May 23, 2014

Archaeological Evidence



...shows that people were living where our house stands during the last 50 or so years... Or it was a scrap heap.
My dad has been digging up the garden to plant raspberry when he found this, probably aluminium Mig-15. It's in a terrible condition, old paint oxidizing and tail bent. Still a formidable piece, a table decor according to my dad that has either been lost or was dumped because the base piece is broken down.
Or a time capsule from the age of socialism to remind us that our toys wouldn't last these many years dug in a back yard?



Very little ships coming next week!

13 comments:

  1. A nice little piece still....scenery?

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    1. It would fit a 28mm post-apoc game I guess.

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  2. What sort of scale are we looking at here? Could it be resurrected into a useful war games piece? It seems a pity to let it go to waste...

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    1. I think it's closest to 1/48, but is more like those table prop ships that have little accuracy. The 'rusting' paint had scarred the metal actually but nothing a little work can't fix.

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  3. wonderful finding!
    will you restore it?

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    1. I think so, stripping, sanding, a lot of putty, a few layers of paint...

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  4. Sweet! Scenarios abound by the handful as one cogitates on this archaeology find!

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    1. I'm not saying it was aliens... but it was aliens.

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    2. Another unsolicited transporter mess you're going to have to take of. Good luck.

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  5. Restoring it would make a nice blog post. Plus I`d like to see how it looks.

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  6. I've nominated you for the Liebster Award, Andrew. Thanks for a great blog!

    http://jaysminiatureenterprises.blogspot.com/2014/05/liebster-award.html

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