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Roman Solider with Neopolitan Mastiff 75mm

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Jinkoo Park, Jan 27, 2019.

  1. Redcap Well-Known Member

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    United-Kingdom
    This is a fabulous piece and just my 'sort of thing.' Looking at the link it costs $65 plus post.

    It says (paid) pre-orders are now being taken as they are in the process of being cast at the moment. Given the recent 'Dance of Death' saga with punters paying for stuff which is still being cast however, I think I shall hold back until it is up on their site and available for immediate dispatch.

    As I said, a great figure and the perfect scale (for me) of 75mm.

    Gary
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  2. Redcap Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Whilst subjective, the figure's 'Montefortino' style helmet (this looks like that's what it is intended to be to me anyway?) looks very well represented TBH. It was a simple copy of the Gaul style helmet which the Roman's used through the republic to early empire era. If you look at originals in museums, they are almost like a bowl in shape, there is hardly any 'lip' protecting the neck and the cheek guards are just plain pressed metal. These helmets were nothing like the later 'Imperial' type helm which were slightly more ornate, had larger cheek guards and also a much deeper and wider neck protector.


    Each to their own but I don't see a problem with this sculpted helmet.


    Gary
  3. Blind Pew A Fixture

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    United-Kingdom
    Shame. This price is way too steep, I'm sorry. $80 is too much.
  4. debrito A Fixture

    Country:
    Canada


    Cheers Gary, thanks for the information(y) , but doesn't change anything for me, still think that is very poorly sculpted
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  5. Red Five Well-Known Member

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    United-Kingdom
    I would say it's more of a Coolus than a Montefortino, no crest holder , either way it's still accurate...
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  6. Huw63 PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Switzerland
    Lovely sculpt. I have very few pieces pre 1776 but this is tempting.

    Cheers

    Huw
  7. oierlings New Member

    Country:
    Switzerland
    This is an example of a late Montefotino, also no crest holder. Looks like there are many style variations.
    [IMG]
    (source: Wikipedia, License: Commons)
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