Saturday, 22 July 2017

Commander for croat raiders

out looking for his troops - I better paint the rest of the croats ....

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Sculpt and Cast - Polish Winged Hussar WIP ...

I've managed to make a 'wing' for the winged hussar, it needs a bit of tweaking but is good start for a first pass....

Saturday, 24 June 2017

The Kings reviews the army ...

On the plain outside Heidelheim, the Wittenberg army has been drawn up for review ..

some of the court are in attendance ....

The King rides across towards the centre where his lifeguard of horse are positioned in front of the army ...

he will then ride round to look at the rest of the army ....





 the army is mustered and ready for war; the movement of the Monrovia army towards the border the two Kingdoms have been confirmed, a clash of arms is in the offing .....

Thursday, 8 June 2017

ECW Books (holiday purchases)

Three nice little books picked up on or just after my recent little holiday in Kent
the books on the Grenvilles are interesting and includes info on the ECW in Cornwall and Devon. The Airfix booklet is a little gem.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

The Kings Artillerie ...

After receiving the order to muster the army, the commander of the arsenal at Wittenberg readied the artillery and sent them off with an escort of the Kings Dragoons - they will take some time to arrive at Heidelheim...

The head of the column ...
 it goes back a fair way ...


[new items: 4 limbers, 10 of my own draught horse castings]

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Infantry on the march .....

Count Boritzy leads two regiment of foot on their way too the army muster at Heidelheim..
the newly raised regiment Von Starschadel is at the front of the column ...
[ new item: 'yellow coated' Foot Regiment Von Starschadel , using my own castings]

Monday, 8 May 2017

von Taube moves south ...

The King of Wittenberg has issued the call to muster the army...

von Taube with his newly raised regiment of horse and his regiment of dragoons move south to the muster at Hedeilheim. The horse regiment is on the right flank of the column
in the middle is a galloper gun, with the dragoons on the other flank with some baggage carts to the rear..
[new items: Regiment of Horse, draught horse for galloper gun]