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Completed Sgt Royal Sappers and Miners 1853 (54mm)

Discussion in 'Sculpting' started by helder agostinho, Dec 5, 2022.

  1. helder agostinho Well-Known Member

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    Chears from Portugal
    Hélder Agostinho
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  2. Nap Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Nice sculpt , very natural pose and look very details

    Sure this will be popular when released

    Is it based on a reference image ?

    Thanks for sharing

    Happy sculpting

    Nap
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  3. Bundook Active Member

    Country:
    Scotland
    He's actually got a Sappers and Miners carbine too! Bravo for historical accuracy. (y)
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  4. Nap Moderator

    Country:
    England


    Pattern 1841 Carbine

    This example comes from the design of George Lovell a smoothbore.

    The 30 inch barrel is in the new Reduced Bore of .733, a reduction of .020 from the Regulation .753 of the Infantry Musket but intended to still use the same cartridge loaded with a ball of .685.

    Barrel by Millward, lock by William Partridge, assembled by J. Cook, stocked by S. Butler, main contractor Potts & Hunt.

    Bayonets fitted with the Lovell lug are different from the usual Lovells as they have sockets four inches long instead of the usual three inches. Those for the Artillery had the common infantry triangular blade but for the Sappers used a long flat sword blade.

    In the Crimea the Sappers used this firearm model but the Royal Artillery were equipped with the new Pattern 1853 Carbine Rifled with 24 inch barrel in .577.

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    Nap

    You should always credit the originator: The Pattern 1841 Sapper and Miner &/or Royal Artillery Carbine. - British Militaria Forums (tapatalk.com)
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  5. Warren SMITH A Fixture

    Country:
    Australia
    Lovely sculpt...
  6. Edward A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Amazing work - love the subject
  7. Nap Moderator

    Country:
    England
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  8. Steve A New Member

    Hélder Agostinho,
    Great job!
    Is this available anywhere? & is it being cast in white metal?
    thx
    S

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