Mike Lee wrote:
2. In the first photo, what make are the two figures that are talking to each other
The seated chap is from SLM its "Phil". The other one came out of a box at a local hobby shop it's of indeterminate origin and has been tweaked with but someone did identify it as Captain Kangaroo (means nothing to me, some children's TV entertainer over here I think) before I got to work on it.