Sunday, 30 August 2015

Austrian Musketeer (Line Infantry)

The Ros Figures Austrian range is limited to just three figures: a Grenadier, a Musketeer and a Jager. So far I have only seen the Musketeer in the flesh. he wears the later Napoleonic uniform, with the shako which has peaks both fore and aft, rather than the earlier crested helmet. He wears gaiters, so I am guessing that he represents a German infantryman, as opposed to his Hungarian cousin. Well, that's how I have painted him!

I have seen pictures of the Austrian Grenadier, but have never seen the Jager and I would welcome any information about that figure. Here is the Musketeer:

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Chasseur a Cheval

This is a figure that I had not seen before and spotted a few weeks back on Ebay. He came with another 8, although some had broken plumes and were rather forlorn. I have given him a new paint job to brighten him up!. The horse is identical to the Line Lancer horse: