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mlnunn14 Jul 2021 5:34 p.m. PST

Found several old lead ACW figures in an old barn. Any one have any idea what these might be?


Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP14 Jul 2021 6:51 p.m. PST

Link is not working, at least for me. Yield was "404 – The requested URL was not found on this server."


Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Jul 2021 7:00 p.m. PST


khanscom14 Jul 2021 7:05 p.m. PST

Link needs a login to Google Photos.

Perris070714 Jul 2021 7:08 p.m. PST

I did all that and still got a 404 error message.

mlnunn14 Jul 2021 7:22 p.m. PST

crap… let try this one


cavcrazy14 Jul 2021 7:40 p.m. PST

Those look like the Ideal figures from the fort Cheyenne playset. They were originally blue plastic.

cavcrazy15 Jul 2021 5:53 a.m. PST

I believe that the Ideal figures were recast figures that were originally Crescent figures which were painted plastic figures you would get in a pack of four or five figures and they were sold in a window box, with a watercolor background.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2021 6:23 a.m. PST

What cavcrazy's second post said. I have the exact
figure (the middle figure) shown in the photo.

mlnunn15 Jul 2021 12:19 p.m. PST

Those are 100% the same figures, these are lead, so did they come first? The box they came out of was all stuff from the early 60's.
Also do they have any value? The kid who found them, does not want to keep them.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP15 Jul 2021 1:02 p.m. PST

minunn I'm in the antique and 'old stuff' business.

Were those figures in 'near mint' or 'like new'
condition, there might be (BIG 'might be') a collector
for either nostalgia or a real collector who'd buy
them for a price, I dunno.

I've a Johillco ACW Union set in the original box
(box is not in original condition but figures are very
good but not mint) which has been sitting on the shelf
with an attractive price for over a year.

Some toy soldier sets (and I mean that phrase in
a complimentary manner) will sell – most will not,
even in excellent condition. If a collector – a
real collector – has a hole in her/his collection
you might make a sale.


mlnunn15 Jul 2021 2:28 p.m. PST

Ed Mohrmann thanks you for your reply, i figured that was the answer but had to ask.


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