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Lot 10
Britains RARE set 25 The Soldiers That Will Shoot 1895 (4)
Sold for £1,762 (US$ 2,962) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Britains RARE set 25 The Soldiers That Will Shoot
(Opie G page 20) with steel spring shooting mechanism in original un-numbered printer's decorated box (VG, wire ammunition missing or not supplied, box F, some marks on label)
1895 (4)

Footnotes

  • Historical Note: The Soldiers That Will Shoot provide a direct link between the mechanical novelty toys on which the Britains family built their original toymaking reputation, and the toy soldiers for which they would become famous in the ensuing decades.
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