Dienstag, 26. August 2014

More soldiers for the late 15th century from Frank Ziegler

Here the next poses from Frank for his Gewalthaufen. The figures will be available in the near future in our shop.

Andy told me he will try to glue a complete unit on a base to have them on display in Mainz at the 20th
September.







Montag, 25. August 2014

Ancient flats

10 years ago was a special exhibition about ancient battles in flat figures in the castle of
Aschaffenburg. I can remember the tour we had then. Now I found photos about it in my archive, but can't tell if they were made by my friend Alexander or myself.

















Donnerstag, 21. August 2014

28mm French dragoons at foot

These guys have gaiters, so useful for the campaign of 1805 and not dismounted ones for other campaigns.

They are my friend Ingo's latest figures and will be available from the Schillings soon.

I know it will make the visitors from the TMP happy who often lament that our own figures are not 28mm - well these guys are:-)







Mittwoch, 20. August 2014

Our latest figures - Polish winged Husars and Panzernis

These are the first figures of our new range of the Polish army in the 17th century. More will follow soon to round up a complete army for this period.  Here standing and marching poses, something we miss in the Zvezda set.

The only available (but difficult to get) Panzernis on the market are the four figures from Morion.
So I think we should try to go for some more action poses of these soon.

And as an enemy of course Turkish Spahis:-)

30 hours work from Massimo to create these little gems.




















Montag, 18. August 2014

Cuddalore - Just five weeks left now

This day I sat around five hours gluing the units into position. Every plate here is a company of two Pelotons with 39 rank and file, four NCOs, 2 Drummers and three officers.

We decided to show Firing by Pelotons. Now I have to fill the gaps in the units which will be my work of the next weeks. Not to forget to paint as much Highlanders and French Sepoys of my own production to fill up the units.

Over the weekend I painted two sets of IMEX AWI artillery. Nice crew, but these small guns are not really impressing. So now I have to search out field-guns in a proper size. As the French used a lot of 32 and 18 pounders from the fortress Alfred suggested to use 25mm guns for them.

And here are my little babies:-)

Aquitaine

 Austrasie firing 

Royal Rousillon loading

1st company British Grenadiers

2nd company British Grenadiers

3rd company British Grenadiers

All three British companies, Peleton firing

British Sepoys

2nd company British Sepoys

15. Hanoverian regiment

Again the 15th Hanoverians

14th Hanoverian Regiment

La Mark is chasing the Hanoverians

2nd Company Madras Europeans


3rd company Madras Europeans

4th company Madras Europeans, charged by Mysore infantry.

5th company Madras Europeans

6th company Madras Europeans

Mysore light cavalry

Mysore infantry in later uniform

Mysore armored cavalry

Mysore firing line

Royal Rousillon 1st company

Royal Rousillon 2nd company

Royal Rousillon Grenadier company






All about the organization of the French army in India you can read in this Osprey which also has the uniform-plates of nearly all the French units that fought at Cuddalore.

You can buy it here or from your favourite bookshop:-)