Coles EncountersCole’s Encounters of the Third Kind

  • A prequel to ‘Suspended Animation’
  • The story of how the author, Peter Cole, came to work in Britains’ Design Department
  • All the stuff we wouldn’t let him put in the book
  • The truth about the Swoppet footballers
  • Personalities, designers, sculptors, visitors

  • Plus
  • A Job Worth Doing? Britains’ place in education
A4 format, monochrome, softback, 32 pages.

£5 per copy, postage included within the UK.

JohillcoJOHILLCO SPECIAL

Illustrating all the plastic figure production by Johillco so far identified.

  • Plastic mouldings from Johillco hollowcast lead moulds
  • Hilco, Monarch, and Phoenix plastic production
  • Box-art, boxed sets, catalogue illustrations, press cuttings, etc.
  • A4 format, monochrome, softback, 32 pages.
£5 per copy, post free inside the UK.

Airfix - The Early Days AIRFIX - THE EARLY DAYS

Expanding on the recently published interview with Airfix' first employee, this brings into one publication all the known information on Airfix during the period 1945 to 1950.

* Now confirmed as the first ever maker of toy soldiers in plastic in the UK
* Other early Airfix toy products included
* Extracts from the toy trade press from the 1940s
* Mounted soldiers - Foxhunt set - Standing soldiers - Despatch riders

(ISBN 1 900898 09 8) A4 format, 16 pages. £3 per copy including postage inside UK

Eyes Right

Britains ‘Eyes Right’ Special Issue

A history of the range
A listing of all the parts used
Illustrated with Britains catalogue pages
Quotes from the people who made them
A4 format, 16 pages.

The ‘Eyes Right’ Special costs £3 per copy, post free within the UK.
Please add £1 postage per copy if ordered from outside the UK.

Cheques / postal orders payable to ‘Plastic Warrior’
Overseas customers please contact for preferred payment methods.

AIRFIX - THE EARLY DAYS

Expanding on the recently published interview with Airfix' first employee, this brings into one publication all the known information on Airfix during the period 1945 to 1950.

* Now confirmed as the first ever maker of toy soldiers in plastic in the UK
* Other early Airfix toy products included
* Extracts from the toy trade press from the 1940s
* Mounted soldiers - Foxhunt set - Standing soldiers - Despatch riders

(ISBN 1 900898 09 8) A4 format, 16 pages. £3 per copy including postage inside UK

Chitson's ChivalryChitson’s Chivalry
Bob Chitson’s Medieval Wargaming Rules

Back in print after 10 years
Specially written for Plastic Warrior with 54mm plastic figures in mind
Combat values and movements for Kings and Queens, foot and mounted knights, men-at-arms, archers, peasants, heralds, drummer, trumpeters, monks, minstrels and camp followers.
An enjoyable game of medieval, fratricidal genocide for all the family
Guaranteed zero survival chance for all peasants

A4 format, 16 pages. £3 per copy including postage inside UK
The ‘Chivalry’ costs £3 per copy, post free within the UK.
Please add £1 postage per copy if ordered from outside the UK.

Cheques / postal orders payable to ‘Plastic Warrior’
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Worst of the FirstThe Worst of the First - Plastic Warrior’s Greatest Hits

You asked for it! Due to much demand, reprints of feature articles from the early issues.

Reconstituted article-type product - now, with added spelling and grammar.

A4 format, 32 pages.

The Worst of the First costs £5 per copy, post free within the UK.
Please add £1 postage per copy if ordered from outside the UK.

Cheques / postal orders payable to ‘Plastic Warrior’
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U.K. Makers The Plastic Warrior Guide
to UK Makers

Revised and amended for the new century, directory listing and brief histories of over 100 firms and 40-plus designers and sculptors who were involved in making plastic figures in the UK.

Packed with pointless trivia and mindless details!

A4 format, 20 pages.

The Guide to UK Makers costs £3 per copy, post free within the UK.
Please add £1 postage per copy if ordered from outside the UK.

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off with their heads

PW CONVERTING GUIDE

The Plastic Warrior Guide to Converting Soft Plastic Figures
An A4 softback publication covering converting techniques:

* Types of paints and plastics
* How the British makers painted their figures
* Glues and glueing
* Tools for the job
* Scale guides
* Supplies and sources


The PW Converting Guide costs £3 per copy, post free within the UK
Please add £1 postage per copy if ordered from outside the UK
Cheques / postal orders payable to ‘Plastic Warrior’
Overseas customers please contact for preferred payment methods.