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alexkalinin Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 1:42 a.m. PST

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Personal logo Dale Hurtt Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 4:49 a.m. PST

Very nice!

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian08 Mar 2018 6:45 a.m. PST

Fantastic work.

Louie N08 Mar 2018 10:18 a.m. PST

They look great, lovely shield work

Who is the manufacturer?

alexkalinin Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 11:41 a.m. PST

Many thanks!
This is Old Glory (oldglory15s).
I used Russian spearmen for hordes, Russian archers as archers.
As spearmen, I took the Norman. Because they have the right shields. And everything fits.
Unfortunately, many manufacturers make rectangular shields for Russian infantry. This error occurs because of the images on the icons. The icons, however, depict Roman scutums because of tradition.

goragrad08 Mar 2018 8:22 p.m. PST

Actually, I thought the Russian shield was more the Byzantine 'almond' rather than a Norman 'teardrop,' but very nice work!!!

It was rather amusing a while back looking through pictures on pinterest and seeing so many pictures posted as being Norman or other Westerners and then finding the originals on Polish or other Eastern European sites.

alexkalinin Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2018 8:40 p.m. PST

I agree, the Russian shield is rather "almonds". But the Norman "teardrop" was met quite often. Indeed, the shields of spearmen are narrow. But this is the closest thing me managed to find.

alexkalinin Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2018 1:08 a.m. PST

Knights

goragrad10 Mar 2018 3:41 p.m. PST

Not sure who has a good spearman with an almond – one has to make do with what is available.

Nice cavalry.

alexkalinin Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 1:49 a.m. PST

I agree. Thank you!

DBA 3/3/79 EARLY RUSSIAN 1054-1246AD finished.

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Phil the french13 Mar 2018 1:36 a.m. PST

Great job, lovely colors…

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