Friday, 20 December 2013

25mm WWI Bavarian Uhlans - from Battleaxe


Another regiment for Matt from Battleaxe, Postie painted the last unit of Uhlans, so it was my turn this time. These are 25mm Battle Honours figures, they definitely not as good a figure as the last unit, they have a lot less detail on them. These are painted a slightly different colour than the last unit as well,just to differentiate them both as they both have red piping. They represent the 4th Bavarian Uhlans, hence their blue and white pennon. I've got more British Infantry to paint up for Matt, these will be entered into Curt's Challenge, once I clean the buggers up, that is!!!!








58 comments:

  1. Very, very nice Ray. Early WW1 really appeals to me.
    Sadly I don't have anyone close by who feels the same :-)

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    1. The early part's the best, cavalry charging machine guns, all the colourful uniforms, then it all goes to dull colours and the dreaded trench warfare????

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  2. Looking very good Ray !

    Best regards Michael

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  3. Very nice Ray. I also have some painting for Matt to do. They also might make it to Curts Challenge but like your ones they will need to be tidied up first.

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  4. Great looking unit none the less.

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  5. Great work Ray !
    Greetings and Happy Christmas .

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    1. Thanks Capt, Hope you had a great Christmas!

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  6. Excellent work Ray. Having these chaps chasing you down as you retreat from Mons can't have been at all fun! Great painting, at a remarkable speed!

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    1. Cheers Sydney, I must have been pretty bad!!!

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  7. very nice work Ray, nice detailing

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  8. Well painted and presented. Have a great Christmas Ray

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    1. Thanks General! And I hope you had a great Christmas too!

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  9. Look clean to me. You did a great job - can't tell there is less detail.

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  10. there are rather fine Ray. I also like the fact the lances don't look like tree trunks that you sometime get.

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    1. The lances actually come with the figures, they're a little to bendy for my liking but what the heck!

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  11. It has all been said before, Ray: Great Job! I'd join an army where everybody wore big long moustaches.

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  12. they look ready to pierce somebody!

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  13. Well done; I like these miniatures. Do you guys have plans for any WW I games next year?

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    1. I hope so, but it'll probably be with Posties 15mm collection.

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  14. Wonderful stuff Ray! I had not seen Battle Honours figures before in this era and they're not bad sculpts at all. Thanks!

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    1. They're not bad sculpts but lack a little detail of some other makes.

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  15. Heavens to Betsy these are damn fine!

    Nicely done Ray.

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  16. Really nice painting job, well done!!! Awesome unit!!! :)

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  17. The bigger scale shows your painting skills off much better. Superb.
    Merry Christmas,
    Pat.

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    1. Cheers Pat, you do have to put a little more effort into the big boys I suppose???

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  18. Maybe it's because I'm not avid in this miniature painting stuff but "a lot less detail" seems a little excessive here.

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  19. very nice indeed..well done sir!

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  20. great work ray. Especially the horses. wow.

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  21. Great looking Bavarians. Well done.

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  22. Looks great!

    WWI cavalry is one of those fascinating concepts that makes you think in retrospect "who ever thought that was a good idea?" But obviously somebody did.

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    1. I know its quite frightening and pretty horrific what the old school Generals did to their cavalry in the early years of the war.

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  23. Great stuff...love 1914 Cavalry of all sides. whats happend to Matts Blogs? I cant find them anymore.
    Regards

    Adrian

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  24. Hope you and the girls had a fun Christmas, Rayolla. Happy 2014.

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  25. We did Whisk, but know its back to work! booo!!!! Hope you had a great Christmas!!

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  26. En français dans le texte : "Superbe ! !"

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