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Imitation Foreign Devils Flag Sets

"Imitation Foreign


The "Imitation Foreign Devils" (IFD's) were units of Native Chinese soldiers raised and led by European Officers to fight in the Western manner, with modern fire arms. A variety of such volunteer units were raised with Imperial commissions and saw varying amounts of action by the war's end.

Most flags offered are for Battalion/Regiment sized units, however Company Flags (somewhat speculative) are offered for the EVA and ETA as separate Sets in all Scales, however all 6mm IFD Flag Sets include all Company flags as well at no extra charge. 

The ETA Sets also include a number of Boat Flags as would be flown by their steamers and/or the ubiquitous Imperial "Gunboats" which accompanied their operations across a country extensively broken up by lakes, streams, canals, or just watery ditches.  A Set of EVA Boat Flags is offered separately.

To learn more about these units and the choices made to represent them, visit the IFD's Information Page .

Please Note: The samples shown for each Set do not show all the flags in each, except for the "EVA Boat Flags" which are as shown.


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The "Ever Victorious Army"

EVA Flag Set


25 Flags representing all Battalions and Commanders from Ward, to Burgevine, Holland, and Gordon. Includes Gordon's "Victories" Flag, and Dragon Banner flown at his HQ or when aboard his Flagship.

$15.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale

The "Ever Triumphant Army"

ETA Flag Set


24 Flags representing formations and Commanders of this unit, as well some Boat Flags for their Steamers and other vessels.

  $15.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale

Other "Imitation Foreign Devils"

IFD's Flag Set

110 (!) Flags representing the Battalions/Regiments, Companies, & Platoons for 6 of the more important units raised under Imperial authority to battle the "Pingers" in the vicinity of Shanghai over a three year period.

$20.00 per Set 

Please Specify Desired Scale

EVA Boat Flags

EVA Boat Flags

IFD-0 4
16 Flags (and one sail pattern) as would be flown on the Steamers and Imperialist "Gunboats" that supported Gordon's campaigns.   

$8.00 per Set 

Please Specify Desired Scale

EVA Company Flags

EVA Company Flags

60 Flags representing all the Companies raised up to the unit's largest size in its operational history.

$8.00 per Set 

Please Specify Desired Scale

ETA Company Flags

ETA Company Flags

33 Flags representing all Companies raised at any one time in the history of this unit.

$8.00 per Set

Please Specify Desired Scale

The IFD "Happy Meal" Deal

The Entire IFD FLags Collection Deal

All the above Flags in one well discounted Set. Instead of the $79.00 total it would cost for each Set when bought separately, the entire "Happy Meal" Deal costs only $55.00, plus postage.

Best Deal of All! --If you E-mail TVAG and request it, any Set or Sets, including the"Happy Meal" Deal," in the scale you specify, will be sent as PDF's via E-mail to your address, eliminating any additional expense of Postage, and getting them to you almost immediately. And even if you use the Shopping Cart, and you want your order via E-mail, I will refund your postage. Now, how's THAT for a "Happy Meal"?

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