Sunday, August 27, 2023

54mm Toy Style French Garde Mobile 1870-71

 Home cast and conversions of Britains Ltd inspired castings. These       Mobiles defend Paris from the Prussians or go into the field.


                             Knapsacks or flat wood, small dowels, 

                                and paper punch "chads" for the mess kit.

Friday, August 18, 2023

Grand Review. 54mm Toy Style French Troops 1854-1871.

 Converted and home cast figures. Like all my photos, Click to enlarge.

Friday, August 11, 2023

CHARGE! Toy Style French Troops 1854 to 1871

 These figures are repairs and conversions of Britains Ltd figures with a few recasts of the advancing French Line Infantry.  Some officers, color bearers and cantinieres are home cast.

                                             Chasseurs a Pied


                                           Imperial Guard Zouaves


                                                  Line Infantry


                                                  Line Zouaves

Uniforms are general enough in toy style that one can place them in the Crimea, Italy, China, and the Franco Prussian War.