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Lieutenant Melvill from Steve Barber Models

The Dash With The Colours!As it will soon be the anniversary of the battle of Isandlwana we have added this miniature of Lieutenant Melvill trying to escape with the colours of the 24th regiment to our 10mm Zulu Wars range.Teignmouth MelvillOn 22 January 1879 after the disaster of the Battle of Isandlwana, South Africa, Lieutenant Melvill made efforts to save the Queen's Colour of his Regiment. He and Nevill Josiah Aylmer Coghill were pursued by Zulu warriors and after experiencing great difficulty in crossing the swollen Buffalo River, during which time the Colour was lost and carried downstream, the two men were overtaken by the enemy and following a short struggle both were killed. The Colour was retrieved from the river ten days later.Lieutenant MelvillSteve Barber Models

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Painting Miniatures for the American Civil War from Steve Barber Models

The American War is one of the most popular periods to wargame, and rightly so - it is a fascinating period of history. This book offers the opportunity to learn how to paint wargames miniatures from someone who has been an experienced sculptor and painter. All of the main styles that are used for painting wargames miniatures are covered in great detail. For anyone wanting to start painting for the first time, these pages contain a wealth of information that will help you get started. The book covers: miniature preparation; layer painting; painting with washes; basing; horses and artillery and buildings and scenery. Each chapter is full of detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to paint wargames miniatures for the American Civil War. Steve Barber Models

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