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ferg98128 Jun 2020 2:14 p.m. PST

Good evening everyone

I have started to add the latest units to my Peninsular war armies French Line Infantry in greatcoats.

I intending to add 8 battalions to my French Army the first battalion is available for viewing on my blog

link

This unit was painted using the speed painting technique on greatcoats I showcased a few weeks ago Beige or Brown undercoat and Black / Sepia wash

The whole unit took me about 6 hrs (excluding spray priming, varnishing and basing)

Edit – the link on the previous post was to my admin page, but I was unable to edit it by the time I realised!

Regards

J

KevinV28 Jun 2020 2:30 p.m. PST

Nicely done. If I were to start over- I'd do my line infantry in greatcoat and campaign dress.
Stonewall also has really nice figures, superb range of Napoleonics- excellent service and nice guy to do business with.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2020 3:48 p.m. PST

Very nice results. Good job.

Perris070728 Jun 2020 4:04 p.m. PST

I think that they look great! Nice job.

jdpintex28 Jun 2020 7:04 p.m. PST

Very nice. I especially like the way the grey overcoats came out. Impressive.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2020 10:24 a.m. PST

Nice – great "old salts on campaign" look and as well as a unit very impressive

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2020 11:21 a.m. PST

Very nice.

Personal logo SHaT1984 Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2020 3:49 p.m. PST

Very nice. Pokalems?
That's dating, isn't it?
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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP01 Jul 2020 2:38 p.m. PST

There were worse items of uniform than the Pokalem

But not many.

Almost worth its own thread…but that Prussian very similar thing, that looked like a pork pie on the head. What purpose did any headwear without any peak possibly serve?

OK, I admit, there was also that Royal Armoured Corps helmet trial for tank crew in WWII.

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