The Latest News!! 06/30/2019 ~ Mars 1/32 World War II Japanese Paratroopers, MicShaun’s Closet & John Jenkins Anglo-Saxons Shield Wall.


Here is another update about the hobby. We have some news from Mars, MicShaun’s Closet and John Jenkins.


Mars Japanese Paratroopers WH


Sergey shared a sneak peak of the World War II Japanese in 1/32 scale. Here are four of the figures that will be included in this set. The Zombie Pirates, German Panzergrenadiers and Japanese Paratroopers should be released by the end of the summer. An eBay dealer from the Ukraine made a mistake by listing some sets this week that are still unavailable.

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The poses are based on the same poses from the 1/72 set. But they look a little different. I am excited to see this set released now after see this first four figures.



MicShaun’s should have their big shipment of re-stock figure sets by the end of the week. I will have more information on that when it happens.

New Ray

Right now they have this NEWRAY BIG COUNTRY WESTERN TOWN in stock. Check it out at


George of Minutemen Toy Soldiers shared some pictures of John Jenkins latest theme today. These are unpainted prototypes. These range should be released sometime next year. Check out George’s site at

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“John Jenkins Designs previewed a new range yesterday at the June London Toy Soldier Show; figures from the battles of Stamford Bridge and Hastings………………they will begin to appear in September, hopefully in time for the Chicago Show……..”

I can’t wait to see these.


That is it for now. Thank you for reading.

MFCA 77th Annual Show 2018 Featuring John Jenkins

Here is another show coming to the Philadelphia area later this week. This is the Miniature Figure Collectors of America Show and Mart. Collector’s sculptures and painted Figures, Ordnance, Vignettes and Dioramas are judged. There is some truly amazing figures and dioramas to be seen. I went there last year as a last minute thing and was glad I did. It is has a lot of metal figures but some quality plastic dealers. I might not be able to attend, but will try. If you stop by tell George from Minutemen Toy Soldiers I said hello.

The Show and Mart will be open to collectors on Friday from noon till 5:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM, until 4:00 PM.

We will be holding our 77th Annual Show and Mart on Friday, May 4th and Saturday, May 5th, 2018 and will be returning to the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast at 2400 Old Lincoln Highway in Trevose, PA. 


“Year after year MFCA offers everyone the opportunity to shop in the largest vendor area in the country. If you need figures, models, toy soldiers, books, paints, brushes or bases, you can be sure you’ll find them here. Come see why we are the show of choice for one-stop shopping.”


“We are pleased and honored to announce that John Jenkins, owner of John Jenkins Designs, will be attending our show and premiering his new line of American Revolutionary War subjects. John is renowned for his skill as a sculptor and painter, and his figures are prized by collectors for their quality. John has also generously donated several of his sets, to be raffled off through the course of the show. We’d like to express our thanks to John for the donation and extend him a warm welcome!”


Besides George from Minutemen Toy Soldiers there are some other quality dealers coming. Hobby Bunker, Treefrog Treasures and Rick Eber’s with all his quality vintage plastic playsets of mainly Marx. Besides these dealers that are a bunch more listed below.

Memphis Toy Soldiers LLC
Military History Shop
Birch Tree Enterprise
Studio Miniatures
Last Cavalry
Sentinel Miniatures
Michael Jones
Christopher Durham
Relic Golden Amusement, Inc.
The Little Tin Soldier
The Model Cellar
B & M Miniatures LLC
Luis Vasquez
Dearth Company
Frank Leo
Picacho Peak Collectibles
Carthage Miniatures
Kenneth R. Mick
Treefrog Treasures
Rick Eber’s Quality Play sets
Carl L. Hoegermeyer
Dan Jones
Paul Boyd Trains & Toy Soldiers
A Toy in Time
Minutemen Toy Soldiers
Keller Enterprises
Armand P. Bayardi-Model Maker
Charles O’Brien
Hobby Bunker, Inc.
Red Lancers
Hand Held Warriors
Richard DiBenedetto
Bill Neustadt
William Davis & Son, Booksellers


You can read more about the show at the MFCA site.