Sunday 23 December 2007

Season’s Greetings

Is it just me or does this Imperial Guard Horse Artillery Gunner look a bit like Father Christmas? Just me then. The figure is a vintage Hinton Hunt casting of:

FN181 Guard Horse Artillery Gunner with porte-fire

This is a superb little model that was a real joy to paint. I have the rest of the crew nearly completed but they will have to wait until the New Year now before they can join their colleague.

Saturday 8 December 2007

The hills are alive…

…with the sound of yodelling Tirolean Jagers. These are vintage Hinton Hunt figures from the Napoleonic Austrian range. Nice little models, they are:

AN40 Jager Officer, quick march
AN41 Jager bugler, quick march
AN43 Jager advancing
AN44 Jager firing

I painted most of these before I had finalised the unit sizes for my new Hinton Hunt army. Initially I had 16 figures in the unit but have since decided to make all light infantry units 18 figures strong.