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First Look: 1:72 Austrophile Infantry of the Line

Personal logo Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Bill. Take a look at the WSS offerings from Stretlets in 1/72nd scale. Very nice plastics and available from Michigan Toy Soldier.


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian writes:

We've received some figures for an upcoming Showcase project, and thought you'd like to see the figures before we send them off to the painter.

Austrophile Infantry of the Line

In 1:72 scale, these are Minairons' Austrophile line infantry (musketeers) [20GSF003] for the War of the Spanish Succession.

Austrophile Infantry of the Line

There are four poses in the pack.

Austrophile Infantry of the Line

The white-metal figures are cleanly molded. Some of the scabbards have excess metal to trim, and one of our samples had some extra metal on the base bottom that will need to be removed. I count that as minimal prep work.

Austrophile Infantry of the Line

As the manufacturer's catalog listing explains, 'Austrophile' infantry in this case are Spanish or Austro-Catalan.

Austrophile Infantry of the Line

See our book review for a pro-Catalan fictional viewpoint of the campaign.