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Timbo W14 Jan 2020 3:18 p.m. PST

Hi all,

The lovely 1/72 russian napoleonic hussars from Zvezda set 8055 seem to be out of production and near impossible to find apart from a very occasional box selling on ebay once in a blue moon.

Is there any hope?

dwight shrute14 Jan 2020 3:24 p.m. PST

sold two boxes on ebay for £80.00 GBP , its a gold nugget

Sho Boki Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Jan 2020 4:37 p.m. PST

Good idea! Must put my Zvezda hussars for sale. :-)

Sho Boki Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Jan 2020 5:04 p.m. PST

Actually Google show these Hussars available everywhere..

Timbo W14 Jan 2020 6:10 p.m. PST

Hi sho boki, there are certainly plenty of hits but all I've checked are out of stock. Would be very happy to hear different, 🙂

paul liddle15 Jan 2020 2:51 a.m. PST

You can get them here link

Not cheap but not extortionate.

paul liddle15 Jan 2020 3:07 a.m. PST

Found some here too but twice the price link
Good luck.

photocrinch15 Jan 2020 9:58 a.m. PST

I had a similar issue with Old Guard Grenadiers. Has Zvezda gone under or are they just having supply problems?

Widowson15 Jan 2020 12:24 p.m. PST

They discontinued all the large sets in favor of their overpriced BS sets for their "Art of War" game. The founding father passed away and his stupid kids came up with this epic fail of an idea.

On the other hand, the French light infantry set has recently been re-issued. The claim is that it's re-tooled, tho I doubt that. Excellent set in any case.

So maybe there is hope.

Timbo W15 Jan 2020 12:33 p.m. PST

Thanks Paul, first place seems to have run out, am thinking about the second but 54 euro is quite a lot for 2 boxes hmm….

Timbo W15 Jan 2020 1:56 p.m. PST

Maybe they will do occasional re-releases? In that case it could be worth waiting, I wasn't going to get around to painting them for a few years anyway!

Texas Jack16 Jan 2020 5:10 a.m. PST

I had the same problem with the Zvezda Republican Rome set, 8034. For months it was not to be found and now itīs everywhere. Hopefully you will experience the same.

Pauls Bods16 Jan 2020 10:51 a.m. PST

Try here
link

Edit, sorry, not in stock :-(
Bit pricey but here
link

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