Brexit – duties and taxes paid into the EU

The United Kingdom has left the European Union single market and customs union which means that VAT is now payable on goods into EU member states, collected at customs (with handling charges). How to avoid those charges (EU customers only) To help avoid any additional charges I have worked with DHL to offer shipping into […]

A Vickers progress

You may be aware that I’ve been working on a project to produce a much-requested item – the Vickers machine gun. I started the project in 2018 (which shows how long these things can take) with the creation of the gun and accessories (tripod, ammunition box, water can) digitally which was then 3D printed. The […]

Important update for Tommy’s War Collectors Club members

On January 1st 2021 I’ll be launching a new loyalty scheme for Tommy’s War customers, this is a really exciting way to earn rewards on your spend. It will mean that the Tommy’s War Collectors Club ends 31st December. With that the 20% discount will end, so customers have until the 31st December to qualify […]

Tommy’s War Shillings – Questions and Answers

Tommy’s War Shillings is the new loyalty scheme from Tommy’s War available for everyone that buys from Tommy’s War. Every time you spend you receive Shillings which can be redeemed – here you find how it all works; What is a Shilling? Every time you spend £1.00 at you will be credited one Shilling. […]

New from Tommy’s War – collect shillings!*

I’m really excited to announce the launch of a new scheme for Tommy’s War customers that allows you to collect points (shillings) which can then be used to pay for, or part-pay, future orders!* Shillings is a historical term for a payment given to new recruits in the British armed forces. While the practice ended […]

Cavalry figures by Peter de Haan

I wanted to share with you the inspiring work of someone who has become a good friend, Peter de Haan. Based in The Netherlands, Peter has completed all four of the cavalry figures to a fantastic standard, plus the Nery diorama. I’m fortunate to have seen two of the cavalry and the Nery set while […]

British trench section 1916-18

The scenic bases from Tommy’s War offer the modeller a great opportunity to display 1/32 model figures in the setting of the trenches in World War One. Product TW32DIO2 is a typical British trench section from 1916-1918, and here we’ll discuss what comes in the kit and the options for building; The kit comes in […]

New releases – out now!

TW32051 – Sergeant, 4th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Havrincourt 1918 TW32052 -Private, 4th Bn Leicestershire Regiment, St Quentin 1918 (image also includes base TW32DIO2 – British trench section 1916-18) I’m delighted to announce the release of two new figures and a new scenic base; TW32051 – Sergeant, 4th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light […]

Product TW32AL06 delay

One of the new figures due for release is TW32AL06 which is a Sergeant of the United States infantry. The figure is sculpted with a Remington shotgun, however I did spot at the box art page an error in the position of the figures left hand on the rifle, the hand should be higher up […]


It’s been a busy few months at Tommy’s War and the international lock-downs have meant a cancellation of model shows, I have seen an increase in online orders. Higher than anticipated sales mean a number of items have been out of stock, which is always frustrating, but I’ve been working with my caster to get […]