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Warfare miniatures for Scanian war?

Post by Gunfreak » Sun Jun 15, 2014 6:23 pm

So some how I missed this period, it's one of the few wars I could like, that actualy had a decent norwegian contiginent.

It's the 1660-1670s

Would Warfare miniatures work for this period, or is it a decade or two two early?
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Post by Grenadier » Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:04 pm

I, too, have become interested in this theatre and period. I suppose you could use Warfare's 'apostle' figures and most of the horse would be very similar, however, Northstar's 1672 would be a fine choice for the Scanian War. Too bad for you, they just had a terrific sale. I failed to pull the trigger as well :(
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scanian_War

Also, Dan Schorr's extinct "Northern Wars" site would be helpful. I just checked and even the way back machine doesn't have it anymore. I down loaded all his material so I could send you a file via PM, or if Dan is following along, he may help you out.
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Post by barr7430 » Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:00 pm

Actually, Warfare figures are pretty accurate for the Scanian Wars. Look at the illustrations in Karoliner and Kanick's Military Uniforms in Colour and you will see that not only do the Scanian War troops have long sleeves on their coats but they often do not wear apostles(some do) but have slung cartridge pouches....
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Post by Dfogleman2 » Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:59 pm

There are several photos of WARFARE units paintrd for the Battle of Lund that were posted by Lewenhaupt on the Scanian/GNW topic.

Here is one:

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Post by kingscarbine » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:55 pm

For the Scanian War I would go with North Star's 1672 range but there may be some useful Warfare miniatures like officers, etc.
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Post by obriendavid » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:24 pm

kingscarbine wrote:For the Scanian War I would go with North Star's 1672 range but there may be some useful Warfare miniatures like officers, etc.
What differences are there between the ranges that you would recommend North Star's range?
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Post by kingscarbine » Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:40 pm

obriendavid wrote:
kingscarbine wrote:What differences are there between the ranges that you would recommend North Star's range?
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Mainly because North Star figures uniforms are more suitable for the Scanian War period. See the example bellow of Danish uniforms. I would use Warfare for early 1680's onward.
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Post by Gunfreak » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:02 pm

Are there any good sources for Norwegian and Swedish uniforms?

If I do this period, it will be based on the norwegian stuff.
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Post by barr7430 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:56 am

Still think there may be a possible issue with the length of the coat sleeves from the Northstar range... figures are lovely though
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Post by Dfogleman2 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:07 pm

Gunfreak wrote:Are there any good sources for Norwegian and Swedish uniforms?

If I do this period, it will be based on the norwegian stuff.
"The Scanian War 1675-1679" will have most everything you need for the Swedes.
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Post by Tacitus » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:28 pm

Gunfreak wrote:Are there any good sources for Norwegian and Swedish uniforms?

If I do this period, it will be based on the norwegian stuff.
This page cover Norwegian uniforms during the period 1670-1730.

http://www.tacitus.nu/karoliner/armeer/ ... /norge.htm
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Post by Dfogleman2 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:04 pm

Dfogleman2 wrote:
Gunfreak wrote:Are there any good sources for Norwegian and Swedish uniforms?

If I do this period, it will be based on the norwegian stuff.
"The Scanian War 1675-1679" will have most everything you need for the Swedes.

I should add that the book is by Lar-Eric Hoglund.
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Post by Dfogleman2 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:24 pm

Dfogleman2 wrote:
Dfogleman2 wrote:
Gunfreak wrote:Are there any good sources for Norwegian and Swedish uniforms?

If I do this period, it will be based on the norwegian stuff.
"The Scanian War 1675-1679" will have most everything you need for the Swedes.

I should add that the book is by Lar-Eric Hoglund.

Of course that's Lars-Eric. I must be distracted by my sons upcoming wedding.
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