A military history of the 17th century and the 18th century
They have given more detailsThe new range will be called, rather unoriginally, the “Louis XIV” range, as the 1670s to early 80s was the height of the Sun King’s power. The initial codes will be:Musketeers shootingMusketeers kneeling shooting Musketeers at the readyMusketeers standing Musketeers marchingUnarmoured pikemen marchingUnarmoured pikemen standing Armoured pikemen standingInfantry command standing Infantry command marching Grenadiers in fur cap, kneeling and standing firingDragoons in cap, dismountedCommand for sameMounted dragoons in capArtillery with medium gonneCavalry with breast and back in English potCommand for sameCavalry in hat with breastplate under coatCommand for sameHigh command #1 (modeled after Monmouth as depicted in the Franco-Dutch War but can be used as any General Officer in the period)That’s lot 1 anyway! Lot 2 is being cast now and will haveCavalry in breast and back wearing zischagge Command for same Cavalry in breast and back in hatCommand for sameCavalry in English pot with cuirass under coatCommand for sameDragoons in hatLot 3 is being sculpted now will be that little-known army of the period, the French. Lot 4 has not yet been begun and will probably be Unarmoured cavalry in hats, Swedes in Karpus, Swedish horse in helmets and turnbacks, a grenadier set with different caps, and civilians with weapons for Vienna 1683, Monmouth’s rebellion, and King Phillip’s War/other American colonial forces.
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