Firelock Storming Party plastic boxed set

Key Facts

FREE shipping available
Scale: 28mm
PlasticMetal
Requires Assembly

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included.

Description

Description

Firelock companies were raised throughout the Civil Wars for a variety of purposes. Formed originally to fight in the wild bogs of Ireland where a flintlock was more easily handled than the clumsy matchlock, firelock-armed musketeers grew more common as the Civil Wars progressed, all armies sometimes fielding large units so armed.

The firelock had numerous advantages over the older matchlock. It was ready to fire at a moment's notice, was more weatherproof and did not betray a night advance with glowing match cord. It was also much cheaper in the long run as they did not consume vast quantities of match cord.

They were regularly used for baggage and artillery guards, as the flintlock mechanism was seen as infinitely more desirable in a gunpowder depot than spluttering, lit, match cord!

By mid to late war, whole companies were fielded. For the Royalists, Legge's who fought at Edgehill, Rupert’s and Maurice’s redcoats and Sandford's from Ireland. Parliament issued them liberally and many of the New Model Army had whole companies so armed and later, whole regiments. The Scots Covenanter forces also used the firelock to good effect.

Warlord Games’ Firelocks are shown storming a bridge led by their dashing Captain, just the sort of action that Firelock Companies were used for!

The box set contains:

  • 1 Officer
  • 1 drummer
  • 16 plastic firelock musketeers

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Delivery

Shipping Options

NB. All orders shipped from the UK - view preparation & shipping times

Standard Service: FREE on orders over $10, otherwise $12.50.

Priority Service also available - view details.

Pick up at Show: available at checkout (depending on date).

Visit Us: view details.


Returns

Returns & Exchanges

If there are any problems with your order, or somebody just bought you the wrong thing as a present, please get in touch. We're nice guys and we'll do our best to solve the problem:

Call: +44 115 978 4495 (7.00am - 11.00am EST)

Email: info@warlordgames.com


Customer Service

Questions?

Whether you want to know when your order will arrive or which hats your Napoleonic troops should be wearing, our customer service team can help!

Call: +44 115 978 4495 (7.00am - 11.00am EST)

Email: info@warlordgames.com

Warlord Games logo

Choose Currency

Welcome to our store!
Please get started by choosing the currency you'd like to shop in:

NB. If you change currencies later, you will need to create a new account
and anything in your cart will be lost.