6 mm Napoleonic joy

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My current passion (but ACW if you please)

When I captured this pic on facebook it said 6mm… I am not exactly sure about that… they could be 10mm or even 15mm for that matter… but the caption said 6mm and I will go for that.

After all they are so inexpensive that you can have stands in line, in column and in square for some generic units and pop goes the whistle!

Another post on M.M.

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French Officer… as seen many days ago in facebook.

I am sorry I did not keep track of the author’s name… It is quite impressive the painting skills of a lot of Military Modelers. Enjoy

Fabrimore’s production…
Same as above… as seen in facebook

I own very few Military Modeling pieces… see elsewhere in this web page… I love them… but not for playing with them at all… once they are finished they are only for display… Toy Soldiers or Wargame minis have much more appeal to me because I can “do things” with them! Nevertheless it is a prominent part of our hobby and often brilliant!

Communications

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Paul Watson’s Own… quite delightful if you ask me.

Sometimes, but not always, I ponder about the futility of it all… I mean what’s the real (or imaginary) purpose of this web page?… to keep you entertained? (I mean people I do not know but surely have the same interests as me)… so, you have your daily ration of Toy Soldiers from me?… surely not… Is it me?… meaning do I have such a boring old life nowadays that I feel the need to communicate with the rest of the world to “justify” my last days giving away my experiences?… LOL (It has been a hot night damn it!). Summer is prone to those divagations… so I better end in a positive note… gonna try to finish reading the OSPREY: THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG 1863 (1) (they have promised two more volumes)… and for once they have nailed the text , the info, and AT LAST! the illustrations (and I mean the new art in colour) the old photographs we know by heart!… A book I can recommend without reservation.

Not the old one… the new one!

Cheers.

Collecting

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That’s Collecting…

I found this pic on Facebook some weeks ago… even if you think this is not here not there… well… I love it!… it is minimalist but to the point somehow… Enjoy.

As an addendum the eagle-eyed among you would have noticed the lack of head on the figure of the Bass Drummer Guardsman… I know, you know and he (or she) probably knows that a simple order to (for example) DORSET SOLDIERS (by now IMPERIAL MINIATURES I guess) will supply the missing head (You can even buy painted and plug in with a bit of glue…)… BUT… it would not be VINTAGE then… LOL… really… in this hobby you need all sorts and ALL approaches are CORRECT! Just to clarify the point.

Ditto also arms missing… ditto… ditto.