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Charging Polish mounted policeman, 1939

Discussion in 'Sculpting' started by Maciej, Apr 22, 2022.

  1. Maciej Active Member

    Country:
    Poland
    An officer of the Polish State Police
    Figure 1/32 carved from apoxie sculpt.
    A figure wearing a horse police helmet and a police cap.
    At the beginning of World War II, on September 24, 1939, the mounted squadron of the Polish State Police from Warsaw retreated to the south of the country along with other mounted units. Near the village of Husynne, he encountered Soviet troops that had crossed the Polish border a few days earlier, occupying the eastern territories of Poland. The squadron, in service uniforms, attacked and charged the Soviet soldiers.
    To this day, there is a dispute as to whether it is a legend or it really was ...

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    Alex Skliar, KenBoyle, Edward and 7 others like this.
  2. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Great to see your skill with the putty , interesting look with the helmet , nice movement on the horse

    Is this commercial ?

    Thanks for sharing

    Always good to see your sculpting

    Looking forward to seeing more

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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  3. Martin Antonenko A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    Very interesting sujet!

    Some pics of Policja Panstowa...:

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    Cheers
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  4. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Nice one Martin , I was wondering about the uniform details

    Nap
  5. Maciej Active Member

    Country:
    Poland

    Hi.
    These figures are available from my friend's ToRo model company
    http://www.toro-model.com.pl/
    A painted policeman looks like this:
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  6. Maciej Active Member

    Country:
    Poland
    Thank you for the drawings and photos, especially for the uniform board - I only have fragments of it !
  7. Alex Skliar New Member

    Very lively and dynamic figure.

    The composition with the fleeing red army soldier also gives pleasant sensations.
    Nap and Maciej like this.

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