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I could have sworn I already asked about these, but darned if I can find where. I got given a handful of old school lead figures from a couple of generous sources. Some of them I figured out immediately what they were or lucked into info on the Lost Minis Wiki. But these ones have me stumped, despite in some cases clear markings. May I ask for some help from the collective wisdom? I believe most of these to date from no later than 1991 or so. They have been primed and washed with a thinned brown to bring out detail. 1. Some sort of pretty early orc-goblins, no base markings (subsequently glued to pennies). I found pictures of them in a group image on ebay with information so inaccurate it was laughable. Identified by K2h2m3 as from the Grenadier set AD&D 5002 "Monsters", Goblin w/ Axe and Goblin w/ Sword, 1980-1982 2. (Central figure only) A wizard with upraised staff, manufacturer unknown, base markings unclear. He's the figure in the middle (the other four are identifiable as from the old Grenadier boxed set 5001, "Dungeon Explorers"). Identified by Rob Dean as from Heritage Models set 1302, "Evil Wizards and Ring Wraiths", FF2-A, sculptor unknown, circa. 1980?, no later than 1981-1982 3. A witch, base markings "MP90" or "HP90" and something unclear Identified by Xherman1964 as Metal Magic C1017c, "Witch with Cat", sculpted by Michael Immig, circa 1992. 4. Possibly an elf? Identified by knarthex as Ral Partha 01-319, "Elf Thief 3 Stage" 319b (stage two), sculpted by Tom Meier, circa. 1986. 5. An unusually tall for the time ninja, apparently signed "Ridolfi" on the bottom and with the possible date "90" Identified by Bob Ridolfi as one of his earliest efforts with an extremely limited distribution, see post 17 below. 6. A fighter, possibly a paladin with a mace, very clearly marked "Grenadier 1991 A644" -- and I still can't find any information or visual confirmation on him! Identified by alchemist as from the Grenadier set 1414 "Fighting Men Champions", sculpted by Mark Copplestone, 1991.
So the Pathfinder game was played last Saturday, and a friend from collage that still plays with us brought up a box of old lead that he was going to put on evil bay, and asked me if I wanted any of them..... (Anyone care to guess my answer?) So I refrained from taking the whole box and grabbed the following: Ral Partha: These critters are called 'Hexers' or something like that I believe R.Charrette, 1989 on the base These guys reminded me of Anhurians 1992 on base These guys had odd helmets that I kinda liked... R Charrette and 1989 on base again This guy just struck my fancy for some reason: Ral Partha 84 on the base... As soon as I saw this guy, I thought of the Dark Enabler, The Like Bomber, & CW.... R Charrette and 1989 on base again (So when I paint this guy, which one do I skin for him???? ) Grenadier: The Dwarf Bear rider was just..... A422 1989 on base This Orc? Ogre? was kinda neat, so.... M459 1991 on base And I just like this guy! His boots are claws, His visor reminds me of a Traveller character I had back in High School that a different friend drew a pic of for me, and his shield is neat! FP41 1987 on base They are all going to go for a swim in paint stripper, as soon as I can find some gel type.... Aint friends wonderful? George
This is the Technicolor Wolf's fault... Here are some Citadel Goblin Chariots and wolf Riders that I painted up back in collage in the '90s... The Box: Full Crew: Only the Chariot with the Severed Dwarf head on a spike, and it's body nailed to the tongue got finished for some reason.... This Chariot was a blister pack, with a spell caster goblin as the passenger. Never did paint the crew... The harnesses on the wolves are more advanced on this model... And 4 different wolf Riders... I have the crew for the Spellcaster's Chariot, as well as the other chariot from the box set and it's crew, plus another Box chariot with a 3 wolf team still in the box... Maybe someday they will see paint.... George Notice the boxes say Citadel and not GW?