they are all Perry miniatures. Each of the spear carriers has had a flattened sharpened short spear soldered in the riders hand to make them more durable as the supplied spear is way too bendy and thick. So these lads have a tendency to "bite" you - or get stuck up your finger nail if you don't treat them with respect!
I decided to do some more colourful and detail work on the commnader figure with a bit of an intricate design on the horses barding.
So added to the exisitng force of 32 - it takes me to 72 Baggara cavalry - and with the 82 Camels and riders take me over the initial project aim of 150 mounted for the army.
|The full horse mounted cavalry forces|
and the whole army completed over the various challenges all laid out...
...and yes I now might as well have shares in the Really Useful Box company, Having just packed them all away it takes the following
2 x 11 litre deep boxes for the mounted
8 x 7 litre for the foot
1 x 4 litre for comman and guns
MilesR: Give me a minute while I pick my jaw up off the floor..... What a huge mounted points bomb and the assembled army is really an amazing accomplishment. I tip both my hat and tropical drink to you, Sir! I added a few points for the banners