Some more new color photos. Our painter, Les Keffel, has been busy with Schutztruppe, Hereros and French sailors. Check out the inspiring new photos at the webstore.
The German Schutztruppe Command set is here and ready to ship. It consists of four figures as shown: NCO waving, Officer with sword, Bugler running, and Scout pointing. These make the command figures for the dismounted Schutztruppe GE-1. I have worked this summer to finish up some projects and am now making production molds. Expect…
Here’s a photo of the first painted German colonials. The figure on the left is from the Infantry pack; the one on the right is from the forthcoming Command pack.
Germany’s Southwest Africa colony (Deutsche Sud-West Afrika, DSWA) was defended by a security force made up completely of German troops. These troops were known as Schutztruppe and were all mounted infantry supported by artillery crews.
Askari Miniatures are building out our German Colonial line with German artillery crews for our Krupp field and mountain guns.
We have released German Askari Infantry and Artillery to add to the sailors and artillery pieces we already offer. Pictured at left is the command pack for the infantry (GE-15). You can find the entire German Colonial range at the webstore.