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Mateus01 Aug 2022 6:53 a.m. PST

Another battalion added to my Prussian army:

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Shark Six Three Zero01 Aug 2022 7:23 a.m. PST

Very nice. I like 1/72 as well and can't come close to your ability. Well done sir.

14Bore01 Aug 2022 9:11 a.m. PST

Very smartly done.
One thing odd but only to me is they are not wearing their thin plumes, I started with Minifig 2s and that's how they made them so all my fusileers have plumes.

Mateus01 Aug 2022 9:26 a.m. PST

@14Bore, as far as I know, their regular infantry had no plumes. The grenadiers (that later became Guard) and the Guard Fusiliers did have plumes, but probably didn't use them on the field.

Nevertheless, I plan on adding plumes to those Guard units, once I get to work on them, to make them readily distinguishable on the table.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2022 10:15 a.m. PST

You do nice work.

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2022 1:35 p.m. PST

Nicely done again. Have you any plans to try the Revell set?

14Bore02 Aug 2022 3:19 p.m. PST

Matuis you seem to be correct that my Fusileer of nearly 40 years are wrong, but only defence is Minifigs made them and had had little to know any different. Hadn't thought about it for decades as moved on but you know some give flags to Reserve regiments or Landwehr that didn't have them ( I don't) but would break their hearts to take their plumes away.
My grenadiers all have thick plumes, my Normal Battalion with white

von Winterfeldt02 Aug 2022 11:18 p.m. PST

the plumes become mood – there on campaign the shako cover was worn, if you choose to show Prussian units with plumes you have to use miniatures depicting parade dress.

14Bore03 Aug 2022 12:50 p.m. PST

picture

40 year old Milifig 2 Prussian Fusileers
No where near as good as yours

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2022 1:15 p.m. PST

Very nice to see them 14Bore.

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