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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 May 2023 7:31 p.m. PST

"These are not the best sculpted figures on the market and indeed some of the poses are a little odd and their swords look like pieces of timber, but they are some of the only figures I know of that represent Japanese cavalry at the turn of the twentieth century suitable for the Boxer Rebellion. It is quite a colourful uniform. The same could be used for the early part of the Russo-Japanese War. Ordinarily I would not have painted up these figures (because I am a bit of a snob when it comes to figure quality) but they will form part of a tabletop force that I have painted up other units for so it was a matter of completing the job to help add to the collection…"




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Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2023 7:30 a.m. PST

They do look nice.


jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2023 12:24 p.m. PST

But the price ,combined w/ the beautiful paint job.This unit would cost almost double elsewhere.And you could use others for fill ins.Yes you do have file ,andthe Horses are wierd ,but ,once you start rolling the Dice ,nobody cares.I loveOld Glory.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2023 2:23 p.m. PST

Glad you like them…


Legionarius07 May 2023 7:22 p.m. PST

Excellent. Yes, Old Glory is good.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2023 2:28 p.m. PST

Happy you like them too…


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2023 9:12 p.m. PST

Just to compare… The Boxer Rebellion War


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