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Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Martin Rohmann, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Soon (January, 20) from "Life Miniatures"...:

    Title: WW2 Red Army Female Sniper
    Scale: 1:10
    3-D-Sculptor: Sang Eon-Lee
    Boxart: Will be done by Sang Eon-Lee
    Number: LM-B024
    Price: Preorder price $67.50, after then $75.00, each plus shipping
    Limited Edition: 300 copies



    I think this photo was the template of the bust in terms of medal, weapon and equipment - the sniper Marija Grigorjewna Kurschinowa, who had 23 confirmed "Kill's" of German officers on her "account" ...:


    Kurschinowa, who volunteered at the front at the age of 16, took part at the liberation of the cities of Orscha and Minsk, the capture of Königsberg, in East Prussia in 1945 and survived the war ...

    The order is the "Order Slawij" (Орден Славы / Order of Fame) introduced in 1943. There were three levels - silver, silver/gold, gold:


    The order resumed - of course in Soviet iconography - the Tsarist St. Georges Cross for soldiers, which has been awarded since the Napoleonic wars in similar stages and with the same ribbon...


    ...and is comparable to the German EK's.

    Since the lady wears only one of them, it must be the third level (silver)!

    YDGIN, NeilW, Gary_81 and 4 others like this.
  2. JasonB A Fixture

    I like the subject. I hate to say it, but I wish her face was a little more prototypical Slavic, its a bit generic as is. Paint up will be telling.
    Nap likes this.
  3. Gary_81 Active Member

    Excellent looking model I'm sure it will be popular and sell out fast.

  4. NeilW Well-Known Member

    Nice, if rather 'Heroine of the People's Republic' in style. I'd have preferred a less glamorous portrait of Marija.

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