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  Imperial German Infantryman, Battle of Liege, August 1914
WWI German Infantryman, Battle of Liege, 1914 from CalTek and Timewalker
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The first figure released in the World War I in One-Sixth collaboration between Timewalker and CalTek is an Imperial German Infantryman from the Battle of Liege, August 1914.

Germany invaded Belgium on August 4, 1914, intending to sweep through Belgium to France in a matter of days. The network of fortresses in Namur, Antwerp, and especially Liege, fierce resistance on the part of the Belgian army, and unexpected civilian resistance combined to slow the German advance.

This figure captures the German infantryman as he would have appeared in these earliest days of the war. The German soldier's unique feldgrau uniform, with its polished brass buttons and gleaming black Pickelhaube is an iconic image of the First World War.

The historical accuracy and meticulous detail you see on this figure are the result of hundreds of hours of in-depth study of original World War I artifacts. CalTek has gone to great lengths to reproduce original details in one-sixth scale.

LIMITED EDITION RELEASE- Features a Numbered Certificate of Authenticity from the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.

In this short video, Steve talks about the research process that went into this figure and its moment in history.

Features
  • M1895 Pickelhaube (Spiked Helmet) with brass fittings
  • M1892 Helmet Cover with red regimental numbers
  • M1907 Field Cap
  • M1907 Tunic and Trousers in field-grey wool
  • M1909 Shirt
  • M1908 Overcoat in medium grey wool with red infantry collar patches
  • Regulation Suspenders
  • Private purchase Identity Disk carrier in brown leather
  • M1895 Buckle and Belt in brown leather
  • M1909 Ammunition Pouches in brown leather (capacity 120 rounds)
  • M1895 Knapsack in cow hide and red-brown canvas
  • M1892 Red-brown Tent Square and Equipment
  • M1910 Mess Tin in black-painted aluminum
  • M1893 Cup and Cutlery
  • M1907 Canteen in aluminum with brown felt cover
  • M1887 Haversack in red-brown canvas
  • M1898 Entrenching Tool and M1909 Carrier in brown leather
  • M1898 Mauser Gewehr (Rifle), Early War Version with inspection plate
  • M1898 Bayonet, Scabbard and Frog with Bayonet Knot (3rd Co.)
  • M1866 Infantry Boots in brown leather
  • Includes a numbered certificate of authenticity from the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City.


Average Rating: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review »

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Imperial German Infantryman April 19, 2013
Reviewer: AL RYWALT from VIRGINIA BEACH, VA United States  
Steve and Margaret, you have both out done yourselves with this product!! the authenticity is amazing. You both know that I have collected the REAL thing for years and this is by far the BEST I have ever seen. The detail and workman ship is truly outstanding. With a little forgiveness for simple flaws, many of which I have encountered in the field, there is no better product out there. Kudos to you and your team. Looking forward to the next project,AL

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Wow, this is by far the best figure yet January 14, 2013
Reviewer: Brent Conner from Crisfield, MD United States  
I had high expectations on this figure, but it surpassed what it would be like. Even if you are not interested in WWI figures, this will impress even the pickiest of those who collect figures. The price is lower than most other historical figures out there with VERY high quality and authenticity. I hope there will be more to follow soon.
  Well done Steve, Margaret and Cal-Tek. You have my business :)
               Brent C.

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