Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Unknown Barbarian


Ok folks, help me out here. I've had this dude in my collection for god knows how many years. I rebased him a wee while back but never thought to take a note of any details on his base as to which manufacturer made him. I know he is definitely not a Citadel Miniature.



He is 28mm tall foot to eye and he is  mounted on a solid base, not a slotta, and he must have been in my collection at least 15 years.


I am hazarding a guess that he is either a Ral Partha or Grenadier sculpt but from what range I haven't a clue.

So Dear Reader, can you help identify this dude's parent and point me in the direction of which company manufactured him??

7 comments:

  1. I thought Ral Partha or Grenadier myself, no clue I'm afraid.

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  2. His Parents.?..red Zora and Conan...
    The manufacturer?..well if Arnies anything to go by, then it must be cyberdine systems..it´s a T480

    Sorry...I haven´t a clue :-D
    Cheers
    paul

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  3. I have one of his cousins. He's from the Grenadier Barbarian Command set (1416) from about 1982 I think. My one has been based so I can't see the copyright dates etc anymore.

    Check out The Stuff of Legends page for heaps of information on older metal figures.

    http://www.solegends.com/

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  4. Grenadier barbarian from the fantasy warrior range now produced by mirliton. I have it but mine is sandy haired.

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  5. @ModernKiwi & Ganesha - thanks Guys, confirmed as a Grenadier sculpt and now produced in the UK by em4 Miniatures - www.em4miniatures.com who also produce the other Grenadier Barbarian sculpts

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