Donald Featherstone writes in the March 1973 Wargamers Newsletter :
“… You just could not resist a new army in Laing’s or Miniature Figurines 15mm scale …”
I am curious as to when the first Minifigs 15mm ranges were produced, as Peter Laing is often claimed to be the first maker or pioneer of 15mm figures in October 1972.
Image source: Wargamers Newsletter scans
Peter Laing himself offers conversion tips on low melt solder – would this have been part of his sculpting method?
Advert in March 1973 introducing his new 200 Range, his second range, of Feudals 11-12th Century AD beginning with Normans and Saracens for Hastings, Crusades …
This new range and future AWI and Crimean and Ancients ranges are mentioned by Peter Laing to Donald Featherstone for the “Must List” review section:
These became the 200 Feudal range
300 AWI Range
400 Ancients Range
But the Crimean figures would not appear for a while as the 800 Range