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"The Oldenburgers in the Napoleonic campaign in Russia" Topic

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Tango0130 Nov 2017 10:04 p.m. PST

"At the end of the 90s my friend Jens Najewitz had one of his many ingenious plans. He wanted to give up his part-time dealer existence in the miniature area, and bring out a model magazine.
He then put that on. It was called "model characters" and the plan behind the releases was to finally give the collector of 1/72 miniatures the magazine he always wanted and demanded aloud.
A magazine with reports on characters, with articles on various events in the history of war, with reviews of new publications, simply a magazine dedicated to the wishes of the 1/72 scene.
Despite full-bodied statements of support, unfortunately we did not reach the necessary number of subscribers. In a world with much worse communication options than today, and with horrendous prices for layout and printing – oh God it is easy today – was the endeavor without sponsors just too expensive…"
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Artilleryman01 Dec 2017 2:15 a.m. PST


4th Cuirassier01 Dec 2017 2:52 a.m. PST

nice figures, shame about yet another army in blue…

Le Breton01 Dec 2017 3:40 a.m. PST

These appear to be the 1808-1811 uniformes, when Oldenburg was part of the Rhinbund.


As the 129e de ligne in Russia in 1812, they had typical French uniforms.

Tango0101 Dec 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!. (smile)


Sir Able Brush Supporting Member of TMP05 Dec 2017 10:42 a.m. PST

These are Perry Miniatures, not 1/72

Brownand05 Dec 2017 1:15 p.m. PST

In the original article they are mentioned as Perry 28mm and also that the Oldenburgers wore French uniforms so please read the article and not only the small piece Tango cobbled together

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