The Pathans are semi-nomadic pushtu-speaking peoples consisting of more than 60 tribes, numbering 10 million in the North-West-Frontier Province of Pakistan et 6 million in Afghanistan. The Pathans, also known as Pashtuns, Pushtuns, Pakhtuns, et Pakhtoons, have a reputation as fierce fighters. Les expeditions punitives britanniques in the late 19th et early 20th century failed to subdue the Pathans who were eventually granted the North-West-Frontier Province as a semi-autonomous homeland. The Ral Partha 1/64 scale Pathan Jezailchi Riflemen shown here are wearing traditional angarka tunics, ou long sherwani coats avec posteen fur coats, baggy trousers, turbans, skull caps, leather belts over a traditional kamarband, et sandals. They are armed avec Khyber knives et long muzzle-loading rifles knows as Jezails.
10 figurines en 2 poses – 26 mm correspondent à 166 cm hauteur de corps
- Pathan wearing Angarka et Skull Cap, tirant Jezail (5)
- Pathan wearing Sherwani, Posteen et Turban, tirant Jezail (5)
- Choix de sujet excellent, Pathan tribesmen like these can be used for a period of sixty years of campaigning aux Frontière du Nord-Ouest. The Pathans are wearing traditional dress which is worn virtually unchanged until our times.
- The two firing poses are most suitable for wargames, where Pathan snipers are typically seen firing from rocky ledges, fortified rooftops, et improvised firing positions known as sangars. The traditional Pathan dress worn by these figurines may be painted in a variety of natural colours to conveniently disquise the fact that there are just two figurines poses in the set.
- The figurines' long muzzle-loading Jezail rifles are of the proper length which gave these sniping weapons excellent range et accuracy. Jezails take some time to reload, providing les attackers britanniques avec some respite from enemy fire.
- Good casting quality, practically no flash. Ral Parta colonial figurines are a joy to paint et collect.
- Compatible avec other 25 mm figurines au 1/64 et some of the taller 30 mm 1/60 scale figurines now available from many manufacturers.
- Afghan Irregular Infantry, Pathan Tribesmen, 1839–1902
- Première Guerre Anglo-Afghane, 1839–1845
- Sind et Gwalior, 1843–1845
- La Révolte des Cipayes, 1857–1859
- Deuxième Guerre Anglo-Afghane, 1878–1880
- Frontière du Nord-Ouest, 1877–1893
- The Chitral Campaign, 1895
- The Tirah Campaign, 1897
Ral Partha Pathans are excellent figurines suitable pour jeux d'escarmouche aux Frontière du Nord-Ouest Wars, using The Sword and the Flame (TSATF) et other popular rule sets. A handful of these snipers are enough to keep des unités d'infanterie britannique et indienne busy while other Pathan tribesmen attempt to close into melee et put their Khyber knives to good use.
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