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]

Monday, 1 May 2017

The King on his travels ...

The King of Wittenberg is on his way to the city of Heidelheim in the province of Upper Belgravia...

the King's standard at the front ...
the kings carriage and foot escort...
 the kings lifeguard of horse brings up the rear ....

an overview of the Kings coach and escort ....

---oXo---

There are rumours that war with Monrovia is immanent; some say the King will issue the order to muster the army when he reaches Heidelheim.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Sculpt and Cast - Polish cavalry WIP ...

Two items being worked on at the moment,  a Winged Hussar and a Pancerni. The basic armour etc is done
need to add sword/scabards etc. The wings for the hussar are going to be a challenge. Also currently planning to do the following polish figures as well

  • light cavalry
  • tartar
  • haiduk infantry

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Wittenberg Foot Regiment von Schaumberg...

Cardinal Lazinarund and Count Boritzy have arrived to review the recently mustered foot regiment commanded by von Schaumberg.