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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 6:41 a.m. PST

First of a promised range I gather from Gringos40. The production version will come with a lance pennon and will be supplemented with command figures.

Very subtle differences to create 1st or 3rd Lancers, more a paint job and some minor changes to horse furniture.




grecian1959 Inactive Member04 Oct 2017 7:27 a.m. PST

Ged does it again

von Winterfeldt04 Oct 2017 7:58 a.m. PST

they look splendid

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

thanks Chaps much obliged!


Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 9:05 a.m. PST

I'll bet that right arm comes separately and, if so, think of the conversion possibilities that would allow.

The Perry lancers are really nice, but the sword armed ones are a bit limited, all coming with shouldered swords. I also like the extended arm seen here, carrying the lance.

Nice also to have at least one "parade pose" for the horse. Oh for a few more 28mm horses from anyone just walking or, even better, stationary.

Good homework gone into this chap for a "Red Lancer" eg the exposed sheepskin and no crowned N on the shabraque.

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 1:35 p.m. PST

Deadhead……..lance arms are indeed separate to allow
for a reasonable amount of pose variation..


rob polymathsw05 Oct 2017 7:27 a.m. PST

Wow, nice details! I love it!

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 8:38 a.m. PST
AuvergneWargamer08 Oct 2017 4:16 a.m. PST


I was skeptical of the need for these until I saw them.

Amazing sculpts.

Probably will have to get some to escort Napoleon and Murat!



Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP08 Oct 2017 7:09 a.m. PST

I know what you mean.

That is the snag with doing such an iconic unit. Everyone has already done them and everyone, already therefore, has them.

The trick is to come up with a novelty. For me, the separate right arm makes all the difference. If only someone would create a cavalry figure with a separate left arm also. (I do understand the argument that wargamers want instant readiness to paint, after my 95th I do not blame them!).

Standing horses…..these are parade ground figures, to judge by their rig. They would be at the trot or stationary…and which looks better? Perrys are beginning to listen, with their latest releases of Gardes d'Honneur

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP09 Oct 2017 12:01 p.m. PST

more figures to come for this unit chaps!


Personal logo paxx88 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 8:20 a.m. PST

Ged Superb bring on more please…

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 9:25 a.m. PST

paxx88 ……….working on your request!!


davejl23 Oct 2017 7:25 a.m. PST

Didn't realise these were out. How did I miss these beauties? A Great job Ged and beautiful painting.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2017 8:02 a.m. PST

Not so sure they are out yet. Website just shows the Drummer still. This is a sneak preview

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Oct 2017 10:26 a.m. PST

Davejl many thanks for the thumbs up……….Liam lancers
will be released on 4/11/2017 at CRISIS 2017

cheers chaps

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