Toy soldiers are a time-honoured part of childhood play and allow children to enact great battles or simply to defend their child as they enjoy a biscuit. Their place ensures the toys had a presence in many eras, which also makes them of interest to collectors.
Even if they are antiques, toy soldiers reproduce the image of various types of military personnel the world over. Both functional and ceremonially outfitted toy soldiers exist. These toys are sure to bring a smile to someone's face.