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alexkalinin11 Jul 2018 1:23 a.m. PST

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Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 4:46 a.m. PST

There might be something about blue great coats only for artillery and garde and marine.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 4:55 a.m. PST

Yes, generally blue greatcoats were reserved for/issued to Guard

alexkalinin11 Jul 2018 5:54 a.m. PST

Thank you for clarifying!
Sorry, but officers are often depicted in blue greatcoats.
Is it wrong?



Dr Jeckyll Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 7:07 a.m. PST

I say Alex is correct. Trusting the prints by Rousselot it depicts both line and light infantry officers in Blue greatcoats as well as officers with blue greatcoat-rolls.

Lovely looking battalion! The variance in coat colors and shako covers and the wonderfull highlighting makes these figures really stand out! Impressive!

alexkalinin11 Jul 2018 7:43 a.m. PST

Thank you very much for your help, Dr Jeckyll.
I'm glad that everything was clarified. It would be strange if the brothers Perry and Foundry were wrong.
And thanks for the praise of my work. I myself really liked the result. Usually detachments in greatcoats look boring.

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 8:12 a.m. PST

Then of course, personal items they might be, or looted etc. hardly an officer would get a problem with it. Maybe a remark from a Guard one. Then they can be any shade of bleuish grey.

Louie N Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 9:27 p.m. PST

Well done

alexkalinin11 Jul 2018 11:40 p.m. PST

Thank you very much, Louie N!

archiduque13 Jul 2018 7:09 a.m. PST

Well done!!

alexkalinin13 Jul 2018 9:00 a.m. PST

Many thanks!

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