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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2019 9:45 p.m. PST

"…Mars are a Ukrainian manufacturer who, I believe, started out producing copies of other manufacturer's figures (Matchbox, Revell, Esci, etc.) Although I can't verify claims, some believe that this was effectively piracy of other companies' work. However, in the plastic model soldier world, some felt that even this bootleg reissuing of out-of-production old sets at least made some old figures, often much in demand by hobbyists, available once more and was so to be welcomed. It's a contentious issue for sure and one perhaps left to the lawyers to pass judgement over but since (I think) 2009, Mars have been making their own sets instead….."





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Katzbalger12 Jan 2019 4:54 a.m. PST

Darn--there I was looking for Victorian SF/Steampunk Austrians on Mars, the Red Planet, and this is what I find. False advertising I say! Tango--you'll be hearing from my barrister shortly!


Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian12 Jan 2019 7:46 a.m. PST

Katz, we nay need a class action case

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 8:25 a.m. PST

Indeed. I was reading Space:1889 modules last night, and "Martian Austrian Uhlans" would fit right in.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 11:16 a.m. PST

I copy the original tittle my friends… and also included "Austrians" for your best guide… (smile)


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