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Posted by marc zijp on 06 Jul 2020, 22:23

Arabs in skirmish, figures and sprues.
Pretty sharp and real nice skirmishing poses I think.
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Posted by marc zijp on 08 Jul 2020, 03:11

French foreign Legion artillery, sprues and figures.
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Posted by marc zijp on 09 Jul 2020, 22:22

Prussian Dragoons, figures and sprues.
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Posted by marc zijp on 10 Jul 2020, 14:18

Friday surprise.
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Posted by marc zijp on 10 Jul 2020, 14:26

Cool. 8)
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Posted by Rich W on 12 Jul 2020, 19:22

They need to get back to making their WSS sets...
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Posted by Peter on 13 Jul 2020, 19:29

And the friday surprise is what? Long Range Desert Patrol?
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Posted by Erich von Manstein on 13 Jul 2020, 19:43

Peter wrote:And the friday surprise is what? Long Range Desert Patrol?


The figures do indeed seem to be WWII Allied LRDG.

The artillery piece should represent the French WWI 37mm Canon d'infanterie modèle 16 .
A widely used infantry support gun, often manned by US Doughboys as well.

Both previews for future sets, without any specific naming or numbering so far.
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Posted by marc zijp on 14 Jul 2020, 02:29

Finnish anti-tank squad in winter dress. Sprues and figures.
No expert on the Finnish equipment, but I see some nice poses and quite sharp figures, don’t you think?

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Posted by Erich von Manstein on 17 Jul 2020, 00:07

Friday preview.

French Foreign Legion ?
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WWII North Africa
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Posted by marc zijp on 17 Jul 2020, 03:34

No expert on FFL, but the shovel worn at the hip and the long type of bayonet seems to me to be plugged into a berthier rifle and that all indicates probably around WW1?
So most likely, in my opinion, no AWI zouaves e.g. but indeed French foreign Legion.

The Strelets team must be having a field day with the lrdg/Sas//commando/8th army etc. WW2 North-Africa theme! :thumbup:
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Posted by Peter on 17 Jul 2020, 08:45

Where can I preorder those figures? :shock:

PS: just notified that the figures of the legion don't have a right hand! Spooky! :affraid:
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 17 Jul 2020, 13:20

Peter wrote:Where can I preorder those figures? :shock:

PS: just notified that the figures of the legion don't have a right hand! Spooky! :affraid:


The FFL commonly amputated the hands as punishment for indecorous behavior.
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Posted by Ben Bob on 17 Jul 2020, 16:10

Maybe they are Jedi Legionaries :mrgreen:
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Posted by Erich von Manstein on 24 Jul 2020, 14:03

Friday preview, this time WWII Japanese artillery or support weapons crew.

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Posted by marc zijp on 31 Jul 2020, 13:15

Some teasers. And probably you all know by now that the shipment with the new lot is stuck in Dover. So more patience is needed. But we the 1/72 fans have that in abundance so not too much of a problem. ;-)
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Posted by Erich von Manstein on 07 Aug 2020, 23:55

Friday preview, WSS again.

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Posted by Santi Pérez on 08 Aug 2020, 23:05

They seem French mounted musketeers, if you look at the cross on their breasts, don't they? :shock:
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