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01 Aug 2021 6:27 p.m. PST
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cantbeatdavy30 Jul 2021 2:36 a.m. PST

So sad to see they have closed up .
Hopefully someone will step in and purchase the ranges.
Stay safe Tony
Best wishes

David O Brien30 Jul 2021 3:23 a.m. PST

I can't say that I've ever heard of them, perhaps that's one of the reasons they went out of business?

JimDuncanUK30 Jul 2021 3:52 a.m. PST

ERM were regulars at Claymore many times as well as other shows across the UK.

They are typical of many traders who are a one man band who age the same as the rest of us.

Dentwist Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2021 4:10 a.m. PST

Makers of Platoon 20 among other ranges.

Fighting 15s30 Jul 2021 5:15 a.m. PST

I can't say that I've ever heard of them, perhaps that's one of the reasons they went out of business?

There's nothing quite like the internet for crushing insensitivity.

skipper John30 Jul 2021 5:21 a.m. PST

I once purchased all my 15mm "Grumpys" Imjin War Korean figures from them. Excellent service! Sorry to see them go.

WaltOHara30 Jul 2021 5:24 a.m. PST

I certainly have heard of them (and bought from them). I hoe the lines can be saved.


JimDuncanUK30 Jul 2021 6:21 a.m. PST

For those of you who have purchased from East Riding Miniatures in the past and want to know what happened to the various ranges covered then look here:


Billy Goat Wargaming30 Jul 2021 6:50 a.m. PST

David O'brien,
Just because you haven't heard of them doesn't mean they aren't a much loved company here in the UK. They were certainly one of the smaller outfits, but I purchased many times from them amd shall miss them.

nudspinespittle Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2021 7:01 a.m. PST

I made several purchases from them in the past. Great models, great service. I'm sorry to hear this.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2021 7:14 a.m. PST

Sad news. I wish him well.

Straw Plaiter30 Jul 2021 7:20 a.m. PST

Always superb service from ERM.

BillyNM30 Jul 2021 8:17 a.m. PST

I always had good service from them – watching with interest to see where the Lamming range goes.

gavandjosh0230 Jul 2021 12:37 p.m. PST

I hope someone picks up the Platoon 20 ranges

slugbalancer30 Jul 2021 12:46 p.m. PST

Tony was my go to guy for MDF bases.
Sad to see him not being able to continue.

David O Brien31 Jul 2021 3:28 a.m. PST

Thank you for all the smart arse comments above.
I was merely pointing out that I hadn't heard of them and probably many others so if you don't advertise your company or products then don't be surprised when they don't buy anything and you have to go out of business.
It's always sad news when yet another wargames company goes out of business as many have done since I started wargaming all those years ago.

Black Hat Miniatures31 Jul 2021 7:21 a.m. PST

Except that you (as you admit) know nothing about the company so your comments are completely inappropriate.

Tony of ERM is retiring due to ill-health after running a very successful and well-liked company for many years.


JimDuncanUK31 Jul 2021 7:45 a.m. PST

Time to give in gracefully on this one Dave.


Fighting 15s01 Aug 2021 10:50 a.m. PST


Black Hat Miniatures is being gentle with you for only giving ill-health as the reason, instead of pointing out the full reason why Deleted by Moderator

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