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Legion of the United States Infantry Officer Advancing

Legion of the United States Infantry Officer Advancing

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The Legion of the United States Infantry Officer Advancing, 1794, embodies the essence of military leadership and style during the formative years of the American nation.

At a scale of 1/30, this meticulously crafted toy soldier captures the aura of authority and sophistication that characterized officers of the era.

During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, officers were responsible for providing their own uniforms, affording them a degree of individuality within the framework of military regulations. This figure reflects the officer's commitment to excellence, incorporating the most current fashion and cut available at the time. The uniform is adorned with intricate details, from the silk sash to the imported sword with German blades and English or French fittings.

Although limited primary source information survives regarding the specific details of the Legion of the United States' dress, it was customary for company officers to attire themselves in a manner similar to enlisted men, albeit with certain distinctions befitting their rank and status. Belt plates and buttons, for example, were silver-plated for infantry officers, adding a touch of elegance to their attire.

Displayed with pride, this toy soldier serves as a symbol of leadership and honor, embodying the values of duty, courage, and professionalism that defined the officers of Wayne's Legion. As a tangible link to the past, it reminds us of the dedication and sacrifice of those who helped shape the destiny of the United States during its formative years.

Model: 16138

1/30 scale

Matte Finish

1 Piece Set

Materials

Metal

Dimensions

54mm

Care information

These are not play toys. They are collectables. Recommended for 14 yrs old and older.

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