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Badgerlock09 Jan 2022 9:07 a.m. PST

What I did this week was complete a unit of dragoons from my stash of old Spencer Smith plastic miniatures.

The standard SSM 18th century dragoon trooper lacks a blanket roll and carbine but I'm happy that they make a reasonable enough representation of Prussian dragoons for wargaming purposes. I'm not bothered about the blanket roll but I think I might add carbines if I can source something suitable.

As per Charles Grant's original units, the "colonel" and standard bearer figures are conversions. The flag is based on a template from David Morfitt's excellent 'Not By Appointment' blog.




nnascati Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2022 9:22 a.m. PST

Nice, one of these days I'm going to give in and buy them!

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2022 9:31 a.m. PST

Those are nice. Thanks.

parrskool09 Jan 2022 9:41 a.m. PST

Can't get them anymore ……….. can you ?

Badgerlock09 Jan 2022 9:59 a.m. PST

Can't get them anymore ……… can you ?

The plastic ones are definitely out of production – I think mine were some of the last made – but they are available in metal.

JimDuncanUK09 Jan 2022 10:04 a.m. PST
Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2022 3:43 p.m. PST

Old Skhool Kool! Very nice

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2022 9:05 p.m. PST

So very C.S. Grant, I can almost hear the battle report now.

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP14 Jan 2022 3:16 p.m. PST

Very pretty.

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