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1:72 Austrian musketeers and pikemen 16-17th c. - 45 figures

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AVAILABLE ZVE8061 ZVEZDA 1:72
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1:72 Austrian musketeers and pikemen 16-17th c. - 45 figures

Since the middle of the XV century, the Austrian family of Habsburgs had been chosen invariably for the throne of the Holy Roman Empire. In connection with the Turkish invasion of Central Europe importance of the House greatly increased. Since the XVI till the XVIII century in the opinion of contemporaries they were like a shield protected Western Europe from the incursion of Moslems. In the first half of the XVII century, the Austrian infantry had been organized in accordance with directions given by Morris von Nassau, who was the founder of the Netherlands army which was the most progressive during that time. The infantry battalion had been included, 550 persons. 250 pikemen were in the center of the formation, 240 musketries were in positions at flanks and 60 were in the line of skirmishers. Skirmishers were to fire during countermarch, and that required the highest skill and coherence of actions of soldiery, but at the same time, it was a way to keep the strength of continuous fire. In case of threat from cavalry, musketry was to shelter behind ranks of pikemen without breaking of formation. On a battlefield, battalions had been arranged in three echelons similar to the battle formation of the Roman legions. Such arrangement had been given no obstructions during maneuvering of separate detachments and had been allowed to give support to each other in necessity.

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Article No ZVE8061
Article No of Manufacturer 8061
Аvailability AVAILABLE
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:72
Manufacturer ZVEZDA
Brand No
Series No
EAN 4600327080615
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1526-1804 Habsburg Empire
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.

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Package content:

Plastic scale model kit made of polystyrene, an exact detailed replica of the real model.

Assembly instructions and decals included (water adhesive decals) The model comes unassembled and unpainted and requires glue and paints to be finished. Unless stated on the box the kit does not contain paints, glue, and brushes.

Additional products:

You can find the necessary paints and spraysglues and decal softenersprimers, surfacers and puttiestoolsbrushes in Modeling materials.

For further detailing such you can find various photo-etched parts and resin details.