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United Empire Miniatures Bust New Bust

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by Michaelminiatures, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. Michaelminiatures A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Hello,
    Our new bust is now available at www.unitedempireminiatures.com you can see details on page 10 of our site.
    Sculpted by Roman Rux with the musket and arm being sculpted by Pavol Ovecka. This bust is now avaible for ordering.
    Thanks,
    Mike

    Grenadier 26th Foot Continental
    Regiment of Foot 1776
    1/9 scale resin bust
    Sculpted by: Roman Rux & Pavol Ovecka
    Box art painted by: Ernesto Reyes
    Item: RR40

    Attached Files:

    offo, captnenglish, Edorta and 8 others like this.
  2. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    WOW, well sculpted and painted - but...:

    After my sources the uniform of this unit looked in some details a bit different - Don Troiani is actually quite reliable...:

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    Means: Not a standing but a change-over collar, regimental badges on the collar, wider yellow cuffs, longer coat tails with pockets and the swallow nests on the shoulders looked different.
    And a cartridge pocket was worn in front of the belly.

    In addition, I think that the guys 1776 not with powdered wigs but with open hair (as in my pictures) were on the way ...

    Cheers
  3. Michaelminiatures A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Didn’t use those sources, used Osprey Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and photos of actual 26th Regiment uniform pieces on file in the collections of Armed Forces History, National Museum Of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Must better than a color print made around 200 years later.
    tomifune likes this.
  4. Reptor A Fixture

    Country:
    Japan
    Great work! This is a very beautiful bust! Thank for the news ! (y):love:

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