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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2019 5:50 a.m. PST

A regiment of Minden cavalry done.

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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2019 6:19 a.m. PST

Very nice work!

General Kirchner03 Dec 2019 9:14 a.m. PST

great work!

Costanzo103 Dec 2019 9:52 a.m. PST

Nice!

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP03 Dec 2019 4:28 p.m. PST

Looks good, yet I like your 87th Highlanders!

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2019 8:46 a.m. PST

Thanks guys.

Personal logo Il Granatiere Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2019 12:51 a.m. PST

Great Truls, fantastic figures masterly painted.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2019 2:17 a.m. PST

Thank you good sir.

spontoon26 Dec 2019 2:06 p.m. PST

Nice!

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2019 8:24 a.m. PST

Nicely done in all respects.
Really like the white horse. The shading is subtle but works. How did you do it?

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2019 11:35 a.m. PST

I used Andrea white paint set. But only 4 of the colours. Skipping the base and last highlight.

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2019 2:55 p.m. PST

Neat idea. Might steal that myself.

ReallySameSeneffeAsBefore29 Dec 2019 1:34 p.m. PST

Very nice. Re your trumpeter- maybe I can add some information.

1- Up until mid-1759, the Trumpeter should be in a red coat, faced and lined with blue, heavily decorated on front, cuffs, sleeves etc with white lace which had a blue stripe running through it. This was the livery of the Bethune-Sully family, who held the colonelcy up until then.

2- After mid-1759, the Trumpeters coats were green faced and lined with yellow, with orange and black lace (or possibly red black blue, orange like the saddle cloths, although in other regiments the trumpeters seem to have had slightly simplified versions of the full livery lace).

The uniform at 2 was previously used by the trumpeters of the Commissaire-General Regt until mid 1759, when M de Castries transferred to the Mestre du Camp as its Colonel.

The information on the Kronoskaf site is slightly confused and back to front in this case.

French Wargame Holidays29 Dec 2019 2:30 p.m. PST

Lovely mate

Cheers
Matt

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