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Offline gringo

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #255 on: June 09, 2018, 09:27:26 AM »
French and allied troops embarking
at Toulon I believe for Tonkin......


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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #256 on: June 12, 2018, 11:45:33 PM »
Some of my black flags beautifully painted
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done for a  mate of mine


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ps Rafa Archdukes splendid work! :o :-*

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #257 on: June 13, 2018, 08:51:01 AM »
Really nice grouping

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #258 on: June 13, 2018, 09:02:19 AM »
Aaah! Rafa's sterling work! Amazing!
Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates. Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #259 on: June 13, 2018, 10:23:04 AM »
Lovely work Ged. Nice present for your friend.

All the best,

Helen

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #260 on: June 13, 2018, 11:27:46 AM »
Geoff,Dinthedin,Helen

many thanks indeed :D ;)

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #261 on: June 13, 2018, 03:58:27 PM »
Chaps and Helen

thought you might like to see "work in progress" on
our first ship from the Gringo40s 28mm Tonkinese Navy
yards
the redoubtable "Revolver"...crew being painted and artillery
needs painting...picture just a quick mock up
will be commercially available soon (ish) :D

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #262 on: June 13, 2018, 06:06:38 PM »
Very very nice, look forward to seeing the crew

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #263 on: June 13, 2018, 06:18:42 PM »
thanks very much Geoff ;)

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #264 on: June 13, 2018, 08:46:51 PM »
Sweet and quite impressive. Thanks Ged for sharing.

Best wishes,

Helen

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #265 on: June 13, 2018, 10:29:59 PM »
thanks Helen..........appreciated ;)

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #266 on: June 18, 2018, 09:18:54 AM »
annanmese Boat 1883-86

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #267 on: June 18, 2018, 03:00:35 PM »
Not sure if this has been mentioned: online resources on Gallica (French National Library).

Some pictures made by a Dr Hocquard in 1883-86:
http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b84430552?rk=493564;4

Address for more Tonkin-related images (but many are from a later time):
http://gallica.bnf.fr/services/engine/search/sru?operation=searchRetrieve&version=1.2&startRecord=0&maximumRecords=15&page=1&collapsing=true&exactSearch=false&query=dc.title%20all%20%22tonkin%22%20%20and%20%28dc.type%20all%20%22image%22%29

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #268 on: June 18, 2018, 04:58:05 PM »
Patrice

very helpful

merci monsieur! ;)

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Re: Tonkin 1883-85 Next up for Gringo40s
« Reply #269 on: June 18, 2018, 05:59:50 PM »
We will have some of the Annamese boats

 

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