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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Some Of My Neglected ECW Period Figures


I was digging out some ECW and Thirty Years War Minifigs (and others) figures to photograph and send to Clive Smithers for inclusion on his 'The Lone S Ranger' blog.

It struck me that I really liked the Thirty Years War figures and they brought back many memories so I thought I would add some pictures to the blog.

They are actually painted up to represent an ECW trained band.

In this case this is the fictitious Colchester trained band - which is where I lived when I painted it - years ago!



ECW - Colchester Trained Band




TYW 1s - Musketeer Advancing


TYW 2s - Pikeman Receiving





TYW 3s - Officer


TYW 6s - Halberdier





TYW My Drummer Conversion


TYW 5s - (actual)Drummer





ECWA 2s - Galloper/H1 -Horse


TYWC 1s - Reiter



My drummer conversion was made prior to the release of the TYW 5s - Drummer and I never every did see a TYW 4s - Standard Bearer.
My standard bearers are just Pikemen with 'old toothpaste tube' aluminum flags attached.
I also have a second of these regiments painted up as the fictitious 'Halstead' trained band!

2 comments:

  1. Hi Ron

    It's nice to see these figures again. My very first ECW foot unit was also made up of the same figures - I particularly liked the officer. Although I was only down the road from you at the time (Suffolk) I'm afraid I wasn't so inventive with unit names and mine were known as Tilley's Regiment of Foote - which I think was a real unit name. Thanks for posting!

    Ian

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  2. Hi, Ian

    Thanks for your comment.

    The Colchester War-gamers were quite active with ECW campaigns and we all had regiments with local names
    I had the Colchester, Halstead and Sudbury trained bands.

    Where and when were you in Suffolk?

    Ron

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