Friday, 1 July 2011
Napoleonic Units: Hesse Darmstadt Regiment Gross und Erbprinz, second battalion
This second battalion of Gross und Erbprinz has taken an age to complete. This time I remembered to use the original Hinton Hunt painting instructions. I also used Vallejo Dark Prussian Blue to distinguish them from the first battalion (Vallejo Prussian Blue).The rank and file are Der Kriegspielers (thanks George) and command are vintage Hinton Hunts. I think I may do a mounted colonel using one of my vintage Garrison Wellington figures. The flag needs redoing now I have changed the ink cartridges in my printer.
The plan will be to brigade these together with the first battalion and the Badeners (who are still waiting for their officers). They may also find themselves operating together with the Bavarians - thanks to the generosity of Paul in Oz these now stretch to three small battalions.