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TomPainter03 Jan 2017 10:21 a.m. PST

Manufacture is Strelets, Scale 1/72
painted for a collector-friend

Hope you enjoy!
link

At time I'm painting on 120 Praetorians from Hät

Huscarle Supporting Member of TMP03 Jan 2017 11:30 a.m. PST

A bit small for me, but very nicely done indeed thumbs up

GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Jan 2017 12:17 p.m. PST

Pity there was no such thing…

I assume they are meant to be German Guard cavalry.

GurKhan03 Jan 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

What do you mean, GarrisonMiniatures? The Praetorians included a cavalry component quite separate from the German guards. See for instance the inscription of Paullinus, cavalryman of the first Praetorian cohort, at link

Also link

And "In [23] he (Hyginus) lists the units: cohortes praetoriae, equites praetoriani, equites singulares imperatoris, alae miliariae or quingenariae, vexillarii and cohortes secundae or peditatae quingenariae." – link

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Jan 2017 6:07 p.m. PST

Nicely done

GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Jan 2017 5:36 a.m. PST

I've just learned something new.

Thanks :)

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