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Manufacturers
A Call To Arms - Lists their range and shows box artwork and photos of the figures. Has not been updated in a very long time!
Airfix - Brief details of the whole range, plus articles mostly about vehicles, aircraft etc.
Armourfast - Manufacturer mainly of tank kits but with some figures too.
Barcelona Universal Models - Details of their range of figures in several scales plus other products.
Caesar Miniatures - Details of their range of figures.
Eagle Games - Details of the games they manufacture and their range of figure-only boxes.
Fredericus-Rex - Shop plus home page for the products of this company.
HaT - A superb site, with lots of detail of their current range and future production, plus an enormous magazine section with articles and examples of the work of some of their visitors.
Hat Mirror Site - Use this link if the above HaT link fails to work.
Italeri - Holds lists of their whole range, with images of the box artwork for each set. Not up to date and a bit confused, while some of the links do not work!
Linear-B - The website for this shop and manufacturer contains news on new releases.
Mars - Lists their range and shows box artwork and sprues.
MiniArt - Lists their range and shows box artwork.
Nikolai - Contact/Ordering site for Nikolai plus images of some excellent 1/72 scale dioramas.
Orion - Lists their range with images of boxes and figures, but untouched for several years and apparently abandoned.
Pegasus - Shows photos of their products.
Phersu Miniatures - Holds details of the range and future projects.
Plastic Soldier - A basic introduction page for this new manufacturer
Preiser - Principally an online catalogue of their vast range.
RedBox - Lists their range and shows sprues and boxes. Not updated for a long time.
Revell - Lists their range and shows box artwork.
Strelets - Lists present and future sets with images of masters, artwork etc. in the style of HaT.
Valdemar Miniatures - Shows the range, included painted examples, plus news, visitors models, a forum, polls and much more.
Valiant Miniatures - Shows images of the range.
Waterloo 1815 - Mainly a seller, but also lists the current range plus future plans.
Ykreol - Shows pictures of range including painted figures.
Zvezda - Lists their range and shows box artwork. Both English and Russian language versions.
Sellers
1/72 Legions in Plastic Depot - shop selling a huge variety of plastic figures old and new.
Always Model - Taiwan-based internet retailer with a good range including some hard-to-find makes.
Antics - Retailer of a range of plastic models, including figures and vehicles.
AtlanticPlus - A dealer in old and out of production figures and kit parts - mostly Atlantic and Baravelli - in various scales. Italian language.
Battalions & Hordes - Sells old 1/72 scale sets, including Esci, Revell and others.
BBToys - German mail order supplier of a large range of current plastic soldier sets.
Bob's Scale Models - Sells a wide range of plastic figures and others.
Boystown Military Miniatures - Large range of models in many scales, including many 1/72 figures.
Bromma Hobby - Sells a range of products including many plastic figures.
Caesar Miniatures - Sells Caesar and other manufacturers.
CinéBazar - Retailer of many models, including many 1/72 scale figure sets.
Dragon's Cave - Retailer of a large range of figures and miniatures, including many makes of soldiers as well as games and fantasy items. German language.
Drum and Flag - shop selling many plastic figures and accessories.
eModels - Retailer of a range of plastic models, including figures and vehicles.
F & S Scale Models - Sells many 1/72 figures as well as other scales, vehicles, aircraft etc.
Fidelis Models - Stocks a range of 1/72 figures as well as many kits etc.
FIGURE.Scale-Model-Kits.com - Online shop of plastic scale figure models produced mainly by ex-USSR manufacturers.
Foxhole Toys - Sells many 1/72 figures as well as other scales, vehicles, aircraft etc.
Guinea Hobbies - Sells a wide range of figures, vehicles etc.
Halifax Modellers World - Retailer of a range of plastic figures, kits and accessories.
Hannants - British-based retailer of a huge range of 1:72 figures, plus vehicles, planes, ships etc.
Harfields - British-based international mail order-only dealer. Lists stock of new figures and contact details for second hand and rare items.
Hobby Bunker - US seller of a wide range of plastic and metal miniatures.
Kamar-Zinnfiguren - German sellers of plastic and metal figures. German and English language.
KF 1/72 - Sells many figure sets and includes some good scans of them, plus some info of forthcoming production and related items. German language only.
La Figure 1/72ème - Sells a wide range of 1/72 scale plastic figures.
Lancier Bleu - Sels many makes and scales of figures plus accessories.
Linear-B - Stocks a wide range of plastic figures, many in 1/72 scale.
LMshop - Mail order supplier of a large range of current plastic soldier sets and many other models.
Mail Model - Italian mail order supplier of many figures and kits.
Mars - Sells plastic figures in several scales from a variety of manufacturers.
Michigan Toy Soldier Co. - US mail order supplier of a large range of models and accessories, including many 1/72 scale soldiers.
Miniatuurshop.nl - Retailer of many miniatures, including some 1/72 figures.
Miniatuurwereld - Sells a good range of 1/72 scale plastic and metal figures. Dutch and English language.
Model Hobbies - Sells a wide range of figures, kits and flags.
Models For Sale - Sells a wide range of new and second-hand figures and kits, including many discontinued items.
Models2U - UK retailer of a range of plastic models, including figures and vehicles.
My Model Hobby - Information on various models and sellers of figures including Revell.
OnTracks - Retailer of a range of plastic models, including figures and vehicles.
Painted Napoleonic Armies - Seller of plastic painted Napoleonic figures in any quantity.
Re Artù - Italian mail order supplier of a range of current plastic soldier sets.
Squadron - US mail order supplier of a large range of models in many scales, materials etc.
The Lucky Soldier - Stocks a wide range of 1/72 plastic figures.
The Toy Soldier Company - Supply a range of plastic and metal figures in many scales.
TheModeller.com - Model shop stocking figures, kits and more.
Toy Soldier HQ - US mail order supplier of a large range of vintage and current plastic soldier sets.
Toy Soldiers Depot - Supply a range of plastic figures in several scales.
Tracks & Troops - Czech retailer selling several makes of figures including a number of resin figures from some lesser-known manufacturers.
Waterloo 1815 - An Italian seller stocking many makes in several scales.
Woodrow's War Store - Canadian seller of many makes of 1:72 figures plus other scales.
Ye Olde Toy Soldiers - shop selling a wide range of military figures and books.
Forums and Groups
Addict Figurines - Forum about 1/72 figures, painting etc. Mainly Napoleonic and mainly French language.
Benno's Figures Forum - English language forums.
HaT Forum - Very active English language forum.
Modellfiguren Online - German language forum and gallery.
Strelets*R Forum - Good active forum, mostly in English.
The Miniatures Page - Huge number of message boards about modelling.
Yahoo Group '172Ancients' - General discussion group on 1/72 and 20mm ancient wargaming and modelling. Note you must join this group to use all its features.
Yahoo Group 'Classical Historical Miniature Wargam - General discussion group on 1/72 and 20mm gaming (rules, materials etc.). Note you must join this group to use all its features.
Yahoo Group 'DBLCHM' - General discussion group on 1/72 and 20mm gaming and collecting. Note you must join this group to use all its features.
Yahoo Group 'TKR172' - Pictures, files etc on 1/72 figures and dioramas. Note you must join this group to use all its features.
Yahoo Group 'Ultra Cheap Miniatures Gaming' - Not really a discussion group but intended to have links to cheap sources for wargaming. Note you must join this group to use all its features.
Blogs
1/72 Biblical Wargames - Specialises in 1/72 ancient wargaming, especially Bronze Age.
Bunker Talk - English language. Historical Miniature Wargaming, Military History, Model Making, including terrain, military miniatures, figures and vehicles.
Cedar Mountain - Uniforms, painting and other aspects of American Civil War figures.
Clifton Stewart - Focuses on particularly interesting and innovative photography of plastic figures.
Desperta ferro - Wargaming Guides blog.
Dioramas Empire - Description of dioramas and how they were made.
Duncan's 20mm Colonial Modelling - Lots of stuff on modelling, painting and gaming colonials.
Fog's Soldiers - Blog maining concerning painted soldiers.Italian/English language.
Fortes fortuna adiuvat - Polish language. General modelling.
Franznap - Blog focusing on figure conversions and painting.
Paul's Bods - Conversions, painting and other fun stuff in 1/72 scale.
Peinture de Guerre - Blog concerned mainly with French First Empire miniatures. French language.
Plastic Figures 172 - Figure painting blog
Plastic General - Painting and wargaming with 20mm or 1:72 scale miniatures
Small Scale World - Discussion of all manner of miniature plastics from an acknowledged expert.
Soldadets - Miniatures painting blog. Catalan language only.
Soldados em Miniatura - Portuguese language. Figures and vehicles.
The Plastic Pelisse - Primarily concerned with comparing plastic figures with metal equivalents to assess compatibility.
Tom's Miniatures in 1/72 - Personal blog about making and painting 1/72 miniatures.
Toy Soldier Chest - Reviews 1/72 figures and kits.
News and Reviews
Military Miniatures Magazine - The name says it all, with a wealth of material on military miniatures, including a small number of reviews on plastic figure sets. English, Italian, Spanish, French and German language.
Soldatini On Line - Reviews of 1/72 scale figures plus articles, events, news etc. Mostly Italian language only. Forums still active but otherwise not very active.
World War 2 Germans in 1:72 Scale - The title says it all - a site with reviews and articles on one of the most popular subjects in our hobby.
Modelling Magazines/General
1/72 Scale Plastic Napoleonic Figures - Information on 1/72 scale plastic Napoleonic figures, with an emphasis on certain battles.
Maxi Miniatures - A general hobby website.
MiniatureZone - An interesting and very useful online modelling magazine, with the emphasis on 1/72 and similar scales.
Modeling Time - General modelling website. Various languages.
Plasticrush - Lists of 1/72 scale plastic figure sets with pictures of box artwork and sprues.
Accessory Manufacturers
Garage Exclusive Models - Manufacturer of various accessories, many in 1/72 scale.
Linka World - A manufacturer of moulds for making buildings in 1/72 scale.
OKB Grigorov - Manufacturer of metal accessories in 1/72 scale, including weapons and armour.
Unicorn Models - Produce and sell a range of accessories in 1/72 scale and others. English, French and Dutch language.
www.schildschmie.de - 1/72 scale decals of shields, banners etc.
Figure Painting
Fernando Enterprises - Figure painting service for plastic and metal in most scales.
Fog's Soldiers - Wargame miniatures painting service in Italy
Hand-Painted Soldiers - Painting service based in the Netherlands.
Painted Napoleonic Armies - Painting service for Napoleonic figures.
Painting-Studio72 - Painting Studio in Germany
Reinforcements By Post - Figure painting service for any scale and period.
Totica - Figure painting service based in Portugal. Also supplies wargame terrain building blocks
Flags
Alex Flags - Flags for DBM etc.
Dansk Figursspilsforening - A range of free downloadable flags, particularly medieval and renaissance.
Warflag - A huge resource of flags for most armies and periods, with images that can be downloaded and made into accurate flags for miniature armies.
Personal Showcase
Andrew's Wargaming Page - Has lots of great photographs of painted figures.
Benno's Figures - A personal website showcasing painted figures.
Borodino 1812 - Chronicles the building of a large Borodino diorama in 1/72 scale plastic.
Croebern 1813 - A site concerning the construction of a huge model of part of the Battle of Leipzig (Battle of the Nations).
Diomichi - Figure conversions, dioramas and architectural models in 1/72 scale.
Diorama Dreamland - Images of some excellent 1/72 scale dioramas and contact site for Nikolai Miniatures.
Drum and Flag - Images of lots of painted figures in 1/72 scale and 1/32, plus more material of interest.
Fredericksburg 1862 - Images and diary of the creation of a large diorama of the battle.
Gettysburg - A massive diorama of Gettysburg with some 31,000 figures, plus other projects planned for the future.
KF 1/72 Gallery - Huge gallery of painted figures and dioramas.
La Figurine au 1/72 - Mainly a gallery of painted figures.
Lancier Bleu - Wide range of painted figures and dioramas.
Mich Dioramas - A website showing many dioramas.
The Great Adventure - World War I site with many painted figures.
Wargaming
Age of Battles - Details of the Age of Battles system, which uses the excellent Zvezda figures. In both Russian and English language versions. Not updated for a long time.
Fanaticus - A mine of information on ancient and medieval wargames.
Luck and Sacrifice - Unconventional wargaming ruleset using 1/72 scale models or similar.
Plastic Kornar - Excellent information site on 1/72 plastic, with the emphasis on ancient wargaming.
Rapid Fire - Articles and information on wargaming World War II.
Regles Wargames - Wargaming rules for many periods.
SAS Wargame Group - Articles and information on all aspects of wargaming. Hungarian and English language. No updates for a long time.
Waterloo - A site concerned with wargaming the famous battle, including many pictures of painted figures.
Military History & Uniforms
Military History Encyclopedia - A mine of information on all aspects of military history, and constantly growing.
Other Sites Of Interest
Giuseppe Rava - Background to this superb artist plus links to a gallery of his work and even the chance to buy. Multi language.
Junior General - A website encouraging the teaching of military history in schools through recreations using 1/72 scale plastic figures.
MABO Pictures - A company producing a growing range of films on various aspects of modelling.
Panzer46 - An informal site which shows various masters from existing and forthcoming Pegasus figures.
ScaleModel.NET - International list of scale model related web sites. Something for everyone.
Soldats de Plastique - A blog site dedicated to the history of Alexander the Great's conquest of Asia through 1/72 scale plastic soldiers.
THS Wargames - Website of a group recreating historical battles as wargames.

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