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    Cameron Highlanders (79th Regiment of Foot) – 28mm Victrix

    Greetings All,

    I should have posted this a good while ago, but life…anyway onwards.

    Last summer I picked up 2 boxes of Victrix Highlanders.

    It took me a good while to make up 6 bases worth (4 to a base) as I’m not a fan of building plastic figures… at least they’re plastic and not resin as superglue loves me more than the figures I’m building.

    As I’m building a primary Peninsular Army I looked through the history books and I decided to get this unit to be

    Victrix Highlanders

    As the gods are against me going down to Bristol for the weekend, i’ve decided to use the time i’ve ‘gained’ to start to build up the vast number of 28mm Napoleonic miniatures that I need for my upcoming game of Black Powder in a few weeks.

    For that game I’m hoping to provide my own troops rather than borrowing from others.

    My list of models I have are as follows:

    • 5 x Box of Perrys British Line Infantry (200 figures)
    • 2 x Box of Victrix Highlanders (1 Box of Centre Company, 1 Box of Flank Company).
    • 8 Blisters of British Cavalry
    • 2 Blisters of Colonels/Generals.

    So my focus for the moment is to build up some Highlanders, as I need fewer of these than I do the Line Infantry.

    If we open up a box, this is the contents and the amazement of 60 miniatures for