Friday, 17 February 2017

Unpacking etc

My washing machine arrived today,was installed and is currently working away in the background as I type. My 42 mm Franco Prussians arrived yesterday. They arrived thus-
Here are of some of them unpacked-
BTW any reading suggestions on the period?I read Michael Howard as a teenager.Are the Ospreys the most economical source of uniform information?

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  1. Tradgardmastare,

    Those are seriously good figures ... and I am very envious!

    The current Osprey books on the Franco-German War are very good, and are well worth buying.

    All the best,

    Bob

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  2. That'll keep you off the streets this weekend! As regards books I'd also suggest An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Military Uniforms of the 19th Century by Digby Smith et al.

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  3. What a day. I am impressed by the figures..... very tempted by 42mm Irregular stuff.

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    1. Oh yes...how about Germany's Army and Navy of the 19c by Gustav Sigel?

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  4. Exciting! Lovely figures. I too envy your windfall. Enjoy!

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

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  5. That's a most substantial box, and judging by the last two photos, full of treasures. The figures look great. I am sadly an ignoramus on the FPW but defer as in all things to the good judgement of TimG and BobC.
    Happy washing!

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