The Metal Toy Soldiers of Wm. Hocker, Proprietor





A complete chronological listing, by catalogue year, of goods as introduced into the Wm Hocker line. The "+group" category shows additional groupings that a set may be placed in and still be more-or-less historically compatible. "+group" designations (linked to related web pages) are:

Abyssinian/Ashanti War
Boer War
Crimean War
Imperial Durbar
Victorian Army at Ease
North-West Frontier Campaigns
Indian Army
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
Indian Mutiny
Nile Campaigns
American Revolution
Specialty Goods
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Zulu War

1984

Set Assorted Late Victorian Campaigns 1879-99 +group
1 Royal Engineers Balloon Section B,N
2 Kohat Camel Battery F,I
3 K.O.S.B. Maxim Gun Detachment B,N,F
4 Naval Brigade Gatling Gun and Crew N,Z
5 Royal Artillery Elephant Battery F,I
- 1984 "Britains Collection" Calendar S

1985

Set The North-West Frontier Campaigns 1 1879-99 (see 1995 for part 2) +group
6 Royal Artillery Bullock Draught I
7 Gordon Highlanders B,N
8 Queens Own Corps of Guides I
9 13th Bengal Lancers I,N
10 Afridis of the Khyber .
- 1985 "Sets 1 - 10" Calendar S

1986

Set Types of the Boer War 1899 +group
11 Regimental Signals Squad F,N
12 Royal Artillery Pom-Pom Detachment .
13 Regimental Maxim Gun Detachment F,N
14 Naval Brigade 4.7-in. Gun and Team .
15 C.I.V. Cyclist Detachment .
16 New South Wales Lancers J
17 Imperial Light Horse .
18 Transvaal Boers .
- 1986 "Sets 1 - 18" Calendar S

1987

Set Types of the Indian Army 1880-99 +group
19 45th Rattray's Sikhs F
20 Governor General's Bodyguard D
21 Prince of Wales Own Gurkhas F
22 5th Bombay Cavalry .
23 Duke of Connaught's Own Baluchis .
24 1st Madras Lancers .
25 Queen's Own Madras Sappers and Miners .
26 Artillery of the Hyderabad Contingent .
27 Islamic Indian Building Blocks (No longer available) M
28 Peshawar Mountain Battery F
- 1987 "Indian Army" Calendar (No longer available) S

1988

Set Types of the Nile Campaigns 1882-98 +group
29 Cameron Highlanders .
30 10th Hussars F
31 Royal Berkshire Regiment .
32 Naval Brigade Gardner Gun and Team .
33 Hadendoa Warriors of the Sudan .
34 Life Guards of the Heavy Camel Regiment .
35 MSC(later RAMC) Camel Bearer Company .
36 Sudanese Infantry .
37 Baggara Cavalry of the Sudan .
- 1988 "Nile Campaigns" Calendar (No longer available) S

1989

Set Types of the Crimean War 1 1854 (see 2000 for part 2) +group
38 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers .
39 Royal Horse Artillery .
40 93rd Highlanders .
41 2nd Royal Dragoons .
42 17th Lancers .
43 Lord Cardigan Under Fire .
44 Coldstream Guards with Colors .
45 Royal Artillery 13 in. Mortar .
46 Russian Cossacks .
47 Russian Artillery .
- Crimean "C'est magnifique..." Poster S

1990

Set Types of the Indian Mutiny 1857 +group
48 Naval Brigade Siege Artillery .
49 Bengal Horse Artillery in Action .
50 Infantry Transport Train .
51 60th King's Royal Rifle Corps .
52 9th Lancers .
53 1ST European Bengal Fusiliers .
54 1st Madras Fusiliers .
55 Punjab Irregular Force Infantry F,I
56 2nd Punjab Cavalry F,I
57 Bengal Sepoy Mutineers .
58 Bengal Sepoys to Shoot .
59 3rd Bengal Light Cavalry I
- 1990 "Indian Mutiny" Calendar S

1991

Set Bands of the Victorian Army 1879-99 +group
60 Band of the Line, 1854 C
61 Pipers of the 78th Highlanders M
62 Pipers of the 1st Sikhs F,I
63 Drums & Fifes of the Royal West Kents N
64 Band of the 7th Rajputs I
65 Band of the 11th Bengal Lancers I
66 Drums & Pipes of the Seaforth Highlanders B,F,N
67 Band of the Cape Mounted Rifles B
68 Naval Brigade Fiddle Band E
69 Band of the Line, Active Service B,F,N
. The Abyssinian & Ashanti Wars 1868, 1874
70 33rd Regiment with Colors .
71 45th Regiment .
72 3rd Bombay Light Cavalry D,I
73 Artillery Train 8 in. Mortar .
74 Naval Brigade Rocket Battery .
75 Abyssinian Warriors .
76 42nd Highlanders .
77 Lord Gifford's Scouts .
78 Rait's Houssa Artillery .
79 Band of the 2nd West India Regiment J
80 Fanti Transport Column .
81 Ashanti Warriors .
- 1991 "Small History of Victorian Army" Calendar S

1992

Set Types of the Zulu War 1879 +group
82 Zulu Warriors .
83 24th Regiment of Foot .
84 91st Highlanders with Colors .
85 Band of the 13th Light Infantry
86 Imperial Mounted Infantry .
87 17th Lancers, 1879 .
88 1st Dragoon Guards, 1879 .
89 Frontier Light Horse .
90 Natal Native Contingent .
91 Natal Native Horse .
92 Royal Artillery Gatling Gun .
93 Regimental Ox Wagon .
94 Types of the Zulu War Presentation Box (No longer available) .
. The Victorian Army at Ease 1880-99
95 Bandstand & Band of the RMLI
96 Regimental Gymnasts .
97 Anglo-Indian Polo Match I
98 Tiger Hunt in Bengal I
99 Highland Games .
- 1992 "Zulu War" Calendar S

1993

Set The Queen's Own Toy Soldiers 1897 +group
100 Queen's Own Presentation Box of Toy Soldiers (Qualified availability - see note) .
101 1st Life Guards .
102 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) .
103 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) .
104 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars .
105 12th (Prince of Wales's) Royal Lancers .
106 Band of the Royal Artillery
107 Her Majesty the Queen & State Landau .
108 Gentlemen-at-Arms .
109 Grenadier Guards .
110 Prince of Wales's Yorkshire Regiment .
111 Highland Light Infantry .
112 Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) .
113 Princess Louise's Sutherland & Argyll Highlanders .
114 Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) .
115 Royal Marine Artillery with Colors .
116 Royal Navy .
- 1993 "Queen's Own" Calendar (No longer available) S

1994

Set The Victorian Army at Ease 2 1880-99 +group
117 Our Army Off Duty at Home .
118 Our Army Off Duty in India I
119 Local Hunt In India I
120 Officers of the Regiment I

1995

Set Types of the North West Frontier 2 1878-97 (see 1985 for part 1) +group
121 Royal Artillery Mountain Battery .
122 Regimental Camel Transport .
123 72nd Highlanders .
124 Bombay Sappers & Miners Telegraph Section I
125 23rd Bengal Native Infantry (Punjab Pioneers) I
126 Highland Guard of the Amir of Afghanistan .
127 Pathan Tribesmen .
. Types of the Imperial Durbar 1877
128 Imperial Durbar Pavilion (Qualified availability - see note) .
129 The Viceregal Party .
130 Attendants to the Viceroy .
131 Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab .
132 Imperial Heralds .
133 British Infantry .
134 6th Punjab Infantry I,F
135 Presentation Guard of the Gordon Highlanders .
136 Royal Horse Artillery Salute .
137 Band of the 1st Bombay Grenadiers I
138 Viceregal Elephant and Attendants .
139 State Elephant of Hyderabad & Attendants .
140 Nizam of Hyderabad's African Bodyguard .
141 Band & Royal Standard of Baroda
142 State Elephant of Gwalior & Retainers .
143 Maharaja of Orcha & Attendants .
144 Princess of Tanjore & Attendants .
145 Bodyguard of the Princess of Tanjore .
146 State Warriors of Bikanir .
147 3rd Bengal Cavalry I,F
148 Emblem Bearers of Cutch .
259 15th Ludhiana Sikhs (introduced in 2000) I
. Specialty Goods
262 Harry Phillips, Auctioneer (Not available) .

1996

Set Types of the American Revolution 1775 +group
149 The Rear Guard S
150 Fifes & Drums of the Continental Army .
151 Continental Infantry Column .
152 Continental Infantry Marching .
153 Commander-in-Chief & Guard .
154 Minutemen & Express Rider .
155 Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment .
156 Green Mountain Boys .
157 Continental Light Dragoons .
158 Knox's Continental Artillery .
159 Infantry Drill at Valley Forge .
160 Fifes & Drums of the British Army .
161 British Infantry Column .
162 British Grenadiers Marching .
163 British Marines Firing .
164 British Light Infantry Firing .
165 British Grenadiers Advancing .
166 Hesse-Cassel Infantry .
167 British Light Dragoons .
168 Royal Regiment of Artillery .
169 Butler's Rangers .
170 Iroquois Warriors .
. Specialty Goods
- "Don't Tread on Me" Poster .
263 Victorian & American Tintypes (No longer available) .
264 Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace .
265 The Little Old Toy Soldier Maker .

1997

Set Types of the American Revolution 2 1775 +group
171 British Grenadiers Firing .
172 British Light Infantry Marching .
173 British Highlanders Charging .
174 British Landing Party .
175 Infantry in Winter Dress .
176 Brunswick Jaeger Infantry .
177 British (Tarleton's) Legion .
178 Governor's Carriage & British General .
179 Queen's Rangers .
180 British Infantry Band .
181 Continental Infantry Firing .
182 Continental Light Infantry Marching .
183 Continental Marines .
184 Crossing The Delaware .
185 Maryland Infantry .
186 French Infantry Marching .
187 Philadelphia Light Horse .
188 Continental Artillery Galloper .
189 Lauzun's Legion .
190 South Carolina Garrison Artillery .
191 Continental Corps Of Light Infantry .
192 Bushnell's Turtle .
193 Naval Boarding Party .
194 Boston Tea Party .
195 Camp Followers .
196 Clark's Illinois Regiment. .
197 Marion's Southern Partisans .
198 Continental Siege Artillery .
199 The Spirit of '76 .
. Specialty Goods
266 Chinese Wedding Procession .

1998

Set Types of the Diamond Jubilee 1897 +group
200 Diamond Jubilee Souvenir .
201 Royal Horse Guards .
202 Royal Navy Gun Detachment .
203 Band of the Household Cavalry .
204 Band of the 3rd Dragoon Guards .
205 1st Royal Dragoons .
206 Royal Horse Artillery .
207 3rd Hussars .
208 17th Lancers .
209 Notable Personages .
210 Officers of the Imperial Service Troops .
211 Dress Landau & Pair .
212 Colonial Primier's Carriage .
213 North West Mounted Police .
214 Queensland Mounted Rifles .
215 Cape Mounted Rifles Z
216 South Australian Lancers .
217 Cypriote Zaptiehs .
218 Pipes & Drums of the London Scottish Rifles .
219 48th Canadian Highlanders .
220 West Australian Infantry .
221 North Borneo (Dyak) Police .
222 West India Regiment A
223 Gold Coast Constabulary A
224 British Guiana Police .
225 Malay States Guides I
226 Hong Kong Police .
227 Clergy Of The Realm .
228 A Public Display E
229 London Lampposts E
. Specialty Goods
267 Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Boxes (No longer available) .

1999

Set Buffalo Bill's Wild West 1887 +group
230 Buffalo Bill's Wild West Presentation Box (Qualified availability - see note) .
231 Hon. Wm. F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody .
232 Cowboy Band .
233 Annie Oakley .
234 Deadwood Stage .
235 Cowboys Riding & on Foot .
236 Indians Riding & on Foot .
237 Buffalo Hunt .
238 Indian Encampment .
239 Mexican Vaqueros Roping .

2000

Set Types of the Crimean War 2 1854 (see 1989 for part 1) +group
38 7th Royal Fusiliers (name change only) .
240 Grenadier Guards, 1854 .
241 42nd Highlanders, 1854 .
242 Rifle Brigade, 1854 .
243 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers .
244 11th Hussars, 1854 .
245 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons .
246 Gun Detachment of the RHA .
247 French Infantry .
248 French Zouaves .
249 French Chasseurs d'Afrique .
250 French Siege Artillery .
251 Sardinian Bersaglieri .
252 Turkish Infantry .
253 Russian Infantry .
254 Russian Hussars .
255 Allied Staff .
256 Miss Florence Nightingale & Patient .
257 British Infantry in Winter Dress .
. Specialty Goods
260 The American Century .
261 The American Century Abridged (Apollo Astronaut & Flag) .

2001

. The War of 1812 +group
270 Star-Spangled Banner & Lawyer .
271 General Andrew Jackson .
272 US Infantry Column 1813 .
273 US Infantry Marching 1813 .
274 US Infantry Firing 1813 .
275 US Marines 1813 .
276 US Light Dragoons 1813 .
277 US Artillery 1813 .
278 US Rifle Regiment 1813 .
279 Tennessee Rifles .
280 Kentucky Mounted Rifles .
281 Baratarian Pirate Artillery .
282 Naval Dress of the War of 1812 .
283 Naval Gun & Crew of the War of 1812 .
284 British Infantry Column 1813 .
285 British Infantry Marching 1813 .
286 British Infantry Firing 1813 .
287 Royal Marines 1813 .
288 British Light Dragoons 1813 .
289 Royal Marine Artillery Rocket Section .
290 Royal Field Artillery 1814 .
291 93rd (Highland) Regiment 1814 .
292 British Army & Navy Arsonists .
293 Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles .
294 Tecumseh's Indian Warriors .
295 West India Regiment 1814 .
296 Royal Horse Artillery Rocket Battery .
297 British Rowing Boat w/ Bow Chaser .
. Specialty Goods
268 Mien Wedding Party .

2002-2003

Set Specialty Goods +group
269 Bride and Groom

2004

Set The Mexican-American Wars 1836, 1846 +group
298 Texian Volunteers
299 Texian Volunteer Artillery
300 Personalities of the Alamo
301 Mexican Infantry Marching
302 Mexican Infantry Firing
303 Mexican Infantry Advancing
304 Gren. Gds. of the Supreme Power & General
305 Mexican Cavalry
306 Presidial Lancers
307 Tulancingo Cuirassiers
308 Mexican Artillery
309 Californio Lancers
310 US Infantry Colors, Drums & Officer
311 US Infantry Marching 1846
312 US Infantry Firing & On Guard
313 US Regiment of Voltigeurs
314 US Light Artillery 1846
315 US Dragoons 1846
316 US Navy & Marine Landing Party
317 Mississippi Rifles
318 Mexican Spy Company & Scouts
319 Texas Rangers
Specialty Goods
320 Our 20th Anniversary Souvenir

2005

Set The American Civil War 1861 +group
321 Slave Auction
322 Abolitionists
323 SC Seacoast Artillery (Barbette Carriage)
324 US Seacoast Artillery (Casemate Carriage)
325 Regimental Muster
326 Recruitment Parade
327 Clinch Rifles, Georgia Militia
328 New York City Guard
329 Morgan Contintntal Guard of Virginia
330 US (Ellsworth's) Zouave Cadets
331 Charleston Zouave Cadets
332 7th New York State Militia
333 Alabama Volunteer Corps
334 39th NY Volunteer Infantry (Garibaldi Guard)
335 Washington Artillery of New Orleans
336 79th New York State Militia
337 Maryland Guard
338 11th Reg. Indiana (Wallace's) Zouaves
339 Lousiiana (Coppen's) Zouave Battalion
340 Union Infantry Column
341 Confederate Infantry Column
342 Union Infantry Marching
343 Confederate Infantry Marching
344 Union Infantry Column (Full Dress)
345 Continental Infantry Marching (Butternut)
346 Union Infantry Marching (Greatcoats)
347 Confederate Infantry Band
348 Union Infantry Band
349 Confederate Cavalry
350 Union Cavalry (Rush's Lancers)
351 Confederate Field Artillery (Walking)
352 Union Field Artillery (Walking)

2006

Set The American Civil War 2 1861-65 +group
353 Confederate Field Artillery Galloping
354 Union Field Artillery Galloping
355 Confederate 10-pdr Parrott & Crew
356 Union 10-pdr Parrott & Crew
357 Confederate 24-pdr Siege Artillery
358 Union 100-pdr Parrott Coastal Artillery
359 Confederate 10-in Mortar
360 Union 13-in Mortar
361 General Robert E. Lee
362 President Abraham Lincoln
363 Confederate Infantry in Action
364 Union Infantry in Action
365 Confederate Infantry Firing
366 Union Infantry Firing
367 Confederate Infantry Firing (Butternut)
368 Iron Brigade Rushing
369 Texas Brigade Rushing
370 Irish Bridade Rushing (Overcoats)
371 Confederate Infantry Advancing
372 Union Infantry Advancing
373 Louisiana (Wheat's) Tiger Rifles
374 Union Zouaves Advancing
375 Union Zouaves Firing
376 11th NY (Ellsworth's) Fire Zouaves
377 Union Zouaves Charging
378 5th NY (Duryee) Zouaves
379 Confederate Cavalry Charging
380 Union Cavalry Charging
381 Virginia Cavalry
382 Berdan Sharpshooters
383 Confederate Supply Wagon
384 Union Ambulance & Field Hospital

2008

Set The American Civil War 2 1861-65 +group
385 Gen. Grant & Photographer
386 Union Cavalry Dismounted Firing
387 Band of Collis' Zouaves
388 US Navy Boat Howitzer & Crew
389 TBA
. Types of the British Empire
390 British Infantry Marching 1890's B,N,F
391 British Infantry Firing 1890's B,N,F
392 British Highlanders Marching 1890's B,N,F
393 British Highlanders Firing 1890's B,N,F
394 Gun of the Royal Artillery & Crew 1890's B,N,F
395 Royal Horse Artillery 1890's B,N,F
396 21st Lancers 1897 N
397 Egyptian Infantry 1882 N
398 Dervish Warriors N
399 Boer Infantry Firing B
. Specialty Goods
400 Our Silver Jubilee Souvenir .
401 John Bull .
402 Origin of the Species .

2009

Set The Barbary Coast Wars 1861-65 +group
406 US Navy Bording Party 1805
407 Corsairs of the Barbary Coast
408 US Marines 1805
409 Tripolitan Defenders
Types of The American West
410 The Corps of Discovery 1805
411 Catlin Among the Mandan 1834
412 Conestoga Wagon 1841
413 Gold Miners 1850
414 Mormon Handcart 1856
415 Prairie Homestead 1862
416 Union Pacific Rail Gang 1869
417 US Cavalry Dismounted 1876
418 Buffalo Soldiers
419 Lakota Sioux War Party 1876
420 Apache Warriors
421 Cattle Drive
422 Frontier Saloon 1876
423 Mark Twain 1884
424 Oklahoma Boomers 1889
425 Ghost Dancers 1891
426 Hopi Kachinas
427 Curtis Among the Navajo 1906
428 John Muir and the President 1903
429 The American Western 1915-
The Spanish-American Wars 1898
430 Col Theodore Roosevelt 1898
431 US Cavalry Dismounted 1898
432 US Infantry Marching 1898
433 US Infantry Firing 1898
434 US Artillery Gatling Gun 1898
435 US Marines 1898
436 Spanish Infantry Firing 1898
437 Philippine Infantry Firing 1898
438 Moros of the Philippines
439 US Navy 1898
. Specialty Goods
403 British Infantry at Mourner's Rest 1901 .

2012

Set Types of the Boxer Rebellion 1900 +group
440 Dowager Empress Cixi of China & Retinue
441 Chinese Imperial Infantry
442 Chinese Kansu Braves
443 Chinese Imperial Artillery
444 Chinese Boxers
445 Chinese Missionaries & Christians
446 Legation Civilians in China
447 US Marines 1900
448 British Marines 1900
449 French & Italian Navy
450 Japanese Infantry & Marines
451 Russian Infantry & Navy
452 Legation International Gun
453 British Navy 1900
454 Austrian Navy & German Seebataillon
455 HM 1st Chinese Regtiment
456 Sikh Infantry Advancing
457 Foreign Allies in China
The Pancho Villa Expedition 1916
460 US Infantry Marching 1916
461 US Infantry Firing 1916
462 US Cavalry 1916
463 US Army Staff Car
464 US Army Motorcycle Currier & Officer
465 US Army 1st Aero Squadron
466 Pancho Villa
467 Villista Infantry
468 Villista Cavalry
469 Mexican Mariachi

2013

Set Types of the Great War 1914 +group
471 A Visit to Sarajevo 1914
472 Austo-Hungarian Infantry 1914
473 Serbian Infantry 1914
474 Russian Infantry 1914
475 German Ulan Lancers 1914
476 German Infantry Marching 1914
477 German Infantry Firing 1914
478 German Infantry Advancing 1914
479 German Maxim Gun 1914
480 French Infantry Marching 1914
481 French Infantry Firing 1914
482 French Infantry Advancing 1914
483 French St. Etienne Gun 1914
484 BEF Infantry Marching 1914
485 BEF Infantry Firing 1914
486 BEF Infantry Advancing 1914
487 BEF Maxim Gun 1914
488 Belgian Infantry Marching 1914
489 Belgian Infantry Firing 1914
490 Belgian Carabinier Maxim Gun 1914
491 German 42cm (Big Bertha) Howitzer 1914
492 French Troop Transport 1914

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