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Britains Ltd.
« on: January 09, 2013, 03:03:38 PM »
The animal figures made by Britains Ltd. are crude but cool.  By the way, where on earth can we find toys not made in China nowadays?

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013, 03:43:04 PM »
Very nice! I have some Britains farm animals too, I like their cattle very much. Also the sheep looks wonderful, I wish to find that one as well :) Thank You for sharing :)

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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 04:34:38 PM »
Thanks for share these images, I dont know this brand  ^-^.
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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 05:19:10 PM »
Thanks for share these images, I dont know this brand  ^-^.

Britains was English company which produced many animal figures, all in scale 1:32 (yes, all in scale, that was possible in the past somehow!) they produced also soldiers, it was brand with long tradition, You can read on Wikipedia about it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britains . They had farm life line and wild life line. As far as I know this company was later sold to ERTL and this brand still selling some for the models but only from the farm life line. In the past they had huge range of species and also some accessories (zoo buildings and fences etc)  :D

I will try to post here some photos of my Britains farm animals . Wild life figures by Britains deserve own topic, I think :)

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013, 05:21:41 PM »
I am not super-familiar with the brand, but I think Britains made metal and plastic figures, correct?



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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2013, 06:39:44 PM »
I like Britains too, but I haven't played with them since childhood.

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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2013, 07:56:40 PM »
I am not super-familiar with the brand, but I think Britains made metal and plastic figures, correct?

Yes, at the beginning they produced lead animals and soldiers. :)

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2013, 01:08:13 AM »
This Wilderbeast is extremely detailed.  Can't imagine it was made in 1977.



The quality of this African elephant is on par with the standard of modern figures  8)





Another elephant that should be the ancestor of a lot of knock-off toys  :)





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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2013, 01:33:28 AM »
I think that I have a bootleg of the second elephant. I will look for this figure  ^-^.
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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2013, 08:01:07 AM »
I remember I had very few of them as a kid, including the hippo which was an excellent figure, too! :)



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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2013, 04:51:51 PM »
The gnu and elephant are really good :)

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2013, 05:44:20 PM »
I still have my Britains Wildlife collection. Loved the fact that they were all in the same scale. That made for great diorama making. I see that someone has great taste in reading material.... Go Prehistoric Times! :}

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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2013, 09:58:08 AM »
Here are all my animals from Britains farm life :) I will post some wild life figures too :)



Cattle



My only 2 goats :)



Poultry :) (yes, they are so small figures :) )



These are my favorites :)



And here size comparison with other farm life from other brands, human from New Ray, Horse- Breyer Stablemates and hen are Elastolin


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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2013, 10:51:57 AM »
These are all so wonderful! :) When I was a kid there was a store in my hometown that had them back in the 1970s. But they were too expensive for me to get more than just very few figures. :'(

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2013, 02:30:09 PM »
I love the Charlois and Turkey  ;D

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« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2013, 02:56:40 PM »
Ana, your collection is really great!  I'd like to get more farm animals from Britains.

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« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2013, 05:46:09 AM »
Just got this bagged set of wildlife animals  ^-^

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2013, 04:44:26 PM »
Congratulations! Amazing find!! ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2013, 07:52:52 AM »
i want the african and asian elephants

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Re: Britains Ltd.
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2013, 08:09:51 AM »
i want the african and asian elephants

  ;DI think the same that you  ^-^.
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