Author Archives: Jon Smith

Update on JSM

JSM at Scale Model Brigade in Lemgo, Germany There have been a few changes with JSM in recent months, notably as from 1st January 2017 Jon Smith Modellbau became a full-time business, hence the added VAT to the prices. Of … Continue reading

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Dan Moore’s Mauser T Gunner Vignette

Dan Moore from Australia builds the JSM Mauser T Gunner Vignette. Part of Dan’s own text to this figure and painting – the pictures speak for themselves: The figure is based on an officer of the 27th Prussian Reserve Infantry … Continue reading

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4 JSM Kits from Konstantin Kapitonov

Konstantin Kapitonov from Russian has sent pictures of 4 different JSM kits he has assembled and painted – 2 of the kits are combined into one vignette. I love the colourful appearance of these photographs and especially the rusty metal. … Continue reading

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New Single JSM 54mm Heads & Parts Released

Another batch of 8 new 54mm Heads has been released along with some 54mm equipment & weapons. I have chosen this time subjects with less well known headdress types, incl. the rare Gaede helmet and Landsturm oilcloth caps. The 54mm … Continue reading

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More individual 1:16th Scale (120mm) Spare Parts

Another batch of 1:16th scale JSM spare parts has just been released. I have chosen a mixture of standard equipment and some less well known subjects, incl. the rare German Poppenberg early type stick grenades. The following new parts & … Continue reading

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Avant Garde! France 1916 – 54mm Vignette

Another vignette from Holland, this time from model-maker and designer Roger Hurkmans. I believe the photos speak for themselves. I particularly like the groundwork detail and movement captured in this scene. He has used some of the new JSM 54mm … Continue reading

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The new JSM 1:10 bust has now been released – Chasseurs à Pied

Sorry for the long wait on this one, but the first JSM 1:10th scale bust has now been released – Chasseurs à Pied – French Light Infantryman 1914/15. This is the very first bust produced by JSM and indeed the … Continue reading

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Metal Smith’s Cart

Arie Allard from Holland has created this wonderful metal smith’s cart, as always adding bits and pieces from the JSM range. I just love these little dioramas. Check out the Gallery Page for more of his work.

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Latest 54mm Heads are Finished

The latest 1:32nd / 54mm single heads announced in January have now been released (see photos below). There are now 22 in total and include the different helmet types worn with the German gas mask M17. More 54mm heads are … Continue reading

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JSM 54mm Heads

I have now extended the 1:32nd / 54mm range to include the heads to be purchased separately. The heads are partly from the existing JSM 54mm range, but now also include some of the not so common subjects for example … Continue reading

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