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randy51 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2018 7:39 a.m. PST

Just wondering what others thought about using Blue Moon Mex-Amer War Mexicans for 1850's Italian wars Italians? What I mean is are any of the poses passable substitutes if painted up as (to be specific) Neapolitans?

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JonFreitag21 May 2018 9:33 a.m. PST

I made just such a comment almost two years ago when I reviewed the Osprey, "Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-1870 (1)", here:

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The 1848-1849 Neapolitan uniform looks very much like the Mexican uniform to my eye.

randy51 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2018 11:57 a.m. PST

OK Jon, thanks for pointing that out. I had actually saved your comment some time ago but didn't read it in it's entirety until now.

I've been painting up 15mm Italians from Mirliton but they mostly seem to be Piedmont oriented.

Vallerotonda21 May 2018 3:48 p.m. PST

You should look at the Freikorps 15 Italian 19th century page .
They have some beautiful Neapolitans in small size packets in deval˙ed sterling and a wide range of units .
Vallerotonda

randy51 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2018 5:47 p.m. PST

Yes, those Freikorps Italians look very nice. Thanks for pointing them out.

Personal logo Buckeye AKA Darryl Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2018 6:09 a.m. PST

Wonder if they would work for Swiss?

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ancientsgamer22 May 2018 5:34 p.m. PST

I think Khurasan is starting to release some?

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