Saturday, 7 May 2011

Airfix Foriegn Legion

How many times has this set defended fort Sahara in the last 40 years and more since the type one set was released in 1962 ?? MARCH OR DIE!!!!!!!

20 comments:

  1. Great stuff!! I'd guess 2,254,756.5

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  2. Love the Legion, March or Die, great figures.

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  3. Great stuff. I remember using these figures for ACW as well as fighting off the Arab hordes. Never painted them so they could be used for any "Blue" army.

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  4. I can't count how many times
    I played with those little guys. Nice post. many pleasant memories there.

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  5. Given that was the one of the first set Airfix released they have really sttod the test of time well. Plus a good paint job helps!!

    Great figs Paul!

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  6. fantastic Paul - they look amazing !!!!! My favourite airfix figs.

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  7. Great paint job! I've bought these when I was a kid and still have most of them.

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  8. Vive les soldats de la Legion des Etrangers! - Tres bien mon ami!

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  9. That's a simple but very effective set-up. The colours all work together brilliantly.

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  10. And with the fort they would awesome (big grin) And I have the playset (bigger grin)!

    Serious Paul, they're excellent painted! And I played with them to when I was young ;-)

    Greetings
    Peter

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  11. Classic, love the sand too, is that the Beach Boys I hear in the background:)

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  12. Timely post two days after Cinco de Mayo. The Legion remembers Camerone.

    But mine were Civil War Zouaves.

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  13. The one set of airfix figures I never got. :(

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  14. The was the release of this figure set. I have some of the first set which I turned into Napoleonic French Conscripts.

    Great painting, setting and photography. I love seeing the Airfix figures. Thanks.

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  15. Lovely stuff, pass the wine and cheese Pierre!

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  16. Excellent pain tjob - very inspiring!

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  17. Airfix model is always difficult to paint!You make a great work !!!

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  18. I had these as a lad as well, nice paint job and the staging makes a real difference.

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  19. Great stuff mate!

    Cheers Rich.

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  20. Paul,

    Every time I look at these Airfix figures my belly does somersaults and my head is back in the 1970s! mine were never painted back then yours look great with that paint job keep them coming I think there fantastic!
    Cheers
    Willie

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