4 new Interwar/early war Carden Lloyd models and sets and a new version of the German Panzer 1 uploaded.
8 new Churchill tanks added to the store under British Late war tanks. we do have another 4 masters for the earlier Churchill Versions, but lets get what actually made and ready first. A small bite from a big list of new models. I shall try and add more each evening. Enjoy
We are at the Partizan Show in Newark in October, followed by the Warfare show late November. Great to be going to shows again and a chance to show you some of the following 7 new ranges of figures and tons of new models.
Its been a strange year so a somewhat strange announcement to follow. I have been incredibly bad at updating new products to the EWM webstore. I have compiled a list of all the models made and in production that have failed to make the webstore so far. Here then is the list of models made and to be added to the webstore in the near future. There are 7 new ranges of figures and many new models, made in production labelled and ready to go. There are:-
NEW Range Italian Infantry in Continental uniforms for all fronts Europe/Russia/Africa including some Alpine types. 12+ infantry poses with all support weapons.
New Range British Middle and Far East/Malaya 1936 to 1942. Infantry, support weapons including Indian and Gurka troops, various head configurations.
New Range of Resin made accessories – a number of resin accessory packs for those who prefer stowage in resin over metal.
New Range British Cavalry numerous models and configuration options covering 1914, 1916 to 1918, interwar and WW2 in the middle east.
New Range Siam (Thailand) Youth Army Yuwachon, who fought the Japanese landings in 1941 and during the civil war period. School boys with guns, like a fascist military youth movement. To include some Thai Military police models – They fought the British 1941.
New Range of French/Free French Circassian cavalry, mounted and dismounted.
New Range of British Somali Camel corps Interwar/WW2 troops on camels, horses and dismounted plus Filed Howitzer and crews.
Many new models and some remade in EWM Supercast. These are:-
German 251A halftrack with 2 pintal mounted MMgs (No shield)
German 251A halftrack crews seated in rear, commander standing
German Demag half track in Super cast
German UE conversations X 2 in super cast (21st Panzer Div)
German Motorcycle troopers solo and side car, early war in coats
German Cavalry mounted WW2
German WW2 cyclist on push bike
Rolls Royce armoured car closed turret
Rolls Royce Armoured car open topped turret with Boyes ATR and bren LMG
More configurations of Rolls Royce to follow……
Valentine tank mK I, II with crew, stowage in Supercast
Valentine tank mK III with crew, stowage in Supercast
Valentine tank mK IXI with crew, stowage in Supercast
Vickers Light tanks Mk IV in Supercast.
Chevi Truck in various configurations, in EWM supercast.
Sudan Defence force Ford 4 wheel drive trucks and crews, various configurations to follow.
All new Churchill tanks in EWM Supercast
Mk IV 6pdr
Mk IV 75mm
NA 75 MK IV
MK IV AVRE
Mk V 95mm Howitzer
MK VII Crocodile
Mk VIII CS (Close support)
Cromwell gun tank
Cromwell CS tank
Interwar Carden loyd Mk V in Supercast
Interwar Carden Loyd Mk VI in Supercast
Interwar Carden Loyd Mk VI with Trooper carrying caisson and 3.7 Howitzer
Interwar Carden Loyd Mk VI with Trooper carrying caisson and 20mm Oerlikon
Dragon light Mk III with 18pdr gun, crew & Caisson wooden wheels in Supercast
Dragon light Mk III with 18/25 pdr gun, crew & Caisson pneumatic wheels in Supercast
Dragon light Mk III with 2 Pdr seated crew in Supercast
Dragon light Mk II with 18/25 pdr and caisson pneumatic wheels in Supercast
British 3.7 inch Howitzer old, interwar and early WW2, late WW2 versions
New 18/25 pdr caisson – newly remastered and remoulded.
New 13pdr and Caisson field gun
New 2 pdr quick firing gun on pedestal mount, suitable for the deck of a small patrol boat
New 18 pdr Mk II (Box) and Caisson field gun
Kings African Rifles LMG and MMG Vickers teams.
New head conversion packs
Glen Gary heads
Bush hat heads Australians
LRDG crew heads
Morris platoon trucks in various configurations…
French Cavalry Europe – newly remastered and remoulded mounted and dismounted.
French colonial cavalry – newly remastered and remoulded mounted and dismounted..
New French Legionnaires on Camels – interwar and WW2
New Mehardists Camel trooper holding carbine aloft
New Mehardists Camel trooper holding carbine to side
New Mehardists Camel trooper standing holding carbine
New Tuereg camel rider with shield, spears and sword
New Tuereg camel rider with selection of older rifles separate head
FT 17 in Supercast…..x 4 types
New Jap HQ set
New Jap Bangalore wire clearing teams, running with and prone inserting mines sets
New Jap AT charge man
Italian Auto Carretta truck and Auto Carreta personnel carrier
Italian Breda AA/ATG gun and crew
Told you it was a strange announcement. Its good news that I have 7 new ranges of figures and numerous new models to release. The bad news is, it wont happen over night.
More good news in that we have some lovely painted models by Tony Jones, a superb model painter. Thank you Tony for your work. Im sending him a batch of the new British Cavalry next to paint up.
Please get any show pre orders to us ASAP. The trade stands are not as fully stocked as I would like, so to avoid disappointment, get your order for collection at a show to us as soon as you can.
Looking forward to seeing some of you at these shows as we travel by ferry from the English tropics in the Undercliff, IOW to a show near you soon.
As the New ranges and models are loaded up I will make announcements accordingly.
Unfortunately, most of July and some of August was a wipe out for me as I caught the China Virus. Andy Buckland did a fantastic job of keeping the ship going during that difficult time. All recovered now, nearing the end of the new EWM studio/man cave. Pictures to follow.
More Italian L6 tank and L6 Semovente Comando Compagnia ..company command tank with interior detailing, dummy gun, optional heads for crew, Ariels and stowage. these come built and ready, just add the optional parts as required. made from EWM SUPERCAST resin and white metal castings.
More new goodies include some wonderful sculpts by Tom Lobley, his horses are the best out there. Circassian Cavalry with dismounted models to follow soon.
CHURCHILL tanks….here is the Mk4 AVRE with petard mortar. Note the new late war British tank crews which are new designs.
Thats it for now, more to follow, new Italian L^’s are on the store….Enjoy
It is very disappointing to let you know that the great HammerHead show planned for the end of July has been canceled. We were very much looking forward to seeing many of our old customers at that show.
Here then are a new batch of Italian models added to the store. These include a new L6/40 in Supercast with more crew, stowage and a broke track marker.
New Italian SPA autocannone trucks in Morris CSB 65/17 and a Lancia with 100/17 Skoda, each with crews and models in Supercast so come built and ready.
Some new Italian Tank crews and a new Italian tank/vehicle stowage set, a concept by Andy Buckland.
I have a whole new batch of Italian infantry and support troops to load up. These are in continental uniforms with even more head variants. I hope to get these loaded up soon……cheers
28th May UPDATE…….new Range of Sudan Defense Force Infantry added and the French White AM Armoured car. Now on the store.
The SDF or Sudan Defense Force Infantry have now been added to the store. Typically dismounted from trucks, these are different from the mounted troopers of the SDF camel and cavalry corps already loaded on the store. These fought battles in the Sudan in the region of the Blue Nile, in Eritrea and Abyssinia.
I have both the Somali Camel corps and mountain artillery units made, just need to be photographed and loaded here.
New Range updates….I have an extensive new range for early war British and Commonwealth forces for Middle East thats Iraq & Syria. East Africa so the Sudan frontier battles, Eritrea and Abyssinia. The Far East so Malaya, Borneo, and early Burma operations. All feature separate head options already featured on the store.
There is also an extensive new range of Italian Infantry in “continental uniforms” including Alpini and regular infantry for Europe, North and East Africa. Both coming soon……….
Cheers Paul [email protected]
20th May update…..New Range launched The Trans-Jordan Frontier Force. Tom has been a busy chap and we now have these loaded on the store. The TJFF was involved in a number of actions in WW2 the battles in Iraq and Syria 1941 and makes for a colorful and interesting force. Here we present dismounted troops for either trucks or camels, support weapons and camel troops. Officers with multiple head options.
More TJFF will follow in the form of Ford trucks, unit packs and more.
Next update will feature the new range of Sudan Defense Force Infantry and the Somalian Camel Corps troops…..cheers
11th May update. These new Stuart Light tanks are now on the webstore. Early War M3 Stuart light tanks with Riveted, welded and “horse shoe” turrets ideal for US North Africa and Pacific and some Australian operations out there.
These new EWM SUPERCAST models are highly detailed, come with early war crewman, optional hull mounted side machine guns, optional stowage items and some with the M20 MMg AA mount. You can decide what options you want and build these to this standard in under 5 minutes. The hull comes Built & Ready in quality Resin, the rest are white metal castings so can be handled on the table top with out issue.
UK Show news…….We are pleased to announce that I shall be getting my GINGER NUTZ out again with our first show booked for Hammerhead in Newark, 31st July. So looking forward to this show, its one of the best organised and run shows in the UK. See some of you there I hope, come and get some of my GINGER NUTZ on the show stand, they go well with a cup of tea or coffee.
Thats it for now, more to follow as time allows……. Enjoy
19th April Update – We are on top of back orders and some new goodies can be added to the store. Pleased to report we have caught up on nearly all the back orders. There is a large batch going out on the Wednesday post run (Our post office is half day Tuesdays). A lot of packing will be taking place Tuesday. Thank you again for those with orders for your patience and understanding during recent months.
Having had more long dental treatment this morning, i used the rest of this day to update and photograph some of the new models and “upgrades” that are ready to go out. Its a start, as there are many more to add. These are now all added to the store. More updates will follow shortly.
New designs and SUPERCAST resins.
I wanted to share a major development I have made here at EWM. Our resin models have been improving over the years since we started to make them. I made a major breakthrough in recent weeks in resin casting. The way we mould masters, how they are mounted, the silicone rubbers and complex blends of catalyst we use and the new resin and how it is added to the moulds, has all changed in these new designs.
The result is a highly detailed fine castings, tracks or wheels on. The ability to reproduce such castings consistently and with many reproductions from such complex moulds has taken many years to perfect. I have been lucky with support from some masters in this business, Jim Brown being one. I developed and made a major step change and improvement in late November 2020. Testing the new methods and Technology involved has taken place to ensure that I just “did not get lucky” one time? The third batch is proof its repeatable and its producing some awesome results.
The results when they came out of the moulds are a major improvement over previous methods of moulding and casting. When I looked at the castings, I commented that they are “SUPER”, and so the name has stuck.
EWM SUPERCAST then is a name I want to use to signal to customers that the model labelled as SUPERCAST is made using these new techniques and materials. As such, you will expect something of a certain quality and design concept. EWM SUPERCAST uses quality, drop proof plastic resin, moulded so that you get a superb model casting with minimal clean up. Other parts will be made from quality white metal castings. Such things as gun barrels, machine guns, hatches or the tiny parts that when either made from resin OR printed parts, are too fragile to be used on models that require handling in gaming. This combination of finely cast resin models, with metal details or exposed parts, makes them perfect for gaming or modelling. The resin casting means the model comes virtually ready made, just add detail as required like hatches open or closed, gun elevated or crew added.
SUPERCAST then enters as a method of manufacture and as a new standard to be recognised. The first models made with this method are the Stuart M3A3 Recce in British and Canadian use.
This is how the model comes plus a selection of white metal 2x .30 cal MMGs and a .50 HMG with the early version front gun mount and an optional folding tilt cover. Just add the options you want, under 5 minutes to add the options you want, then paint it.
First of many using the new EWM SUPERCAST process, a future mark of quality and design.
Thank you for your business in 2020 and heres to making 2021 even better. There are so many exciting new models I want to share with you, but I have to focus on production and orders for now.
Paul [email protected]
28th November UPDATE: Morris portee and Belgian FN63c truck added to store. Thank you for all the emails ordering them, well here they are….Enjoy
27th November UPDATE: More new goodies added to the store including a whole new selection of newly modeled and cast heads and weapons. These are for the British and Commonwealth forces covering from 1914 to 1945 and beyond. More below on those.
New additions for the Kings African Rifles KAR including Lewis guns and transport animals. A big thank you to Jonathan at the Medel of KAR museum in the Zambia and Doug Crowther for their information and references that enabled these additional figures to be created.
I have been developing a range of separate heads and newly worked weapons for British and commonwealth forces from 1914 to 1945 and beyond. A whole new range of British and commonwealth miniatures to cover both Early War North and East Africa and the middle and Far east campaigns.
These head sets are now available on the store. We had so many requests for our separate heads, so here they now are on the site. More to be added soon.
Last but not least, a new Morris Truck with 37mm ATG portee and a painted RIVER section. I will add this shortly along with some other Morris truck versions…coming soon.
We had the pleasure of making some Roads and Streets for Greg war of [email protected] and www.facebook.com/groups/386297688467965/permalink/941753402922 . He has made an excellent video showing our products that I painted for him. he runs a great youtube channel, a must for early war France and players of Chain of command. See it here at:
More new American and Russian models to follow in September.
My good friend Steve Renwick of Battle Zone Miniatures (BZM) has been busy making some great new additions to his 20mm Russian and American ranges. EWM carry all of his products to shows and already has some available on our webstore. I shall be adding a whole lot more as soon as I can in September. These are truly lovely models and Steve has given them the treatment they deserve, taking them to a very high level of detail and ease of building. I’m really proud to be able to offer these miniatures and models along side the EWM ranges. They are totally compatible with my EWM models.
Nearly 50 years ago, Steve and I were mates growing up in Edmonton in North London, then went to the same school and now we work together, helping each other to make and create models and miniatures.
Siam in WW2. World war 2 yes, Vietnam but not as we know it?
A brand new range is ready to launch, the Army of Siam 1930 to 1942, with post 1942 additions in the works. A big thank you to one of our customers who inspired and helped us shape the range with both technical knowledge and inspiration. The Thai’s fought themselves in a civil war in 1933. They then launched a campaign against Vichy French Indochina in December 1940 for a number of provinces lost earlier in the 20th Century. Next they fought the Japs and British, initially at the same time, then turned into an axis power with further battles against the British and even Chinese Nationalists.
Update…..We have just finished molding the Thai Military Police forces. These were often the first troops encountered by the French, Japs and British forces.
A link to a film that may interest some. The Army of Siam had the dubious honor to fight both the Japanese and the British forces on December 8th 1941, actually about 2 hours before Pearl harbor started. Amongst those troops fielded by Siam were the Yuwachon Thahan which was a military/political youth organisation.
A short tribute with footage from a film covering the said action here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DmolrpNSXs
The full movie is also worth a watch, the last 30 minutes deal with the build up to war, training and then the fighting against the Japanese. Some great footage of the Yuwachon Thahan fighting the Japanese. Such events, campaigns and battles are “war gaming gold”. These youth troops fought exceptionally well against experienced and aggressive Japanese troops. Combine this with the Franco-Thai war earlier in 1940/41 where Siam fought the French in what is now Vietnam/Laos/Cambodia.
The figures first got an outing with a successful demo game hosted by Adrian White and friends at Tonbridge in February 2020. Righty it won best demo game at this show. Painted By Adrian White.
A new range of Vichy French suitable for Syria, Indochina and Madagascar are now available on the webstore. Here are a few more tasters.
Thank you for your business and ENJOY.