French TrumpeterDragoon of the Guard, 1870

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Sculpture: Derek Hansen
Painting: Fernando Ruiz
Material: Resin
Number of parts of the kit: 7
Scale: 75 mm

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SKU: ELI00014 Categories: ,

– This is a new chance to get an iconic and long-out-of-production Franco-Prussian War figure by Derek Hansen.
– The elegance of the pose perfectly captures the air of the period.
– Our signature resin quality allows you to get the figure clean and ready in almost no time, so you may invest your precious free time in what really matters: painting and having fun.

The Dragoon regiments have a long and prestigious tradition in the French Army, which started early, in the days of the XVI century wars with Spain. Their role as mounted infantry was instrumental too during the Napoleonic Wars, in a series of conflicts that started to explore their mobility potential as they spanned all around Europe and beyond.

During the Second French Empire, Napoleon III tried to recreate the glory of the former Empire, and the arrangement of the Army and his Imperial Guard was a big part of it.

This classic figure From Elite Miniatures is dressed in the typical inverted colors uniform scheme, in use for the musicians of the regiments.

Note: This is a resin miniature kit that requires assembly and painting.