Tunnel Bookends

I forget which model railway magazine this was in, October 1960, article by Norman Stone.

An unusual way to use those plastic tunnel ends and a great visual joke.

I wonder what the equivalent gaming or wargaming version of these bookends would be?

One regiment marching in and another era regiment marching out?

Insert titles of your own favourite gaming books as desired.

Wonky tunnel end in my Battle of Pine Ridge Valley game. 
Vanishing point (trompe l’oeil) and one of those plastic tunnels on my Pine Ridge Valley game. 

Blogposted by Mark, Man of TIN, 29 July 2017.


Author: 26soldiersoftin

Hello I'm Mark Mr MIN, Man of TIN. Based in S.W. Britain, I'm a lifelong collector of "tiny men" and old toy soldiers, whether tin, lead or childhood vintage 1960s and 1970s plastic figures. I randomly collect all scales and periods and "imagi-nations" as well as lead civilians, farm and zoo animals. I enjoy the paint possibilities of cheap poundstore plastic figures as much as the patina of vintage metal figures. Befuddled by the maths of complex boardgames and wargames, I prefer the small scale skirmish simplicity of very early Donald Featherstone rules. To relax, I usually play solo games, often using hex boards. Gaming takes second place to making or convert my own gaming figures from polymer clay (Fimo), home-cast metal figures of many scales or plastic paint conversions. I also collect and game with vintage Peter Laing 15mm metal figures, wishing like many others that I had bought more in the 1980s ...

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