Monday, 29 June 2015

Prussian Infantry Command

By kind permission of the Vintage Wargaming Blog (of which I am a frequent visitor - see link below), I am able to reproduce a picture of the Prussian Line Infantry Command figures.

Vintage Wargaming Blogspot

These, like all infantry command groups, came in sets of five figures.The set consists of a couple of officers, two drummers and a standard bearer. The two infantry musketeers in the picture below are not part of this set.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

P1 - Prussian Line Infantry

The Prussians had few sets of figures. The first to be produced were Line infantry, modelled to represent the 1814/15 period, wearing shakos with covers. There is also a command group set, which I have seen pictures of, but currently I do not own any. Also listed, and again not seen by me are Jagers

To start off the Prussians here is a small group of Line Infantry:

Monday, 8 June 2015

Another Ebay find - French Carabinier?

I spotted a group of Ros Figures British Heavy Dragoons on Ebay a couple of days ago. As I have some of these I was not so interested, until I spotted an odd figure among them, mounted on a French heavy cavalry horse. The figure has a crested helmet similar to the Line Lancer, but is armed with a sword. I think this is a figure that I had not seen before; namely a French Carabinier - so I made a bid for the group and won. I am now looking forward to examining this figure more closely: