You know what they say about men with big plumes?
Again, our unnamed man in Budapest has come up trumps. This is a MB models 54mm French hussar, who I think you'll agree is really quite the thing.
I'm in two minds as to where he is ultimately going to live, possibly on the bookshelf in the bedroom gaily trotting between the Henty's and the Haggard for eternity. Or on my writing desk, we shall see.
A moustache for ladies who really should know better.
Not my work I hasten to add, but I am very happy to have him. He has a certain something about him, the French have a word for it, but sadly, I don't know what it is.
This collecting toy soldiers just for the hell on it nonsense rather than for the infinitely more sensible collecting toy soldiers for wargaming could be catching. It's a good thing, I'm a strict Calvinist soul with iron self discipline who never gives into temptation.