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martyn


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Hello everyone

I am a newbie based in Surrey, UK

One of my hobbies is collecting Toy Soldiers made by Trophy of Wales, sadly no long in production.

Here are a couple of dioramas I have created using Trophy AZW figures

1. Trying to save the guns at Isandlwana





2. 1st King’s Dragoon Guards



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Nicely done intro of your Trophy Collection Martyn and looking forward to what you have headed our way........The Lt.
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A Zulu scout reports to Prince Dabulamanzi that the red coated soldiers have invaded Zululand




The Zulu grow impatient for action to stop this attack on their sacred homeland







Another scout reports, only this time it is to Lord Chelmsford at his camp at Isandlwana


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A wagon park and Army Medical Detachment tent at Isandlwana 0900hrs January 21st 1879









The same wagon park and Army Medical Detachment tent at Isandlwana 1500hrs January 22nd 1879


















Soon it is all over
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Martyn

Very good, well thought out dioramas of the wagon park, before and after images.

Going from a calm day to the battle at its height.

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Coll wrote:
Martyn

Very good, well thought out dioramas of the wagon park, before and after images.

Going from a calm day to the battle at its height.

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Glad you liked it Coll

Cheers

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Rorke’s Drift 1879

The Hospital has been set ablaze and the survivors are making their way, via the biscuit box wall, to Surg. Reynolds and his assistant Cpl Miller at the Storehouse.











The biscuit box wall is solid





Once the men are safely inside the order is given FIX BAYONETS and the squad is ready to “Fill the gap” in the wall.






“Pot that fellow”



The mealie bag wall is holding firm







Water is in short supply and a very precious commodity



The ammunition is being steadily used up and every means possible including bayonet and rifle butt is used to open new crates



The Redoubt is being stocked with supplies and men as a last defensive position







The position is held against overwhelming numbers.





At 0815hrs on January 23rd Major Russell of the 12th Lancers arrived shortly followed by Lord Chelmsford and his staff, all are greeted by Lieutenant John Rouse Merriott Chard, Officer Commanding the Mission Station at Rourke’s Drift.
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Very nicely done Martyn depicting both events and once again had fun seeing the Trophy figures and sets you used to create the photos and looking forward to what you have in store for us next.....The Lt.
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Some new diorama pictures




THE BUFFS ON GUARD



FINDING THE HERD



VEDETTE



GATLING GUN PRACTICE



NAVAL BRIGADE OXEN DRAWN WAGON

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Very nicely done Martyn and looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us with your next batch of photos....The Lt.
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