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Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2023 5:49 p.m. PST

I'd been wanting some new display shelves/cases for miniatures for a long time but hadn't had any luck finding anything suitable -- until this week! I found an eBay store that offers all sizes and styles of custom display cases, very reasonably priced, so I want to share it with others. I've posted "Want to Buy" messages on this topic before.


-- In especial, I draw your attention to the shot glass displays -- I
got one of these delivered today, and it's perfect.


These are just the size for 25mm minis, and some styles can hold even larger/taller figures. They have attached hanging hooks and include a set of wall mounting screws; free shipping in most cases; mine came very quickly and was very carefully packed in a sturdy box with styrofoam corner guards.

I'm not a sock puppet or affiliated with this company in any way. I'm posting this as a service to my fellow miniatures enthusiasts who are also looking for display cases like this. And plenty of other models for other collectibles. I recommend!

JMcCarroll11 Feb 2023 6:13 p.m. PST

Smart idea. I wonder if they are stack-able?

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2023 7:56 p.m. PST

They are square and sturdy -- you probably could stack them, but wouldn't that be inherently unstable?

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2023 9:36 a.m. PST

I think an Ikea Billy with glass doors is a better option. But I have a near 40 year old collection though.

bandit86 Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2023 11:26 p.m. PST

These looked really nice pricy but nice

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2023 9:23 a.m. PST

Those are great for individual figures but I do armies.

Personal logo Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2023 5:20 p.m. PST

Those knife display cases with drawers down below look like gorgeous naval miniature storage/transport boxes, but… the prices! Ouch!

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2023 10:28 p.m. PST

Yes, these display cases are suitable for individual display pieces, not whole armies. I should have noted that in my original post. You could fit 50-100 figures in my sample noted, it has 49 spaces and each could hold at least 2 25mm figures.

Baranovich14 Feb 2023 9:59 a.m. PST

After doing extensive searching back in 2019, I finally found that this Ikea one was the best quality and price for what I needed. Doesn't have any lighting in it, but it could be easily added. If I recall correctly, this was about $75.00 USD with in-store pickup. It's available at others places besides Ikea of course, for comparable prices. The brand is "Detolf".

Assembly was pretty straightforward and it's very sturdy. Holds several hundred human-sized miniatures easily as well as a fair number of larger models.

Really happy with how it worked out.


Here is my mine in my own gaming room:

chrisminiaturefigs15 Feb 2023 5:19 a.m. PST

Nice gaming room Baranovich.

Baranovich18 Feb 2023 1:17 p.m. PST

Thanks Chris, much appreciated!

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