I thought you might like to see some of what arrived with me in or around the Christmas period; namely some significant progress in filling out the Pan Tang ranks. Back in mid-November, I didn't have a single Pan Tang figure. Here's how things stand after around 6 weeks of searching, buying and trading (for reference, these figures cost roughly £3 each - it just goes to show that the £30 BIN auctions are somewhat overpriced from the actual market value).
EC05 Melnibonean Personalities
The Pan Tang Officer was mislabeled on ebay as a Citadel Oriental Warrior, while King Urish was in a big bulk lot of models (along with Rakhir the Red, not pictured). The seller agreed to pull the 2 models out and sell them to me separately, which just goes to show it doesn't hurt to ask!
|L-R: Pan Tang Officer, King Urish, Theleb Kaarna, Jagreen Lern|
EC02 Pan Tangian Infantry
Nine of these 10 came from Spanish seller - I was the only bidder on each auction surprisingly.
I still need the remaining 5 Pan Tangian infantry (see below). If you can help out, please get in touch!
|Needed: # 3, 10, 11, 13, 14|
Unlisted Pan Tangian Spearman
According to the excellent and comprehensive guide on the Collecting Citadel Miniatures Wiki, this Pan Tangian spearman never made it into the Eternal Champions range, but was instead siphoned off as a Chaos warrior. His tab reads 'Pan Tangian' though.
|Not technically Pan Tangian? His tab begs to differ ;)|
Yours for only £85 on ebay. Or around £12-18 for a handler and two tigers based on these purchases if you wait for an open auction to come around. Helpful fellow collectors have given me an additional pair of handlers, so I now have a dedicated handler for each tiger (although annoyingly, only one handler is looking over his right shoulder!).
|These tiger models are beautiful - any suggestions on the sculptor?|
I was thinking about other figures which might fit in with the Pan Tangians and picked up a small selection of Citadel's 1980s Lord of the Rings line. Pictured below are some Southrons and Umbar Corsairs. They look like decent fill ins for perhaps warriors from Qvarzhasaat perhaps?
|Citadel 1980s LOTR figs - destined for other things!|