Delivery options see all. In , Britains bought a controlling interest in Herald Industries Ltd, the large manufacturer of top quality toy plastic soldiers and figures. Condition may be repainted. Britain , is a British toy company known for its diecast lead toy soldiers. Seven glass animals, perfect condition. Since the s many new models have been introduced following the trends of full size tractors.
BRITAINS VINTAGE LEAD FARM GARDEN BOXED PICTURE PACK MAN & WHEELBARROW #5022 VNM
Britain figures in the U. Please wait for an invoice before paying, as we will adjust the shipping charge. Vintage Group of Porcelain Farm Animals. A collection of Britains farm animals, Shrubs and farm figures G Show 2 more like this. Importantly Britains were now able to access the global licenses to produce models from John Deere and Case IH, which have since gone on to be one of the best-selling ranges. A line of military vehicles was offered, and, rather oddly considering the previous military and agricultural orientation, a selection of racing motorcycles. In , a new range, the Britains Big Farm was introduced with 3 tractors and 2 trailers.
The style and scale of Britain's figures became the industry standard for toy soldiers for many years. Small brown horse no longer included To be collected. Finally in , TOMY took over the ownership, adding their expertise in making toys for children including a John Deere preschool range for budding farmers. This range was greatly expanded over the next 20 years and included die-cast versions of their old toy soldiers, some made from original moulds. These days Britains have access to the very detailed, very complex computer CAD files and use stripped down versions of those to generate the prototypes and get the detail. Since the s many new models have been introduced following the trends of full size tractors.
In safety regulations in the United Kingdom combined with rising costs halted the production of lead toy soldiers. The company was also known for its American Revolutionary War soldiers. New Holland Diecast Farm Vehicles. Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers. Four boxes of Britains , including free standing searchlight; medium machine Gunners and others, all in reproduction boxes, some repaints F-E boxes E-M 4 boxes Show 34 more like this. See More Martin Tillier.