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Rousselot: Napoleon's Army 1790-1815

Discussion in 'Figure News' started by NeilW, Oct 14, 2020.

  1. NeilW A Fixture

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  2. misfit151 A Fixture

    Thanks Neil.....great site had a good browse....(y). Mike
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  3. Pilgrim53 Member

    Can attest to these plates being a valuable source of Uniformology; have them as individual plates, always referring to them.
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  4. NeilW A Fixture

    Wig & Pen offer a lot of their books in various e-Formats.

    Very useful for those marginal buys that you're not quite sure about, but also offer the ability to zoom in (best with PDFs) which gives extra value if you want to use pics as references (in fact I got both the hard copy and PDF of the Absolon Japanese Armour book for that very reason-though at a lower price than currently)

    A full list is here.

    Nap ones include Dawson's superb ref works (lots of photos of the real things):

    The last is great, but can be bought cheaper (and I assume legit). I got mine at £8.99 here:
    https://www.ebooks.com/en-gb/searchapp/searchresults.net?term=Napoleon's Waterloo Army

    This is a weird one (based on Bardin's Regs) : few illustrations (it's not a uniformology) but great if you want the nitty gritty about how many pairs of underdrawers a soldier had*, what order they had to pack their haversack in, how much they paid into their mess fund, the precise tariff of punishments for their various crimes and misdemeanours and so on (and I'm only halfway through it so far):

    ... and a couple for Nap:

    *Well since you ask, the answer is 'generally none' until 1812 as the culottes/pantalon had a sewn in linen lining instead (although some wimpish regiments did issue separate calecon/drawers). In 1812 they were issued with unlined pantalon and separate drawers which were then expected to last a year (it doesn't say if that's between washes as well).
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  5. Nap A Fixture

    Thanks for the post Neil

    Great links ...I have the Peter Duckers book(s) ..great references

  6. Reptor A Fixture

    Great news for the beautiful book ! Thank for this and thank for the links ;) (y):love:
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  8. NeilW A Fixture

  9. NeilW A Fixture

    DOUBLE SHOOT... after promoting it here and ordering it on the 15th I waited patiently for the thud on the doormat, then on enquiring where it was I found out that P&S had run out of stock :arghh:

    I just hope that nobody on this site followed my link and bought 'my' copy :sour:

    The only other affordable option is Matt's US supplier but the shop doesn't ship outside USA and postage is prohibitive... boo hoo :cry:
  10. Nap A Fixture



    That's a real shame ...if you want to borrow my copy your welcome

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  11. Mirofsoft A Fixture

  12. NeilW A Fixture

    Thanks Nap/Mirofsoft.... I'm really peed off ref this as P&S confirmed my order then didn't send it :grumpy:

    They send a 20% off next purchase code but it's not the same :meh:

    .... and thanks Miro, but I really don't want to pay that much so I'll just drop back on the online versions, albeit without the text.
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