Franco Prussian War 1870 - 1871

 

 

 

 

The Dance of Death

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Dear customers, here is an update on the Dance of Death we are now pleased to say that we are now on track to have all the pre orders shipped out shortly. We thank you for your understanding with this.

Ellie’s Miniatures has gone under some changes over the past few months which have caused a late release date for the project. We are now very much back on track and ready for the new ventures we have in the pipeline for the future.

We have a small number of the limited edition left for those who wish to take this exciting vignette on.

 

This is the only product where we charge for postage due to the size & cost.

Please order from the list below for your region to cover postage. 

We will be sending all kits out by recorded delivery & insured.

 

We hope you enjoy this vignette as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you.

Kind Regards Ian & Ellie

 

 

 

 

 

Price £108.00 Inc UK Postage

Price £112.00 Inc EU Postage

Price £115.00 Inc Outside EU Postage

 

75mm French Line Infantry NCO 1870

 

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This figure was one of the last Master sculpted by the late Pete Morton, We hope this is a fitting testament to his skills as a sculptor. And will go some way to keeping his memory alive. This figure was taken from a water colour painting of the period. It depicts a winter scene. and the man after a long march and thinking about what may lay ahead of him. It was brought to life by the capable hands of Steve Reynolds.

Retired

 

 

75mm Garibaldi Volunteers 1870 

 

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This Figure was again taken from a water color of the time and it depicts the brave men of the Garibaldi Volunteers. It’s a fitting tribute to the brave men who fought alongside the French in this bitter war. The master was sculpted by Adam McMasters and brought to life by the brushes of Bill Sprint.

 

 

 

Retired

 

 

75mm French Zouave 1870 

 

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Price £32.00

 

This figure was a personal favorite of mine, and something I’ve wanted for quite some time. I felt the pose needed to be full of action to show just how brave these colonial troops were. The master was sculpted by the very talented Carl Reid and brought to life By Pepe Gallardo a true artist.

 

 
 

 

 

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75mm French Grenadier Drummer 1870 

 

 

 

This figure represents a Grenadier Drummer, waiting to be called into battle which will never happen. These elite troops were always kept in reserve and did not see action. So the pose was trying to represent the boredom of been inactive while their brothers in arms were in the thick of the action. The figure was sculpted by Adam MacMasters and the art work is by Mark Bennett better known as Gothic Geek.

 

Price £32.00

 

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75mm French Imperial Guard Chasseur a' Pied Trumpeter 1870

 

 

This Trumpeter was commissioned to complement the Drummer or just a standalone piece of work. .the master was sculpted by the talented Maurice Corry. Moz did a fantastic job of getting the pose to work so well with the drummer and will create a nice story of men on the eve of battle and the thoughts that must have gone through their minds. The art work once again done by Mark Bennett.

 

Price £32.00

 

75mm French Turco Algerian 1870

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This figure represents the brave North African Colonial troops that fought in the French Army. They were well known for their bravery in battle. This soldier is at rest after a long march. They wore very colourful uniforms and will be a great splash of colour in anyone’s figure collection. The master was sculpted by Murices Corry. This figure was brought to life at the hands of Juan Perez.

Retired

 

1/9th ‏Bust Chasseur d'Afrique 1870

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This bust represents the Colonial cavalry the Chasseur d'Afrique  they were  famous for their bravery in battle and were some of the best cavalry in the French army. They fought all over the world, from the Crimea, Mexico, Africa  to France. They were well known for their very colourful uniforms which has been captured by Maurice Corry in this Bust. The art work was done once again by the very talented hands of Gerard (Tarracus on PF)

Price £42.00

 

75mm French Officer - Chef de Bataillion, Tirailleurs Algeriens 1870

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This figure depicts one of the brave French Offices which lead the overseas troops in battle during the Franco Prussian War. These officers were well respected by their men. This figure was started by the Late Pete Morton and finished by the very talented hands of Chris Keogh. I have to say the work on the flag is some of the best I’ve seen. The art work has been done by the talented Juan Perez.

Price £32.00

 

75mm Brothers In Arms 1870

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This vignette depicts the death of a brother Zaouve, it shows the horror of war and the loss of a brother in arms. It was taken from a water colour painted just after the war. When I saw it I thought it was something that had to be done in 3D and Moz has done it justice. Painted by the masterful hands of Juan Perez.

Price £60.00

 

75mm Prussian Jaeger 1870

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This figure represents a Prussian Jaeger. The Jaegers had a long and illustrious history, they fought in the 7 years war, American war of independence and Napoleonic wars, to name but a few. They were Light infantry and excellent marksmen. They were generally huntsmen in their past and were very capable of living off the land with their hunting skills. They wore a distinctive green jacket which distinguished them from other Prussian Regiments. This Figure was Sculpted by: Moz Corry.

Price £32.00