News and Updates (20 JAN)
The Military Workshop - News and Updates
Visit this page to see a summary of what is new to the web page, what has arrived and what is coming soon. More detailed information and images will be included in the appropriate area.
Next arrivals : John Jenkins and Thomas Gunn and King and Country LAH and US motorbike and new Saracens.
20 JAN 20 Updated Kinf and Country Value sets pages (see Bargains category). These sets represent an average savings of 25% and can be found in many historical series. Check them out.
17 JAN 20 Created a new category for some discounted WW1 items (ie. Model T, attacking Aussies and wounded / rear line figures).
17 JAN 20 Team Miniatures new Boxers and Russians arrived.
7 JAN 20 Added Thomas Gunn Jnauary releases : 2 Australian WW1 VC winners and 4 sets of 4 marching infantry, 4 Panzer IV's. Fallschirmjager and 3 Japanese Pacific.
6 JAN 20 John Jenkins January releases added : 2 Pairs of Spartans and two mounted Persians, Two Romans and 1 mounted Gaul, 7 Saxons, 3 Aztecs, 7 American Revolution figures and 2 WW2 plane handlers..
5 JAN 20 Added King and Country Jan releases : 4 Saracens, 4 Mounted Indians, LAH SS musicians single and boxed set and motorcyle, and US Vietnam M113 and crew and riders.
5 JAN 20 Re-numbered Team Miniatures Boxers and Civilians. Originally were four pairs but after feedback TM has made the original pairs into singles.
5 JAN 20 Added new category of Teutonic Knights to Team Minitaures to show prototypes of six figures.
22 DEC 19 Added January Team Miniatures releases : 10 Russians from Russo Japanese War plus 11 Boxers and 4 Christians from Boxer series.
20 DEC 19 King and County new FJ and Vietnam arrived. Some John Jenkins arrived and Team Miniatures new Mongols and Japanese from Russo Japanese war arrived.
2 DEC 19 Added King and Country Dec releases : 4 LAH Parade figures and 2 diorama pieces, 4 German Paras, 6 Arnhem British Paras, Winter Jagdpanzer IV, 9 Winter US GI's, USMC Vietnam walking wonded trio, and 3 Streets of Hong Kong figures.
1 DEC 19 Added Thomas Gunn DEC releases : General John Monash, Field Marshall Haig, King George V and two Australian VC winners (Borella and Storkey) plus Patton and MAJGEN Sendasue from Iwo Jima.
28 NOV 19 K&C new USMC and Romans arrived.
25 NOV 19 John Jenkins DEC releases added : Two pairs of Spartans, Two Roman velites, two Germanic warriors, 6 more 1066 Saxons, Conquistador, and Aztecs, George Washington and 3 pairs AREV figures, ACW Union and Confederates.
25 NOV 19 John Jenkins NOV releases arrived.
17 NOV 19 Added new series Russo Japanese War to Team Miniatures category.
14 NOV 19 King and Country M26 and P40 arrived.
3 NOV 19 Added King and Country NOV releases : Roman Ballista and crew, Napoleon's tent and canteen lady, 4 French Commandos, 5 US Marines Pacific, Bulge Winter M26, Flying Tiger P40 and three figures and three British ceremonial figures.
31 OCT 19 King and Country new Naps and Winter German command set arrived. Thomas Gunn nad Jenkins also arrived..
30 OCT 19 Added next four releases from Team Miniatures - 4 more Mongols.
26 OCT 19 Added more Jenkins releases : An Aztec, 7 pairs of Drums along Mohawk and American revolution, a Galliupoli Diorama base and Three plane handlers
25 OCT 19 Added John Jenkins NOV releases : A Spartan Piper and two Persian Cavalry, 7 new Saxons, three more American Civil War Confederate pairs. More to be added soon.
22 OCT 19 K&C Long Tan set, Arnhem set and new Ancient Egypt arrived.
17 OCT 19 Team Miniatures informed us they have adjusted down price of just received Mamluks so price now US$106.
17 OCT 19 King and Country Long Tan set, Arnhem figures and Ancient Egypt arrived.
16 OCT 19 Added soem of Thomas Gunn OCT releases : German WW2 Generals and table accessory sets.
16 OCT 19 Team Miniatures Boxer rebellion Russians and Mamluks arrived.
7 OCT 19 King and Country OCT releases added : 4 new Ancient Egypt items, three Arhem items (Incl Michael Caine armoured car from A Bridge Too Far. Battle of Bulge German command set, Napoleon and 7 of his HQ staff, Long Tan set of 4 and 2 Xmas items.,
3 OCT 19 Jenkins Sept releases arrived.
2 OCT 19 Thpomas Gunn Sept releases arrived.
29 SEPT 19 Just listed some Britains Vikings for sale at only A$40 each in Clearance sale section. Limited stock.
26 SEPT 19 Added John Jenkins OCT releases : Spartan, 2 Mounted Persians and a mounted Thracian, 2 Germanic Warriors and 2 Romans, 6 more Saxons, 2 Aztecs, Rhode Island Drummer and 2 Colonial Militia, WW1 German pilot and Two Carrier crew.
26 SEPT 19 Updated John Jenkins Prototype category. Includes : Punic War Romans and Carthaginians, Spartans, 1066 Saxons, Cortes and Montezuma, Bonnie Prince Charles, American Revolution 62nd Regt of Foot and a King Tiger.
26 SEPT 19 Added Sultan Baibars and 3 Mamluks to Team Miniatures category. Enemy of the Mongols.
16 SEPT 19 Added Thomas Gunn September releases.
9 SEPT 19 Added two new Naked Army bronzed figures : WW1 AIF figure and Danger Close Vietnam figure.
3 SEPT 19 Added Sept king and Country releases : 3 Indians, Arnhem Generals Command set of 4 and 3 Paras, 5 WW2 French Commandos, 9 Battle of the Bulge Germans, Emperor Hiroito, and a USMC Pacific Sherman.
2 SEPT 19 Added John Jenkins September releases : 4 new Roman items, King Harold and 6 Saxons from new 1066 series, an Aztec, 3 pairs of American Revolution and 7 American Civil War figures,
23 AUG K&C Centurion and new Napoleonucs arrived
19 AUG 19 Thomas Gunn August releases added : WW1 Germans, Australian WW2, Russians WW2, Germans WW2, Israeli and Vietnam.
14 AUG 19 king and Country latest D Day and Egypt sets arrived.
10 AUG 19 Team Miniatures Boxer Rebellion arrived.
4 AUG 19 Added King and Country AUG releases : Seven Medieval knights, Napoleon, his bodyguard and two Generals on horseback, Australian Centurion tank, US marines, a Vietcong prisoner and some vehicle equipment, and set of three Chinese girls fro Streets of Hong Kong, and Dodger and Oliver and Bookseller shop forom the Victoria / Dickens series.
1 AUG 19 - Added John Jenkins August releases : Two Roman cavalry and infantry and two Iceni, An Aztec chieftain and a mounted Comnquistador, some great American Revolution figures (Butlers Rangers, 62nd Foot and New Hampshire Regt and 2 Colonial Drummers) more ACW Confederates and a 54th Mass Drummer, and a Crow INdian of a horse from new series Whiskey, Scalps and Pelts.
1 AUG 19 - July Jenkins arrived.
27 JULY 19 Added 1066 prototype images to John Jenkins.
26 JULY 19 Thomas Gunn releases arrived.
26 JULY 19 New King and Country Australians in Vietnam and D Day figures arrived.
17 JULY 19 Added US Marines and Russians to Team Miniatures Boxer Rebellion series.
7 JULY 19 Added Thomas Gunn July releases : 4 WW2 German officer, 3 Waffen SS figures, Nap Russians, WW2 Japanese, BDM girls for LAH and Goliath with German engineer.
4 JULY 19 Added King & Country July releases : 5 Egyptian items, Poirot in summer suit, 2 sets of 3 Panzer crew, 3 Vietnam Aussies and a well known Air Cav Lt Col, and some Cantonese opera figures.
2 JULY 19 Added July Jenkins releases : Mounted Thracian King, Two more Romans, two Iceni, a Roman warship, pair of Aztecs, Jager and NY Regt American Revolution, Confederate Zouaves and Palmetto Riflemen, Capt 54th Mass., a German Stug and two RAF figures.
30 JUNE 19 Added new brand Team Miniatures : Romans & Gladiators, Mongols, American Indians, Napoleonics and Boxer Rebellion.
23 JUNE 19 Have been adding figures from a new brand we will be stocking. Items currently not visible but will go up probably Wednesday. Stock expected Friday.
20 JUNE 19 Thomas Gunn June releases arrived.
17 JUNE 19 - Added John Jenkins June releases : 2 Thracians, Mid Rep Romans, 2 Germanic Warriors, 2 pairs of Aztecxs, American Revolution Mass Regt and General Learned, ACW 54th Mass and a Grumman F4F-3.,
15 JUNE 19 : Added King and Country June releases : 6 5 British Napoleonics, 6 Medieval knights, 5 Texans Alamo, German Panther and 3 crew, 9 US Rangers WW2 and General de Gaule
MAY 19 Added King and Country May releases : Several Ancient Egypt building Pyramid figures, Roman shield set, Gaul and captive, Whittman Tiger, Adolf and Blondie blondie, Eva Braun and Sepp Dietricj and parade SS. Australian M113 and two extra crew and three sitting infantry.
7 MAY 19 Added John Jenkins May releases : 4 Thracians, Mid Republican Romans, two Gauls, 2 Aztecs, 6 American Rev figures, ACW, RAF ground crew with beer.
7 APR 19 Added King and Country April releases : one shouting Centurion, 6 Hospitalier Knights. two mounted Scottish knights (wallace and Douglkas), Mounted Welligton and 3 Kings German Legion mounted Dragoons, Moriarty, US Tank transporter, 4 Vietnam figures,
3 APR 19 Added John Jenkins April releases : 4 Thracians, 2 Iceni, an Aztec and a Conquistadore gun crew, 7 American Revolution figures, 2 pairs of American Civil War Union soldiers (based on movie Glory), and an Albatross DIII.
3 MARCH 19 King and Country March releases added : 5 new Romans / Barbarians, 4 mounted Kings German Legion, 6 Alamo figures, a winter Stug III, 5 US Marines Vietnam and a new Streets of Hong Kong building.
25 FEB 19 John Jenkins March releases updated : 4 Romans and 2 Germanics, 4 more Thracians, 2 Aztecs and a Spanish lombard, American Revolution Morgans Rifles and 1st Canadians
10 FEB 19 John Jenkins January releases arrived.
3 FEB 19 Added King and Country Feb releases L one Roman, 9 Napoleonic British infantry, 5 Custer cavalry and Indians, 2 US Marines Pacific (incl dog handler). Vietnam Duster and 5 figures.
1 FEB 19 Thomas Gunn Jan releases arrived.
29 JAN 19 Added John Jenkins Feb releases : 4 late Republican Romans, two Gauls, Aztec archers and Spanish Flagbearer, 2 Jagers and 7 American soldiers American Revolutions plus two redoubt pices, Indians making moccasins, very detailed looking RAF pilot, two Carrier deck medics and a German Stug III
15 JAN 19 Added Tomas Gunn Jan releases : Napoleonic Russians, German Guards WWI,Super Snipe Allied Staff car in desert and Europe versions, Waffen SS with bandolier,
4 JAN 19 King & Country JAN releases added : 1 Senior Roman and 5 Barbarians, 4 US Cavalry, Herman Graff figure and Bf109, 12 combat Africa Corps with a trench, and 4 US Marines Vietnam
4 JAN 19 John Jenkins JAN releases added - 4 Thracian Peltasts from new Ancient Greek series, 6 mid Republican Romans, an Aztec and Conquistadore, new American Revolution figures, new Corsair and two re-releases,
12 DEC 18 Created main menu bar category for images of new shop and our Christmas display.
11 DEC 18 John Jenkins arrived.
8 DEC 18 2nd King & Country Vietnam set arrived.
4 DEC 18 Added King and Country DEC releases : 2 Boudicea's, a Gaul and two Romans, 5 Alamo defenders, Mounted Indian, Hitler and Generals set, Mussolini Rescue., Australian Scouting party Vietnam.
13 NOV 18 Added Thomas Gunn NOV releases : 7 very nice WW2 German Generals, 2 12th SS and 1 Roman.
6 NOV 18 Added King and Countery November releaes : Some Barbarians and Romans, Dead and Wounded Mexicans from the Alamo, WW1 Germans, Hercule Poirot, Ambulance Demag and a Kubelwagen, US Marines and VC Vietnam,
4 NOV 18 John Jenkins NOV releases added : 6 Romans and Fort Corner section, Conquistadore pair, War of Roses cannon crew, 3 pairs American Revolution,
25 OCT 18 John Jenkins OCT releases arrived.
18 OCT 18 Thomas Gunn OCT releases : 7 Greeks, some Romans, WW1 German and French soldiers, mounted Japanese officer and three marching soldiers, and a lady with a pram
17 OCT 18 Some K&C new releases arrived.
6 OCT 18 Addec King and Country OCT releases : new Mounted Napoleon, 6 Alamo Mexicans, Pope and 6 Vatican Guard, Russian SU 122 Self Propelled Howitzer, 7 WW2 Japanese and 5 NVA Vietnam.
5 OCT 18 Collectors Showcase 4 Aginourt Knights and 3 Crossbowmen, 4 Platoon figures, 3 Vietcong and M48 Vietnam tanks arrived,
30 SEPT 18 Updated John Jenkins OCT releases : 6 Republican Romans and Fort wall section, 2 War of the Roses cannons, a mounted Conquistadore, 6 American Revolution figures, WW1 German aircraft carpenter, a Spitfire with and without beer kegs (be quick if you want the Spitfire as previous planes sold out quick).
27 SEPT 18 Added September Thomas Gunn releases : 5 Roman items (including a Scorpion), 4 medieval figures, a useful civilian and three Kubelwagens.
20 SEPT 18 King and Country new Gauls, US Cavalry and the Aussie collector arrived.
20 SEPT 18 John Jenkins September releases arrived.
6 SEPT 18 Added King & Country September releases : three Gauls, three mounted US Cavalry, WWI Aussie "souvenir collector", WW2 Japanese tank and artillery and 4 dead Japanese, JagdPanzer Pz. Kpfw. IV L/70 – Winter Version. 3 USMC and 5 Vietcong Vietnam, 6 Royal Hong Kong Regiment and ADC and Governor of Hong Kong and a Chinese flower seller and vegetabvle seller,
5 SEPT 18 John Jenkins August items.arrived except Roman Fort which will arrive in September releases.
4 SEPT 18 Thomas Gun August releases arrived.
28 AUG 18 Added Collectors Showcase next releases : 3 Crossbowmen and 4 Knights, 4 Platoon movie figures, 2 M$48 tanks, 3 Vietcong and a hut.
27 AUG 18 Added Jenkins September releases : 2 Gauls, 2 mounted Yorkist Knights, Conquistador Priest, 5 pairs American Revolution / Saratoga, WW1 German pilot and a mechanic and British pilot with motorbike, two Grumman Wildcats
23 AUG 18 4 man Australian Vietnam set, 5 Gauls, US cavalry, Napoleon and Josephine and French Sapper arrived.
15 AUG 18 Added Thomas Gunn August releases : Many releases of earlier Romans plus variations of new 1st Minerva and 6th Legion.
11 AUG 18 Added John Jenkins new releases : Roman Fort Gateway, 2 Republican Romans and two Gauls, 8 American Revolution figures, WW1 Pilit and Australian Ace Clive Caldwell's Spitfire.
9 AUG 18 Thomas Gunn July releases arrived : Carhaginian elephant and 15 Persians.
5 AUG 18 Added 4 great WW2 aircraft value sets to King & Country categories (Corsair, Zero, ME109 and Heinkel Salamander).
3 AUG 18 Added King and Country AUG releases : 5 Barbarians, Napoleon and Josephine and an Old Guard Sapper, three mounted US cavalry, 5 USMC Tarawa (incl two medic pairs) Australian Vietnam 4 man section,USMC ONTOS and loader, three US casualties WW2,
17 JULY 18 Added July Thomas Gunn July releases : 15 Persian Immortals, Roman accessory set, 4 Preatorian Romans, Napoleonic Russian Grenadiers, 2 SS and some Fallshirmjagers
12 JULY 18 New King and Country Roman Barbarians and Fields of Battle and 1st Australian Vietnam arrived.
5 JULY 18 Added a books category with two highly recommended books. Australian Victoria Cross Winners and German tank Mephisto.
29 JUNE 18 Added King and Country July news about new releases : new Romans & Barbarians, pair of Jousting Knights, King & Queen and Duke from The Four Musketeers, Girl of the Old Guard, Three Apaches and a cavalryman, USMC Howitzer and wounded Tarawa, German with Polish prisoner, Russian meeting German 4 more USMC Vietnam,
28 JUNE 18 John Jenkins June releases arrived : 4 pairs Republican Romans, 2 Aztecs, 8 pairs of American Revolution / Saratoga figures. WW1 sign, despatch rider and German aircraft.
28 JUNE 18 King & Country new Vietnam USMC and US cavalry arrived.
17 JUNE 18 Added some prototype images to John Jenkins : Germanic Warriors, a Conquistadore, WW1 German mechanics and accoustic location device and a Canadian Pilot.
17 JUNE 18 Added Thomas Gunn June releases : Carthaginian elephant with three crew and two infantry plus Roman velite, 5 Roman Cavalry, 7 Greeks / Spartans, Lawrence of Arabia, a Skoda Howitzer, 4 German Fallschirmjagers, two marching Russians and US General John Meyer.
7 JUNE 18 Added King & Country June releases (in June releases category) : Enemies of Rome 5 Gauls / Brits, 4 new Robin Hood figures, 2 Mounted US cavalry, a Lighthorseman with koala, 6 WW2 Polish infantry, a Winter, Sdkz 250/11, 3 sets USMC Tarawa and a Vietnam Mule and casualty set, ,
6 JUNE 18 John Jenkins and Thomas Gunn May releases arrived.
4 JUNE 18 Added John Jenkins June releases : 4 pairs Republican Romans, 2 Aztecs, 8 pairs of American Revolution / Saratoga figures. WW1 sign, despatch rider and German aircraft.
27 MAY 18 Created new category for John Jenkins Republican Romans.
25 MAY 18 King & Country new USMC Vietnam and LAH arrived.
16 MAY 18 Created new Australians in Vietnam category. 5 figures coming soon.
16 MAY 18 Added details of Buffet Menu to Annual Dinner 14th July 2108 event page.
15 MAY 18 Added Thomas Gunn May releases : 4 figures from new Egypt series, Roman catapults and crew, a very nice Napoleonic Russian, two WW1 Australians, two WW2 Japanese, and Field Marshal Montgomery and an advance image of June release the Carthaginian elephant. .
5 MAY 18 Added King & Country May releases : 2 Romans, two Apache sets, Hitler and Eva Braun and 6 Hitler Youth girls, D Day Command set with map, 3 USMC Pacific WW2, 7 US Marines for new series of Tet Offensive.
4 MAY 18 Some John Jenkins April releases arrived but others not expected until mid May.
4 MAY 18 Thomas Gunn April releases arrived.
27 APR 18 Added John Jenkins May releases : Spartacus, Two War of Roses archers, Three FIW drummers, Two pairs of Drums along Mohawk civilians firing, Two WW1 German aircraft mechanics, WWI despatch rider,
27 APR 18 King and Country April releases arrived.
15 APR 18 Added Thomas Gunn April releases : Romans, Persians and Greeks.
9 APR 18 John Jenkins April releases updated : two Gauls. two Aztecs, two pairs of females and males shotting in Drums Along the Mohawk, three WW1 German aircraft ,mechanics, WWI despatch rider, two Corsairs with option of up or down wings..
7 APR 18 New category of Vietnam war created in King & Country category with Americans in the Tet offensive coming soon. Some Australians also expected soon.
6 APR 18 Thomas Gunn Romans arrived.
3 APRIL 18 April King & Country releases announced : Milady de Winter from the 4 Musketeers, 2 US Cavalry and 2 Indians, 4 Germans removing Polish sign/barrier, 3 more Polish Lancers & German soldier with grenade, General Ramcke and 3 Afrika Korps Paras, Lili Marleen, 6 German tank crew, USMC stretcher set, Israeli Army M3 Halftrack with 4 figs and officer with binos.
3 APRIL 18 John Jenkins new Drums Along the Mohawk 7 figures, 2 Gauls, 3 Aztecs, an American pilot, WWI German truck and mechanics, and WW2 Jagdpanther arrived.
23 MAR 18 Collectors Showcase new Huey helos arrived.
18 MAR 18 Created page (top left menu bar) for 10 king & Country WW2 items for sale which includes : Winter Tiger and breakfast set, Whittman Tiger, Hellcat and Berlin Building etc.
16 MAR 18 King & Country new IDF female soldier and Syrians, USMC and Private Ryan and battle of Britain Spitfire and pilot arrived.
4 MAR 18 Added John Jenkins March releases : new series Drums Along the Mohawk 7 figures, 2 Gauls, 3 Aztecs, an American pilot, WWI German truck and mechanics, and WW2 Jagdpanther
4 MAR 18 Added King & Country March releases : four Life of Jesus items, 2 Sherrif of Nottingham men, 5 French Napoleonic, Battle of Britain Spitfire and Robert Shaw pilot figure, 3 USMC items and a new Japanese flagbearer, 6 Syrian enemy for Israelis and a female IDF,
28 FEB 18 John Jenkins Feb releases arrived.
28 FEB 18 Thomas Gunn Feb releases arrived
22 FEB 18 King and Country new Old Guard and 5 WW2 Italians and a Saharina arrived.
18 FEB 18 John Jenkins new releases added : 4 new Gauls, 1 Aztec Captain, 3 French Militia Officers, Bushy Run Officer, WW1 Motor bike with sidecar and officer, DH-2 in Palestine and three pairs of deck crew for Interwar and WW2.
16 FEB 18 King and Country new US cavalry, Polish Lancers and Berlin figures arrived.
15 FEB 18 Added TG Feb releases : Roman messenger set with Emperor and General, Byzantine Emperor and 4 guards, 4 new Greeks, Coronation Napoleon figure and WW1 Australian ace Cobby. and a RAF Jeep.
7 FEB 18 Added some images of three Vietnam Hieys beimng released soon from Collectors Showcase.
6 FEB 18 King and Country FEB releases added : 3 Napoleonic Old Guard, 1 US cavalry, 4 WW2 Polish Lancers, 5 WW2 Italians and a Saharina, 4 Berlin 1938, and 6 Israeli Paras,
6 FEB 18 John Jenkins Jan releases arrived. 2 more Aztecs, 2 Gauls, a WWI motorcycle sidecar, Turkish sniper pair, and three French militia pairs and two WW2 German tank crew.