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Battle of Aliwal 1846

Battle of Aliwal 1846
By Michael Perry

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Old new additions and a bit of thinning out

Hi Gents,
Some old new additions these were done a while back by Dave Jarvis but some of them never made it onto here so thought I would post a few pics. Thinning out refers to a bit of rationalising of the collections
I actually have two collections for the Peninsular War one by Dave the other by Tony at the War office both are great but different styles Tony's being more gritty. I have started thinning out the collection a bit to allow space for the new additions a few bits and pieces by Phil Olley and Tony went via eBay last week hope the new homes those items went too enjoy them as much as I did.
 A few of the collections seen on the blog will be going up for sale at some point in the near future the Peninsular war by Tony being one of these Carlist and Crimea also on the short list to go.

Rag tag Brits from Perrys

Old Boney

Old Spanish conversion with Perry body and Bicorne head.
Glasgow Highlander with distinctive band around shako

I still have to base these properly have loads at this stage.

Light Officer with his hounds

More of the Glasgow Regiment I have two standard bearers for this unit but read some where they didn't carry them which is a shame if true haven't made my mind up whether to add them or not.

A couple of French prisoners.

Thanks for stopping by

Sunday, 11 September 2016

FIW Collection

Hi Gents,

A few pics taken today of some figures for my AWI/ FIW collection.
A foundry Frank with a Redoubt head swap.

Smoke and flames are curtesy of Phil Olley

All painted by Dave Jarvis I have added some more figures to this collection last year more of that in the future.

                                                                  Best wishes

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Malta 1565

Hi Gents,
It really has been a long time since I have found the time to post been really busy with work but the collection still grows at a pace. Figures have been added to Napoleonic/ Renaissance /AWI and  Medieval over the last year below are some pics of my growing Wars of Religion collection more of these with Dave Jarvis at present.

These Janissary are a mix of Essex Redoubt and Tag

Some of the warlord wars of religion figures

Cardinal becomes a Knight

These were painted over a year ago by Dave

The cannon were painted by James Roach

Still a long way to go with this collection

A Dixon figure with arms out stretched

Redoubt Janissary conversion mounted

Able to recycle some of my Crusade Clerics

Warlord Knights

These were the old Arsenal range still a few bits to be released.

So there we have it the first post in a long time I hope to get the time to show off some more in the near future.
Best wishes

Monday, 4 May 2015

Been a while

Hi gents

Its been a while since I posted here seem to have lost my way a bit with the collection.Here's a few pics taken over the weekend.

Monday, 12 January 2015

A look at the Saracen shield art and a few pilgrims

Hi gents

A few more pics to show of the artwork on the Saracen shields all painted by Dave Jarvis.
Perry miniatures

Templar escorting pilgrims
Hopefully the pic lets you see the detail

This is another of the terrain tiles by TM Terrain
Another cracking shield.
Dave's brush work looks even better in the flesh

Loads of pilgrims painted up
Again another intricate design
Saracen design is not the easiest to get right
last shot for now hope you enjoed the pics. 

                                                                  Best wishes