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Churlish15 May 2018 7:06 p.m. PST

Greetings, I am hoping to get some help identifying these fellows. They were painted 30 years ago for someone else and are unmarked. To my knowledge it was a historical effort and they appear to be Russian but I haven't been able to find any cavalry in brown like these gentlemen. Any help would be much appreciated!

gboue200115 May 2018 7:44 p.m. PST


Russian Arkhtyrsky Hussars (or whathever latin spelling you can choose)in 1812 uniforms


Churlish15 May 2018 7:58 p.m. PST

Wow, thank you for the swift reply. This was a huge help for me. Many thanks!

wrgmr115 May 2018 8:05 p.m. PST

This is why I love TMP!

Sho Boki16 May 2018 9:57 a.m. PST

Here with more detailed look..

Churlish17 May 2018 1:09 a.m. PST

Thank you Sho Boki, beautiful work there. I think I was thrown off the scent initially since the figures I came across all had lances and white breeches, but this is certainly who they are supposed to be. Again, great figures there Sho Boki and thank you both for the help!

steamingdave47 Inactive Member17 May 2018 1:33 a.m. PST

@ Churlish.
Some Russian hussars were equipped with lancers in 1812/1813.

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