Monthly Archives: January 2022

“Vive L’Empereur!”: A Unique (?) Tony Barton Napoleon Figure

While I was photographing the Imperial Guard cavalry last week, it occurred to me that I’d never properly photographed my Napoleon model.Β  He’s a rather unusual and possibly unique figure, sculpted by Tony Barton, the supreme talent behind the original … Continue reading

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β€œLa Garde au Feu!”: My 15mm French Imperial Guard (Part 8: Young Guard Cavalry)

As regular readers of this blog might remember, in April 2020 I declared my French Imperial Guard to be finally finished! Hurrah! Vive l’Empereur! etc… So here are another two units of Imperial Guard cavalry… πŸ™‚ “WTF?!” I hear you … Continue reading

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Reinforcements For King Louis! (Part 3: The ‘Royal-Nassau’ Hussars)

As the surviving regular readers of this blog might remember, it’s almost a year since I started my ‘Frogruary Challenge’ to complete the core of my new French army for the Seven Years War during the month of February 2021.  … Continue reading

Posted in 15mm Figures, Eighteenth Century, Painted Units, Seven Years War & War of Austrian Succession, Seven Years War French Army, Shako Rules, Tricorn (18th Century Shako Rules) | 10 Comments