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Personal logo edmuel2000 Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2018 7:00 a.m. PST

Hello, all,

I just posted a study of some Battle Honors 25mm Austrian Uhlans:

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More information and pix are available on my blog:
link

Best,
Ed M

23rdFusilier Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2018 7:16 a.m. PST

Beautiful work there sir!

jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 3:12 a.m. PST

Nice job . I love BattleHonours,mix well with my Eureka Austrians and Mirliton Austrians.Nice sculpts ,easy to paint.

Ramming09 Nov 2018 7:40 a.m. PST

Nice … but I don't think they had a pennant in 1866.

Personal logo edmuel2000 Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2018 5:13 a.m. PST

Ramming,

Images I've seen (such as the below) indicate the pennant (I haven't run across a reference that says otherwise).

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"Uhlane, 1866"

found at:link


Anyway, my Austrians are representative of a wider timespread, so a bit anachronistic in that regard (guilty as charged!). I trend towards the white-coated (vs overcoated) infantry, the grenadiers still in bearskins, and cuirassiers who still have the cuirass. The lance pennants fit in with that look.

Best,
Ed M

Ramming19 Nov 2018 1:39 a.m. PST

link

Hope the link works. I tend to do as you, my 1870 French Grenadiers have the bearskin, my Saxons double as Bavarians :-)

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