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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
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    I picked these up at the Pasadena City College Swap Meet a month or two ago. My attempts with my old camera with figures like these were not all that successful. These came out a bit better I think. Anyway in the long ago it was standard to have soldiers (or cowboys etc) that had been shot, wounded or dead in every group of toy soldiers.
    First up, not counting the photo of all three, is a dead WWII German Soldier with a machine gun, Looks like an MG 42. Looks like he got it in the belly.
    Photo #3 is an American soldier of WWII vintage getting shot. Nice touches are that he is dropping his pistol and the helmet flying off. Also he only has one foot on the base.
    Last is a Confederate soldier, probably an officer as he has a pistol and sword. He is also dropping his pistol and standing on one foot
    Got more to post as always so stay tuned as always.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Marx did a superb job capturing the injured & dying action here, great stuff fort
    2. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 years ago
      I don't believe I've ever seen wounded toy soldiers! I have today!

      Thomas.
    3. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      Marx was ahead of the competition with the wounded and dead. My favorite in the Blue/Gray set was the Reb on the forward collapsing horse with his arms flailing in the air falling backwards off of the horse. I remember a wounded Yank lying on the ground with hand on his head also. Great share, I loved my Marx playsets.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Broochman. I fear that was the end for many toy soldiers.

      Thank you very much Newfld. They did at that.

      Thank you very much Thomas. There are more to come!

      Thank you very much Toyrebel. I have some more figures plus 2 sets of Custer's Last Stand for 2 more posts like this.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Broochman
      elanski
      fattytail
      PhilDMorris
      vetraio50
      Toyrebel
      Newfld
      purvis
      Watchsearcher
      Brunswick
      Vynil33rpm
      SEAN68
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you PhilDMorris.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you mikelv85.

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