Tuesday, 2 March 2010

After the Hiatus

Although this, as well as all my other, project has been very quiet it has not been forgotten. The thought of producing the de Saxe Legions has survived and is now moving on apace!
Poor Herr Gruns has finally admitted his inability to produce the uniforms for the Duchies army. Following discussions with many tailors of the highest quality, Herr Gruns is delighted to be able to inform Duchess Irma that the world famous and deeply respected tailor M. R. d'Ansell. M. d'Ansell is most well known here for the sterling work he has done with the Minden Clothing Consortium, but is also well known for many other projects.
Initially the uniform for the Legionary foot will be provided, with variations to cover Musketeers, Pikemen, N.C.O's, Officers and Musicians. Due to the heavy workload in his workshop, M d'Ansell envisages the work starting during the month of April. This does also allow us to finalise the appearance of the uniform as given by M. de Saxe.
With this in mind, Herr Gruns respectfully requests that any gentleman who has ideas on the uniform, or of the posing of the manikins used to display it, would post it here at their earliest opportunity.

6 comments:

abdul666 said...

Great news - compliments!

East Riding Militia said...

Jean-Louis my friend, it is good to hear from you. I know of your deep interest in this subject and hope you will like the final product.
I am going to go through this blog and collate all the information that is here. I hope you would so me the honour of checking what I post against what you have read and inform me of any errors or omissions.
I feel very excited about this and can't wait to see these in the flesh. Then afterwards, the casting! I can't wait.
Steve

tradgardmastare said...

I can't wait to see it too...
Alan

tradgardmastare said...

Will they be available to others to purchase eventually?

Der Alte Fritz said...

Congratulations on your decision to commission Mr Ansell to sculpt figures for your project. It is a win-win for both of you as I understand that he was looking for more work so that he can sculpt full time. And you will have some elegant figures in return. Hmm, maybe I should start my Polish Insurrection of 1794 project.

Fitz-Badger said...

I'll be interested to see how this pans out. I'm sure the final minis will be excellent!