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19 Jan 2022 4:54 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Fench SYW- 'Cavalry on Parade'" to "French SYW - 'Cavalry on Parade'"

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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP18 Jan 2022 8:48 p.m. PST

Having just finished painting the Red Box Jacobite cavalry as the French SYW Orleans regiment, I thought I'd parade the combined cavalry

8 regiments worth and a colourful lot they look:

The light cavalry (Schomberg's Volunteerrs & a combined Hussar unit):

A Heavy cavalry brigade comprised of the Lusignan & Wurtemberg regiments:

The new Orleans regiment, brigaded with the Maestre de Camp General regiment:

And finally, the Dragoon brigade, led by a new French general, converted from a figure in the Red Box set:

As many of you know, French SYW cavalry in this scale (1/72) are not to be had all but one of the above units are conversions. This means quite a few incorrect details to do with uniform & horse furniture.

So, whilst not entirely satisfied with them, they mostly look the part IMO.

Red Jacket Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2022 5:20 a.m. PST

Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing.

lucky1oldman19 Jan 2022 5:24 a.m. PST

A first rate job!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2022 11:33 a.m. PST

Nice work! When it comes to colourful cavalry in the SYW hard to beat the French

PaulRPetri19 Jan 2022 1:33 p.m. PST

Fantastic painting as always Donald!! They look great!! I would be supremely satisfied if they were in my army!!!

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