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Gunner Dunbar Supporting Member of TMP25 Feb 2017 10:12 p.m. PST

Hi guys

Finished this 15mm Prussian DBN army on commission, lighting wasn't very good for pics, so they are a bit dark, figs are all AB, all comments welcome.
dan.dunbar@hotmail.com
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Tony S26 Feb 2017 9:03 a.m. PST

Very nice!

wrgmr126 Feb 2017 9:46 a.m. PST

Agreed, very nice work GD! I had a tough time painting the Landwehr cap edging on Calpe miniatures! You've done it on 15mm AB!

Fredloan26 Feb 2017 4:57 p.m. PST

GD are the figures with the white trim on the shakos actually 1805 Russians?

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP26 Feb 2017 6:33 p.m. PST

Jeff,

No they are Prussians. That's what the Prussian shako looks like without the oilskin cover on it.

Jim

Dr Jeckyll Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 2:25 a.m. PST

They are the "reserve infantry in shako" figures from the AB Prussians 1813-15 range.

Dan, nice work!! Basing looks great to!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 6:27 a.m. PST

Nice looking little army.

Larry R Inactive Member27 Feb 2017 8:35 a.m. PST

Love your stuff Gunner!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 10:57 a.m. PST

To follow up on Fredloan's question. I did know that the Prussian shako without a cover looked like this and think the white circle was a temporary recognition symbol, pre 1815. Or is it really a rosette here?

My real question though…..and forgive such a daft one….Seen in black and white, can you tell a Prussian from a Russian line infantryman? I recall the former very much copied from the latter, but, other than the oilskin shako cover……………….?

Gunner Dunbar Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2017 3:19 p.m. PST

I think the shape of the shako was different, but the pom pom caused them to look similar when the oil skin was on.

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coopman28 Feb 2017 7:17 a.m. PST

Those look great.

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