Sunday, March 21, 2010



A Repeat Performance - I've presented the Dauphin regiment on these pages before, so will not go into great detail as to history and origin. These photos are of the new two battalion orgainzation to conform with His Majesty's restructuring of the line infantry last Summer. As can be seen, the regiment is formed in battalion column with the colonel ahead of the first battalion colors and the sub-colonel (a Major, I suppose, in most armies), to the right of the color party of the second battalion. ...............and for Jean-Louis - The vivandiere is in attendance to the rear of the second battalion. The figures here are Staddens with the exception of both colonels, the ensigns and the vivandiere which are Surens.
Next: A Concert For The Ladies...


9 comments:

Fitz-Badger said...

Very impressive!

ColCampbell50 said...

A very nicely turned out regiment!

Jim

Frankfurter said...

AS usual, I'm jealous of the paint job ... did you use the black primer to get those neat black lines??

BTW, plot line requires that Gallia won't let me go punching into the Kingdom of St. Maurice ... I did thought experiments on several different lines ... and all ended up facing about 15,000 Gallian muskets ... ah well ...

abdul666 said...

Wonderful eye-candy!

Thanks for pointing to the vivandiere, Mike; but if I may... so few 'brothers' care to attach a vivandiere to their Old School units, could we enjoy a better view? Maybe a photo of a gathering of all the vivandieres of St. Maurice? An image of tenderness in a brutish world...

Cheers,
Jean-Louis

Archduke Piccolo said...

Just beautiful. The way soldiers ought to look...

justMike said...

As always gentlemen I am most grateful for the comments. Frankfurter - alas, I am truly old school. Troops are undercoated with grey (automotive) primer, and outlined with thinned black paint..., and yes, I really am making a pair of those magnification glasses pay for themselves. - Mike

Paul Liddle said...

What fine looking soldiers you have,the lining in must take a lot of patience.
Excellent stuff and very inspirational.

Paul.

Capt Bill said...

A fine body of men and lady...

tidders said...

Whoof, the regiment looks superb !

-- Allan