|The Hinton Hunt painting instructions specify 'fawn' as the|
colour for the great-coat. I tried a lighter shade first but didn't
like it so have used the same brown I used recently for the
For the command group I carried out a couple of head swops putting Russian infantry heads on a Clayton Pavlov drummer and a French officer in greatcoat (FN11). I was planning on doing something similar for a standard bearer however Goya pipped me to the post by presenting me with a fully painted conversion of a DK Pavlov as a ‘hut warming’ present.
|This is Goya's handiwork. The flag is for the Moscow regiment|
which by chance is the same flag design WM painted for my
|My drummer and officer conversions.|
|Here's one I prepared earlier - Crimean Russian in cap painted|
a few years ago. These mix in well with the Napoleonic figures.
Goya also rustled up another headless Russian infantryman which brought the total to 18 following more surgery. I’m making up the ranks to a full 24 figures by adding 3 vintage Russian Crimea figures in cap (RC17), which is a good use for these as I don’t intend to raise any Crimean forces.