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Battle of Aliwal 1846

Battle of Aliwal 1846
By Michael Perry

Monday, 27 August 2012

Some Gauls and a sad conclusion!

Hi gents,

I have come to the sad conclusion that I just don't have enough room and therefore something has to give.I added 6 new cabinets to the games room (Total now 17) to tidy up the overspill and these are now just about full so its time to rationalise a bit.I have been selling off some bits and pieces to make room for the new stuff but will really have to have a serious think about how to proceed.The Napoleonic collection is continuing and the Italian Wars collection is carrying on at present but I still want to do the Crusades in 28mm The Ottoman expansion wars  of the 15th century  a Zulu/British and a Trojan collection
Chariots move by abandoned Roman outpost.

I think they must have seen the size of his sword.

The chariot in front is by Phil Olley

Just a few bits and pieces to get for this collection oops there I go again!

James Roach brush work.


Dave Imrie supplied the fort by Touching History.
More through the week.
Best wishes
Willie

19 comments:

  1. Great work, once again!
    Your chariots, and the fort, are really nice...my favourite figure is the archer, really impressive!

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  2. Alas there is only so much time and space, Willie! Better to focus on a limited number of big projects, as you suggest. 17 cabinets, phew!

    I need to flog some bits off, too, to make space in my ONE cabinet (jealous ;-) ).

    Cheers, Simon

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    1. I think I will have to Simon problem is I really like most periods!

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  3. Lovely looking figures, really great paint job.

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  4. That must be a wrench for you. Have you considered adding shelves to the cabinets as a stop-gap? Storing some of the collection in boxes and then rotating the periods/armies that are out on display?

    That fort is wonderful and the chariots are great :)

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    1. It is Tamsin,I have added some extra shelves but they fill up quickly.

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  5. They look great. Sorry you're having to do the dreaded "clean out" for space. I just recently did that myself.

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    1. Thanks Jay love the flying pig by the way!

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  7. Just rent a garage or move to a bigger house ;-D
    Nice set of battle taxis..the fort..by Paul Darnell?
    Cheers
    paul

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  8. Paul,

    Now thats a plan!
    The Fort is by Mr Darnell spot on!

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  9. You never just make a post. You make full presentations with some serious story-telling going on in them.

    Please - keep it up. :-)

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  10. Blimey, 17 x cabinets and still not enough room.
    Glad to hear you will be branching out into the zulu war. Great looking fort BTW.

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  11. Thanks again gents!
    Pat your Zulu collection has rekindled my interest in that conflict!

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  12. Willie I would love to see you do the Ottomans in the 15th century, surely an army you can use against so many opponents and well into the 16th century as well

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