Saturday, 10 January 2015

On maneuver with the Counterpanian Army...

In Guyleria,in the land of Counterpania,the Counterpanian Army is holding it's annual Maneuvers:
The Glen Campbell Light Infantry (nicknamed The Rhinestones) exercise with some Landwehr.
Sadly out of focus photograph- still getting used to my wife's new camera- not that familiarity gives me any better understanding. I just point focus and shoot!
Infantry train to attack troops with the bayonet whilst their Ensign and Oficer look on...
Artillery open fire with antiquated cannon in the outskirts of a village.
Others fire from a position within the forest.
Figures are 54mm semi-round ,probably Schneider homecasts,photographed in front of a model railway backdrop and a watercolour we have in the house.I have used  normal 25 mm guns ( Front Rank and Spencer Smith) to see how it looks but am interested in using  semi-round guns too. I am pleased with the look and feel of the figures.They don't take up a huge amount of space on the tabletop and have an  old charm about them.I am on the look out for more,possibly moulds too.I think they will give a good "toy soldier" game on the table top...


  1. Arghh! I just sold 38 of these figures on e bay last week (cheap too), wish I had known you wanted them.

  2. Nice - quite fitting to their setting/homeland

  3. Very nice photos and figures, a good project so far.

  4. You can't beat 'Toy Soldiers' , the guns fit in well , Tony

  5. Very impressive and very attractive. If only I had the space and the money ...

    All the best,


  6. Great to see these old-fashioned soldiers in action.