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Personal logo optional field Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 11:13 a.m. PST

I have a little money and I'm considering buying a few miniatures but the range has been sold and I don't know who makes them now. I THINK they may have been sold by Grendel at one point, and the company that originally sold them also sold a range of Border Reivers and Elizabethan historicals. The Reivers are now sold by Graven Images/Monolith designs. link

but I cannot find the fantasy range anywhere.

Anyone know who produces them these days?

Prince Rupert of the Rhine08 Nov 2019 11:29 a.m. PST

I think timeline/Hoka Hey sells that range of border-reivers now so might have the others


Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian08 Nov 2019 12:17 p.m. PST

I think you might be confusing Grendel/Graven Images/Monolith with a different company, Vendel miniatures. As Prince Rupert says, the timeline/Hoka Hey line is the old Graven Images line.

Vendel produced a large line of Reivers representing about 8 families, and a line of fantasy miniatures including Goblins, Orcs, Dwarves and Elves. The Reivers were later repackaged as Elizabethans. When Vendel folded maybe 10-11 years ago, the Reivers went to Sgt. Major miniatures, also now out of business. Not sure what happened to the fantasy miniatures but they have not yet resurfaced. I had their Goblin army and it was very nice, and I still have one pack of elf cavalry unopened.

The Vendel Reiver range and that from Graven Images were not compatible I had both and the latter were much larger.

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TBeyer08 Nov 2019 12:51 p.m. PST

Optional Field, I have some of their orcs, goblins, wolf riders, and trolls if you are interested.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 1:51 p.m. PST

If indeed it is the Vendel you're after, the new owner has been slowly sorting out the molds and so on. It's very much a retirement project so progress is slow.

That said, I'm friends with him and game with him regularly. I will probably see him Monday. If you get me a list of what you're after, perhpas I can help?

He has fantasy, Reivers and some ancients.

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