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archiduque25 Apr 2017 8:06 a.m. PST

Hi all! I have painted a unit of Austrian jägers with figures of Perry Miniatures.I hope you like it !! :-)
https://archiduquerpc.wordpress.com

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Saludos
Rafa

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2017 8:21 a.m. PST

Beautiful job, as usual!

Jim

Personal logo wrgmr1 Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2017 8:23 a.m. PST

Agreed, lovely work!

setsuko25 Apr 2017 9:12 a.m. PST

Very nice!

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2017 12:19 p.m. PST

They are beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2017 1:52 p.m. PST

Forgive a stupid question, which I could probably find out with much reading….

But what firearm are they using? Is it a rifle rather than smoothbore?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2017 6:05 p.m. PST

Wow.

rob polymathsw Supporting Member of TMP26 Apr 2017 7:17 a.m. PST

Really nice, great depth. Love the bases too. :D

Lord Hill28 Apr 2017 2:31 p.m. PST

Beautiful figs, magnificent painting.

winser5429 Apr 2017 3:39 p.m. PST

Yes, your work is both distinctive and excellent.

archiduque01 May 2017 5:10 a.m. PST

Many thanks for the comments!! :-)

@deadhead
Yes is a rifle


Saludos
Rafa

von Winterfeldt01 May 2017 8:45 a.m. PST

excellent brush work

Only a part of the Jäger were armed with the rifle, the rest with a smoothbore carbine (shortened musket)- the Jäger here show very nicely the Austrian Jäger rifle

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2017 10:50 a.m. PST

So grateful to you both.

I tended to assume rifles only for "British" and Associated units eg Hanoverians, KGL, Portuguese….

Now I think of it, obviously Prussians too! Now I wonder about how many other European armies used them….?

Always like to see 2nd KGL Light with both rifles and smoothbore (if not a shortened carbine, that is interesting as well) as shown by Perrys and Brigade Miniatures

Did not the Austrians experiment with a lethal air rifle? Or is that something I remember from the early 70s….and it is just my age?

Finally apologies to Rafa, if I have high jacked his forum by asking about use of rifles in the Napoleonic Era.

His painting. Imagine taking a pale grey uniform and turning it into this. If anyone has not seen his book yet…take a look

Dr Jeckyll Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2017 8:16 a.m. PST

Great work Rafa!!! Beautiful figures!!

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