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Completed Private, 1st New York Regiment 75mm.

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by -=König=-, Mar 24, 2022.

  1. -=König=- Active Member

    Hello dear friends
    I'm starting a new job. This is a thumbnail from FeR Private 1st New York Regiment 75mm. For me, this is a new subject. Never took on American history. And in order not to spoil it, I ask for your help on equipment. Since there are many illustrations on the color of the tunic. I can't understand that variety of dark blue dark green, red. I wanted to paint a miniature in dark green vestments. I attach a picture below.
    Thank you for your attention. Further more. ;)

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  2. arj A Fixture

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  3. bucsfan21 Well-Known Member

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    Konig, Green was a popular color with the Tory Regiments. Look at the Trioani References and you will see a number of regiments wearing Green. A couple come to mind from the Loyalist troops... Prince of Wales Volunteers as well as 1st Batt. of DeLancey's Brigade.

    All the Best, Terry Martin-Member of the Atlanta Military Figure Society of Atlanta, GA
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  4. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you Andrew. I'll check out the site. And I will probably try to approach the right details.

    Thank you for the information. I'll look at the information. And I'll try to find something to associate this figure with a green shape.
    But I'm afraid this could not have happened in the 1st Regiment. And I'm gonna have to paint the tunic in the standard dark blue color.
  5. winfield Active Member

    The details of all uniforms of this type were very similar; it is possible with a little research that you could still do loyalist green. No guarantees, but maybe.
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  6. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Hi there König

    Good to see what's on your bench , the FeR figures are a great choice

    This might help as a option http://www.srcalifornia.com/uniforms/p16.htm

    Good books below

    Look forward to seeing this progress

    Happy benchtime

    Nap

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  7. -=König=- Active Member


    Thank you. Basically a lot of dark blue uniforms. I'm still in doubt. You may still have to paint in a standard uniform.


    Hello dear friend
    Thanks for the books. I will definitely try to find and read them to delve into the depths of history.
    Hands are already itching to start painting miniature :) Some of the details have already been loaded and are waiting for their hour))
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  8. arj A Fixture

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    Here's another SITE for you, with lots of prints.
    Check out the 3rd New York. It may not be green, but it's not blue.

    Cheers,
    Andrew
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  9. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you Andrew
    I was on this site and read the material. As I understood that there were many groups in the continental army and thus different color uniforms. Each regiment has its own uniform color.
  10. -=König=- Active Member

    Very raw beginning of the face.
    Further more.

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  11. Gruntdoc New Member

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    Looks great so far! I wanted to throw a couple of other options out there; the variety of coat/facing combinations for the AWI is huge.
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  12. Gruntdoc New Member

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  13. -=König=- Active Member

    Thanks for your help Gruntdoc ;) I will adhere to this image.
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  14. Nap A Fixture

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    Hi there

    Nice start on the flesh and good suggestions from others but look forward to seeing your choice of uniform

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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  15. -=König=- Active Member

    Thanks Kevin
    I've made up my mind. Above the post I added a picture with an image.
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  16. -=König=- Active Member

    Face Completion ;)
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  17. -=König=- Active Member

    Hi everyone
    Worked a little on the ports.
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  18. gazer Active Member

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    Beautiful! I will continue to follow with interest!
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  19. -=König=- Active Member


    Thank you. I will update the topical soon ;)
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  20. -=König=- Active Member

    Today I have a little time to draw something. So far, so. I worked green on the tunic. I would like to devote more time to this figure, but so far there is not enough time :(
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