history of Selwyn Miniatures

Item number: Selwyn Miniatures (4313)


Category: Selwyn Miniatures


Company history and description of the company Selwyn Miniatures London, England

In 1951 Roy Selvyn Smith established Selwyn Miniatures with the financial aid of Otto Goldstein.
Produced were miniature lead medieval knights in true heraldy. He designed and produced the masters for 5 of the original Courtenay Knights. These being figures Z14, Z17, Z19 & Z20 and one figure that was not issued.
In 1952 after 9 month the company was closed after Goldsteins death.
Smith went to Harolod and designed tome of their earliest plastic figures.
Smith sold the right to the Knight molds to Britains.

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