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Tradition of London
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Next out in our 54mm Toy Soldier Series
British Royal Artillery, Mountain Battery c.1880-1900

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British Royal Artillery, Mountain Battery c.1880-1900

An officer, A Sergeant and six Privates with Pack mules

Price Painted £223.75
Price unpainted Kit/ Casting Foot £7.95
Price unpainted Kit/ Casting Foot with mule £20.95
Price Code O

Throughout their history, the reputation of Indian Mountain Batteries was enhanced by the fact that they were officered by the very best the Royal Artillery had to offer. Such talented men competed to join because a tour in an Indian Mountain Battery, unlike other branches of artillery, virtually guaranteed seeing active service. Indian officers (VCO's) and other ranks were also the best available, as the relatively small number of batteries and their role as the only Indian artillery meant that there was always a surplus of volunteers, and this in turn meant that only the highest quality of recruit was accepted.

Although light in calibre, the guns of Mountain Batteries were designed to be disassembled and transported by pack mule in up to eight loads for use in terrain that would otherwise be impossible to traverse with larger and more conventional artillery.

Read more about the British Royal Artillery, Mountain Battery in our Magazine Tradition No.48, 49 and 51.

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JW90 043 Captain Probyns Horse c.1901

Price Painted £77.35
Price unpainted Kit/ Casting £24.85

The Indian Army, 90mm Model Soldiers

All the figures are made from white metal and are available as unpainted kit, castings all with painting instructions and colour photo. They can also be supplied fully hand painted in matt.


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764 Toy Soldiers Set British Foot Guards Painted
British Foot Guards – Napoleonic Wars 1812-1815

Officer, Ensign with Kings colour, Ensign with Regimental colour
Sergeants with pike and two Pioneers.

Price Painted £98.75
Price unpainted Kit/ Casting from £7.95
Price Code E

The Guards fought in every major British campaign on the continent during the Napoleonic Wars. They carved their place in history under commanders such as Sir John Moore and Wellington from Corunna and Talavera during the Peninsula War to their legendary defence of the Chateau of Hougoumont throughout the battle of Waterloo.


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765 Toy Soldiers Set British Foot Guards Painted
Officer, Drummer, Sergeant with pike and five Privates.

Price Painted £98.75
Price unpainted Kit/ Casting from £7.95
Price Code E

More to follow in this series..

Read more about the British Royal Artillery, Mountain Battery in our Magazine Tradition No.48, 49 and 51.

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No 48 Tradition Magazine

The Grenadier of the Guard of the Duchy of Parma, 1851.
9th Light Infantry Regiment Chasseurs a Pied.
Bugles in Kordofan or Whatever Happened to Billy Hicks? Part I
The Uniform of the British 10th Hussars at Waterloo, 1815.
73rd Lord Macleods Highlanders, 1777.
The Dutch Belgian Army at Waterloo part III.
Uniforms of the Napoleonic Campaigns Key to colour plates.
Harry Payne Military Artist, part V.
Indian Mountain Artillery 1848-1939, part I
Napoleons Italian Army, part V.
The Gurkhas.
Books.Letters.

Tradition Magazine 1-76

Around 1964 Tradition began publishing a groundbreaking, prestigious magazine on military uniforms, which went under the title Tradition and following the success of the magazine, the model soldier range and their shop were similarly named. Many leading military authors and artists, past and present, were at the time contributors to Tradition magazine, which ceased publication in 1974. Fortunately, a number of past issues of this famous magazine are still available. Each issue contains many articles on military uniforms and related subjects, fully illustrated in black and white and colour. Have a look!

For further information contact The Shop at shop@traditionoflondon.com

Kind regards
Magnus Lindström
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