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Lead Figures from Betal, Benbros, BMC and BT. UK manufacturers.
Betal. Wild West 

Toy production started 1948 under the trademark Betal by J H Glasman.at the. Betal Works, Plaistow Road, London 

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Standing cowboy with rope in blue shirt Standing cowboy with revolver in red shirt Standing cowboy with rope in green shirt Sitting Indian  Crawling Indian
Benbros Wild West 
Benbros Toy produced from 1951-1965. Started by Nathan and Jack Benninson  at Benbros (London) Ltd. 145 Gosport Road, Walthamstow, London

Figures were produced from about 1951 till sometime in the mid 60's.

The hollow-cast figures included the wonderful Robin Hood set, which is difficult to find complete and a very good range of mounted detachable wild west figures. The cowboy figures are often confused with Timpo. Try putting a Benbros Wild Bill Hickok side by side with a Timpo Buffalo Bill and a Charbens Buffalo Bill to appreciate the differences. 

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Mounted wild Bill Hickok Mounted Cowboy with one gun

Mounted cowboy with two guns

Mounted cowboy with hat raised.

Mounted Cowboy with rifle on his lap.

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Mounted  Indian with tomahawk Standing cowboy with pistol Cowboy standing with lasso Standing Indian performing a rain dance 

Standing Indian firing bow (former Timpo Model)

BMC. Wild West 
  Britannia Model Company Approx 1916-1933 at Oldarma Ltd 12 Hyde Road, Hoxton, London
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Indian with tomahawk with fixed arm Indian with tomahawk with fixed arm Indian with rifle on moveable arm. Indian with knife on moveable arm.
B T.Wild West 
approx date for the figures below1950
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Cowboy with two revolvers. Cowboy with two revolvers.. Cowboy surrendering. Hands up

Indian standing with bow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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