Early Spanish Cavalry Brigade

Posted by Fire at Will on 11 Nov 2019, 21:17

My Spanish Cavalry brigade for the early Peninsular War. Very much a mix and match force

Maria Luisa Hussars (later became Estramandura Hussars) nicknamed the run-away Marys. These are Zvezda SYW hussars on the Esci Polish Lancer Horses.

Cazadores a Caballo - Voluntarios de Espagne. Italeri French hussars on the carabinier horses from the same manufacturer.

Villaviacosa Dragoons, using Italeri Prussian Cuirassiers

Rey Cavalry Regiment, known for its successful charge at Talavera, again Italeri Prussian Cuirassiers
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Posted by Bill Slavin on 12 Nov 2019, 15:42

Well done, so good to see all those Spanish horse, frustratingly pathetic as they can be on a gaming table. I like your conversions and glad to see that you went with the Mirliton cap for your Maria Luisa Hussars.
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Posted by Michael Robert on 12 Nov 2019, 22:15

Hi Fire-at-Will
Nice conversions, straightforward, colourful and effective.
I have a coloured drawing of Vilaviciosa Dragoons since I was a child.

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Posted by Beano Boy on 12 Nov 2019, 23:41

You can never have to much cavalry upon ones table top.
Your mix works well,and your bases are not overdressed for the occasion.
So well done Will. :thumbup: BB
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Posted by Graeme on 13 Nov 2019, 13:10

Very nice and very colourful. Interesting use of the Prussian Cuirassiers.
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