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Re: Sardinians 1848/uniform and organization chart

Mr OldJohn, I like teh Sardinians and will paypal for some this week.They look good to me and save time trying to convert other figures.

they have a good 16 pounder ...rock on dude

very good unifrom
chart and army organization.It looks very similar units to those who went to Crimea.

http://www.legio-heroica.com/Art-Sardi-en.html

Re: Re: Sardinians 1848/uniform and organization chart

Hi guys,

Enrico is right, the uniforms of 1848 and 1854 are different. But there are in my eyes only small differences:

in 1848 the infantry had wings on the shoulders, wich were removed in the Crimea. The shako has cords in 1848, but not in 1855. Beside this the uniform-coat was a bit longer.

All in all in my eyes things that I can oversee in 1/72 or which you can simply remove.

I will order the whole army today, as the Italian wars of independence are such a colourful interesting subject!

BTW, do you know Ugo's figures for 1860? Enrico has the link on his homepage I think. I have lost it anywhere in my mess.

cheers
uWE

Re: Re: Re: Sardinians 1848/uniform and organization chart

many thanks Uwe for the info, you have confirmed what i thought only slight differences, these figures will fill a gap in Crimean forces, now all we need are the TURKS, with you on this Hank
cheers old john

Re: Re: Sardinians 1848/uniform and organization chart

cheers hank, had already printed off uniform info chart, very handy
old john

Re: Sardinians 1848

There are indeed BIG differences from 1848 to post-1850 uniforms (shakot, buttons, collar, overcoat, equipments...) but of course they're reduced to 1/72, so it's nothing you can't live with!
But then... it's better to use other existing similar plastic figures!!

Re: Ugo's figures

And Uwe, the link for your figures is: http://www.audehistorica.com/

Re: Re: Ugo's figures

Hi Enrico,

thanks for the lost link. I like Ugo's figures, nice small dioramas there.

You are right with buttons, colars etc. And as you say in 1/72 you won't see much difference.

This brings me to the question "How important is historical accuracy"? On the HAT-forum people are talking about the good Waterloo 1815 Polish infantry. In reality they are full of mistakes and in terrible poses. How much does this matter to a wargamer or collector?

cheers
Uwe