About King & Country


KING & COUNTRY was founded in 1983 in Hong Kong by two expatriate Scots, Andy C. Neilson and Laura McAllister Johnson.

Andy, a former Royal Marine Commando had been interested in and collecting toy soldiers since a young boy. Laura provided the solid business background and support for the company.

From humble beginnings, KING & COUNTRY has developed into one of the world’s major designers and producers of all-metal, hand-painted 1:30 scale military and civilian miniatures.

In addition to their metal miniatures figurines, the company has also produced an amazing and expanding range of scale model buildings, fighting vehicles, ships and aircraft, from a wide selection of wood, metal, polystone, resins and other mixed media.

As well as producing their own ranges they also design and manufacture special “corporate gifts” for companies in the publishing, airline and premium business.

From their headquarters in Hong Kong, they oversee every stage of design, development and production in mainland China. They also take part in trade fairs and collector shows in Europe, the U.S. and Australia.

Among their best-selling ranges are “Streets of Old Hong Kong” — a colourful and dynamic series of Chinese figurines and buildings depicting street life in-turn-of-the century Colonial Hong Kong.

Their various “World War Two” series encompass figurines, fighting vehicles and buildings that stretch from the shores of D. Day Normandy to the sands of North Africa and all points in between! A recent addition is “Operation Barbarossa” the German Invasion of Russia in June 1941.

Other exciting and colourful series cover such diverse topics as “The Age of Napoleon” and “The Crusades“. They even produce the Imperial Army of the Emperor of China.

The company’s broad diversity of historical eras and subjects is unparalleled in the toy soldiers world. as KING & COUNTRY continues to grow and develop they remain totally committed to producing unique and collectable military and civilian miniatures that are among the finest on the market and at price levels affordable to their customers, both individual and corporate.

Press & Media

2017 Historical Hong Kong toy shop lets you be the general of your own (toy) army, Young Post SCMP

2017 Mad Dogs, Joe Bananas, King & Country – how Andy Neilson made his mark in Hong Kong , South China Morning Post

2015 微型玩偶收藏熱 – 把歷史握在掌中,  星加坡聯合早報

2014  Scrooge would feel right at home at mall, South China Morning Post

2014  前英國海軍陸戰隊員扎根香港, 金屬模型攻陷世界, Hong Kong Economic Journal


2012  太古廣場最「賺錢」 舖頭, 老外三招打造「軍事王國」, 東周刊