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Offline pancakeonions

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Any idea who this mini is?
« on: September 20, 2019, 08:17:48 PM »
Anyone know where this figure is from and when it might have been made?  I picked it up on ebay in a lot of old grenadier models (or maybe Ral Partha) and this was the only one I didn't recognize.  I'm assuming it's from the same era, but maybe not?  Is there a website that catalogs these old models?

Thanks!


Offline HerbyF

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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 08:45:06 AM »
I think that is an Essex unarmered billman. I have a couple of them in a group of mixed peasants.

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Offline traveller

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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2019, 10:43:17 AM »
I think that is an Essex unarmered billman. I have a couple of them in a group of mixed peasants.

I agree, definitely Essex, I have them as well, bought in the 1980s...

Offline Cubs

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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2019, 11:06:14 AM »
He bears an uncanny resemblance to Gerard Depardieu.
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Offline Fabien

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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2019, 11:49:43 AM »
He bears an uncanny resemblance to Gerard Depardieu.

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Offline Dr. Zombie

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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2019, 12:12:53 PM »
Who are you calling Big Nose!? Big Nose!
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Re: Any idea who this mini is?
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2019, 01:33:56 PM »
It's mine! Hand it back!