Having produced a limber for the Russians it seemed only fair to knock one up for the Austrians. This didn’t take too much effort as I painted the limber several years ago and never got around to completing the set.
|The horses are artillery draught horse H/1 and H/2, Driver AN.58 and Limber AL/5|
The horses were reassigned from my four-horse team for the RHA so the only figure I had to paint was the limber horse rider AN.58 Driver, positioned for riding horse (H/1) Artillery Drivers’ Corps (wearing shako). The HH painting instructions for this figure state “Sword Belt Black Leather” but as I couldn’t see a waist belt, I’ve assumed this was the shoulder strap. All the figures, including the limber are vintage castings.
|Here's the full team together with Austrian gun A.5.|
I have reverted to two-horse limber teams as a four-horse team takes up too much table space and would involve painting too many horses for my liking. The only Nationality now without a limber is the French so I must do something about that.