

Of possible interest?

findthatfigure.blogspot.com.ar


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 1:23 a.m. PST

My goodness! That is evocative. Hinton Hunt was the first manufacturer that I bought metal figures from marvelling how expensive they were compared with the Airfix figures I had bought up until then. The packages always seemed to arrived on a rainy Friday morning just before I went to school but I was not allowed to open them just then. The return home in a lather of expectation was always an excellent start to the weekend.

dampfpanzerwagon Fezian13 Jun 2017 2:25 a.m. PST

A great find.

Thank you.

Tony

jambo1 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 10:41 a.m. PST

Super blog. great reading.

Tango0113 Jun 2017 11:19 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friends!. (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Phillius Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 1:20 p.m. PST

I remember Hinton Hunt. The local stamp shop in St. Albans sold a few figures every now and then. My first wargaming purchase that wasn't from Airfix.

Marc at work14 Jun 2017 5:09 a.m. PST

An excellent find – I know the blog, but havben't been there for a while.

Thanks Armand for reminding me of this great resource

Marc

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP14 Jun 2017 9:29 a.m. PST

Posh and rich kids went into Mayfair to Under Two Flags, for Tadition figures.

There was a shop around the corner from South Kensington Tube station, Exhibition Row that sold Minifigs etc and then came Beatties on Wigmore St, that sold Hinchliffe. Boring meeting at Royal Soc of Medicine, I could pop out and stock up.

EEEEH, those were the days. You could peek into the boxes before buying. Kids these days…poor devils. We had it all….none of this internet nonsense.

Tango0114 Jun 2017 10:48 a.m. PST

A votre service mon cher ami!. (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

Markconz14 Jun 2017 3:33 p.m. PST

What a great service that blog provides!

Terry3714 Jun 2017 7:45 p.m. PST

I still have all of my old Hinton Hunt painting guides, along with my Jack Scruby guides! All just nostalgia for me now with so many great references available.

Terry

Tango0114 Jun 2017 10:05 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my friend!.


Amicalement
Armand

DHautpol15 Jun 2017 5:41 a.m. PST

I remember buying HH figures to add variety to my Airfix Napoleonics from his shop in Camden Passage Market at Angel.

Opening hours could be erratic.

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