Category Archives: Napoleonic Austrian Army

And Now For Something Completely Different: 1809 Chess-Set

A blast from the past appeared on my Facebook feed this week, when an old friend posted some photos of the chess-set I made for him about 21 years ago, based on the French and Austrian armies of the 1809 … Continue reading

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Napoleonic Reinforcements

I’m in trouble with Mrs Fawr… The lockdown means that I’ve been painting AB Figures Napoleonics at an unprecedented rate and have been buying bare metal at an even greater rate, primarily due to hoovering up the remaining stock of … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 6: Grenadiers)

As ponderous as an Austrian army corps on campaign, this series is finally trudging to it’s destination and the loyal camp followers can finally… do whatever it is that camp followers do… For this last instalment I’m looking at the … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 5: Artillery & Staff)

Once in a while, a you find a blog post that gives you that ‘Eureka!’ moment and gives you a whole new perspective on the hobby… This probably isn’t it.  It’s just another post about my Austrians… Above:  Archduke Charles … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 4: Militia Troops)

Those of you still awake and not having taken an impromptu holiday to northern Italy to get away from this blog will no doubt be overjoyed to see this, the 4th instalment of my Austrian army! 🙂 This time I’m … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 3: Light Troops)

Today’s riveting blog instalment is a continuation of the ‘grand review’ of my Austrian Army.  The usual disclaimers apply: This article may cause drowsiness.  Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while reading this blog.  If you find that you … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 2: Cavalry Regiments)

As mentioned last time, I’ve been badgered into posting up some pictures of my 15mm Napoleonic Austrian army.  As mentioned, they’re all AB Figures and I paint them with Humbrol Enamels. I should also point out that these are just … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 1: Infantry Regiments)

I was going to post up some more Cold War stuff this week, but Erik Salvador has been prodding me on Facebook to post my Austrian Napoleonics, so here they are, starting with the Infantry Regiments. These have all been … Continue reading

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