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Tango0116 Aug 2023 8:44 p.m. PST

"If you dig into the history of soldiers, it's easy to see that the information about figurine makers and their products is pretty well presented, only going back to the 19th century. With the previous period, the situation is much worse. Despite the surviving sets and individual figurines, as well as biographical information about tin casting masters, it is as a rule difficult to compare soldiers from museums or private collections with the workshops that existed in those distant times.

Now I want to share information about Johann Gottlob Lorenz (Peter Johann Gottlob Lorenz) and his sons, who produced soldiers since the middle of the 18th century in the German city of Furth. Fortunately, there are soldiers attributed to this workshop at the Fraser History Museum…"



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Texaswalker16 Aug 2023 11:43 p.m. PST

Interesting, good find.

Tango0117 Aug 2023 3:09 p.m. PST

Happy for that…


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