3rd Mar, 2021 10:00

Antiques & Interiors Auction

Lot 247

A collection of post-WWI 'lead' soldiers, some stamped Britains

A collection of post-WWI 'lead' soldiers, including 11 from the Guards regiment, wearing red tunics and bearskins, tallest 6.5cm high, 5 from a Scottish unit, tallest 6.5cm high,10 bandsmen, playing various instruments, 5.5cm high and many in WWI battle-dress, some of each indistinctly stamped on the base 'Made in England, Copyright Britains Proprietors?', along with two mounted cavalrymen with swords and wearing busbys, civilians, etc., many badly damaged and lacking limbs etc, most with chipped paint, chips etc, as found (qty)

Part of a Herefordshire Country House Estate

Sold for £70

Condition Report

Most with chipped paint. Many lacking elements, including limbs, heads etc. and/or chipped and badly damaged, including one bandsmen lacking 1cm corner of stand, guardsmen two kneeling lacking most of rifles, one lacking right leg etc. As found.

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