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Britains is a toy company known for its diecast lead soldiers, but the company, with its factory in London, also diversified into other associated toys such as diecast zamac military trucks and agriculture vehicles. [1]

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American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.

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A brand (or marque for car model) is a name, term, design, symbol or other feature that distinguishes one seller's product from those of others.

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Britains Deetail

Britains Deetail toy soldiers were a popular product for retail stores in England in the 1970s and 1980s.

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A collectable (collectible or collector's item) is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector (not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique).

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Die casting

Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity.

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Ertl Company

The Ertl Company is an American toy company best known for its die-cast metal alloy collectible replicas (or scale models) of farm equipment and vehicles.

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A figurine (a diminutive form of the word figure) or statuette is a small statue that represents a human, deity or animal, or in practice a pair or small group of them.

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Fred Whisstock

Frederick William Whisstock (known as Fred Whisstock or Quip 1878 - 1943) was an English artist, cartoonist, and well known illustrator for the W. Britain Toy Company.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong, traditionally Hongkong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China Sea.

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Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, a region sometimes called the "American Heartland".

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John Hill & Company

John Hill & Company or Johillco were a British toy company specialising in the manufacture of hollowcast metal and later plastic toy soldiers becoming second to W. Britain in popularity.

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Land Rover

Land Rover is a brand of the British car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, which specialises in four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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Little Wars

Little Wars is a set of rules for playing with toy soldiers, written by H. G. Wells in 1913.

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Permanent mold casting

Permanent mold casting is metal casting process that employs reusable molds ("permanent molds"), usually made from metal.

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Roy Selwyn-Smith

Roy Selwyn-Smith (22 September 1923 in Walton-on-Thames – 16 June 2006), was well known as a sculptor of English plastic figures and toy soldiers.

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A toy is an item that can be used for play.

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Toy soldier

A toy soldier is a miniature figurine that represents a soldier.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britains

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