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WIP German East Africa figures -collaboration with Steve Readdie

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, Oct 9, 2022.

  1. Nap Moderator

    Hi All

    Albert Steiner has asked me to show another project

    "Finished the build on Steve Readdie's special Commission for me on German East Africa 1916.

    I did quite a few mods on both figures.
    They were a real joy; priming later today.
    Then comes the painting and groundwork.
    The African is a Corporal, and the German is a Sergeant."

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    200mm special commission from Steve Readdie, of a German NCO, 1916, in German East Africa.

    I replaced the head, with a different one of Steve's, added the moustache, hair, scarf, and tilted the Suedwester back (like a cowboy's).

    Added the EK. II ribbon, sculpted new chevrons for Unteroffizier (Sergeant), added a strap to the British water bottle, sculpted a bread bag, converted the WWII German canteen to the WWI pattern, added a Readdie's Luger holster, and detailed the Mauser 98.

    The field glasses are from the spares box.

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    marco55, DaddyO, 1969 and 7 others like this.
  2. Mookie Well-Known Member

    Very nice indeed.Like a lot.
  3. Warren SMITH A Fixture

    Excellent work. Looking forward to seeing you throw some paint at them..
  4. Albert Steiner New Member

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  5. 1969 A Fixture

    Albert nice work on those extra conversions, they will make for a nice scene when painted up.
    Nap likes this.
  6. Albert Steiner New Member

    Thanks, Steve. You created them. All I did was some conversion and detail work.

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