15mm wargames figures, Peter Laing 15mm vintage 15mm

Peter Laing 15mm advert Ancients Greeks and Persians range Wargamers Newsletter 134 May 1973

Image source: Wargamers Newsletter 134, May 1973

As well as the New Ancients 400 Range Greeks and Persians c. 500 BC,

in May 1973 more figures are being added to the as yet small Feudal 200 range,

a few more Marlburian 100 range figures

and more American War of Independence 300 Range figures, that clever reuse or extension of suggested items such as many Marlburian artillery pieces.

The range numbering gives a small clue to the order of the first Peter Laing ranges.

By 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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