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History of Toy Soldiers

Sep 23rd 2019

It goes without saying that we love toy soldiers. This week, we're learning about where and when these cherished figurines came into prominence.Military figures have been found in ancient Egyptian tombs and have appeared in many cultures and eras. Tin soldiers were produced in Germany as early as the 1730s by molding metal between two pieces of slate. Toy soldiers became widespread during the 18th century, inspired by the military exploits of Fre...
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