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  1. Re: Pictures from my July 2018 visit at the Musée de L'Emperi in France

    Forgot to mention: the right hand side book is availabe in French only. The center one is bilingual: French/English...
  2. Re: Pictures from my July 2018 visit at the Musée de L'Emperi in France

    Was finally able to get to our beach house last weekend before the big snow here in Seattle (1 foot so far). Here is a pic of the book I bought at the museum (on the right hand side). This one is...
  3. Re: Pictures from my July 2018 visit at the Musée de L'Emperi in France

    Thanks John! They had a new anniversary book on the museum itself that I bought - got the last one they had on the shelf :) (I left it at my beach house but will post a pic of it soon). I had...
  4. Pictures from my July 2018 visit at the Musée de L'Emperi in France

    Hi all,

    I finally found time over the holidays to put together 2 albums capturing the pictures I took during my visit last July to the Musée de l'Emperi in Salon de Provence (France). My wife and...
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    Re: Record rain year

    Wow! This is twice the amount of rain we have got in Seattle year to date...Granted, this was a dry year for us and we are catching up big time this month :rolleyes2:
  6. Virtual Reality and military replica of French towns and sightseeing

    Back on the forum...Was busy for the last few months with work, biz traveling and buying a second house with plenty of room for toy soldiers :smile2:...

    I came across this article and if you like...
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    Re: Help to Translate Greek on Ancient Building

    Cool, I had tried OCR (Optical Character Recognition) translation on the picture for Greek but it didn't come up with anything...
  8. Re: Looking for First Legion Nap Mounted Personalities

    NAP 0174 is on Ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/FIRST-LEGION-NAP0174-LORD-UXBRIDGE-NEW-WITH-BOX-NOW-RETIRED-AND-VERY-RARE-/362451858738?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276
  9. Re: NAP0628-NAP0636 Retreat from Russia Vladimirsky Musketeers

    This is why I just bought a second house :wink2:
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    Re: Conquest of Siberia

    Very cool!

    My wife and I actually went to Siberia in 2002 to pick up our daughter in Magadan on the sea of Okhotsk. She was 3.5 years old and is now a beautiful 19 years old girl. I remember it...
  11. Re: First Legion General Colbert Dutch Red lancer

    Yes, I am keeping mine :wink2: I had to go to France to find it. This is to me one of the best NAP's FL ever produced. Good luck!
  12. Re: First Legion General Colbert Dutch Red lancer

    This one is very hard to find (I have it) but fyi you can also find it in kit at http://www.firstlegionltd.com/FL54004.aspx and possibly commission someone to paint it.
  13. Re: FS: First Legion 95th rifles (Los Angeles)

    FYI - If you want those, I just spotted some of them on ebay.fr at a reasonable price...
  14. Thread: World Cup

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    Re: World Cup

    I am a little late here as currently vacationing in France but watched the final with the locals. I cannot describe the celebration after the win but I am sure you guys saw it on tv...It was like the...
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    Re: Inexplicable DNA Test Results

    Mine with 23andme was pretty accurate (French). Same for my daughter (we adopted her from Russia in Magadan, Siberia - btw you can only see the mother's side with girls since they are XX while boys...
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    Re: World Cup

    France will play Belgium and this should be a great game (of course I hope that France will win :wink2:)
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    Re: World Cup

    Belgium vs. Japan was IMHO the best game so far in this World Cup...
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    Re: World Cup

    France overcame Argentina (great game in the second half from the "bleus" with splendid goals)
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  19. Re: New exclusive serie made by VID soldiers for Les Drapeaux de France

    Yep, this is where I started my collection nearly 15 years ago. Back then I was able to negotiate bulk purchase (IOW 1 free for every 10) and with a weaker Euro and the de-tax this was still a good...
  20. Re: New exclusive serie made by VID soldiers for Les Drapeaux de France

    Nice! I will make another pilgrimage to this store when in Paris next month!:smile2:
  21. Thread: World Cup

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    Re: World Cup

    Congrats to Germany but I think Sweden got denied an obvious penalty kick in the first half thanks to the ref...
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    Re: Hitler vs Stalin: Who was worse?

    And a few others after (Pol Pot, the Kim family, etc.). Humanity forgets quickly and never learns from the past...
  23. Re: Some older FL pics. Feel free to add your own.

    Zach, since you asked for it, here you go in the corner (as you can see it hasn't moved since my last post on this one) :wink2:

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    What a deal :-)

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    Re: What figure are you still hunting down?

    And if you are looking for FL Russian Hussar NAP0123 there is one on Ebay:
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