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Offline Captain Darling

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Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« on: June 17, 2018, 11:35:52 PM »
Belgium, June 18 1880...

Troubled and flustered Lieutenant Cartwright hollered over the din of gunfire to Captain Darling, "Darling the Marconi Wireless set is on the blink again! How can we summon reinforcements?"

Darling replied calmly while engaging in sword play with two rather brutish looking Imperial French Grenadiers, "Well that's rather unfortunate Cartwright, especially with all these damnable Frenchies trying to cook our bacon. Don't worry though ol' chap there's always the Heliograph! Kindly ask Sergeant Over and Corporal Under to fetch it forthwith!", meanwhile with a couple of deft lunges Darling put paid to the Gauloises smoking Frenchman threatening the Communications Post...

Captain Darling wielding his sword and Lieutenant Cartwright commanding a Heliograph team in the heat of battle, June 18 1880. This picture was taken after the action for the members of the Forth Estate to use in their publications...


More pictures and details on the figures are on the Blog!
http://captaindarlingsminiaturesemporium.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-heliograph-for-when-your-steam.html
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Re: Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2018, 11:49:50 PM »
Brill  8)

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Re: Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2018, 12:59:51 AM »
Brill  8)

As always...  ;)

Who are the two fellows lounging with the pack animals?

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Re: Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2018, 10:25:09 AM »
They look great! I so nearly bought these chaps the other week when Ironclad were having their sale, and I chickened out. Of course, I wish I hadn't now. My plan was to get two galvanic cannons, one artillery crew and the heliograph team, then integrate them with the artillery crew to make two crews with a 'spotter' and maybe someone consulting the Field Manual... but then I decided to get two artillery crews as it was the more 'sensible' option. Oh, 'sensible' be damned!



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Re: Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2018, 11:41:36 AM »
Thanks Guys!

Doug those guys lounging in the background are a couple of naval chaps I picked up in a trade not sure of the make but they painted up okay and make perfect background lounging types...plus one day Iíll build that small steamer for them to command!

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Re: Ironclad Miniatures Heliograph Team
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2018, 05:06:17 PM »
Ah, stage props...  ;D

I shall look forward to their 'interesting' stories as they develop.

Doug