I use these figures for wargaming, and I cannot recommend them enough.
The main draw of this set are the 16 mounted men in nine poses. You have one figure each of a color bearer, a bugler, and two poses that could pass for officers. These poses are nice, and they are supplemented by 7 troopers across three different saber-waving poses, 3 figures in a pose firing a carbine, and 2 figures in a pose with a shotgun. All in all, it is a nice-looking mix, and it goes a long way to creating a pleasingly varied armament for the mass of cavalry. I feel like there are a few too many sabers in the mix, but other cavalry offerings out the have significantly more firearms, so the numbers balance out quickly.
The other figure is a small vignette thing with a trooper sheltering behind the body of his dead horse firing a pistol. Useless for making a unit, it could make a very nice marker of some kind with a little imagination.
There are no dismounted figure in this set, but those can be acquired easily elsewhere; most notably from other Italeri and IMEX sets.
This set is really good, and it gets my strong recommendation. After painting and basing, it fits in well with the following sets I use: Italeri Set 6012 “Union Infantry with Zouaves,” Italeri Set 6013 “Union Cavalry,” Italeri Set 6038 “Union Artillery,” Italeri Set 6014 “Confederate Infantry,” IMEX Set 505 “Union Infantry,” IMEX Set 503 “Union Cavalry,” IMEX Set 501 “Union Artillery,” IMEX Set 506 “Confederate Infantry,” IMEX Set 502 “Confederate Artillery,” and IMEX Set 504 “Confederate Cavalry.”
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