HISTORICAL MINIATURES BY GEORGE GRASSE

IMRIE MINIATURES

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AMERICAN & BRITISH INFANTRY SUPPLEMENT

IMRIE MINIATURES POSITION ORDER INFORMATION FOR AMERICAN AND BRITISH INFANTRY SERIES 41, 42, 43, 44, 50, and 51
For Part Numbers ending in "br", "ri", "us", and "xx"

 HESSIANS, CAVALRY, AND ARTILLERY NOT INCLUDED HERE

The following table lists 54 positions available for the American Revolutionary War Infantry Series named above. When you order a figure from any one of these series, you must also replace the last two letters ("xx", for example) of our item number with one of the position numbers below. For example, if you want an officer figure from series IR43xx (Commander-in-Chief's Bodyguard), find the officer's positions in the list below, select the one you want, and replace the "xx" with, say, "53" (officer relaxed) giving a final item number of IR4353.


SHORTCUT REFERENCE TABLE

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POSITION TYPES

POSITION NUMBERS



MANUAL OF ARMS

01 - 12

MARCHING IN STEP

13 - 16

ROUTE MARCH

17 - 22

CAMP LIFE

23 - 24

BATTLE

25 - 34

DRUMMERS & FIFERS

35 - 38

OFFICERS WITH SPONTOON

39 - 43

OFFICERS WITH SWORD

44 - 48

OFFICERS WITH MUSKET

49 - 54


MANUAL OF ARMS

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Position Number

POSITION

EXPLANATION

01

SHOULDER FIRELOCK - Position of attention for soldiers of all armies. Standing at attention, musket on left shoulder, see "support arms" (11 below) for musket on the right shoulder.

02

POISE & COCK FIRELOCK - Bring musket before the face, cock back the hammer on command. Standing, left foot forward, musket perpendicular to the ground.

03

POISE & COCK FIRELOCK Kneeling on left knee, musket perpendicular to the ground.

04

TAKE AIM & FIRE - On commands, the musket is pointed and the trigger pulled. Standing, right foot back firing musket.

05

TAKE AIM & FIRE Standing in normal position firing musket.

06

TAKE AIM & FIRE Kneeling on left knee firing musket.

07

HANDLE CARTRIDGE Standing, reaching for cartridge

08

CHARGE CARTRIDGE Standing, ramming cartridge

09

ORDER FIRELOCK Standing, musket resting on ground

10

CHARGE BAYONET Standing, musket leveled forward, a position to receive attack or offer challenge

11

ADVANCE ARMS The carry position of corporals and sergeants with muskets

12

SUPPORT ARMS An alternate to "shoulder arms" , resting the musket on the right shoulder


MARCHING IN STEP

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13

SHOULDER FIRELOCK Marching position for the musket

14

ADVANCED ARMS The formal marching position of the musket for NCO's

15

SUPPORT ARMS Alternative marching position

16

SLOPE ARMS Alternative marching position


ROUTE MARCH


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17

SLUNG MUSKET Waking

18

SLUNG MUSKET Extended walk, bent forward

19

SLOPE ARMS Extended walk, bent forward

20

TRAIL ARMS Walking

21

TRAIL ARMS Extended walk, bent forward

22

SUPPORT ARMS Walking


CAMP LIFE


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23

RELAXED Standing relaxed, musket across body

24

GUARD DUTY Standing relaxed, musket slung


BATTLE

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25

LOADING Kneeling on left knee reaching for cartridge

26

FIRING Standing, leaning forward, firing musket off hand

27

AT READY Bayonet leveled, feet spread

28

AT READY Bayonet leveled, advancing

29

AT READY Bayonet leveled pointed forward, running, right leg up

30

AT READY Bayonet leveled, across body, running, right leg up,

31

AT READY Bayonet leveled pointed forward, running, right leg back

32

AT TRAIL Running, musket at trail, right leg back

33

WOUNDED Falling backwards

34

WOUNDED Lying on back


DRUMMERS & FIFERS

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35

MUSICIAN - DRUMMER Drummer boy at attention, playing

36

MUSICIAN - FIFER Fifer, at attention, playing

37

MUSICIAN - DRUMMER Drummer, marching, playing

38

MUSICIAN - FIFER Fifer, marching, playing


OFFICERS WITH SPONTOON

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39

OFFICER (with spontoon) Officer, at attention

40

OFFICER (with spontoon) Officer, marching

41

OFFICER (with spontoon) Officer, feet spread, spontoon across body

42

OFFICER (with spontoon) Officer, relaxed, spontoon resting on ground

43

OFFICER (with spontoon) Officer, running, spontoon in right hand


OFFICERS WITH SWORD

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44

OFFICER (with sword) Officer, at attention

45

OFFICER (with sword) Officer, marching

46

OFFICER (with sword) Officer, feet spread, sword across body

47

OFFICER (with sword) Officer, relaxed, sword resting on ground

48

OFFICER (with sword) Officer, running, sword in right hand


OFFICERS WITH MUSKETS

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49

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, at attention, saluting, cocked hat type

50

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, at attention, saluting, other than cocked hat type

51

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, marching, rifle cradled in left arm

52

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, standing, firing musket

53

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, standing at ease, musket to ground

54

OFFICERS (with muskets) Officer, running, musket in right hand

 

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