Saturday, April 1, 2017
Artillerie Royale - Toy Town Soldiers 6
I've had this artillery set completed for some time now but never got around to posting it. This is the Toy Town Soldiers horse artillery group. There's also a limber set with crew but I don't have it.
I do like these, except for the smallish gun. Let's see how it stacks up against the Prince August 6-pounder.
And with the crew. Better, I think.
I've been inspired to take up my Toy Town Soldiers again. After fiddling with the Lego figures for quite some time, the prep work of a few minutes filing made for a nice change of pace. I just ordered some more cavalry and the gunners in shakos without the piece. I'm committed to the PA guns from here out, for the foot artillery at least.
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Very inspiring! Love the toy soldiers (as you well know).ReplyDelete
Thanks, Thomas. Good to hear from you and your jousting knights are looking great.Delete
I love the gunners!ReplyDelete
The TT gun looks more late 19th C but it is pretty small, The PA gun looks better with the crew. Terribly useful molds those, if only they had a reason to make a single trail gun!
Thanks very much, Ross.Delete
Yes, I think the TT gun is modeled on a Britains spring gun, it has a (non-working) spring at the breach which doesn't show in my photos. I wonder a bit what the sculptor was thinking with the small size of the gun, perhaps to make it in scale with the limber set which uses the very toylike horses.
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