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Bruno

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wee lead man
« on: April 01, 2019, 06:10:04 PM »
Looking for a ID and a date on this lead alloy man he seems to be wearing a beret and his attire is strange.

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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 09:18:30 AM »
Funny looking wee thing eh? Nice find though, hope you get an ID 👍
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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 10:00:39 AM »
Thanks Ely , I reckon 1800-1900 figurine lead alloy it would of been more for decoration than a toy. Seen some examples but none come as close to the condition of this one. Have sent pics to TT see what they think.

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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2019, 10:29:28 AM »
Nice find Brian , is his back broken off or is it cast this way to attach to something .. good detail casting .. strange posture though ..clothing style looks quite old .                 

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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 11:23:57 AM »
The back is as cast which lends itself to be attached to something.

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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2019, 04:07:19 PM »
Hmm...  interesting .. defo would have been seen close up given size and quality of casting work .. one for the unbeatable Seagoon !  :D

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Re: wee lead man
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2019, 05:41:23 PM »
Dunno about that! A first guess: looks a bit Sir Francis Drake-ish... without a ruff. Don't think it is tho'... Bit of a ruff guess?  ::)
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