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ALAIN JEAN

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  1. Hi I hope that photo has a better resolution and can help to see it better. The other photo is a genuine caldercraft one. alain
  2. Hi It's a kit from Caldecraft, " à suivre donc .... Thanks for your interest ! Alain
  3. My work on the HMS Agammemnon is progressing smoothly.I was not satisfied with the stern decoration of the kit, elements that were separated and glued without any link between them, lack of decorative parts, etc ..This is my attempt at modification which I am submitting to your appreciation. The lanterns are still missing.Thank you for your comments,Have a nice day,Alain
  4. Hi again Thanks for your kind welcome, I am not an expert photographer, but I will post a few pictures from time to time. Here is two photos of our little town. It was almost 40 °C today ! Alain
  5. Hello from Provence, I retired a few years ago, I was an osteopath, and my wife who has now also retired was an English teacher. I finished Caldercraft’s HMS DIANA a couple of months ago and I have just started working on HMS AGAMEMNON, also a Caldercraft model. I have made other models, COREL ones, but while I was working in the clinic, I had very little spare time to devote to my models. We live in Provence, not far from Avignon, in a town house with a rather small but very pleasant garden. The elder of our two sons who is a mathematician and statistician will be forty next autumn and our younger son is a musician. Neither of them is a model maker … The Caldercraft models have fine dimensions and they are quite complete and well designed ; yet they are not always perfectly accurate historically. But as kits, I know of no better ones. I am very happy to be able to join this forum, I thank you for accepting me. I wish you all a very pleasant weekend. Best regards, Alain

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