About EK CASTINGS EUROPE
Welcome to the European site of EK Castings miniatures.
The EK Castings 54 mm metal historical figurines are collected by history lovers worldwide.
They are famous for their superb quality, accuracy in details and beauty of engraving.
Each figures let revive in an entertaining and educational way the great epochs: Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Empire, modern and contemporary times.
EK Castings toy soldiers be enjoyed both painted (by hand) or un- painted; these miniatures are highly estimated by figurines painters. They are “top-models” in events organized in this field by the figurine-painting clubs. They can be found in museums shops and historical sites, as cultural piece of work and smart souvenirs. These figurines are wonderful art objects, and can pleasantly decorate your bibliotheques and desks.
The range and number of EK Castings model figures in the catalogue, over 300, enable making dioramas, with infantry, cavalry and cannons. The metal figures basic size is 54 mm (scale 1: 30-32), from foot to head-top without headwear. Each figurine is stamped EK Castings. Periodically new models appear and others disappear from the catalogue: thus, the collections increase in value over time. With Russian democratic “pricing”, they are of great value- for money.
The Russian school of the historical figurine
The Russian school of scale models is famous from long ago for the quality of its production. In Russia, the collection of toy soldiers is a national tradition. In many Russian families the collection passes from father to son.
The EK Castings workshop is established in 1995. It is located in the city of Yekaterinburg, in the heart of the Ural region. The Ural is the center of metallurgy in Russia, due to the high-quality iron ore deposits discovered in the region. The celebrity of EK Castings tin soldiers is due to this lucky combination of excellent metal quality and a remarkable traditional expertise in the design of military miniatures and production process. EK Castings is today the leading designer & producer of all-metal figurines in Russia.
“Details make perfection, and perfection is not a detail.” Leonardo da Vinci
Note: the figures are not toys for children.
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