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By Henry I. Kurtz

 

Recently, a fellow toy soldier collector sent me some photos of wonderful dioramas he had created with his toy troops. They are so well done that I thought it would be nice to share them with readers of my blog. So here they are.

Catalogue CoverThe Malcolm Forbes toy soldier and tin boat collection at the Forbes New York Gallery, which I wrote about in an earlier blog article, will be sold at auction by Sotheby's in New York on December 17 2010.

Creating Simple Water Effects

by MichToy

Bleeding Edge

by dtoycollector

Size comparison with Sideshow Iron ManBefore I tell you who this statue will be, a bit of story on a funny afternoon.

On our way to the Mall of the Emirates this afternoon, I was driving peacefully at 100 kph in a 6 lane highway. Two lanes to my right was a hot red Ferrari sportscar also peacefully driving at the same speed. Out of nowhere a souped up Mitsubishi Lancer Evo came between us revving his engine obviously wanting a race with the Ferrari...

I don't know about you, but all three of us were lined up so perfectly that I thought i was part of the challenge and that the logical thing to do was to floor the gas pedal immediately. The glory lasted less than 2 seconds and the bastards were gone from my sight in 10. I was left enduring a hysterically screaming angry wife the rest of the trip. Twas fun though....

How to Buy: Paint Brushes

by MichToy