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Royal Artillery Talavera Gunner 1809

£141.60 £118.00
Product Code
B18e

A Royal Artillery Gunner from the Battle of Talavera in 1809 made in cold cast bronze on an 8" scale.

Presentation Base
Mahogany Base (+£50)
Mahogany + Extra Plates (+£60)
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A Royal Artillery Gunner from the Battle of Talavera in 1809 and here's the story of the battle:
"The Battery was opposed to the guns of the enemy on the right whose fire had completely silenced. The following day the Battery was posted to the North of Talavera and was opposed to fourteen 8-pounder and six 8-inch howitzers from 6am until about noon. By that time the men were almost exhausted as a result of two days hard fighting compounded by the fact that they had no provisions or wine and only a little water during the battle. In the afternoon the strength of the French attacks gradually died down and the British took up the Offensive".

All our statues include an optional engraved plate on the wooden base. On the bronze statues the plate is jewellers brass and the pewter/ silver statues have a nickel silver plate.

To add a plate to your statue please select the option above and enter your engraving details. Please note if the engraving is left blank no plate will be included. If you'd like a blank plate please write this in the engraving details.

Please DOUBLE CHECK the engraving as mistakes will require a new plate to be made.

On the engraving the text will be centred and the font sized to fit the plate.

More Information
Price Code FB
Sculpting Scale 8"
Base Material of the Statue Cold Cast Resin
Height Including Presentation Base 10" / 25cm
Width of Base 4.25" / 11cm
Depth of Base 4.25" / 11cm

Please be aware that these measurements are not exact and have been rounded for ease.
As every item is individually handmade the exact dimensions may vary slighty.

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