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Thankyou for your quick response to my request.
Although I have previously discussed and proposed a similar sprue structure for the Landwehr sets on various posts over the past several years.
(& via email to HAT on Sept 2016 - I'm not sure though whether part 2 of my email was received - technical glitches in the binary world... :-)
I thought I would take this one last opportunity to convey my opinions regarding the sprue composition in particular the 4 advancing figures in the Landwehr Action set. If my recommendation comes to fruition that would be wonderful, if it does not - c'est la vie, unfortunately its just not mean't to be.
I just looked at the drawings of Prussian Landwehr and it is obviously that the first two existing figures you're referring to, I thought Porte High was when a soldier advanced with Musket held almost vertically, so your proposal makes sense to me now.
My landwehr will be in units of 32 "figures" each, 4 command, 26 infantrymen, and a mounted officer taking the space of the final "two"
I will be making my units in a 2:1 ratio - marching to attacking - as a nod to the line infantry musketeers:fusiliers ratio
I would hope to make the 4 command figures a foot officer, a musician, a standard bearer (for my non-historical fantasy flags) and an NCO type
I am hoping that the bonus figures will be a higher command group - maybe a general, an aide, and hangers-on. It is the higher command that is always missing from our plastic armies, and the bonus figures might be a realistic way to achieve that
I would hope that the bonus figures are special and useful, not just extra landwehr infantry types. I can get extras already in metal. So here's hoping