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rkoenn

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The Man of a Thousand Faces
« on: February 18, 2020, 01:55:04 PM »
I did this kit about 5 years ago and it was an intense build.  It is, of course, Lon Chaney, the Man of a Thousand Faces, with his makeup kit and three of his most famous creations.  It is resin and about 1/6th scale so fairly large.  The pin striping of the pants was really difficult and tedious.  I ended up selling it but found another which I hope to build someday.  It appears very infrequently on eBay but commands a fairly large price and hasn't been produced in about 20 years.  Let's see if this picture link works.
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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2020, 02:00:34 PM »
Absolutely beautiful! That's my all-time favorite kit. You did a fantastic job on it, a real labor of love.

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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2020, 01:34:46 PM »
Fantastic
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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2020, 09:58:45 PM »
Beautiful!  Which company put out the kit?
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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2020, 01:27:07 PM »
 It was sculpted by Jeff Yagher, though not sure of the company. They carried them at Monsters in Motion.

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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2020, 02:14:44 PM »
Beautiful!  Which company put out the kit?
Janus put out the kit. There's one for sale for over $2,000, online.

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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2020, 02:02:39 AM »
Well done, looks fantastic!
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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2020, 09:55:39 PM »
Beautiful!  Which company put out the kit?
Janus put it out but it was probably 20 or so years ago and they have been out of business for about that long.  Every once in a rare while one will pop up on eBay and I think I paid $300 for the fist one I bought and about $325 for the second one.
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Re: The Man of a Thousand Faces
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2020, 09:58:52 PM »
Here are some other pics of it from different perspectives.








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Born again monster kid, remembering watching Tampa Bay Channel 13 Shock Theater as a kid with the great classic horror films!