WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu Dawn:Lt. Col. Pulleine: His Lordship is of the cetain opinion that it's far too difficult an approach to be chosen by the Zulu command. Col. Durnford: Yes, well... difficulty never deterred a Zulu commander.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Widows and Orphans of the Zulu War
Yesterday at 5:47 pm by rusteze

» Pte. Patrick Miller KIA Isandlwana
Yesterday at 2:53 pm by Kenny

» Amount of ammunition carried in an artillery limber
Yesterday at 3:45 am by barry

» 1820 LCE. SGT. P. Y. DWYER, 17th D. C. O. LRS.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:00 pm by ED!

» Carved Rorke's Drift knobbie
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:09 pm by barry

» Shepstone's last stand
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:08 pm by xhosa2000

» National Army Museum
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:31 am by nitro450

» Any Rocketeers named?
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:36 am by SRB1965

» King's Dragoon Guards
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:07 am by John Young

» Prince Imperial
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:38 pm by intombe

» Photo of the 'iron' grave marker?
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:34 am by 90th

» Natal Mounted Police nominal rolls - Introduction
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:53 am by 90th

» 'Umsweantos' flag.
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:32 pm by ymob

» Help with website
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:55 pm by SRB1965

» Lt. A.S. Justice - 2/21st Foot
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:38 pm by 1879graves

Brev. Lt-Col. R.H. Buller, VC, Staff
Brev. Lt-Col. R.H. Buller, VC, Staff: 2/60th KRRC-Zungwini,Hlobane, Khambula, Ulundi [Mac and Shad] Isandula Collection
Anglo-Zulu War 1879 - Dr David Rattray
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
 
littlehand
 
Frank Allewell
 
ADMIN
 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 
John
 
Mr M. Cooper
 
1879graves
 
impi
 
rusteze
 
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Top posting users this month
Frank Allewell
 
90th
 
SRB1965
 
rusteze
 
Julian Whybra
 
John Young
 
ymob
 
xhosa2000
 
Mr M. Cooper
 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Durnford was he capable. 4
The ammunition question
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Post new topic   Reply to topicShare | 
 

 WBritain Overrun British 24th Foot Ambulance Zulu War 9 pc Set 20150

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
waterloo50

avatar

Posts : 600
Join date : 2013-09-18
Location : West Country

PostSubject: WBritain Overrun British 24th Foot Ambulance Zulu War 9 pc Set 20150   Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:33 pm

A nice model of an ambulance.
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
90th

avatar

Posts : 9408
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 61
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: W.Britain Ambulance Overrun    Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:06 am

Hi Waterloo
That is as cheap as I've ever seen it ! Shocked
90th Salute
Back to top Go down
barry

avatar

Posts : 831
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Port Elizabeth, Z.A.

PostSubject: Modeling   Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:05 am

Hi Waterloo,
Thanks for posting. The models are superbly made and painted, but beware of authenticity. I see this ambulance wagon is not portrayed with the correct wheels or canopy (tent). The NMP trooper in another model is shown with the incorrect uniform.

regards

barry
Back to top Go down
waterloo50

avatar

Posts : 600
Join date : 2013-09-18
Location : West Country

PostSubject: Re: WBritain Overrun British 24th Foot Ambulance Zulu War 9 pc Set 20150   Sat Mar 12, 2016 7:55 pm

barry wrote:
Hi Waterloo,
Thanks for posting. The models are superbly made and painted, but beware of authenticity. I see this ambulance wagon is not portrayed with the correct wheels or canopy (tent). The NMP trooper in another model  is shown with the  incorrect uniform.

regards

barry

Hi barry,

Thanks for the info, the only picture of an ambulance that I have seen are the pictures posted by John Y, John posted a picture of an ambulance wagon which was drawn by Melton Prior for the Illustrated London News. To be honest I can't see a great deal of difference, except in the photo that JY posted the hoops that support the canvas appear much closer together than that which is portrayed in the model. I'm assuming that the hand drawn picture John Y posted was the correct type of ambulance wagon. Could you also elaborate on what is wrong with the wheels please, is it the size or number of spokes.
Regards
Waterloo
Back to top Go down
barry

avatar

Posts : 831
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Port Elizabeth, Z.A.

PostSubject: The ambulance wagon   Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:40 am

Hi Waterloo,
The models are stunning, so would not let finer technical detail get too much in the way of ownership.
Yes, the canopy is irregular, there are not enough frames in the tent and pull down canopy should be off the end of the main tent. The wheels should be the same size. Don't worry too much about spokes, as the wagon repairers probably did not take too much care of that sort of detail anyway. In any event, different manufacturers may have had variations in the design.

regards

barry

Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: WBritain Overrun British 24th Foot Ambulance Zulu War 9 pc Set 20150   

Back to top Go down
 
WBritain Overrun British 24th Foot Ambulance Zulu War 9 pc Set 20150
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Post new topic   Reply to topicJump to: