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A note on out of stock items

 by statuesqueminiatures on 06 Jan 2021 |
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Edit 14/01/21: The SMA301 Heroic Scale Female Heads LARGE, SMA351 Heroic Scale Female Heads SMALL and SMA311 Heroic Scale Female Heads XL - Techno Roiders sets are back in stock and available again. The eagle-eyed amongst you might have noticed that various items in the Statuesque Miniatures catalogue are either out of stock or have disappeared from the webshop. There are different reasons for this depending on the item, so I thought I'd go over why and when things might start appearing again. The bulk of the Heroic Scale Female Heads ranges - both Large and Small - should be available again in the next couple of weeks. I can't guarantee all the different sets will be available again immediately, but the most popular sets will be on sale again soon. The Heroic Scale Female Heads, along with the Left at the Bottom of the Garden toys, are all cast in-house by myself. A large number of my figures have been disappearing from the shop over the past few months, as stock was sold. I had hoped to start casting those figures myself in the past year, but with the Coronavirus pandemic I haven't been able to collect all the moulds and master castings from the contract casters. Unfortunately, a drop in quality from the casters has meant I'm not willing to order any restocks. However, many of the figures will be made available again eventually, I just can't say exactly when. I won't be selling any ranges to other manufacturers. Please note, I don't take orders for items I don't have in stock, so if it's available to buy, it's in stock and ready to go.

Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two available now!

 by statuesqueminiatures on 01 Dec 2020 |
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“The old woman fussed and busied about her home. At her feet, three cloth kittens scampered and played as she swept the floor, stoked the fire and straightened the furniture. They were to have visitors. Bundled out of the cottage by the old woman, the kittens darted through the rain and across the clearing to the shelter of the woodshed. A low mournful moan slid through the slatted wood of the shed. The kittens looked at each other, then bolted straight back to the house. Small pebble eyes watched them go." I'm happy to say the Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two toys are available now and ready to go to new homes. Until Sunday the 3rd of January, the toys will be available at the Kickstarter prices. The Both Chapters' Toys set will also be available during this time.

Closed until the 1st of December.

 by statuesqueminiatures on 15 Nov 2020 |
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I've decided to close the shop for a couple of weeks so I can recharge and take stock after the Kickstarter fulfilment. I'll still be here answering enquiries. I might even try and get some sculpting done! All existing orders have been dispatched and I'll be back open again on the 1st of December. Thanks! Andrew

Open for orders

 by statuesqueminiatures on 08 Oct 2020 |
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***The next date on which I intend to make a post depot trip is Thursday 21st of January. This date is not guaranteed. Please read the full information below.***   Hi everyone, I hope you are doing ok and staying safe. Since the Coronavirus lockdown came into effect in Scotland on the 23rd of March, I have been making one trip to the Royal Mail depot each week, rather than three trips to the Post Office.  The date of the next depot trip is shown above and listed on the website home page, and will be noted in your confirmation email. However, most orders are still posted within a couple of days, as only orders to be sent by tracked mail require a trip to the depot. Sadly, the local Post Office has closed following the death of the post master. This means I don't really have the option to post tracked mail more often anymore - the depot opening times are very limited. So far the longest time from order placed to dispatch has been one week, but I cannot guarantee that your order won't be subject to a longer delay. Anyway, thank you all for your patience and for the orders that have been coming in despite all this. They are all greatly appreciated. Best wishes to everyone.

The Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two Kickstarter is LIVE!

 by statuesqueminiatures on 02 Sep 2020 |
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“The old woman fussed and busied about her home. At her feet, three cloth kittens scampered and played as she swept the floor, stoked the fire and straightened the furniture. They were to have visitors. Bundled out of the cottage by the old woman, the kittens darted through the rain and across the clearing to the shelter of the woodshed. A low mournful moan slid through the slatted wood of the shed. The kittens looked at each other, then bolted straight back to the house. Small pebble eyes watched them go.” I'm very happy to say that my second Kickstarter has now launched, to fund the production of another set of lost toys. Following on from last year's Kickstarter for Olive, Clementine and friends, this year we meet the old woman who lives in the woods, her various cloth cats and the troll that lives in her woodshed. And a toy robin. It's quite a short campaign this time, ending on the 10th of September, and everything is in place for swift fulfilment. Please do take a look – I've enjoyed making the Left at the Bottom of the Garden toys more than anything else I've done and I really hope you like them!

Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two Kickstarter launches September 1st!

 by statuesqueminiatures on 27 Aug 2020 |
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Hi everyone. I'm happy to say the Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two Kickstarter has been approved and will launch on Tuesday the 1st of September. It's quite a short campaign this time around, ending on the 10th at 11pm BST. Everything is set so if funding is achieved, I can start fulfilment quickly. All the moulds are made, I just need to cast up what's required. If you visit the pre-launch page, you can get notification of when the project goes live on Tuesday. If you like the figures, or know anyone who might, please do consider backing and sharing the project and all shares, comments and likes on social media are much appreciated!

An update on the Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two Kickstarter date

 by statuesqueminiatures on 22 Aug 2020 |
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Hello! It's about time for an update, I think. I've not been posting much as, to be honest, there's not been much to post about. Long days but short weeks are likely something a lot of you have been experiencing this year, and all of a sudden it's the end of August. For me, this has resulted in pretty extreme creative block - half formed ideas and sculpting that goes nowhere and a very scunnered Andrew. Not something I wish to inflict on you all. And that has also meant that the idea of running a Kickstarter hasn't been very appealing. But that feeling is passing, I've actually been able to do some proper sculpting and now, hopefully, I'll be able to launch the Left at the Bottom of the Garden Chapter Two Kickstarter very soon. I'm currently thinking a 1st of September launch and a fairly short campaign. My current to-do list includes taking photos of all the new and existing toys. Whereas the first Kickstarter photos involved me crouched behind a wall like a weirdo, beset by midgies and a temperamental camera, this year I've had to try and recreate a similar scene indoors. With the trees in full leaf there just wasn't enough light. The camera is still temperamental, but at least there aren't midgies to worry about (unless I leave my windows open at night, but that's another story). So yeah, 1st of September for the Kickstarter, assuming I get everything done. I'm sure there were other things I meant to write about but that'll have to do for now!

Open for orders

 by statuesqueminiatures on 03 Apr 2020 |
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***The next date on which I intend to make a Post Office trip is Saturday 10th of October. This date is not guaranteed. Please read the full information below.***   Hi everyone, I hope you are doing ok and staying safe. Since the Coronavirus lockdown came into effect in Scotland on the 23rd of March, I have been making one trip to the Royal Mail depot each week, rather than three trips to the Post Office. This is generally early on a Monday morning when possible. The date of the next depot trip is shown above and listed on the website home page, and will be noted in your confirmation email. However, most orders are still posted within a couple of days, as only orders to be sent by tracked mail require a trip to the depot. Sadly, the local Post Office has closed following the death of the post master. This means I don't really have the option to post tracked mail more often anymore - the depot opening times are very limited. So far the longest time from order placed to dispatch has been one week, but I cannot guarantee that your order won't be subject to a longer delay. Anyway, thank you all for your patience and for the orders that have been coming in despite all this. They are all greatly appreciated. Best wishes to everyone. Updated 30th August 2020

Pulp Scale Female Heads finally back and on sale at 15% OFF!

 by statuesqueminiatures on 13 Mar 2020 |
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STOP THE PRESS! The long-unavailable SMA201 Pulp Scale Female Heads and SMA202 Pulp Scale Female Heads 2 sets are back in stock and on sale at 15% OFF! I know some people have been patiently waiting for these for a very long time. Just to make things slightly more awkward, some of the other Pulp Scale heads sets are running low on stock. So be quick if you're wanting them too. They will be restocked but as they're not high sellers it's on the immediate to-do list. But they are 15% OFF at the moment too! SMA201 and SMA202 will be sticking around as they're now cast in house, as with the Heroic Scale range. And don't forget the 15% OFF Sale on the Heroic Scale Female Heads SMALL and LARGE ranges ends this Sunday, the 15th of March. The Pulp Scale sale ends on Sunday the 29th of March. The Fine Scale equivalents of these two sets should be available again later in March.

All Heroic Scale Female Heads SMALL and LARGE sets on sale again at 15% OFF!

 by statuesqueminiatures on 06 Mar 2020 |
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I'm happy to say that all the Heroic Scale Female Heads SMALL range is now in stock and available to buy once again. To celebrate, the entire Heroic Scale Female Heads range, LARGE and SMALL is 15% OFF until Sunday the 15th of March. Please note, the Heroic Scale Female Heads SMALL range (SMA351-357) was previously known as Heroic Scale Female Heads Narrow. The Heroic Scale Female Heads LARGE range (SMA301-307) was previously known as Heroic Scale Female Heads. Next up, I hope to have the missing Fine Scale Female Heads and Pulp Scale Female Heads back on sale later in March.
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