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1/9 scale Lance Sergeant, Grenadier Guards, 1914

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by MCPWilk, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. MCPWilk A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    As a Royal Naval Reservist, I am familiar with 'Jack Speak'. I suppose I ought to produce some more RN figures sometime............

    Mike
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  2. Funky50 Guest

    Hello Martin I've always had a passion for collecting and love these old Slade Wallace valise badges although they were supposed to have been destroyed by the quartermaster of the time I always imagine old soldiers spiriting them away at the end of service....My Dad always said what's the lifeguards badge doing with all that Guards stuff just thought it set off the collection nicely....Thanks...Kevin
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  3. billyturnip A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    I've got that used to following my own "Jack Speak" with and explanation I don't think twice now. :D
  4. prhayes68 Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    I've known several Guardsmen who've, shall we say, appropriated some nice pieces of kit for display purposes once the leave. One of them actually sold me a framed set of Colour Sergeant's chevrons. They are hanging on the wall in my office. it makes for some interesting conversations with my American colleagues!

    Pete
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  5. Waterman Active Member

    I know what you mean Pete, my house is like the Royal Marines Museum, including a Drum Majors Cap Badge from the Royal Yacht , which is in three separate parts, and instead of the Globe, it is a Flaming Grenade, denoting that it was the Old Royal Marine Artillery that supplied the Band to the Yacht, after the Royal Marine Light Infantry fell from grace with King Edward V11. I also did have a Bandsmans Tunic, which again was different to the normal one worn, but I gave it to the RN Museum at Chatham. Wish I had kept it now.
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  6. MCPWilk A Fixture

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    United-Kingdom
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    There's always something that could be done better, but time to call it a day on this one.

    Mike
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  7. Waterman Active Member

    I like this very much, a simple straight up and down Painters figure, and one that I can see. Thank you Mike for showing yours, it really is a great help on being able to see how the equipment fits together. A very neat job you have made of him, I now look forward to doing mine.
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  8. MCPWilk A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Thank you and good luck with yours.

    Mike
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  9. Scotty Well-Known Member

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    Scotland
    I've just caught up with this Mike, well done, that's a cracker.
    Scotty.
  10. MCPWilk A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Many thanks. It's still available from Foxwood Figures, but with a double link chin scale now.

    Best wishes,

    Mike
  11. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    nice work on this figure.

    marc
  12. peedee A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Fantastic work mate.

    Super attention to detail..

    Lovely result.

    Paul.

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