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Zoltar31 Dec 2018 7:55 p.m. PST

I have a question. I searched the boards and could not find an answer

I thought I remembered Calpe making a lot more Prussians for the 1813 period on than I see on the site. I thought there were fusiliers (with command), Reservists, grenadiers, jagers, etc.

I seem to only see line musketeers. Are the others available?

Battle Phlox31 Dec 2018 11:11 p.m. PST

You have to go to the "Calpe Veterans" site from the main page.

Empires at War Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Jan 2019 4:14 a.m. PST

Got 4 batallions of Landwehr for Christmas from the veterans site. Top draw figures and the first unit of 33 figures needed literally no cleaning up before undercoating. This is a huge plus for me.

Also a good tip when ordering is to email Peter if you want say a 32 figure unit, tell him what command figures you want and he will give a good mix for the remaining rank and file. Saves picking through all of the single figure codes. He'll do a paypal invoice for you.

Great service all round.

wrgmr101 Jan 2019 12:19 p.m. PST

Second vote for Peter and Calpe.
I have 1200+ Prussians painted up, excellent figures to paint.

18th Century Guy Supporting Member of TMP01 Jan 2019 4:10 p.m. PST

wrgmr1, you and your gaming group are able to game with that many figures?

Zoltar01 Jan 2019 5:40 p.m. PST

Perfect. Thank you.

wrgmr101 Jan 2019 8:00 p.m. PST

18th Century Guy,

I painted up Von Bulows entire IV corps for our Waterloo game in 2015.
We've played this game twice now. I've used most of them for Dennewitz etc. So yes we play big games using Shako 2 Rules.

Marcel180903 Jan 2019 7:35 a.m. PST

The whole range is indeed still available in their "Veterans site". Calpe also has great Saxons and I can strongly recommend their mail order service, speeedy and accurate delivery. I've always had excellent service frrom them, If I hadn't bought so many Foundry Prussians, I sure would buy some extra Calpe's now

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