Japanese Guard infantry for the RJW in 1904 khaki summer uniform. Tsuba Miniatures.
Monday, 21 October 2019
Friday, 18 October 2019
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Posted by Over Open Sights at Friday, October 18, 2019
Saturday, 12 October 2019
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Inspired by sketches made by Melton Prior and others and this splendid 1884 illustration by W H Overend, I had to make a team of Blue Jackets man-hauling a gatling gun in the Sudan. The figures are Perry Sudan Naval Brigade running at the trail. There is some simple converstion work and a tiny bit of scratch buliding but not much else. I like this.
Saturday, 31 August 2019
Wednesday, 28 August 2019
The promised second battalion of Egyptian infantry for the Sudan and a couple of minor conversions (I changed the headgear) to create two figures to represent Col. Burnaby in his habitual patrol jacket and blue trousers. One mounted and one on foot. Both these figures come from Empress Miniatures from their Anglo-Zulu War range and the horse is from Perry Miniatures.
Monday, 12 August 2019
The 3rd battalion made up of thirty Perry Miniatures figures flying one of my home made flags. Another battalion to come in due course. Out of interest, I timed myself when working on this project. Sixty hours of work from opening the first box of figures to finishing the basing on the last base of six.
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
RN Landing Party, China Station, 1920s. Fifteen converted Warlord Games WW2 RN Landing Party figures to serve as part of the ship's company of a Gunboat on the Yangtze. The Officer figure is a Perry Sudan Naval Brigade figure.