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A day out in Glasgow Museum

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by brian, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. brian A Fixture

    Took these pictures when i visited the Glasgow Museum, and thought i would share them with you guys.The heads will be made into 54mm soon.(only kidding)
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  2. DEL A Fixture

    Looks like you had a good day out in no mean city.
    Have to say I much preferred the armour display before they refurbished the museum. That being said there are plenty of superb items in the Armour collection.
    Since I was a kid this has always been my favourite armour in the collection, no frills just ultra efficient.
    The Barbut helmet was not part of the original armour but is conemporary.......and let's be honest how good does it look. This is what Boba Fett would have worn if he'd been cooler :)
    Pete Armstrong of Border Miniatures produced an excellent 70/80mm version of this armed with a halberd.
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  3. Paul Kernan A Fixture

    Guys, is that the Kelvingrove. I've been gone for a while but I don't remember the Glasgow museum
  4. DEL A Fixture

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  5. Paul Kernan A Fixture

    Cheers Del. That's what I thought. I remember walking in for the first time as a 6 year old and going slack jawed when I saw the dinosaur in the main atrium.
  6. Ronaldo Active Member

    They made a right mess of this museum , what the hell is fekin Elvis doing next to a Samurai
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  7. DEL A Fixture

    Not Stepping on his Blue Suede Geta ;)
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  8. brian A Fixture

    All the original stuff that was in the old one is, still in the new one,just have to figure out the different sections,which they've changed.
    As for Elvis,he's next to the cafe,and the Samurai has buggered off.
    I reckon you should be the PR man for Glasgow, Ron.:whistle:
  9. Ronaldo Active Member

    They have some great stuff : most of it hidden these days
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