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Saturday, September 26, 2009

18mm Napoleonic Bavarians, Poles and Saxons

Hi All
Recently I asked my old army mate Dan Dunbar ( of GUNNER's WARGAMING fame) to paint some AB Miniatures Bavarians and Saxons for me. Here is his handy work.
The Bavarian Line Regiments are Nos. 1, 4, 7, 11 and 12. The Light Battalion is "Buttler". I also commissioned Dan to paint the Bavarian Lancer Regt. Most of the miniatures are AB Miniatures, but there are a few Fantassin Miniatures thrown into the mix for added variety, (but only amoungst the Bavarians. All are on LITKO Bases. The Flags are FREE downloads from NAP FLAGS! As you can seee the ABs and FANTASSIN miniatures mix well. As usual I got the ABs from EUREKA MINIATURES and the Fantassin Figs from SCALE CREEP. I highly recommend both suppliers. See links to their shops at left.

Below are two pictures of the Bavarian Lancers:

Below: Saxon Line Infantry Regiment "Prinz Maximillian". I get the vast majority of my painting / uniform guides from the Lienhart & Humbert Tafel site HERE.

Here is a close up of the SAXON Light Infantry, showing Dan's work to good effect.

The Polish Line Infantry Battalions seen below were purchased pre-painted from DRAGON PAINTING SERVICES via Ebay. Very nicely done. I've based them on LITKO bases.

Please feel free to leave any comments!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Regiment Royal La Marine in 28mm

Hi All
Well here we have a picture of my now finished "Royal La Marine" French Regiment of the 7 Years War. The miniatures are the beautiful "Minden Miniatures".
You can find my comments on these cracking good miniatures HERE!
The Flags are from GMB Flags.

Unfortunatly for me I've attached the flags up-side-down!!!!
I am really annoyed with myself as the GMB FLAGS are magnificent pieces of art that deserve greater care,; (and they are not cheap).
That will teach me to not to put my glasses on!

Well, lessoned learned and I won't make that mistake again.
For what it's worth I'll post a "Step By Step" of how I attached the flags, (not using these as an example and not upside-down)!
Another error was the blue of the Regiments facing is not dark enough.
Well, they will do me, and I'm happy enough with them.
Finally, here is a picture of one of my "IMAGI-Nation" Regiments.
The Maiden Guard, with attached Artillery. The miniatures are by EUREKA MINIATURES and the flags are home-made efforts.

Next post will see me upload more pictures of my 18mm AB Napoleonics.
Either Bavarians, or Italians I think,..
Cheers for now!