Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Colonel Thomas Ballard's Regiment of Foot

Here's the second regiment I mentioned yesterday. These are Colonel Thomas Ballard's Regiment of Foot from the Earl of Essex's army. All pictures are clickable! I'm really pleased with the command stand- both the layout (a sort of wedge) and the look of the miniatures with their tassets and sashes. 

The 42 minis were beautifully painted by Shaun McTague, and are Bicornes with a modest admixture of Renegade Miniatures. The flags are Flags of War. The bases are, again, my Batbases- I did the basing and the flags.

It's not very clear in the photo but there's a dead horse on the pike base- I modified this from a Bicorne horse and they very kindly cast some up for me.

This gets me up to 18 battalia, not I need to add some more regiments of horse- oh, and some artillery!  I'm considering building towards the OOB of one of the historical battles- Cheriton, perhaps.

Monday, 25 June 2018

Sir Charles Gerard’s Regiment of Foot

I've been very slack with the blog posts recently but will hopefully catch up in the coming weeks! This is Charles Gerard's regiment, from the King's Oxford army. They fought at Edgehill and First Newbury- there's more about it on BCW. NB all photos will expand if clicked!

The miniatures are all Bicornes, painted by Chris Meacham. The lovely flags are GMB- Gerrard's has a gyronny design, the finest ECW flag style in my opinion. 

The bases are my FK&P batbases for a 30cm grid, which can now be bought from the BigRedBatshop. I'll shortly be adding bases that will work with a 20cm grid.

In other news.... I have lots of ECW regiments that are finished but I've not had time to take photos- I will try to catch up in the coming days!

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Warfare miniatures for sale

Apologies for this brief commercial break!

I have a few Warfare (League of Augsberg) late c17th minis for sale- 64 minis plus two guns (including one large positional gun) and two limbers. These are mint and mostly in the original baggies. List of packs: WLOA2 x 3, WLOA4x2 (1 mini missing), WLOA7, WLOA10, WLOA11, WLOA12, WLOA13, WLOA14, WLOA17, WLOA18 and 2 x Limbers. RRP around 107GBP- I’ll take 65GBP + P&P or swap for 100GBP-worth of minis from the North Star 1672 range or the Front Rank c.17th or WSS ranges. 

I also have 17 dismounted miniatures (below) which I think are dragoons and 15 mounted miniatures which are charging cavalry in hats and mounted command. They are all primed grey with some of the cavalry painted in red tunics. I think there are around GBP80 worth of minis here- I'd either take GBP50 plus postage or swap for GBP80-worth of minis from the North Star 1672 range or the Front Rank c.17th or WSS ranges.