Vintage Pound Store Transport

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15mm Peter Laing figures  for scale against these tiny plastic vintage China Made cars

An interesting web sales site on Etsy and online is The Swagman’s Daughter, a fabulous website by Leonard Holder listing lots of vintage items from old warehouses that she has cleared. https://swagman.myshopify.com

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheSwagmansDaughter

These six attractive small vintage cars were about £3 a set plus postage. They may still have some more.

https://swagman.myshopify.com/collections/toys/products/copy-of-4-vintage-1960s-racing-cars-4cm-old-shop-stock-made-in-hong-kong

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I wasn’t entirely sure what overall size they were but having a variety of scale figures, I was sure they would suit some figures in my collection.

A0947489-A661-4303-A561-BAF312DB517EI tried some Airfix WW1 British OO/HO scale figures (20mm) for scale as they seem  close enough to the vehicle period.

The Peter Laing 15mm figures seem to match well enough too. I have some WW1 Peter Laing figures to paint and I think that painted up in khaki, these small cars will make effective staff cars and small lorries. They remind me of the Marne taxis of WW1. My chances of finding affordable 15mm  original Peter Laing vehicles are pretty slim.

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Six adaptable little vehicles, effectively 50p each. 

Yesterday’s pound store charming plastic tat today!

Blogposted by Mark Man of TIN on Pound Store Plastic Warriors, 28 March 2019.