Monday, April 17, 2017

Hastings - Bayeux Tapestry plastic flats from Russia

These were brought to my attention by Spencer last month. I went ahead and ordered a box (reasonable price and shipping) from the dealer in Russia via Ebay.

54mm plastic flat figures based off designs on the Bayeux Tapestry's depiction of Hastings in 1066. A novelty for sure but, now that I have them, maybe not such a novelty any more.

Got them today and here is the opening!

Box came in a padded envelope. Shipping was 5 weeks but ... y'know. I did check up on it last week and discovered there was a shipping number. Opened envelope and there was this nice box with not a lick of English on it. Kind of cool! Scale is apparent in pic.

Open it up like an ancient treasure chest full of treasure!

Figures are in a thin zip lock plastic bag.

A total of 11 figures in the box. No multiple poses, all of them were different. The pack is billed as "King Harold's Army".

I pulled 4 of them for a close up.

They are molded with "opposite" sides? Is that what it's called? Like anatomically correct. Left arms are left arms, right arms are right... etc.

These things are pretty cool and I plan to get more after Enfilade. They also make mounted Normans. I'll even do some kind of game with them.

Here is a link to the seller on Ebay.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Those are really cool. I always wanted to try painting flats. These look just like the tapestry images. Cool box too. Thanks for sharing this.