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About Us

WHO WE ARE

Magister Militum was founded in 2002 by Richard and Zoë Clewer. We are manufacturers and importers of some of the finest wargaming figures, scenery and accessories money can buy, with over 13,000 products on our website. Giants in a world of miniatures!

WHO DOES WHAT?

Richard has a degree in War Studies and a life long passion for history of almost all eras matched by an enthusiasm for wargaming and board games to be reckoned with. He researches new ranges, makes the moulds, answers historical enquiries and is half of our double act at trade shows.

We have two spin doctors and Zoë is in charge of mail order despatch, photography of newly painted figures, website maintenance and office management.

WHERE ARE WE BASED?

We’re based in two industrial units near Salisbury in south west England. This is where we run the manufacturing and mail order part of the business, although you can see our ranges ‘in the flesh’ on the show circuit throughout the UK and parts of Europe. Check out when we are next in your area by clicking on our Trade Show link.

MISSION

We have always worked to the principle of providing top quality, inspiring wargaming products. We sell historically accurate ranges, strong in breadth and depth, backed with expert knowledge in a professional manner for you, our customers.

OUR HISTORY

Magister Militum came into being in 2002, when we began by importing Hallmark Miniatures 1:6000 ships back into the UK from their new owners in the USA. We soon progressed to manufacturing with the purchase of Navigator Miniatures 28 mm ancient ranges and shortly afterwards bought the Chariot Miniatures 15 mm range which spans the Biblical era to the Napoleonic Wars and has been in business for over 30 years.

It was during this time that we began producing 10 mm Crimean War figures of our own. After a chance conversation with Rick Priestly at a Society of Ancients day, we began a rapid expansion of our fledgling 10 mm Ancients range in collaboration with Games Workshop’s Warmaster Ancients team. This huge range of 10 mm figures includes the Medieval era, a massive Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars range, WW1 and WW2 figures and indeed our scale model dinosaurs.

Next came an expansion into the world of buildings and scenery with JR Miniatures, Baueda and Miniature World Maker from the USA, Italy and Australia respectively. 

With GHQ we knew this was a range that couldn’t be beaten on quality or detail, so we had to make this excellent range easily available to you on this side of the Atlantic. We stock about 10,000 packs with deliveries on average every six weeks or so, so you’re never far away from 1:285 heaven.

Latterly, we have begun stocking pleasantly challenging strategy Board Games, fun card games and other useful items like paint and unusual dice. Not to mention our growing range of 10 mm fantasy ranges.

We’re always spotting and stocking new products that may interest you, the latest being Dark Sword Miniatures, Green Line diorama accessories ranges and now Ozmy Oddzial 3 mm.

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