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Deetail - World War II - Standard British Army

The British Infantry figures were produced from 1973 until 1989. The figures were originally produced in the stained paint style before moving to the solid green with light green accessories. The catalogue illustration shows them in a much darker olive but no figures were produced in the darker olive.
The British Assault raft used used the top half of two of the figures from the infantry set (officer and bren gunner).
The figures were re-introduced in white plastic from 2003.
The British Mortor figure was produced form 1974 until 1985. The same figures were also used on the 25lb cannon, produced from 1977 until 1978. The mortar was also made from 1994 until 1998.

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Standing shooting rifle (reference 717)
1.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
1.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Advancing with rifle (Peter Cole reference 718)
2.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
2.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Throwing Grenade with bren gun (Peter Cole reference 719)
3.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
3.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Soldier with bren gun at waist (reference 720)
4.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
4.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Throwing Grenade with bren gun (reference 721)
5.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
5.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Officer shooting pistol (reference 722)
6.1 The first figure (far side) was produced in stained paint style.
6.2 The second figure is in solid paint.




Kneeling soldier with bren gun (reference 720a)
The bren gunner (720) was used with different lower body to produce this figure. I t was used on the assault raft and 25lb cannon (with separate base).




Kneeling Officer shooting pistol (Peter Cole reference 722A)
The officer (722) was used with different lower body to produce this figure. It was used on the assault raft and 25lb cannon (with separate base).




British Mortar (Peter Cole reference 774 and 775)
The British mortar team was made from 1974-1985. The figures reference are 774 and 775. These were not produced as separate figures though some collectors may choose to put them on separate deetail bases.




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