Lot 28: Six boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers,
December 5, 2012
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Six boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers, comprising, The Royal marines no.35, The Royal Marines no.97, British Infantry no.195, two sets of Grenadier Guards (Great Coats) no.312, Colours & Pioneers of the Scots Guards no.82
The Colours and Pioneers set - all with some slight chips or wear to paint, nothing serious but essentially lead figures are good, box with general light wear.
Grenadier Guards - all with some minor chipping or wear to the paint, one with slightly larger spot to the headdress and the first guard in the left of the box with much of the green paint chipped on the bas, box with some scuffs and some surface loss to the label and one tear.
Second Grenadier Guards set in brighter box with much more yellow to label, box in much fresher condition and the lead figures are in brighter condition with only nominal loss to paint however one of the rifles has broken at the wrist on one of the figures.
British Infantry No.195 - minor paint chipping but essentially good, box with light scuffs and wear.
Royal Marines no.97 - some paint chips and losses but essentially good, box with very nominal wear.
Royal Marines no.35 - some nominal and chipping wear to paint nothing overly serious, box with some slight knocks and freying along edges but essentially fair.
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