New Perry Spanish Army 1808-14

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bvera
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New Perry Spanish Army 1808-14

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This has come to my attention ...and likely it won't take long to come to my pocket's too.

https://www.perry-miniatures.com/index. ... k7fpup4530

I will have to start soon lloking for documentation on the Spanish units
Benito
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Front Rank also have an excellent range of Spanish Napoleonic figures which is what I use in my Spanish Army along with their guerrillas. Mine also double up for service in Sharp Practice.

I've yet to try them in a GDA game but one of the pleasures of playing with the Spanish is that no one expects you to win or do well, so when you do it's an added pleasure. Many of the senior Spanish leaders were abysmal but when well led Spanish troops could more than hold their own as they demonstrated in the later Peninsula War battles.

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bvera wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:47 pm
This has come to my attention ...and likely it won't take long to come to my pocket's too.

https://www.perry-miniatures.com/index. ... k7fpup4530

I will have to start soon lloking for documentation on the Spanish units
Beware Perry metals. Love the plastics but the metals leave a lot to be desired....

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Somewhat irregular, that´s true
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Beware Perry metals. Love the plastics but the metals leave a lot to be desired....
Perry metals are very nice figures but they have the worse flashing to clean up of all the major metal manufacturers.

Two new lines that have caught my eye are Miniaturos Dos de Mayo from Spain as well as the Paul Hicks sculpted Spanish from Brigades games.

John

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Re: New Perry Spanish Army 1808-14

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Whoa! I had not seen the Hicks' Spanish figs. Looks like the range to have!

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Other option for Spanish is Elite. Cheap but they work.

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The señores Perry keep expanding the Spanish range and now add Portuguese too
I fear this would be bad, really bad for my wallet
https://www.facebook.com/perryminiature ... 3068241462
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