> Forums
Reply
1
> Painting and Modelling > Painting Questions > AWI British Infantry Tricornes
TOPIC: AWI British Infantry Tricornes
PM I am a spambot
Standard User
Posts: 47
AWI British Infantry Tricornes
I am a spambot
29th Aug 2015 09:13:29

May I ask a quick question please?  Am I right in assuming that the lace on officers' tricorne hats was silver, whereas it was white for the rank and file?

Not very noticeable, but someone I know but am too embarrassed to mention the name of painted the Landwehr symbol on his Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr infantry in silver instead of white... :-)

Thanks in anticipation.


PM peter
Administrator
Posts: 383
AWI British Infantry Tricornes
peter
7th Sep 2015 07:54:57

Yes,you are -but I'll be honest and say that I usually do mine white anyway as it actually stands out better than silver.

6mm is all about being able to make howlers and getting away with it. I wouldn't have even noticed the Landwehr crosses - unless of course they were done on 28mm and then you were just asking for it...

 


- The Overlord
PM I am a spambot
Standard User
Posts: 47
AWI British Infantry Tricornes
I am a spambot
7th Sep 2015 05:34:55

Thanks Peter.

Must admit that they are all painted and nearly all are based now, though.  I did a couple of units with blue facings and used gold/brass coloured paint for the officers' tricorne lace.

Another benefit of 6mm is that when painting a highland regiment, you don't feel too guilty about just using dark green for the tartans and not trying to paint the pattern...


1
 

LATEST FORUM POSTS

Great War Redoubts by Nick the Lemming
20th Feb 2018

Polemos FPW by Romulus
16th Feb 2018

models in Marian Roman Army Pack by peter
15th Feb 2018

6mm dirt roads by Battle Brush Sigur
15th Feb 2018

Baccus on the Meeples and Miniatures Podcast by peter
14th Feb 2018

UPCOMING SHOWS

Hammerhead (Newark Showground)
3rd Mar 2018

Salute (Excel Centre, London)
14th Apr 2018

Partizan (Kelham Hall, Newark)
20th May 2018

Phalanx (Sutton Leisure Centre, St. Helens)
16th Jun 2018

Joy of Six (Sheffield)
15th Jul 2018

LATEST RELEASES

Great War British - Desert Mounted CorpsGreat War British
Desert Mounted Corps

Great War Indian - Indian Army Division PackGreat War Indian
Indian Army Division Pack

GWE15 - Indian 2.5GWE15
Indian 2.5" RBL and crew

GWE13 - Indian cavalryGWE13
Indian cavalry

GWE12 - Indian Vickers Guns and crewGWE12
Indian Vickers Guns and crew