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(10mm) FR609 Velites of Florence/Turin



This pack contains thirty six Velites of the Guard. Each pack includes thirty three infantry, one drummer, one Eagle bearer and one Officer.

They can be used for both the Velites of Turin and the Velites of Florence. The Velites of Turin were raised to defend the Palace of Prince Borghese. The Officers were drawn from the Grenadiers a Pied and the rank and file were Italian. The Regiment appears to have been well rated and was presented with a flag in 1810.

The Velites of Florence were raised to Guard the Emperor's young sister, Elisa, Grand-Duchess of Tuscany. Its Officers were drawn from the Chasseurs a Pied and the rank and file were Italian. It did not receive a flag.

Additional Information

Date from 1799
Date to 1815
Bases per pack 3
Base description 1 base 20 x 40 mm
Figures per pack 30
Base Size 1 No
Price of book and army No
Rule System Colours and Guns

FR609 Velites of Florence/Turin, advancing