Sculpted by Nino Pizzichemi, this figure is depicts a Hussar of the 17th Brunswick Hussar Regiment, or to use their correct title; Braunschweigisches Husaren Regiment Nr.17.
The 17th were a Prussian cavalry regiment, known from their very early days as the Black Brunswickers with a history that included service with the British in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo. Their badge was a skull (Totenkopf) giving them the nickname Deaths Head Hussars.
Two heads included, one with busby and one his steel helmet (Stahlhlem), see images for details. Box art will be provided by Ernesto Reyes and this site updated accordingly.
Note that figures in the TW32CP series do not come with rifle sling or any scenic base shown in the box art, tutorials for both will follow on the Tommy’s War blog section of this site.
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Please note that the figures are supplied unpainted and require assembly. This product is not suitable for children under the age of 16.