Freitag, 17. Februar 2017

The French in Egypt

As part of our range of the French Revolution we don't have to miss the campaign in Egypt.

Here we allready have my British Indian army which could be used for some of the British Units in Egypt.

Also there will be a Turkish army later in the year.

But what would be this range without the French Dromedarcorps?

Here the photos I got from Massimo this morning. In the end the figures will come without head and Options as you can see them here. The whole range will have around 30 figures, mounted and dismounted.

BTW, my first thought when seeing the first row was "Give them trousers and have Sikhs":-)

Samstag, 11. Februar 2017

Painted Rifles in the Peninsular war

Andy sent me over some photos from Sascha Köhle who painted some of our Rifles. a very good paintjob of the 60th!

If you want to see more of his paintings, take a look at his blog

Donnerstag, 9. Februar 2017

Swedish army 1790

My friend Peter from Sweden sent me These photos of the Regiment Björneborg in the Russo-Swedish war of  1790/91.

In my Imagination I see Leonid's Russian Potemkin infantry charging the entrenched Swedes:-)

Mittwoch, 8. Februar 2017

Ming Garrison troops (Musketeers) from DT Models

Last week I got the latest figures of Thomas' range of the Japanese Invasion of Korea 1592-1600.

After the Samurai Artillery a two weeks ago now Ming Chinese infantrymen sculpted by Leonardo from Phersu miniatures.

I am still impressed how consequently Thomas put his range forward.

Here the photos for this guys. In the meantime the 12th set of Ming Chinese

Samstag, 4. Februar 2017

Polish uprising 1863

My hobbyfriends know I am the guy who is interested in conflicts nobody else heard before - or is interested in them. One of this lesser know conflicts is the January uprising in Poland 1863.

For those of you who know nothing about it, take a look at Wikipedia

And there is also an interesting movie "Squadron" on youtube,

But as this is a blog about figures I wanted to show you some great conversions I stumbled over. When I have it right in mind it was on Benno's forum.

Some great conversions from Strelets Zouaves into Zouaves of death. Just one of the many volunteer units to battle the Russians.

For the Russians themselves you can use Strelets' 1877 Russo-Turkish war figures.

In case you want to paint some figures for this subject here a "few" uniform-plates for Polish units: