Peter Gilder was an English game designer who was an important figure in the early days of miniatures wargaming. He was the original sculptor of Connoisseur Miniatures and one of the leading miniature sculptors of his generation. Gilder was for his 25mm Napoleonics miniatures.
He was from Norfolk, England and Scredington, Suffolk. He moved to the United States but later moved back to England.
He died at an unknown date. His wife and son took over his business.
A partial bibliography obtained from unfashionablyshiny.blogspot.com.
This list has been reprint to informational purposes.
- Issue 18 'What is Gilder up to These Days' (letter extracts edited by Don Featherstone)
- Issue 91 'Counsels of War' (letter extract edited by Don Featherstone)
- April-July 1970 'In The Grand Manner' (preparations for a Waterloo refight)
Hinchliffe Models Publications
- 1972 Catalogue 'Painting Guide'
- 1976 Hinchliffe Handbook 'Bases for Wargame Figures'
- 1977 'Hinchliffe Guide to Wargaming'
- September 1975 'The Battle of Waterloo' a battle report by PG, David Golden & Duncan MacFarlane
- December 1981 databooklet No. 6 'Painting Wargame Figures and Armies'
Battle and Battle for Wargamers
- March 1978 'Personalities on Parade' (an interview with Don Featherstone)
- June 1978 'Battleground' (a preview of the TV series by Terry Wise)
- Number 1 'A Holiday at the Wargames Centre' by Mike Hodson-Smith
- Number 4 'Let's Fight Leipzig: Part 1'
- Number 5 'Let's Fight Leipzig: Part 2'
- Number 6 'The Sudan'
- Issues 1-5 'A Sudan Campaign'
- Issue 3 'In the Grand Manner' (artillery in wargames)
- Number 40, January 1991 Obituary/Editorial by Duncan MacFarlane
- 'The Campaign of Naseby 1645' by Stuart Asquith & Peter Gilder, Osprey Wargames 1, 1979
- 'The Campaign of Leipzig 1813' by Jeff Parker & Peter Gilder, Osprey Wargames 2, 1979
- 'The Wargame' edited by Peter Young, Cassell & Company, 1972 ('All terrain made and supplied by Peter Gilder of Hinchliffe Models')
- 'Battles of the American Revolution' by Curt Johnson, Sampson Low, 1975 (illustrated with photographs of PGs AWI collection)