POLISH ARMY

NP 198 GRAND-DUCHÉ DE VARSOVIE LEGION DU NORD OFFICER

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Painted toy soldier 1/30th scale.

Modeled by Emilio Arredondo for KRONPRINZ TOY SOLDIERS catalogue.

It represents GRAND-DUCHÉ DE VARSOVIE, LEGION DU NORD OFFICER.

Cast, painted and packaged in our own workshop.

Packaged in full color printed boxes with great foam protection.

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NP 198 GRAND-DUCHÉ DE VARSOVIE LEGION DU NORD OFFICER

NP 198 GRAND-DUCHÉ DE VARSOVIE LEGION DU NORD OFFICER

Painted toy soldier 1/30th scale.

Modeled by Emilio Arredondo for KRONPRINZ TOY SOLDIERS catalogue.

It represents GRAND-DUCHÉ DE VARSOVIE, LEGION DU NORD OFFICER.

Cast, painted and packaged in our own workshop.

Packaged in full color printed boxes with great foam protection.

In 1795, the Kingdom of Poland succumbed to its powerful neighbors, Prussia, Russia and Austria, leading to the third partition of this unfortunate and troubled country.

Polish patriots in exile in France Republican government received support from newly established primarily of its first consul Napoleon Bonaparte.

In 1797, General Dombrowski issued a proclamation in four languages calling on all Poles to join the newly created Polish Legions that would be assigned to the newborn Italian Republic and the French republican constitution did not allow the existence of foreign troops on French soil .

The Poles received their uniforms, instead of French-style jacket used the kurtka, much like the uhlanka, used by the Prussian lancers, Poles, Russians and Austrians.

As head garment continued to use in many units the czapka feature, although there were units that used the chacó and grenadier cap with visor French-style hair.