Naked Army Figurine - Royal Australian Regiment Infantryman circa 1969-70
Limited edition, cold-cast bronze Vietnam War figurine. 1:6 scale, approximately 31.5 cm high. This figurine portrays a RAR or ANZAC Battalion infantryman, late Vietnam Conflict period, on patrol wearing late issue 'pixie' style greens and Australian-made M56 equipment. His customized load includes an ARVN pack, collapsible water bladder, extra water bottles and E-tool. He is armed with a Lithgow SAF L1A1 rifle and carries it pointed to the ground to reduce the risk of being silhouetted. His face shows the strain and intensity of patrol work.