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Wellington and some generic Peninsular generals

Posted by Bill Slavin on 28 May 2018, 00:51

Anyone who collects 1/72 Napoleonic miniatures knows that British and Portuguese staff figures are hard to come by.
Eager to try my hand at creating a figure for Wellington, I committed the greatest heresy possible and decided to use a mounted Napoleon figure from the Italeri French command set as my starting point! I went on to convert some other figures to generic British generals as well.

If you are curious you can see the whole process here at my blog:

https://tinywarsplayedindoors.blogspot.ca/2018/05/peninsular-staff-british-and-portuguese.html

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Posted by Bluefalchion on 28 May 2018, 04:59

Very successful conversion, in my view. Thanks for sharing.
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Posted by C M Dodson on 28 May 2018, 08:26

Super stuff Bill as always.

Inspirational to swap his Majesty for his nemesis !

Best wishes,

Chris
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Posted by MABO on 28 May 2018, 21:58

Very good and interesting figures, Bill!
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Posted by Beano Boy on 28 May 2018, 22:21

Love it all. Well done. BB
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Posted by sansovino on 09 Jun 2018, 19:42

I am impressed! Nice works - well choosen, composed and painted!
Want to see still more of it!
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Posted by Santi Pérez on 17 Jun 2018, 00:26

Great conversions and excellent paintjob, Bill. :thumbup:

My best regards. :-D

Santi.
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Posted by Graeme on 17 Jun 2018, 03:19

There is a real scarcity of British staff officers but you've filled the gap very nicely here. Good conversions and great painting, the horses look really good. And it must be very satisfying to have such an individual looking Wellington.
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Posted by Wiking on 17 Jun 2018, 05:54

I have no knowledge of historical correctness.
You can show me everything if it look like Nappy time.

But painting of the figures,horses with all these fine details and the bases with flowers are fantastic done !
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