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4 replies to this topic  – Started by 2maxwell , Feb 08 2012 07:37 AM

#1 2maxwell


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Posted 08 February 2012 - 07:37 AM

I didn't see this in the indexed pages, so I figured I'd ask. What are some good torsos for sailors from the late 18th and early 19th centuries? I dont mean pirate torsos, but sailors in navies.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 08:32 AM

Do you mean military navy or merchant navy?

Anyhow I think the old pirate torso's with the striped shirts, not the modern ones with holes in it. And a normal face not an evil grin makes perfect sailors and deck-hands. Because the lower ranks didn't wear any kind of uniforms.
Pirates were usually merchants gone bad or military gone privateering. So clothing should be exchange-able.



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Posted 08 February 2012 - 09:42 AM

If you sroll down a bit in this post, you'll see a bunch of sailor torsos.
I don't think sailors from the 17th century are very different from those of the 18th, so I guess you can choose any torso.
Here are a couple of nice ones as well.
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#4 2maxwell


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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:55 AM

Thanks for the input guys!

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 01:09 PM

Probably not historically accurate, but for sailors on my IFS, I used the red and white striped with a blue waistcoat torso, and I think it works quite well.

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