2013 East Coast Toy Soldier Show Date, Sunday November 3, 2013

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Scouting and Toy Soldiers A Great Combination!

On Friday, October 21, I had the great honor to give a presentation on Toy Soldiers to Cub Scout Pack 2, Cedar Grove, NJ. Forty-five Cub Scouts, and their parents were in attendance.

The presentation consisted of two eight-foot tables, with toy soldiers on display from all era’s, including American Dimestores, [...]

Tootsietoy Renault Tank

Tootsietoy’s diecast miniature toy version of the Renault tank first appeared in Tootsietoy’s 1931 catalog and was numbered #4647. It was described as being a: “Reproduction in miniature of the latest Caterpillar Tank from specifications furnished by the U.S.
Govt. War Dept.”
The Renault T-17 tank was developed during the later years of the first World War. [...]

Royal Sussex Regimental Society to Exhibit at the East Coast Toy Soldier Show & Sale

With the realization that our show is more than strictly a  “toy soldier show”, it’s our mission to attract a vast and varied group of exhibitors to our show.
While this year’s show theme is “History Comes Alive with Toy Soldiers.” Nothing adds more to the historical military atmosphere of our show than reenactors.
Exhibiting for the [...]

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Barclay’s F.T.-17 Renault Tank

Many American Dimestore companies produced toy versions of tanks, but none compared to the variety produced by Barclay. Barclay manufactured six versions of tanks. All of their designs generally resemble real-life tanks, but only their pre-WWII version of the Renault F.T.-17  tank comes close to being an accurate model of a real tank.
The Renault F.T.-17 [...]