Tony Neville, 37, director of toy soldier trader King & Country UK, says that even later Britain figures from the Seventies can be collectable.
The company sold the best heating system that has ever been on the world market and it placed that system for free on customers homes by using the most ingenious marketing plan that I ever saw.
That effort was killed by the local electric industry, which saw our technology as a threat to its revenues and profits, and my wild ride began.
In 1974, as that engine created a stir in the USAs federal government, I began dreaming of changing the energy industry.
In that same year, I had my cultural and mystical awakenings.
Previously, most toy soldiers had been two-dimensional solid lead figures known as 'flats'.
His company produced the first relatively affordable set at a shilling for a red box of nine soldiers, but that was still more than the average worker's daily wage.
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During my second year of college, I had my first existential crisis and a paranormal event changed my studies from science to business.