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by Old John
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Did cavalry use pistols in NYW?
Replies: 5
Views: 3526

Re: Did cavalry use pistols in NYW?

have a look for Helion publication, century of the Soldier no 40 "Charles XI's War" Scania WAR, could be helpful
cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri May 24, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 4230

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

by Old John
Fri May 24, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 4230

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

this might be of interest https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=WYMycUTDDiwC&pg=PR10&lpg=PR10&dq=munster+grenadier+1679&source=bl&ots=SSRQIAv5Tl&sig=ACfU3U0QuGtXn-ky3dpOV9OhvviYQg8s7w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiUmKuF0bPiAhU9VRUIHd8qACM4ChDoATAFegQIBhAB#v=onepage&q=munster%20grenadier%201679&f=false cheers...
by Old John
Thu May 23, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 4230

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

as to source , sorry no idea, pal in Germany sent it to me ages ago, will ask him for details

regarding taking pic with phone i'm so old a real technophobe !!:)) i haven't got mobile phone , sorry
will get advice as to why i can't get scanner to work properly
cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 4230

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

Munster grenadier,
buff breeches,
white stockings, neckcloth,
green cuffs, turnbacks, waistcoat,
cartridge box green with white trim
cap white with green surround and green pompom

sorry my scanner playing up at moment will keep trying

agree flags a problem

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 4230

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

I've got a uniform plate in my files of a Munster Grenadier 1679, will try and find and do a scan, uniform is white with green facings, i did a conversion from an old Minifigs S range Dutch Grenadier by altering the head gear, worked out well

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battle of Maureillas 1674, in 28m
Replies: 8
Views: 4714

Re: Battle of Maureillas 1674, in 28m

for info on battles in Franco Dutch War see Helion Books WARS AND SOLDIERS IN THE EARLY REIGN OF LOUIS XIV. VOLUME 1 - THE ARMY OF THE UNITED PROVINCES OF THE NETHERLANDS, 1660-1687 https://www.helion.co.uk/browse-title-series-more/century-of-the-soldier-c-1618-1721/books-in-series/war-and-soldiers-...
by Old John
Tue May 21, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Galloper Guns Query
Replies: 1
Views: 2287

Galloper Guns Query

Apart from the British Army, who may or may not have used galloper guns in action, did any nation in WSS/GNW use them and if so what colour were the gun carriages Austria -yellow ? any ideas, guidance , suggestions etc will be much appreciated, and if possible what sources did info come from cheers ...
by Old John
Sun May 05, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Salamander Cutts
Replies: 0
Views: 4574

Salamander Cutts

great article in Wargames Illustrated No379, May 2019 by Mr Hilton on "Salamander " Cutts, recommended reading on a leading character
during War of Spanish Succession
cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Uniform print source
Replies: 2
Views: 2857

Uniform print source

for Saxony, Polish-Lithuanian, lovely prints, check out this link



https://skd-online-collection.skd.museu ... d=12786786

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Pechory 1701
Replies: 2
Views: 2820

Re: Pechory 1701

I did indeed enjoy it and am putting the game on in jan with a couple of pals using 20mm metal and plastic figures from my GNW collection
cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Pechory 1701
Replies: 2
Views: 2820

Pechory 1701

good article on the above battle as demostrated at Partizan in Wargames Illustrated Dec issue no 374, even more inspiration
cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Oudenarde in Wargames Illustrated
Replies: 0
Views: 4575

Oudenarde in Wargames Illustrated

just picked up the December issue number 374 and found a great article on refighting Oudenarde in 28mm, there is to be a follow uo article in Jan 2019, very handy as i'm doing Oudenarde in 20mm early next year
cheers Old John
by Old John
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Portuguese Uniforms help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 3094

Re: Portuguese Uniforms help needed

many thank for info, it all helps, much appreciated
cheers Old John