Palatinal Reiter-Regiment Prince Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken, 1756–1763

Palatinal Reiter-Regiment Prince Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken, 1756–1763, 1:300 Miniatures Heroics & Ros

Austrian dragoons painted as heavy cavalry troopers of Reiter-Regiment Prince Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken. These 1:300 scale Heroics & Ros figures are surprisingly detailed despite their small size.

Reiter-Regiment Prinz Friedrich Michael von Zweibrücken

Proprietor

  • Count Palatine Frederick Michael of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, 1751–1775

Commander

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Garrison

  • Mannheim

Organisation

  • Regimentsstab (regimental staff)
  • 1. Eskadron
  • 2. Eskadron
    • 4. Kompanie
    • 5. Kompanie
    • 6. Kompanie
  • 3. Eskadron
    • 7. Kompanie
    • 8. Kompanie
    • 9. Kompanie

Uniform

  • white coat with 12 yellow metal buttons
  • red collar (officers had no collar, but a small red patch underneath the first coat button)
  • 12 buttons on the left coat front, buttonholes on the right
  • red cuffs with 3 buttons
  • red turnbacks
  • white and red aiguillette on the right shoulder
  • gold aiguillette for officers
  • black stock
  • straw-coloured vest with yellow metal buttons
  • straw-coloured trousers
  • white boot cuffs and tall black riding boots for mounted service
  • black tricorne hat without edging, black cockade
  • silver hat border for officers
  • yellow chabraque with white edging
  • black pistol holsters, and yellow holster covers with white edging
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Campaign History

Lineage

  • Reiter-Regiment Pfalzgraf Max, 1770
  • Reiter-Regiment Prinz Max, 1777
  • 2. Kürassier-Regiment von Winckelhausen, 1790
  • 4. Chevauleger-Regiment, 1799
  • 1. Chevauleger-Regiment Kurfürst, 1799
  • 2. Chevauleger-Regiment Kurfürst, 1804
  • 2. Chevauleger-Regiment König, 1806
  • 4. Chevauleger-Regiment König, 1811
  • 17. (Bayerisches) Reiter-Regiment, Ausbildungs-Eskadron, 1921

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