This is the Pound Store Police!

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One of the joys of charity shop ‘lucky bags’ of plastic toys are the odd ones out.

This is where these great policeman and policewoman figures came from, possibly accompanying a vehicle set?

These could be repainted in lots of interesting ways – as police or as space police? The man has a “Dan Dare Pilot of the Future” look to him.

No maker’s marks on them.

Posted by Mr MIN, Man of TIN, September 2016.

Author: 26soldiersoftin

Hello I'm Mark Mr MIN, Man of TIN. Based in S.W. Britain, I'm a lifelong collector of "tiny men" and old toy soldiers, whether tin, lead or childhood vintage 1960s and 1970s plastic figures. I randomly collect all scales and periods and "imagi-nations" as well as lead civilians, farm and zoo animals. I enjoy the paint possibilities of cheap poundstore plastic figures as much as the patina of vintage metal figures. Befuddled by the maths of complex boardgames and wargames, I prefer the small scale skirmish simplicity of very early Donald Featherstone rules. To relax, I usually play solo games, often using hex boards. Gaming takes second place to making or convert my own gaming figures from polymer clay (Fimo), home-cast metal figures of many scales or plastic paint conversions. I also collect and game with vintage Peter Laing 15mm metal figures, wishing like many others that I had bought more in the 1980s ...

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