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Sergeant, 72nd Highlanders, Afghanistan 1880.

Discussion in 'Completed Figures' started by Tony Barton, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Tony Barton Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Made this fellow a few months ago now, but after the reception of my Culloden figure I thought people might like to see him.
    The 72nd Duke of Albany's ( as they were before amalgamation ) were in India for some time before the Second Afghan War, so were still wearing the old pouchbelt equipment , rather than the more modern Valise 1871 type.They were busy from 1879 until the end of the campaign with the Battle of Kandahar in September 1880 .
    This took some making : the tartan trousers had to be painted before tailoring, but once you get it all scaled and laid out, actually quite fun.

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    They also had at some stage some locally made bullet loops attached across their chests .
    The exact form of these is debateable, but I've plumped for individual loops hanging off the shoulder belt :~

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    Here in a glengarry :~

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    One of the great joys of 1/6th figures is that you can change them...

    Everything on this figure scratchbuilt , apart from the body underneath.
    Bimmer3.5csl, tiberius57, crf and 3 others like this.
  2. Barke02 Active Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    A splendid figure Tony!

    Amazingly high standards you set yourself!

    All the best,
    Jon.
  3. housecarl A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Another brilliant piece Tony.
    Carl.(y)
  4. oniria A Fixture

    Country:
    Spain
    Besides these amazing figures at 1/6th sacle. Mr. Barton is also the best modeller/sculptor of 18mm figures....
    Hats off !!
  5. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Tony ,
    As always a pleasure to see your work , the amount of details you include is fantastic .

    Thanks for posting

    Nap
  6. Mike S. Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Great work Tony. Love the subject matter. Particularly nice job on the trews and glengarry.

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