Wargaming the Seven Years War with 40mm miniatures, done by: Johann-Peter Scheck and Anselm Scheck

Monday, September 10, 2018

New sculpt by Steve Barber: French trooper of the Gardes du Roi and Gendarmerie

I am very proud to present my first own 40mm commission at the wonderful studio of the marvelous sculptor Steve Barber. I know his figures from the former series "The 3 Musketeers", which he did wonderfully and I bought the whole series. Since I saw on Carmen´s Painting Blog his 40mm Samurais, I decided to ask him for sculpting me the French troops "en cheval": It is a basic sculpt for all French of the "Maison du Roi", eg. the Gendarmes, the Gardes du Corps and others.
I can paint them with the classic red coats, as Scottish Gendarmes, as Gendarmes de la Reine or as all the Guards with the magic blue coats.
I wait with impatience, you can imagine...
But it takes a while for a master mould, and then it goes to the mass production.
Now we are discussing on a trumpeter and an officer...

You can order soon this figure with horse at Steve´s Homepage: link



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    1. Yes, that´s a masterpiece, indeed! I am very happy to have this in short future!!

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  2. I have already contacted Steve and pre ordered 40
    Great idea and I look forward to the officer and trumpeter.
    Most of my 40mm collection is Sash and Sabre. Will your sculpt be the same scale.
    I find Front Rank 40mm much larger than S and S

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    1. Wow, Graham, he willl be happy! That´s a honor for me. i also wait with impatience to the figures. S&S are a little bit shorter, but in a deployment on the table, you don´t notice. They are very particular and a regiment of them looks always great among the others.
      Peter

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  3. Well portrayed. The information helped me a lot. Tnx!!
    Zinnfiguren

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  4. Magnifiques sculptures, pleines de détails. Félicitations Cordialement de la lointaine République Argentine

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  5. Carmen (samurai commissioner) here!
    Absolutely loved this gorgeous figure when Steve posted it on Facebook! Great idea for a commission.
    I also hope to see Graham's troop of 40 posted to the internet somewhere when it's all done and painted.

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