July 18, 2017 by wargamerchris
These fellows have been on the painting table for months and I just tackled them last week and finished them up.
The regular cavalry of the Potemkin era come in an interesting variety – light cavalry, carabineer, dragons, life guards, horse jaegers. Cossacks fought on both sides. I don’t know yet whether the Hussar regiments took to the field for either the arusso-Turkish or Polish wars of the period. Sources on the era seem limited.
The miniatures are from the Falcon line. They are really a joy to paint up. I don’t do washes on this particular collection. Next up will be more Russian infantry units. The lone Jaeger unit I have needs reinforcement and some units fielded white summer uniforms instead of red/green so will probably be addressed. This period continues to hold a fascination after the first year of the project. For more great cavalry pics in 15mm i highly recommend Eric’s Din of Battle site here.