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Donnerstag, 27. Juni 2019

Showcase: 6mm Great Northern War Saxons




 Up to now the collection of 6mm Great Northern War figures I painted lacked one of the big players in the war - the Saxons.




Less glamorous than the Russians or Swedes in the conflict, but a European powerhouse, led by a heavy-weight of a king, August the Strong.

Other than the Swedes and Russians, the Saxon army was much more built along the lines of other European armies of the time: No pikes any more, and a bit less hot-headed cavalry tactics (including the use of the good old Caracole!), to paint the Saxon army in a broad, generalizing brush.

Oh, and they of course formed a personal union with Poland, which at the time still meant one major thing - Winged Hussars.


So they had Polish cavalry and splendid red uniforms. What's not to love? 

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  1. And these lovely models are now getting plenty of terrain painted up for them.
    Ready for some Thirty Years War models in 28mm? ;)

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    1. :D Lovely, lovely, lovely. Hope the basing recipe works for you.

      Always ready for some TYW! (...said everybody in 1618, said nobody from 1620 on. :-P)

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