RE: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] MORE SURPRISE NEW RELEASES!
From: "McCarthy, Tom" <Tom.McCarthy@x...>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 11:19:22 -0500
Subject: RE: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] MORE SURPRISE NEW RELEASES!
That RAFM action may be more "under the table, recouping monies owed by
ICE and never paid". Moral but not necessarily legal. It might even be
legal, but if it is, it's probably because of sloppy legal work by the
people who believe they've bought the rights to the models.
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> Quoting Doug Evans:
> >> > I was intrigued by your other raider page with the SSDs
> >> and little pics of
> >> > ships which look remarkably like some Italerie (Sp?
> >> Italian company that
> >> > make plastic models and soldiers) ships I got a while back.
> >> They're all from Silent Death, and were hand drawn in the
> >> days before
> >> digital cameras where common.
> > David, are you thinking of Stratelabri(horrible sp?)? Took over the
> > plastic designs for a bit, including the Space Rangers and those
> > thingies; I think Iron Wind is doing the metal casting, but I'm not
> > about that.
> I have never understood who actually owns the rights to these plastic
> minis that
> were in the Silent Death boxed set. They are now sold under the name
> "XXX Century Starships" from Nexus, formerly Atlantic and the Italeri
> logo is in the
> bottom corner.
> You can also get them from EM4 Miniatures: www.em4miniatures.com
> Larger versions of the same ships are available from a toy distributor
> have the link handy)
> All the while the plastics are still available from ICE for Silent
> RAFM still makes the metal versions of the minis, also available from
> Dean Gundberg
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