Arcane Scenery and Model Supplies presents:
LA HAYE SAINT WATERLOO
WATERLOO – 1815
20mm or 1/72nd Scale
The building will be supplied as a flat pack kit
La Haye Sainte positioned at the foot of a rolling escarpment, protected the Duke of Wellington’s centre at the Battle of Waterloo on the 18th June 1815.
This vital walled farmhouse compound was defended by some 400 British and German troops who crucially held out against the vast numbers of French till the late afternoon.
The hopelessly outnumbered men fought till they expended their last bullet then retreated as Marshal Ney, heavily supported by artillery, led a furious assault with the 13th Legere and a company of engineers. The French finally able to take the position, but ultimately it was too late in the day.
The defence of the farm denied Napoleon this valuable strategic position and allowed Blücher and the Prussian army time to arrive and lend vital assistance to Wellington.
First made in 2014 for Italeri this 1:72nd (20mm) Sarissa Precision La Haye Sainte set is perfect for Napoleonic games such as General De Brigade, Le Feu Sacré, Black Powder, Chosen Men, and Shako. In fact, the farm and buildings are representative of many similar farms of the region and will work perfectly for many 18th to 20th century World War Europe locations.
Supplied unassembled and unpainted in kit form with full instructions.
Any models or accessories shown are for scale purposes only and are not included.
Four optional choices include; the complete set, The House with wall and buttery, the stables, the barn.
Dimensions Approximately L460 x W460 x H150Hmm for main complex plus the buttery which extends frontage by 160mm (620mm)
Product Features The kit can be broken down into separate pieces and used as individual buildings
Materials MDF Greyboard
Contents 1 x 20mm scale La Haye Sainte farm
Please note that any figures shown with the building or kit are not suppied with this kit. They are there for scale comparison purposes only.
This pack is just one of our range of building kits suitable for 20mm wargaming and for dioramas. The buildings come flat packed and can be assembled and ready for use in no time at all. They are made of laser cut 2mm and 3mm MDF which has been been textured with floorboards / planking and tiles
where appropriate. The MDF wood is unpainted. The roofs are removeable to allow you to place models inside the buildings.
We suggest that you use PVA glue to permanently fix the building together. Painting is optional, we think that a quick wash of ink will be enough for most gamers but of course, you can add more detail if you prefer.
If you need glue for your models, I sell Revell Contacta Adhesive, Revell Professional polystyrene glue and a range of super glues and other adhesives. They can be found in the ‘Arcane scenery’ and ‘Glues, Fillers, Paints and Tools’ categories of my shop.
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