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Open Book Trooper, 17th Lancers at Balaclava - Stormtrooper LTD Review

Discussion in 'Reviews , Video Reviews and Open Book' started by Guy, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    PPSC009
    "Trooper, 17th Lancers, Balaclava, 1854"
    1/9th scale resin and metal
    Sculpted by Maurice Corry
    Painted by Ernesto Reyes

    Lancer 01.jpg

    A recent release by Stormtrooper Miniatures Ltd depicts a 17th LAncer at Balaclava in 1854. Complete with a brass dod for the standard this bust was sculpted by the talented Maurice Corry.

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  2. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Lancer 02.JPG

    Lancer 03.JPG

    Lancer 04.JPG

    The above top photograph shows the standard sturdy cardboad box Stormtrooper Miniatures packages their figures in. All parts are enclosed inside a bubble-wrap pouch with all the small parts sealed inside a zip-lok baggie. The bottom photograph shows all the parts removed for inspection.

    Lancer 05.JPG Lancer 06.JPG

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    Lancer 09.JPG Lancer 10.JPG

    Above we see the separate cast head from various viewpoints showing the amazing detail Maurice has sculpted into this bust.


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    Lancer 14.JPG

    Above you see the torso section of the bust showing all four sides.


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  3. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Lancer 15.JPG Lancer 16.JPG

    Above you see the front and back of the left arm and glove.

    Lancer 17.JPG Lancer 18.JPG

    Above is the front and back of the haversack.

    Lancer 19.JPG

    Lancer 20.JPG

    Above you see the front and back of the separate cast canteen and pipe.

    Lancer 21.JPG

    Lancer 22.JPG

    The above top photograph shows the standard and brass rod plus the tip of the standard as well as the grip.

    Lancer 23.jpg

    Above is a scanned copy of a complete color guide for painting the bust.


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  4. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Additional Box Art Photographs

    Painted
    by

    Ernesto Reyes

    Lancer 24.jpg

    Lancer 25.jpg

    Lancer 26.jpg

    Lancer 27.jpg

    Conclusion:
    Another quality kit from Stormtrooper Miniature Ltd. Casting is great with some minimal clean-up required. Highly recommended.

    Stormtrooper Miniatures Web-site
    click here

    R527
  5. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Guy ,
    Thanks for the review , I picked this one up from SK at Bugle Call and its a cracker with great details as shown in your review.

    Nap (y)
  6. Figurenfreund66 Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Germany
    Hi Guy

    thanks for the idea, now you can pack it again, I take him. :Whistle:

    Cheers

    Hendryk
  7. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Thanks Guy,
    Give's a great inside into the box and the great figure.

    marc
  8. rheath Active Member

    Country:
    South-Africa
    Beauty !1 and well done Moz and Ernesto - this is a must get ! HEH ! HEH! :p
  9. Tommi A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Thanks for the review Guy. Picked one of these up from Stu at Euro this year and must say that it is as good as it gets for quality of detail and casting, defiantly Highly Recommended.

    Cheers
    Tommi
  10. Chris K New Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    B*gger I am going to have to buy this now - great sculpting and casting , lovely subject

    ta

    Chris

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