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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 8:39 a.m. PST

Ged reminds me that this is his first foray into the British resistance to Napoleon. Henry Paget, Lord Uxbridge (and Marquis of Anglesey yet to be) in 28mm. He has both his legs so far anyway and does look as though he will be great fun to paint.

Nice to see the variation on the usual Waterloo rig, that is generally modelled

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wrgmr107 Jul 2017 11:48 a.m. PST

Wonderful looking figure! Thanks deadhead!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 12:18 p.m. PST

I'll be honest. I would lengthen his legs considerably, hip to knee and knee to ankle, both. But the modelling looks outstanding and the proportions are a matter of personal taste…..

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 12:39 p.m. PST

I agree with deadhead. Otherwise this figure is an outstanding sculpt.

Lambert Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 12:52 p.m. PST

Also agree this is a great figure, the best version of Uxbridge I have seen. I agree with Deadhead on the legs, but probably wouldn't have noticed if it wasn't pointed out.

Dr Jeckyll Supporting Member of TMP07 Jul 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

What a great figure!
I will be paying close attention to how any of you 28mm guys choose to paint him up!

wrgmr107 Jul 2017 2:29 p.m. PST

Maybe he was short? The legs do look a tad short, but painted up and on a gaming table who would notice.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2017 12:12 a.m. PST

The more I think of it, he may not be the Waterloo rig, but he is the best Uxbridge around in 28mm and will be very popular, as in the Peninsula "look".

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Jul 2017 1:52 a.m. PST

thanks Chaps………………..
figure based on his actual uniform
worn during the hundred days …including
full bearskin………

cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com
gringo40s.blogspot.com

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2017 2:02 a.m. PST

Nice figure. He could also serve as Sir Stapleton Cotton in the Peninsula.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2017 6:11 a.m. PST

Now this may well be his "much of the 100 Days" look, but he looks younger, as clean shaven, and it does strike me as more Peninsula somehow. Which makes a really nice change I think.

There seems little doubt that, on the Big Day he wore the shako with three rows of brass rings and the feathered plume, as shown in Plas Wotsit in Welsh

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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2017 4:30 a.m. PST

Plas Newydd, in Anglesey it is called. Always wanted to go there. Twice nearby, but both times missed it. The provenance of the shako seems definite, even though its shape and, especially, the feathered plume look maybe the fashion of five to ten years on, in British service. Guess he was a beau and a trend setter!?

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jul 2017 3:51 a.m. PST

Deadhead………….you may be right old chap seen
him wearing both uniforms.he was a well known dandy
and "swordsman" and a superb leader of men..plus charismatic
to boot

cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP10 Jul 2017 5:55 a.m. PST

"One Leg" is well worth a read indeed.

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jul 2017 8:00 a.m. PST

"one leg" is indeed a splendid read…and widely available
second hand…….Paget is on his way to Griffin Moulds JJP ltd for them to work their magic!


cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP04 Sep 2017 4:41 a.m. PST

and now we get to see him in all his glory

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jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Sep 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

thanks Liam!

cheers
Ged
gringo40s.com

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