Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Austrian Mariassy Jägers - Warmodelling/Battlemodels miniatures

I'm on a bit of a roll and getting some figures finished. And guess what! I've done some Austrians!

I eventually got round to finishing a 16-man unit of Austrian Jägers using Warmodelling's 18mm figures (I only needed 12 but went for a larger unit fe reason). I had started these on four figure bases but felt that this looked wrong, so split them to have two per base.

The figures themselves are not the best that I've worked on recently. Warmodelling were suffering from increasingly poor castings when these were purchased, which they are apparently in the process of correcting. I did order some Hussars from them but the quality of those was terrible - luckily their service is still good and I eventually got replacements, but if you want their figures I would recommend waiting until they are remastered. The jaegers may benefit from this as well hopefully, as pose-wise they are nice enough. Its just some lost detail that affects them.

These seem to be in uniforms which are possibly too late for Marengo, so will be replaced at some point with suitable figures in helmets, if I can find some with the shorter musket.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The Mariassy were former Piedmontese infantry. There was a reenactment unit at one time, whose uniforms were a light blue with red facings and French style side panels with a Kaskett. Dave