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Tin and Composition Figures

People for Holiday Displays and Train Layouts

Classic tin skaters and skier.  The female figures bear a striking resemblance to Sonja Henie, a famous skater / actress of the 1930s. The costume and cap are pure Sonja.  Figures like these graced many a winter holiday scene.

Tom Mix cowboy.

Composition cowboy

Composition German soldier, imported from Germany between wars.

Couple on park bench.

Side view - note turning position and elbow resting on bench;'s back.

Another view - figures were popular for Standard Gauge sets, and were the right scale.  They also showed up on O Gauge pikes on the 1930s.

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