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The Beast Rampant16 May 2018 8:06 a.m. PST


Timmo uk16 May 2018 10:15 a.m. PST

They look great except for the bayonet – it's too far out of line with the barrel.

18th Century Guy Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2018 10:19 a.m. PST

I've ordered my 4 boxes. Can't wait for more to come out. Great work Ebor.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2018 11:02 a.m. PST

So not very useful pre 1760

Volleyfire16 May 2018 11:27 a.m. PST

By my measurements this is about 2 barrel widths to the outside edge of the bayonet which means the one on the model is about the same.

Duc de Brouilly16 May 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Really like the figure but the hair doesn't look right for the SYW. Shouldn't it all be gathered into the queue at the back, rather than hanging down at the sides, which is more in the style of the early 18th Century?

von Winterfeldt17 May 2018 3:33 a.m. PST

turn backs, yes by all means, already shown in the Becher Manuscript, also cross belts

otherwise it would be pre 7YW

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OldGrenadier at work17 May 2018 3:43 a.m. PST

Duc, this may represent a soldier on campaign. Under those conditions his hair might be slightly out of regulations.

axabrax Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2018 4:40 a.m. PST

Boy, 50K USD for such a thin niche period seems very ambitious, but the figures are beautiful! I wish you luck. Here's to following your dream.

von Winterfeldt17 May 2018 4:52 a.m. PST

in case you like t download the original Becher manuscript, you can do it plate by plate


Old Glory Sponsoring Member of TMP17 May 2018 5:04 a.m. PST

WOW !! This is why I don't do Kickstarter!!
At least I get my figures sculpted, molded, cast, and released before everyone starts ripping them to shreds.

Russ Dunaway

Brownand17 May 2018 8:35 a.m. PST

great looking figure.

coopman17 May 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

You're missing all the fun, Russ!

sukhoi Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2018 6:44 a.m. PST

Good luck with these figures! The French SYW army has always been a favourite – it must be all those great Eugene Leliepvre illustrations.
Danke an Herrn von Winterfelt für den Becher link. I have always wanted to see those plates!

Bandolier23 May 2018 3:31 p.m. PST

I hope this is successful so you can do Austrians next grin

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