...and packed safely away in GHQ awaiting their game debut! Sometime, but when is anyone's guess I have to point out. Anyway, no doom and gloom, here they are at last, a 20 figure unit of Allied Italian heavy infantry for my Carthaginian army ~
These are yet more figures from my much appreciated bargain buy from fellow gamer David. Aventine Miniatures of course with Etruscan shield transfers from LBM and bases from Warbases as ever. They took me rather longer than I'd hoped, the muse was not really on the ball at the end of the project I'd guess.
The remaining surplus figures have been sold on to a gamer in the Stafford area, so now it's forward to Pendawar and the triumphs - or otherwise - of Tippoo Bykha, the Tygre of Pendawar! My first order of E.I.C. types from Perry Miniatures arrived and are cleaned up and spray undercoated ready to start - goodness me though, I hate the bloody vent runs on the figures! My Foundry order also arrived the next day with crews for the guns from AWM, Matchlock infantry and some Bengal Horse Artillery and 2 guns for the E.I.C. All of the first tranche of figures I ordered are ready to go under the brush, starting with a 24 figure Sepoy infantry battalion. There's also a mounted General who will be the brigade commander.
Sue is kindly going to treat me to some further figures in due course, I think she's feeling sorry for me! I'll probably order some cavalry from the Sikh Wars and Indian Mutiny ranges at Foundry next month along with a further unit of Matchlock armed warriors. There are already more figures already enroute from Perry Miniatures, more Sepoys, Bombay Grenadiers, and two guns and crew for the E.I.C. army. They will need some cavalry in due course, when funds permit..
A rather spiffing finish to a finely done project, onward to Pendawar!ReplyDelete
Thank you Phil! Test figure for Sepoys underway.Delete
A really nice end of project job on the Carthaginians, plus the renewed enthusiasm of a new and very different project. All good.ReplyDelete
Those are so lovely and colourful David! Love 'em:) Looking forward to your next project and know what you mean about those Perry's vents.ReplyDelete
Kind words SteveJ, much appreciated.Delete
Lovely looking toys David...ReplyDelete
A splendid finish or possibly pause to this project.
Here’s to them seeing action sooner rather later.
All the best. Aly
I would drink to that if I were permitted!Delete
And wonderful they are David! Well done!ReplyDelete
Thank you very much Christopher!Delete
They came out super.ReplyDelete
Nice as they are, Perry figures are notorious for the vent run flash!
I could have nightmares about those vent runs!Delete
Very nice and a sense of a project ‘completed’ in these strange times. A change is as good as a rest as they say and I suspect the new project will be slightly easy to paint ? You certainly sound like you have already purchased a bag load of figures !ReplyDelete
Thanks Matt. A test figure is under the brush to work out colours and sequences.Delete
Impressive! I particularly like the way you've captured Phil's angry face on the command stand figure's shield (left front).ReplyDelete
Thanks Jon, though I think Phil may have a view on that too.ReplyDelete
Looking forward to seeing the HEIC take shape. I read "The Anarchy" a few months ago which related their takeover of India, a fascinating tale and the riches involved unimaginable.ReplyDelete
I've painted one Sepoy as a test piece and started 3 others subsequently. I hope your patience holds up George!Delete