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Don Cossacks 1918-20

Strelets 1\72 Don Cossacks Some critics dislike Strelets but they are certainly unique producing plastic sets that no one else produces. Note that the 12 figures below are all different as are the horses! In that sense they are a painter’s dream offering variety. This set of Don Cossacks from the Strelets WW1 line was […]

A7V Mephisto German Tank WW1

A7V Mephisto at Villers-Bretonneux 1918.  Mephisto was captured by the 15th Australian Brigade and now on display in the Brisbane, Queensland museum.  It is the only surviving original German tank from WW1.  Aberdeen in the USA had one but broke it up for scrap  Eventually 20 A7Vs were built, most lost in combat, broken down, […]