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  • Originally posted by ximo View Post
    It seems to me that there is an error in the list according to my data would be
    1.- Infantry of line - Officer - Reg. Granada
    2.- Infantry of line - Grenadier - Reg. Malaga
    3.- light Infantry - Rifleman - Reg. Murcia
    I have listed:
    1. Granada with Blue facing in 1810 & 2. Malaga with Yellow facings in 1810 (Possibly changing to Blue)

    I would be fascinated to see a definitive version of Spanish Army facings because most of those I've seen contradict one another.

    Ed

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    • An Article of Markus Stein on the infantry of Jose I.

      Really on the troops of King Jose there are very few data and the few that there are quite contradictory.

      Lamentably encounter the article on the iconographic sources that I commented before but I will not continue it looking for
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      • King of Westphalia Jérôme Bonaparte's parade cuirass and helmet















        My avatar: Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1808). My Légion d'honneur. :-)

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        • A Waterloo Officers tarleton helmet which may possibly have belonged to the famous Cavalie Mercer







          And here is the provenance information.

          A Waterloo Officers Royal Horse Artillery Tarleton Helmet
          An extremely rare Waterloo period officer’s Royal Horse Artillery bearskin crested Tarleton helmet.
          Recently found in the barn of an old Scottish country house where it had presumable sat for many years subjected to the elements and neglect. When found the headdress was missing its bearskin crest and tall white feather plume but was otherwise complete although clearly showing signs of age.
          The skull had become partially unstitched and mishapen and one or two chains were missing but importantly the regimental label straps, the royal cipher, black silk velvet turban , albeit missing most of its velvet knap and the interior lining were all present and in remarkably good condition.
          The helmet has been sympathetically restored with the simple addition of a period bearskin crest, a Georgian feather plume and the replacement of several missing chains. Incredibly most of the original fire gilt remained under years of grim and has responded very well to gentle cleaning.
          There is some speculation that this Tarleton was the property of Captain Alexander Cavalie Mercer as it has been suggested that the recent owners were descended directly from the Mercer family. Whilst this may be wishful thinking the author is attempting to secure a family linage which will confirm or repudiate this suggestion.
          Clearly if this could be proven it would add strong weight to the suggestion that this helmet was worn at Waterloo by Captain Alexander Cavalie Mercer, arguably the most important artillery officer at Waterloo and as such would render this helmet of significant national importance.
          Paul
          ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
          All human ills he can subdue,
          Or with a bauble or medal
          Can win mans heart for you;
          And many a blessing know to stew
          To make a megloamaniac bright;
          Give honour to the dainty Corse,
          The Pixie is a little shite.

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          • And then we have this.

            Though this 1st or Kings Dragooon Guards 1812 Cavalry Helmet was produced after waterloo, it is still an 1812 design.








            Paul
            ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
            All human ills he can subdue,
            Or with a bauble or medal
            Can win mans heart for you;
            And many a blessing know to stew
            To make a megloamaniac bright;
            Give honour to the dainty Corse,
            The Pixie is a little shite.

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            • Just joined up!!

              Hi there
              Just joined this forum.
              Do modelling in 54mm and 28mm especially Napoleonic period.
              Whilst I have many books and plates the level of information on here is very good.
              Regards
              Tom

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              • Stadden

                What models do you work with in 54mm? I have about one hundred old Staddens and some Rose models (Russell Gamage). I also collect some King and Country Napoleonics also. I really like Imrie/Risley, especially the horses.

                It's unusual to find another person who works in 54mm on the forums. Welcome to the forum, this is a great place to be.

                Sincerely,
                Kevin
                We are not now that strength which in old days
                Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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                • Rha

                  Paul,

                  Love that Tarleton helmet of the RHA. Thanks for posting it. Mercer had the most violent introduction to combat for the Waterloo campaign. He did fine, though. Battery commander is the BEST job in the service, bar none. It was the best year I spent in the Marine Corps.

                  Regarding the cuirass, Napoleon and Berthier had special cuirasses and helmets made up for them at one time, but when they saw them, they thought they were just too much and didn't wear them. I have pictures of them somewhere...

                  Sincerely,
                  Kevin
                  We are not now that strength which in old days
                  Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                  Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                  To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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                  • Originally posted by Massena View Post
                    What models do you work with in 54mm? I have about one hundred old Staddens and some Rose models (Russell Gamage). I also collect some King and Country Napoleonics also. I really like Imrie/Risley, especially the horses.

                    It's unusual to find another person who works in 54mm on the forums. Welcome to the forum, this is a great place to be.

                    Sincerely,
                    Kevin
                    Hi there Kevin,
                    Basically Historex now, although I did have some Hinton Hunt 54mm. Since retiring I have developed a liking for 28mm, particularly standard bearers.
                    With the quality of flags now available it opens up a colourful, and varied, display.
                    Best regards
                    Tom

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                    • Historex

                      Hi Tom,

                      I have a bunch of Historex I still have to work on, including a pontoon hacquet and the older artillery sets that I found on ebay. As with Imrie/Risley, the horses are outstanding and are fun to mix and match.

                      I make my own flags in 54mm out of sheet lead (?) or whatever metal they use for that now. Painting them is a challenge, but I have some nice ones, I think, some of them from the collection of 54mm I have for the War of the American Revolution.

                      Sincerely,
                      Kevin
                      We are not now that strength which in old days
                      Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                      Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                      To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

                      Comment


                      • Originally posted by Massena View Post
                        Hi Tom,

                        I have a bunch of Historex I still have to work on, including a pontoon hacquet and the older artillery sets that I found on ebay. As with Imrie/Risley, the horses are outstanding and are fun to mix and match.

                        I make my own flags in 54mm out of sheet lead (?) or whatever metal they use for that now. Painting them is a challenge, but I have some nice ones, I think, some of them from the collection of 54mm I have for the War of the American Revolution.

                        Sincerely,
                        Kevin
                        Hi there Kevin
                        You may, or may not, be interested in this item 110628896782 on ebay.
                        May save alot of work on your part. Check it out and see what you think?
                        Regards
                        Tom

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                        • Historex Figure

                          Hi Kevin
                          One of my converted Historex figures for your information.
                          Scan of an old picture so quality could be better
                          Regards
                          Tom
                          Attached Files

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                          • Originally posted by ximo View Post
                            In the first place pardon by my English

                            Soon to make an appreciation were the other day no many more plates of Rigo

                            and another uniform "Cazadores Voluntarios del Reyno de Valencia"
                            Are some of them wearing skirts/kilts like Scottish troops, or are they only really wide short trousers?

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                            • Originally posted by the Iron Duke View Post
                              Are some of them wearing skirts/kilts like Scottish troops, or are they only really wide short trousers?

                              They are a species of very wide pants and that really takes below the knee, they were used by the people who worked in the kitchen gardens
                              Attached Files

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                              • Tom,

                                Excellent figure-very well done.

                                Sincerely,
                                Kevin
                                We are not now that strength which in old days
                                Moved earth and heaven; that which we are we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts
                                Made weak by time and fate but strong in will
                                To strive to seek to find and not to yield.

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