Having finally tracked down these elusive warriors at the bottom of the lead pile, it seemed only right and proper that they jumped the queue to join the rest of their unit.
Painted up to represent the Sirmoor Battalion, these wonderful sculpts from 'Mutineer Miniatures' helped to get me back into the chair after the ‘lead fest’ that was Salute 2012. I ended up relying very heavily on the Osprey Elite Series 49 - The Gurkhas, to the extent where the British officer was given white cotton trousers and a white 'Havelock' cap cover.
I am a little cross at myself for not making a pre-order with the ‘Flag Dude’ to pick up at Salute, especially having seen his work up close as it were. I appreciate they are not everyone’s cup of tea, but I think the flags he produces really convey a sense of movement and I will certainly be putting in an order in the near future. In the interim we will have to make do with a fairly generic Union Flag.
A final group shot with all the boys together. As I have mentioned earlier they do lack a little in the ‘firing’ or ‘brandishing Kukri’ department, but I have spied some possible recruits over at ‘Wargames Foundry’ to compliment them and help bolster the ranks. The only problem is that I will have to wait until they have another of their special offers as I find their post & packaging tariff a little hard to swallow!