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Posted by Paul on 06 Oct 2019, 12:54

Revell/Accurate French Knights. Riders converted. Left- Lancelot, Right, Bors
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Posted by Susofrick on 07 Oct 2019, 09:38

Be careful with that axe, Bors! Very nice! Even though I am a little (very little) skeptical that they looked like this back in the late 5th century. :-D I wasn't there so I really don't know, just make my opinion on other people's opinions. Sorry, should think by myself! :oops: :oops: :oops:

Start again! :eh:

Be careful with that axe, Eugene ... Bors!!! I mean! :mad: Again!!! :mad: :mad:

Be careful with that axe, Bors! Very nice figures! Really like your work on these Accurate/Revell-knights!

Phew! Now I got i right! :-D
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Posted by Paul on 07 Oct 2019, 16:16

TBH, I don´t like the romano "we missed the last Galley" Version. It may be historically accurate for a handfull of them (the lesser known ones) to go running about defending wall forts alongside Kiera knightley covered in blue marker pen but the round table would have been very small, more an occasional table than much else.
Most of the characters appear from the 12th Cent onwards, Gawain, Percival, Tristan, Galahad, even his arch enemy Mordred didn´t appear until some 200 years after Arthur. Arthur would have been Pretty short staffed, most importantly missing his main knight, lancelot, who didn´t appear until 1170...oh and Bors turns up in the 13th Cent ;-)

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Posted by Santi Pérez on 07 Oct 2019, 19:00

Fantastic paintwork on these fine Accurate figures, Paul. :yeah:

Best regards. :-)

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Posted by Paul on 10 Oct 2019, 16:08

Two more
Percival de Galis (left) and Sir Bedivere (Right)
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 10 Oct 2019, 19:04

Aren't all these characters legendary figures?

Anyway great paint job on those. Really fetching colors...
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Posted by Paul on 10 Oct 2019, 22:07

Bluefalchion wrote:Aren't all these characters legendary figures?...


Yep. Some are creations of the writers of the various versions, some have a basis in post roman history, others not. The C-o-A´s are later additions, sort of "after the fact".
I thought I knew the stories quite well but reading up on the characters I´ve realised the legend is a bit more indepth and complicated than i thought.
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Posted by Susofrick on 11 Oct 2019, 08:02

Great figures!
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Posted by Beano Boy on 11 Oct 2019, 14:53

They are looking good. :thumbup: A bit like galloping Benno-Knights? BB
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Posted by Paul on 19 Oct 2019, 10:09

Tristram de Lyones, (Left) Kay de Seneschal (Right)

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Posted by Paul on 06 Nov 2019, 17:30

Galahad and Hector de Maris
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Posted by Peter on 06 Nov 2019, 17:53

Who was sitting on the edge of the table? :eh:

Great painted knights! :thumbup:
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