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SHaT198423 Apr 2021 11:10 p.m. PST

what are others thoughts on using the later DoW style/ uniformed models for the early versions of Italo/Polish legions etc from '96 to 1800?
Can the details be painted over sufficiently to make acceptable looking units?
thanks dave

Prince of Essling24 Apr 2021 4:57 a.m. PST

Hi Dave,
see
I SOLDATI DEL PRIMO TRICOLORE ITALIANO
Autore: Valerio Gibellini
edito da Rivista Militare nel 1989
link
In particular see pages 120-121 and 202 to 204 for the Polish legion uniforms.

May need to do some filing to remove peaks of the Czapkas for the very early period – also how they were worn appears slightly different i.e. square on the head rather than a corner above the forehead…

SHaT198424 Apr 2021 4:39 p.m. PST

Thanks.
Do you subscribe to them?
Have to kill my ad-blockers or all I see is site graphics!

Certainly a very comprehensive book with broad coverage of topics well over the years at hand; though at a glance I can see they've followed the Orspray method of conflagration- completely inane captions (in some places) nothing to do the object being illustrated.

Having said that a worthy work and evidence (documentation) in support.
cheers dave

von Winterfeldt24 Apr 2021 11:15 p.m. PST

strange no problem to access the link with my browser DuckDuckgo

Prince of Essling25 Apr 2021 1:40 a.m. PST

@Dave,
Very strange as I have no issues using an adblocker for the site (admittedly mine is integrated into my antivirus software).
Ian

Prince of Essling25 Apr 2021 2:26 p.m. PST

Also see Histunif:

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SHaT198426 Apr 2021 1:20 a.m. PST

Thanks -Well I wrote a reply but it evaporated… so now I just have to get over the abhorence of the poses Minifigs feature to create a demi-brigade and supports.

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