Hey all im just starting a list of historical figure makers as suggested. Ill start off with the companies i have bought figures off. Hopefully people will add more . All companies are done by alphabetical order.
1st Corp. makes various ancients as well as ACW.
Ab miniatures do a big range of napoleonic figures from french to austrians and some of the smaler states. Can be found on this website with other companies there too. http://www.fighting15sshop.co.uk/AB also produce figures and tanks in 20mm models for WW2.
Alban Miniatures offer 28mm metals for British, Austrian and French Napoleonics.
Armorum and Aquilla Miniatures as their name suggests, produce 28mm Ancients including Carthaginians Sassanids and Numidians.
Armorum and Aquilla
Artizan designs do 28mm figures of ancients and WW2 of a very nice quality. http://www.artizandesigns.com/default.asp
Askari Miniatures concentrates on colonial armys and their opponents in 28mm.
The assault group another company that makes nice 28mm figures for alot of periods. http://www.theassaultgroup.com/
Aventine miniatures produce 28mm figures for the Republican Roman period, including Etruscans, Italian hill tribes and the army of Pyrrhus.
Battlefield Miniatures manufacture 20mm WW2 minitures as well as selling the Blitz range of figures for the same period.
Battlestandard Miniatures is (I believe) a US compamy that manufatcures 15mm ACW minis as well as 28mm Greeks, Macedonians, Persians,Normans ans some 40mm.
Battle Standard Miniatures
Baccus 6mm, for Ancients, medieval, Napleonics, ACW plus others in 6mmm!
Black Scorpion Miniatures produces some moderns, pirates, and fantasy football minis.
Black tree designs do alot of 28mm figures for lots of periods including fantasy, doctor who , ancients and zulus plus alot more.
Black Tree Designs
Blue Moon Manufacturing offer a variety of ranges in 28mm and 15mm including ACW, AWI, The Marlburian Wars, Old West and others.
Blue Moon Manufacturing.
Bolt action miniatures do a wide range of 28mm WW2
Brigade Games offer an extensive 28mm WW1 collection as well as a variety of other 20th century miniatures.
Brittannia miniatures do 20mm and 28mm figures most of which are for WW2 onwards (afghanistan and special ops etc) http://www.britanniainkerman.com/bri...introindex.htm
Calpe Miniatures produce 25mm Napoleonic minis.
Captain MiniaturesManufacture 18mm Napoleonic Naval crews as well a a small range of 28mm Pennisular French and Spanish.
Castaway Arts manufactures a wide range of Ancients in 28mm with an emphasis on bronze age westen Asia.
Cavalcade Wargames produce 28mm minis for Ming Dynasty, as well as some moderns and far east themed fantasy miniatures. Based in the US, they also sell Kingsford miniatures which is a Canadian company that manufactures Samaurai miniatures exclusively.
Companion Miniatures Not a huge range yet, but some very nice Caesarian Romans, and they have many more on their plate. A nice alternative to Wargames Foundry.
Company B have a a large range of WW2 and WW1 miniatures in 1/56 as well as some Moderns.
Conquest Games is a new company that specialises in medieval miniatures, their first release being plastic Normans which are getting positive reviews.
Crusader Miniatures He has a wide variety of ranges, including WWII, Pirates and loads of Ancients and Dark Age troops.
Cutting Edge Miniatures make 28mm figures for the early-late bronze age with plans to expand into the early iron age.
Cutting Edge Miniatures
Dixon Miniatures, makes wide variety of 28mm historical, mainly 18th/19th century and some 15mm.
Ebob Miniatures does Mongols, Western and 13th.-14th. Scottish Medievals.
Elhiem Figures manufactures WW2 and Modern miniatures in 20mm.
Empress Miniatures, Anglo Zulu Wars, SCW and Moderns in 28mm.
Essex Miniatures manufacture 15mm and 25mm Historicals for everything form ancients right through ACW.
Eureka Minitures manufacture an eclectic range of minis from 10mm fantasy to 28mm WW2 touching on just about every time period in between.
Fire and Sword produce 15mm minis for their game of the same name which focuses on the wars of the Lithuanian Commonwealth during the 17th. century.
Fire and Sword
Fireforge Games is a very new company with plans to carry an extensive medieval range centred on various crusades. They are currently awaiting release of their plastic Teutonoic Knights set.
Forged in Battle manufacture 15mm WW2 minis as well as 1/3000 Napoleonic naval minis.
Forged in Battle
The Forgotten and Glorious Company of Art are a French company that offer 28mm metal WW1 minis for the various combatants.
Forgotten and Glorious Company of Art
Front Rank Figurines do a wide range of napoleonics and other later ancients such as ACW. http://www.frontrank.com/index2.html
Gamodls produce 15mm WW2 minis for a variety of forces.
Gripping beast do ALOT of VERY nice figures for ancients in 28mm including romans, barbarians, el cid and much much more.
Gordon and Hague are a US company that produce a "Wargame in Box" called Severed Union which is American Civil War game in 10mm plastic (!). They also sell pre-painted armies of the same.
Gordon and Hague
HaT manufacture 1/72 soft plastic toy soldiers for a wide variety of time periods.
INDUS Miniatures produce 28mm models for the War in India. Currently a small range but expanding.
Irregular Miniatures offers a huge range of minis in 2mm, 6mm, 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 28mm 42mm, 54mm and 75mm form hust about every historical period.
JFTM Enterprises manufactures 1/56 WW2 vehicles in resin.
Khurasan Miniatures produce a large range of historical figures in 15mm including obscure armies such as Tibetans.
Knuckleduster make War of 1812 and Western miniatures.
Little Big Men Studios produce decals and transfers for a wide range of Historicals in 10mm, 15mm, and 28mm.
Little Big Men Studios
Magister Militum specialise in 10mm ancients but also offer extensive ranges in 15mm and 25/28mm.
Milicast Models manufacture 20mm WW2 tanks and figures in resin as well as selling products by a couple of other producers.
Miniature Design Studio, offer a wide range on ancients including Biblical.
Muskateer miniatures do 28mm figures for ancients
Navwar do a wide range of small scaled ships for many periods. http://navwar.co.uk/nav/default.asp
Newline Designs manufacture 20mm and 28mm for a variety of ranges including Dark Ages, Biblical, Napoleonic and Samurai.
Northstar Military Figures sell a wide range of m inis by various manufacturers as well as pro9ducing their own range of 19th. century african minis.
Northstar Military Figures
Offensive Miniatures have a small range, offering 28mm WW2 Elite units as well as 28mm Napoleonics.
Old glory do 10mm, 15mm and 28mm figures of lots of periods including WW2 and ancients. http://www.oldgloryminiatures.com/
Old Glory 15's is a different manufacturer than Old Glory, specialising in 15mm.
Old Glory 15's
Pendraken do a wide range of WW2 10mm armies and are cheap. Also more historical stuff including 10mm ancients, napoleonics and more. http://www.pendraken.co.uk/
Perryminiatures do lots of 28mm figures covering alot of periods. http://www.perry-miniatures.com/
Peter pig also do alot of 15mm figures covering alot of perods ncluding WW2 - can be expensive though. http://www.peterpig.co.uk/
Quick Reaction Force have an extensive range of 15mm historicals for both ancients and moderns as well as 1/2400 naval.
Quick Reaction Force
RAFM Miniatures produce 28 miniatures for ACW as well as more obscure ranges such as French and Indian Wars, Plains Indian Wars and the Riel Rebellions (?!?).
Raiden Miniatures manufacture 1/285 aircraft and carriers as well as 1/600 aircraft.
Rebel Minis produce Modern and some Ancients inn 15mm and 28mm.
Redoubt Miniatures produce 25/28mm minis for many periods including Renaissance, and horse and musket.
Red Star Miniatures carry a small range of modern Russian soldiers, Chechen Rebels and vehicles in 28mm white metal.
Relic Miniatures produces 28mm models for the Punic Wars and Hellenistic Wars.
Renegade miniatures make alot of 28mm figures of high quality covering a range of periods. http://www.renegademiniatures.com/
Riever Castings do a wide range of WW2 in 20mm as well as lots of cheap but detailed resin tanks. http://www.underbed.co.uk/
Rod langtons do a wide range of naval ships which look very nice. http://www.rodlangton.com/
Sash and Sabre cover the ACW, Naps and SYW in 25mm as well offering an extensive range of 40mm models for many different eras.
Sash and Sabre
Sgt Major Miniatures makes 20mm Modern and WW2 as well as 28 mm Ancients.
Sgt. Major Miniatures
SHQ make 20 and 25mm models for WW2, Vietnam, modern, ACW and Napoleonics as well as other periods.
Skytrex make WW2 and modern minis in 15mm as well as a range of 1/400 WW1 aircraft and vehicles in 1/300 and 1/200.
Steve Barber Models Miniatures in 10mm, 15mm, 28mm, and 42mm, covering a wide range including ancients, biblical, WW1 and 2.
Steve Barber Models
The Plastic Soldier Company produces WW2 minis and terrain in 15mm and 20mm.
The Plastic Soldier Company
TQD Castings are a UK company that produce WW2 and Moderns in 20mm.
Under Fire Miniatures manufacture resin 20mm figures and vehicles for WW2 and moderns right up to present day conflicts.
Under Fire Miniatures
Valiant manufacture 1/72(20mm) hard plastic models for WW2.
Victory Force manufacture WW2 and pulp science fiction minis.
Victory Force Miniatures
Victrix produce hard plastic 28mm Napoleonic minis.
Wargames Factory produce 28mm plastics for common ancient armies (Romans, Celts, Germans) as well as moving into SciFi and Fantasy and the Horse and Musket period.
War games foundry do wide ranges of 28mm figures covering lots of periods.
Warlord Games covers 28mm Celts, Pike and Shotte, Germans, Romans and some WW2 in plastic and metal as well as stocking other manufacturers.
Warmodelling.com produce 15mm ranges for a variety of Ancients, Napoleonics, as well the Carlist Wars and the Spanish American war. They also offer 20mm WW2 miniatures.
Wartime Miniatures are an Austalian company that produce 20mm modern and 28mm WW2 minis as well as a selction of Horse and Musket.
West wind do alot of anceints as well including ww2 http://www.westwindproductions.co.uk...28793e5b7d4fd0
Xyston produce 15mm ancients as well as some 25/28mm.
Zvezda have a very large catalogoue of plastic kits for many time periods in a variety of scales including 1/72 and some 15mm.
Ok ive put on alot but ive still got more to do. I will try to add a few more to the list every couple of days (including killshots useful suggestions.) If there is a period on the list not covered yet PM me and ill see what info i can give you.