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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Warlord Games - 28mm Married Zulu Regiment

 The Zulu army was a formidable foe. Well-trained, well-led, and well-equipped for campaigns, the Zulu regiments were the terror of Africa. Created by the great Shaka, founder of the nation, each regiment was composed of small companies who trained together, and a regiment could be 1,000 men strong.They were then brigaded together to form divisions that could move at great speed and with drilled precision, forming the classic Zulu attack formation of the Horns of the Buffalo.

The military system formed units into married and unmarried units, so a cadre of young men would be forced to remain unmarried on the King's orders until they had 'washed their spears' in the blood of their enemies. They are armed with throwing spears, smoothbore muskets and the deadly stabbing short spear whilst their patterned ox-hide shields help identify their parent regiment.

Once they were blooded, and only then, would they sew in the characteristic head ring which is the symbol of a mature and married warrior, showing his much enhanced status in society.

Each boxed set contains 8 frames, each containing enough parts to make up 4 figures., each figure is armed with a shield and a variety of weapons ranging from Assagis, Knobkerrys, rifles or throwing spear. Each frame also has 7 heads to add variety to th efigures.

The leader of the regiment is a metal figure that is supplied with the boxed set.
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RRP per Box
Figures per Box
Cost per Figure
£20.00
33 *
60.60p
* 32 Plastic plus 1 Metal Figure

As of Nov 2013. (Multi Box Deals available to drive cost down further).

More coming soon ...