Sunday, 16 November 2014

King and Country: November Dispatches

A little over two weeks in to November and here we are with the first post of the month

King & Country November 2014 Releases!

Home on The Range - Two Indian Tepees

English Civil War - Pike & Musket - In Stock Now!

Just announced 4 x Two-Figure "Fighting Doubles" in their own 2 figure boxes.

King & Country Calendar 2015

Yes it that time of year again, and the announcement of the new 2015 calendar. If you would like one let us know, for our regular King & Country customers we will be including one in your shipment. For new customers we will be pleased to include one, just for you. The calendar is also available to order on-line.

Christmas Releases

These new additions came as a surprise, but a very welcome one. As they look terrific.
  • XM014-04 -- Santa & His Notebook - As every child knows Santa keeps a book in which he writes down who has been good or bad and naughty or nice. Now he's deciding which boys and girls deserve a present!?! Set includes Santa, the bench and the "Bag of Goodies".
  • XM014-03 -- The Christmas Tree - Beautifully decorated this snow-dusted tree stands atop a whole bunch of gaily wrapped presents.

D-Day '44

Two reissues of American & British paratroopers by special request...

Battle of the Bulge

German Field Hospital

  • WH006 -- Nurse with Basin - This young German nurse brings a basin of water to allow the doctor to "wash-up" before he moves on to the next casualty.
  • WH007 -- The Surgeon - This doctor attempts to clean up after dealing with the last seriously wounded soldier.
  • WH008 -- The Wheelchair - Empty for the moment...but invaluable in any hospital display, diorama or collection.
  • WH009 -- Disabled Officer & Nurse - It's unlikely that this German Officer will be returning to the front...He's already lost part of his left leg and his right arm...His war is over - the nurse helps move him to another part of the Field Hospital.

Operation Market Garden

Two reissues of American & British paratroopers by special request...

Royal Airforce

  • RAF054 -- RAF Bedford 1939 Fire Appliance - This second version of our 1939 Bedford Fire Engine is a "must-have" for any of our "RAF" collectors.
    Resplendent in RAF "blue" with white trim, these Bedfords joined a host of other British trucks that were converted into fire appliances for service all over the UK and overseas.
  • RAF068 -- Fire Sergeant - The NCO is wearing his everyday blue overalls and "fireman's belt" topped off by his fire red tin helmet.
  • RAF069 -- Fighting the Blaze - Two more RAF firemen, hose and "branch" in hand tackle a fire...the length of hose supplied attaches to the fire engine itself.
  • RAF070 -- The Axeman - In some crashed aircraft the only way to extricate a trapped airman was to cut them hand and with a fireaxe.

WWI - British

After the "BIG PUSH" there's the aftermath...
  • FW161 -- Standing Stretcher Bearer - - This "Jock" stands holding his folded stretcher...perfect for any "behind the lines" display.
  • FW162 -- "The Last Goodbye" - A "Tommy" stands wearily at rest...his battalion has been decimated and his mates are either dead...wounded...or missing!
  • FW164 -- "Have a Drink" - Even on the battlefield there is compassion...a badly-wounded "Fritz", supported by a comrade, is offered a drink from the water bottle of his British captor.
  • FW165 -- Walking Wounded - One "Tommy" helps another back to the Casualty Clearing Station
  • FW168 -- Bantam & Prisoner - During WW1, as British casualties mounted, the urgent need for replacements forced the Army to lower its physical requirements (especially height) and allow smaller men to join up - in specially-formed Battalions called "Bantams". Here one of these smaller soldiers, although wounded, escorts a captured German to the rear.
  • FW169 -- Sitting Wounded Tommy - This wounded corporal enjoys a mug of hot tea before returning to his unit.
  • FW170 -- Sitting Wounded Fritz - Another wounded soldier, German this time, holds up his badly wounded leg while waiting to see the Medical Orderly.



The British Dominions played an important and gallant role with Britain's own army on the Western Front. Australia was one of the first to "answer the call" of the Mother Country and send troops to fight, first in Egypt, then Gallipoli and on to France...Here's our first batch - 12 figures...10 individual soldiers and one 2-man set...all in action.

Special Note: These 12 figures are in a choice of 3 Separate Infantry Battalions from the Australian States of Victoria...Queensland...and New South Wales.
All three fought with distinction at Gallipoli before moving to France and the Western Front and fighting there for the remainder of the war as part of the Australian First Infantry Division.
All figures are available as single figures. For space reasons we are not listing them all here, please visit our Aussies at War page for details. We have also created 3 special groupings.

King & Country - Being Retired


Only one item this month!

German WWII

Happy Hunting!

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