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fred218428 Jan 2019 8:56 a.m. PST

Anyone know best places for 20mm interwar to get involved with VBCW please

Vintage Wargaming28 Jan 2019 12:48 p.m. PST

Are you after a list of kit and manufacturers? Or eye candy for inspiration? Most people doing VBCW seem to stick to 28mm which is where the specialist manufacturers. Which is a shame as there is plenty of interesting stuff in 20mm if you are prepared to look for it.

There is a guy who goes by Wingate who I'd say is the leading 20mm VBCW guy – his stuff is great.

This link should be a start

link

fred218428 Jan 2019 1:54 p.m. PST

A list of any manufacturer who provides if possible… 28mm is expensive.. 20mm is just the right scale for me..

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2019 3:37 p.m. PST

Check out Irregular. CP Models Carrie's TQD, which has gangsters and police. They also have WWII German police in plainclothes.

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2019 7:45 p.m. PST

This site has 20mm figures for 1915/1920 along with the Bandera SCW figures. It's in England.

rhmodels.com/46.html

Maha Bandula28 Jan 2019 8:14 p.m. PST

Early War Miniatures should be your first of call: link


Frontline Wargaming does excellent resin vehicles: link

They also do WWI figures: link

SHQ Miniatures has an excellent BEF range:

Their Dutch range also has a useful tankette:


FAA Miniatures has useful civilians and Home Guard types in their Britain Stands Alone range:

Elhiem Figures has pulpy stuff that may also be useful: link

Militia types are also available from Minairons, though a lot of them are in helmets unlikely to have made their way to Britain:

Shell Hole Scenics does WWI sailors: link

Sgt's Mess has odds and sods that would not look out of place:
link

fred218428 Jan 2019 9:56 p.m. PST

They look like some great options cheers… There's just one extra thing I'm looking for… Russians… The civil war variety at a guess… Does anyone do em

Maha Bandula28 Jan 2019 10:44 p.m. PST

Frontline Wargaming has them: link

If you want chunkier figures, there's B&B Miniatures: link

nevals29 Jan 2019 10:26 a.m. PST

Perfect ideas! I am also in the hunt for something like this. My idea was to use different 1/72 plastics, HAT and Strelets come to mind. But where to get civilians and personalities?
link
hat.com/currentW.html

kabrank30 Jan 2019 5:10 a.m. PST

Early War Miniatures are great.

Birch gun and Independent if Resin are very useful

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2019 11:16 a.m. PST

Lots of great info on this thread.

chironex31 Jan 2019 4:47 a.m. PST

Reviresco have some items, including several different versions of Rolls/Royce armoured car:
tin-soldier.com/vehiclekits.html

fred218431 Jan 2019 10:48 a.m. PST

The info on here is great. I appreciate everyone's help…. That tinsoldier website… Is there a UK distributor.. Looks some nice random stuff on there I'd like

TunnelRat Supporting Member of TMP01 Feb 2019 12:49 a.m. PST

Fred, AFAIK Reviresco don't have a UK distributor.

fred218402 Feb 2019 4:39 a.m. PST

Just as a shear coincidence… Wargames illustrated have interwar as there main topic of interest in there latest February interest… For anyone else who'd like to know

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