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Band of the 7th Dragoons

Posted by Captain Sibourne on 11 Feb 2018, 20:46

Dear Forum members,

I've been rather distracted by work recently, but here's my band of the 7th Dragoons, inspired by this picture:

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Posted by Graeme on 12 Feb 2018, 03:13

That's really something we don't see every day.

Very nicely done.
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Posted by Susofrick on 12 Feb 2018, 08:48

Totally distracting and wonderful!
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Posted by Peter on 12 Feb 2018, 11:36

Lovely! :thumbup:

What figures did you use?
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Posted by Captain Sibourne on 13 Feb 2018, 14:27

Dear All,

Many thanks - the front figure is a Franznap Bavarian with a Waterloo 1815 dismounted dragoon head.

The Band itself come from Eric Bahlouli. You may have heard the sad news that his firm at http://www.napoleonfigurines.com/Accueil-ccbaaaaaa.asp has closed. I asked Eric to sculpt these figures before he shut up shop and these are the results. I sent him some pictures by Historex of the appropriate musical instruments and the picture at the top and he then produced the set. I'm really pleased with the result and while many people find resin figures fragile, with the right care they can survive.
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Posted by MABO on 21 Feb 2018, 08:58

A very rare topic. Very nice figures. There are so many themes we need figures for, I think.
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