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Austro-Hungarian Naval Officer WW I - Naval Fighter Ace Gottfried von Banfield

V16009 - 1/16 scale resin mini bust

Austro-Hungarian Naval Officer WW I - Naval Fighter Ace Gottfried von Banfield

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1/16 scale resin mini bust. The boxart painted by László György.

The price is 20 EUR
+ 10 EUR shipping worldwide

The Eagle of Trieste:

Gottfried Freiherr von Banfield was the most successful pilot of Kriegsmarine and the only pilot recipient of the highest Austro-Hungarian medal the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Maria Theresa. He scored 9 confirmed and many more unconfirmed victories flying only floatplanes. Died in 1986 in his beloved city of Trieste as the last surviving Knight of the Order of Maria Theresa.

The Figure:

Our figure represents Linienschiffsleutnant von Banfield in his dark blue naval uniform wearing the most of his orders as decorations. He was often photographed with a cane due to an injury from the past.

Orders and decorations:

We added the the following orders and medals:
Knight’s cross of Military order of Maria Theresa
Large Military Merit Medal (Signum Laudis) with swords
Knight’s cross of the order of Leopold with war decoration and swords
3rd Class of the order of the Iron Crown with war decoration and swords
Golden Bravery medal for Officers
1st class Silver Bravery medal for officers
3rd class of Military Merit Cross with war decoration
Prussian Iron Cross 1st class
Austro-Hungarian Naval Pilot badge
See our painting guide below for more information.

Painting guide:

You can download a printable PDF from here: Colour Guide
Figure Details

Scale: 1/16

Release Date: 2021

Number: V16009