Saturday, 5 January 2013

O.S. FPW - The First Regiment

I've got the first unit of my Old School Franco-Prussian War painted. It's the French Regiment No. 48

 
18 advancing figures , a Standard Bearer,Drummer and 2 Officers
 
 
I  decided not to bother basing them as they have decent sized bases (unusual for figures nowadays !) and seem stable enough.
 
 
Unfortunately I ordered a standard bearer for the other French unit -the Chasseurs, only to find out that at this period in history they did not carry them ! - so another order has had to go in so I can replace the standard bearer with another trumpeter . I have also ordered another French line unit , a Prussian Jaeger unit and a gun and crew for each side.
 
 
Painted the blue and red colours a darker shade first then highlighted with a lighter colour.
 
 
The Regimental Standard is a downloaded one off Warflags website.
 
 
Sorry for the rather blurry photo of the basic French infantryman , he comes in 3 different poses -marching ,advancing and high porte so each unit will be different. Going to do a Prussian line regiment next.
 
 
 
 
 













4 comments:

  1. Great stuff, they look great!

    Jim

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  2. Nice looking regiment. Good job

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  3. good looking unit there. wish my paintwork was as neat.

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