He doesn't look very ancient to me but then he's a Primaris Ancient which probably means he's about 27. Okaaay, the Indomitus Crusade has been around for a while so he might be 127. He's very fastidious too and spends a lot of time polishing his armour. For a wonder, I haven't named him and he's just called 'the Banner Bearer'.
You've got to have a banner bearer in your army if you're playing Warhammer. It's just a thing. Technically, I think that it's the battle standard which is ancient rather than the bloke carrying it and every member of the chapter would willingly sacrifice their life to protect this relic.
In my case it's more of a tournament distraction really and a blatant attempt to claw my way up the painting scores. I definitely went balls-to-the-wall with this one and painted it in no less than 4 sub-assemblies. It was actually quite fun and different to do and finally gluing the separate parts together was a definite dopamine rush. I got a bit bored doing the back of the banner but no one looks at him from behind anyway.
In other news, Cpt. Precarius is back in action with a newly pinned base. I used a brass rod, super glue and polystyrene cement to hold him in place this time. That bastard is never coming off now. Nailed to his perch!! However, his Iron Halo remains lost to the Warp and probably gone forever. In an act of desperation, I swept the garage floor in an attempt to find it (something I never normally do; living in squalor is good for the immune system) but I uncovered nothing more remarkable than Tyranid nail clippings and an old piece of green coloured chewing gum. No trace of the Iron Halo. I suspect the Chaos Gods are currently using it in a blasphemous game of Horse-shoes.
Undaunted, I forged him a new one out of my last remaining Nemesis Force Stave and the pommel of a Dreadknight sword. A worthy combination of blessed artifacts. I'm not sure it looks nicer than the previous incarnation but it's bigger, flashier and better painted so I'm ok with it.