The following item has been added to your shopping cart:

Product Name
SKU: SKU
Quantity: 0
Price: $0.00$0.00

Basket Summary Total
Total Items in Basket: 0 items
Merchandise Subtotal: $0.00

* Subtotal does not include shipping, discounts or taxes

< Continue Shopping Proceed To Checkout
close
Phone Orders & Questions: 1.888.825.8697
Free Shipping Orders over 99 dollars
Metal Toy Soldiers

Metal Toy Soldiers

Orders over 99 ship free until 12-12-16
Ross-shire Buffs Regiment of Foot 1869
Click above to zoom Click to view larger
Ross-shire Buffs Regiment of Foot 1869 (Painted metal figure) W. Britain Metal Models | BRC10030 $32.00

Select Quantity:
Add To Cart

or


Material: Scale:
Our Collection of Painted Metal 54mm (1/32nd - about 2 1/4 inches high)
(Production year: 2011)
The original 78th Foot was raised by the Earl of Seaforth in 1778. This unit served in India in the Mysore Campaigns and on 12 September 1786 its designation was changed to the 72nd Foot (Seaforth Highlanders).[1] Later, on 7 March 1793, Francis Humberstone MacKenzie raised the "78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot". In 1795 it was renamed the 78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot, or "The Ross-shire Buffs". During the Napoleonic Wars the 2nd Battalion of the regiment served in the Mediterranean for the Sicilian Campaign of 1806, quartered at Syracuse, and the Alexandria expedition of 1807.[2]. The 78th fought under Wellington at Assaye in the Maharatta campaign and were awarded an Assaye Colour. They saw garrison duty in Goa before joining the Java Campaign from August 1811 to the end of 1816, after which they returned to India and thence to Britain. It fought in the Anglo-Persian War of 1857 under the command of General Foster Stalker. In April 1873 under the "Linked Regiments Depot System" the 78th Highlanders were linked with the 71st Highland Light Infantry at 55 Brigade Depot, Fort George. In 1881 it was amalgamated with 72nd Highlanders forming the 2nd Battalion of The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs) (courtesy of Wikipedia)
Back To Top
Customer Service
Sign Up For Our Newsletter and get TSC news & products first!
THE TOY SOLDIER COMPANY
You can trust that THE TOY SOLDIER COMPANY is Safe and Secure Safe and Secure
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • PayPal
  • Security provided by Trustwave & Thawte