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Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:06 pm
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Another question: How tall were the gaiters? Reading the description on the Sutlers Store website, they say their reproduction gaiters are 11" tall. Were the originals this height too? If so, ...

Sat May 31, 2008 9:45 am
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Coll, I will speak to my friend over the weekend, as to whether he can do a comissioned piece of Durnford, and what costs may be and get back to you.

I have spoken to my friend about the possibilit ...

Sat May 31, 2008 9:41 am
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Once again, many thanks John.

I've done a quick mock-up of the glengarry badge in photoshop:
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d181/MisterscruffUK/3rdfoot.jpg
Is that getting close?

What you ...

Fri May 30, 2008 8:11 pm
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I wonder if anyone has any photos or a description which they can share regarding the glengarry badge and locket buckle designs of the 3rd Foot East Kent Regiment The Buffs, during the AZW.

The gle ...

Thu May 29, 2008 2:37 pm
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Coll, thanks for your interest in my figure. Personality figures are pretty difficult, since there is only a good sculpt of Fred Hitch comercially available in 1/6th scale. My figure does utilise th ...

Wed May 28, 2008 9:47 pm
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PRS, I'm afraid I don't make them to sell. Free-time (or lack of it) limits me to making one figure about every six months! The 24th Colour Sgt took many, many hours of work; it has leather boots an ...

Tue May 27, 2008 11:27 am
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Thanks for your help John. Once again you've cleared things up for me. Very Happy

Am I also correct in not having him wear the sash on active service?

Thu May 22, 2008 4:38 pm
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The following photograph shows a 12" figure I've made of a Colour Sgt of the 24th. It's loosely based on Colour Sgt Bourne, but I don't have an accurate headsculpt of the actual man to use.
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Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:19 pm
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I'm contemplating making a 1/6th scale model of an infantry soldier in shirt sleeve order, possibly of the Buffs during the seige of Eshowe. Basically, I'm unsure of what the issue shirts actually lo ...

Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:45 pm
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Welcome to the board!

I can help with the 99th collar badges:
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d181/MisterscruffUK/99thcollar.jpg

Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:24 pm
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Although I've made a couple of posts so far, I thought I should introduce myself properly. I am a modeller of 1/6th scale figures, with a particular interest in British subjects from any period in hi ...

Fri Jun 29, 2007 1:28 pm
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That's the best I can do - I have to say 'Collar Dogs' is a very American slang term.

Thanks for your help. I must say that I've always known them as collar dogs; what would be the proper Brit ...

Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:17 pm
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I have a few questions on the 99th regiment of foot's badges in 1879.

Firstly, the shako plate I presume is of the same design as that of the 24th, except with a 99 in the centre instead of the 24? ...

Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:11 am
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Adrian, thank you for your reply. I hadn't realised that there was indeed an option for four loops. That's very interesting. I think I will go with that.

Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:47 am
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As a builder of 1/6th scale military figures, I've recently been customising the Dragon Models 24th Foot 'Sgt Jones'. I'm currently making some 1/6th scale black leather gaiters from leather and the ...
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