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Paskal Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 1:04 a.m. PST

Ah! Ça ira! Ça ira! Ça ira! The aristocrats at the lantern …

Which manufactures (except minifigs and Eureka) sell 28 / 30mm figures for the wars of the French Revolution for the French armies, Austro-Hungarian armies and Prussian armies ?

Thak you


rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 7:56 a.m. PST

Wargames Foundry has a few packs.

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 11:49 a.m. PST

I think it translates better as "the aristocrats to the lampposts," but it's really the thought that counts.

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 11:50 a.m. PST

Trent do the French, Austro-Hungarians, British and others for this period. I am not sure about the Prussians.

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 12:52 p.m. PST

You might find something suitable on this list…


Look for early and revolutionary period headings.

Fanch du Leon30 Nov 2018 3:20 p.m. PST

The Emperor Toad's Emporium do French, Austrian, Dutch and Prussian. All infantry. They seem to have great ambitions for this period. My next purchase will be for them: austian firing line and i'm waiting promising French levée en masse.


18th Century Guy Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2018 7:51 p.m. PST

Elite Miniatures has French & Austrian figures for that but no Prussians, yet.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP01 Dec 2018 12:06 a.m. PST

To Mserafin :

In the song, it's the "lantern" (lanterne) not the "lamppost" (lampadaire), because the lampposts did not exist at the time , it was neither lanterns nor lampposts, but street lamps (réverbère) …

Thus in 1667 the French authorities, would be the first to place in the middle and at the two ends of each street lanterns filled with candles and this custom was generalized to all the cities of France …

In 1766, in Paris, the lanterns gave way to street lamps, so it would be more like, "Ah! Ça ira! Ça ira! Ça ira! The aristocrats at the street lamp … "

We can also sing it (in French) by using the term street lamp … But as you say it's the intention that counts…

To IronDuke596:

What is "Trent"? The name of a person or a factory? Oh no it' Trent Miniatures ! (Thank you Cerdic !)

To Cerdic:

Thank again Cerdic…Oh, while I think Chouans and Vendeans would be welcome, no ideas for them?

To Fanch du Leon:

Thank you !

To 18th Century Guy :

The uniforms worn by the Prussians in 1806 to 1807 appear from when? 179..?

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2018 6:54 a.m. PST

Eagle Figures has a small range on the French of the Revolution.

Paskal Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2018 12:36 p.m. PST

And Old Glory 25mm

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