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spontoon03 Aug 2017 2:31 p.m. PST

Capt. Nolan after the Light brigade charge?

Sho Boki25 Sep 2017 10:41 p.m. PST

Ninth quiz..

von Winterfeldt26 Sep 2017 2:43 a.m. PST

so here we go with the Gendarmes D'Elite

Sho Boki26 Sep 2017 3:59 a.m. PST

Yes.
Pairs of Elite Gendarmes for all napoleonics periods.

Sho Boki01 Jan 2018 5:58 a.m. PST

Tenth Quiz..

Until mould with new dolls develop, I started this year with this fellow.

Valmy9201 Jan 2018 6:35 a.m. PST

Skirmisher to go with early French?

Sho Boki01 Jan 2018 6:45 a.m. PST

Nope.
But early period is right.
I wanted to try to sculpt his distinctive but strange hat.
When I finish this hat, it will be chrystal clear what figure this is.

Sho Boki09 Jan 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

Hat is not finished yet, but shape is clear.

von Winterfeldt10 Jan 2018 1:45 a.m. PST

ah yes, I would opt for the hat being a trifle wider please look again at the photos I did sent.

Sho Boki10 Jan 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

Adding lace will add volume to hat, but otherwise I folloved the dimensions of the only survived hat from the picture you sended to me.
Also on your photos line infantry wear exactly this narrow hats, only light infantry have much wider ones.

von Winterfeldt10 Jan 2018 5:16 a.m. PST

lets wait for the lace, which was really thin for rank and file.
I cannot see a difference between the size of line and light infantry, check Thieme on that, the differences in hat size is due to wear and tear of hats as well as different sizes due to different production sources, as usual in that period.

Sho Boki10 Jan 2018 5:58 a.m. PST

Thiemes heads are extremely small, compared to usual figures heads.
If I do on figure "Thiemes head", the hat will immediately look much wider.

von Winterfeldt10 Jan 2018 6:04 a.m. PST

I don't like to spoil the quiz – in case a reader comes up with the answer I will put up more immages here to profide a wider platform of discussion and see what the readership thinks.
Just do the "lace" and then please do a photo again, it may have solved the problem.

Valmy9211 Jan 2018 4:36 a.m. PST

Definitely the hat makes it obvious. 1792 Prussian kaskett.
Phil

von Winterfeldt11 Jan 2018 5:04 a.m. PST

Yes- right for the battle of Valmy

von Winterfeldt11 Jan 2018 5:22 a.m. PST

so here some immages

Here Thieme Füsilier 1792

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Thieme Musketier

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Original in Zeughaus Berlin pre WW2

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Prussian IR Nr 19 about 1792

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?original?

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Sho Boki11 Jan 2018 8:50 a.m. PST

As we see on pictures, musketeers kasket is not much wider than their wigs.

Monogramme on the front of kaskett sculpt or let plain?

von Winterfeldt11 Jan 2018 12:10 p.m. PST

ok the lace did it nicely

Monogram, FRW – for musketeers, I would say no, eagle for fusiliers yes.

Sho Boki11 Jan 2018 12:42 p.m. PST

Well, then next, eleventh quiz..

von Winterfeldt12 Jan 2018 12:56 p.m. PST

Alas not Austrian Jäger

Sho Boki13 Jan 2018 4:04 p.m. PST

No, this is one set from my Mass Army project.
I do Austrian Jägers too for this project, but not action figures as you ordered. Jägers in action will be separate set.

Valmy9213 Jan 2018 5:52 p.m. PST

If it's Napoleonic era Nizam-i-Jedid?
Phil

Sho Boki13 Jan 2018 9:26 p.m. PST

Yes. They are.

rmcaras Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

Does this mean the Borodino personalities are not on the production schedule anytime in 2018 or beyond?

Sho Boki02 Feb 2018 6:04 a.m. PST

Does not mean this.
Just looked at this generals couple days ago and thinked about adapting these to my horses and continuing the line.

Sho Boki14 Feb 2018 7:34 a.m. PST

Twelfth Quiz..

von Winterfeldt14 Feb 2018 11:30 a.m. PST

In case, I wouldn't opt for a step where the foot is hitting hard with the heel, by that you will end steping on the heel of the soldier in front of you – I would prefer a more flat foot on the ground

von Winterfeldt14 Feb 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Otherwise my guess soldiers from Cylon or South India, Madras infantry perhaps??

Sho Boki15 Feb 2018 6:45 a.m. PST

Wow! :-)
I have no idea, what infantry exactly, but India is right.
East Indian Company. Sepoy.

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