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Re: Its Friday... on Thursday, well nearly Friday...close enough....

Alan Buckingham
The Lewis needs a bi-pod , but worth the wait. To the nappy nay Sayers ,the castle scene in monty pythons holy grail and elderberries spring to mind:joy:
A very good officer figure with a range of possible uses, both in the desert and elsewhere.

The two SAS types are nicely sculpted but are clearly looking for something....a set of Baggage Camels that never appeared perhaps...?

It's interesting to reflect that, at Drum and Flag, early showing on sales seems to suggest that the top sellers have been Napoleonics and in particular the Prussian cavalry sets. So the 'nappy nay sayers' clearly still have something to say when it comes to spending cash on figures.

I for one am delighted to have managed to buy pristine sets of Revell Swedish Thirty years War figures via e-bay for my TYW project/distraction, and am as delighted with these 'old' figures as with any new set I could think of.:grinning:

Enjoy the weekend.

Re: Its Friday... on Thursday, well nearly Friday...close enough....

At last, some really spectacular Brits of the 20th century!!!

Re: Its Friday... on Thursday, well nearly Friday...close enough....

Well alas not Napoleonic but still some very nice sculpts and poses. Officer looks amazing.
Your sculpting certainly seems to make these poses come "alive".
So while not for me, i can still definately appreciate the excellent work, and continue to pine for it to be utililised on some of those Napoleonics! 😣😭

Re: Its Friday... on Thursday, well nearly Friday....now Saturday, and more Napoleonics

Roger W
Well alas not Napoleonic but still some very nice sculpts and poses. Officer looks amazing.
Your sculpting certainly seems to make these poses come "alive".
So while not for me, i can still definately appreciate the excellent work, and continue to pine for it to be utililised on some of those Napoleonics! 😣😭
Napoleonics!! The proof, if any was required, of the continuing popularity of this fascinating, colourful and varied era of warfare is clearly in the sales over recent days of the new Strelets sets. Prussians sold out, French infantry in summer uniform sold out, Bavarians sold out.

It is not for me to say what Strelets might have on their list of new sets after the ones we already know about, but I'd suggest that more Napoleonic subjects would be a popular and best-selling option. The definitive set(s) of 1812-15 French infantry still needs to be modelled; Austrian cavalry in a similar style to the latest Prussian sets; Prussian cavalry (Dragoons, Hussars, Uhlans), in advance and/or in attack; French artillery for 1812/15; 1815 Brunswick, Hanoverian, Nassau etc, sets in attack and defence; cameo sets for key actions such as Hougoumont and the Grand Redoubt at Borodino; Hanoverian and British Rifles; skirmishing sets for: British/KGL, French 1812-15, Russian 1812-15, Austrian 1812-15, Prussian 1813-15, and so on..... Great potential, potentially great sales, and hardly a grain of sand in sight.

Re: Its Friday... on Thursday, well nearly Friday....now Saturday, and more Napoleonics

Well Minuteman I can honestly say I would certainly buy those sets you mentioned if done right and not just the odd box either!!!
Thats the thing about recreating them big impressive Napoleonic battles....they fielded big impressive armies!!
So whether its a diorama of Waterloo or a wargame of Borodino, its fair to say a good, well planned out, well made set will not just sell, but sell in large quantities.

PS....you forgot the British/KGL Light Dragoons & Hussars!!! 😉😂