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Panfilov09 Nov 2017 2:19 p.m. PST

Back, er twenty years or so ago I recall looking at a range of soft plastic poly vehicles, mostly UK WWII types IIRC; Not the Airfix ones, but some other enthusiasts production. Modestly priced, they may even have been 1/72;

But I can't recall the manufacturer for the life of me.

Anyone have any suggestions?

DyeHard09 Nov 2017 4:15 p.m. PST

Matchbox had a model line in the 1970s and 80s
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dwight shrute10 Nov 2017 4:32 a.m. PST

Atlantic did a range

Timbo W10 Nov 2017 1:55 p.m. PST

Matchbox were hard plastic kits, though they did do a few die cast vehicles, I remember a Sherman – not in a sensible scale in those days of course.

DyeHard10 Nov 2017 3:17 p.m. PST

Yes the Matchbox are polystyrene, not soft.
I got obsessed with them being UK and missed that part.
Atlantic
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Bum

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Tim-Mee Toy soldier, no scale mostly large

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MPC no real scale:
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Try looking through here:
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Panfilov11 Nov 2017 2:39 a.m. PST

Nope, None of the above; Sorry guys.
More a niche toy soldier collector question?

Familiar with all the suggestions, not much of the BUM stuff, but even have some of that.

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