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Czechmate Contest This single figure contest will be based on a theme of the war in Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and Hungary from the period between January 1, 1945 through the end of the war.

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Old 05-31-2007, 07:24 AM   #1
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ENTRY # 12 - Tiger Calico - First Place Winner

Between January and February of 1945, the IV SS Panzer Korps, composed by the 5th SS Panzergrenadier Division Wiking and the 3 SS PanzerDivision Totenkopf, fought alongside with other elite SS units trying to stop the advance of the Soviet Army on Budapest. The operations Conrad I and Conrad II ended with the capitulation of the besieged and destroyed Hungarian capital. Then,the Wiking Division was ordered west into the area of Czechoslovakia in defensive operations.
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the figure:
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headsculpt: sideshow toys figure of Manfred Von Richtoffen, repainted.
body: dml modified.
hands: sideshow toys,repainted.
M43 SS cap( einheitsfeldmutze): Onesixtunique,weathered.
helmet: dml,weathered.
Uniform: coverall with winter fur hook ,dml,weathered.
oberscharführer rank pips of the collar insignia: CVI.
Boots. short brown German boots of Newline miniatures.weathered.
belt,breadbag,mess ,canteen: dml ,weathered.
Entrenching tool: Did, weathered.
rolled zeltbahn oakleaf spring: Battle gear toys.
Panzerfaust 30M: dml, weathered.
MP44: dml,repainted.
sick grenades: dml ,repainted.
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Old 06-04-2007, 01:33 AM   #2
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Very nice fig congrats. I had it down to you and Glenning. Again very cool !
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Old 06-04-2007, 03:19 AM   #3
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WOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW!!!!!!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!

It´s my first contest in the SAG and I must say that all the entries were very nice!!!!Congratulations to all,my friends!!!!!
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Old 06-04-2007, 07:12 AM   #4
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Congratulations to everybody and specially to the winner, Mr Calico!
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:25 AM   #5
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What can I say? You truly earned that first place!
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:29 AM   #6
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Oscar, when I saw this, I just: "Well, there went the 1st place"...

A very worthy winner.
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:33 AM   #7
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Congrats - fantastic work
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Old 06-04-2007, 05:05 PM   #8
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Congratulations Oscar!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-04-2007, 05:15 PM   #9
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Congratulations to everybody for a all great work and specially to the winner, Oscar , Lost record and Glenning!!!!
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Old 06-04-2007, 05:18 PM   #10
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A well-deserved first place! Congratulations!

Score one for Spain and score three for Europe!
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Old 06-04-2007, 05:52 PM   #11
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Congratulations Oscar, I can't wait to see this fig in live.
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Old 06-04-2007, 05:54 PM   #12
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Great !!!
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Old 06-04-2007, 07:43 PM   #13
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Great job!
Everything looks perfect a well deserved first place.
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Old 06-05-2007, 12:08 PM   #14
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congrats!!!!!

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Old 06-06-2007, 03:04 PM   #15
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Congratulations, a well deserved first place !!
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Old 06-06-2007, 06:26 PM   #16
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Congrats Oscar. You did one heckofa nice job on him. You Certainly earned 1st place with the attention to detail.
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Old 07-22-2007, 08:20 AM   #17
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Congratulations Oscar!!!!!!!! Great work...like all the other yours!!!

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