Fife & Drum expands its American Revolution range

A project in Lake Bluff, IL by James Purky

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Fife & Drum fine 1/56 scale (approx. 30mm) historical miniatures for the American War of Independence.
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $242

Funded: $24,443 of $5,000
Dates: Jun 25th -> Jul 25th (30 days)
Project By: James Purky
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Latest News

You Did It!

July 24th - via:
We just passed our final stretch goal of $24,000 a few minutes ago and so this will unlock the French infantry. I am gobsmacked (as my British friends would say) by the generous outpouring of support for the Fife & Drum Kickstarter Project. The... (Read More)

Only $152 More Needed with 14 hours to go.

July 23rd - via:
As of this posting, we had pledges totalling $23,548 with 14 hours to go. We have an anonymous pledgor who has volunteered to contribute the final $300 needed to reach the $24,000 Stretch Goal that will release the French. So that means that we only... (Read More)

Final Push Rewards

July 23rd - via:
If we can make one final push in the last 36 hours of this campaign and hit our $24,000 stretch goal, then we will add your choice of 6 infantry figures or two cavalry figures or mounted officers to all pledges at or above the $100 level. The $100... (Read More)

Let's Unlock the French

July 20th - via:
We have 4 days to go in the Kickstarter campaign and we need less than $3,000 to unlock the French infantry. So one final push of pledges will hopefully signal the arrival of the French Vive le Roi! (Read More)

Highlanders Are Unlocked!

July 19th - via:
Yesterday we surged past the $20k stretch goal which unlocked the Highlanders. I want to thank everyone for their contributions, support, and word of mouth promotion on the Internet Highland infantry are probably my favorite troop type in any... (Read More)

Don't Forget Your Hessian Add-ons

July 13th - via:
Don't forget that for an add-on of $200 extra to your existing pledge you can add 144 infantry from any currently available figures, including Hessians or 48 cavalry including the unlocked British Legion. Additionally, an add-on of $115 buys 24... (Read More)

New Hessian Infantry Pledge Levels Established

July 10th - via:
Several people suggested that we add some specific pledge levels covering the Hessian infantry, now that they have been unlocked and will go into production. Given that the cavalry will be at the top of the list, I anticipate that the Hessians won't... (Read More)

Typo on the $50 pledge level is fixed.

July 10th - via:
I made a copy and paste error when I was setting up the new $50 pledge level. It should read that you get 8 dragoons at the $50 level, and not 6 dragoons (which is the reward at the $36 pledge level). The error has been fixed. So a $50 pledge gets... (Read More)

Typo on the $100 Pledge Level Is Fixed

July 10th - via:
You will receive 18 dragoons, rather than 12 dragoons. The smaller number was a typo error on my part. The only change between the old reward (since closed out) and the new reward is that the free Hessians and the mounted officer are no longer... (Read More)

Free Hessian Offer still available at $200+ pledge levels.

July 10th - via:
The 24 free Hessians offer still applies for all pledges/backers at the $200 Tarleton's Quarter level or above. The offer was closed out after we reached the $16k stretch goal that unlocked all of the Hessians. To clarify, if you were one of the... (Read More)

New Add-ons Offered for Tarleton and Marion Figures

July 9th - via:
We will make the Tarleton and Marion limited edition personality figures available to all pledge levels as an add-on purchase of $25.00 (for which you will receive both figures for your add-on order). Add an extra $5.00 for shipping if you reside... (Read More)

Rewards Modified at $175 level and below

July 9th - via:
Since we have reached both Hessian infantry stretch goals (i.e. $16,000), we are modifying the rewards such that any NEW BACKERS will not receive the previous rewards of one free mounted officer and 24 free Hessian infantry that were previously made... (Read More)

Only $540 more needed to unlock Hessians Part 2

July 9th - via:
We are currently at $15,460 in total pledges as of this morning. We only need $540 to reach the stretch goal of $16,000. So, whoever makes the pledge that pushes us over the $16,000 level will win a free painted figure: either a mounted Fife &... (Read More)

Less than $1,000 to go to unlock Hessians Part II!

July 8th - via:
As of this posting, the total amount pledged was $15,085 and this brings us very close to the $16,000 stretch goal, which would unlock the Hessian grenadiers and jagers, placing them into the production queue in the future. Thank you everyone for... (Read More)

Hessian Uniform Information

July 3rd - via:
In anticipation of addition of Hessian infantry to the Fife & Drum range of AWI figures, I thought that you might want to see this interesting link to a site that depicts images of the uniforms for all 15 Hessian regiments that fought in North... (Read More)

Swamp Fox Rewards at $250

July 2nd - via:
I want to clarify that the backers at the $250 Swamp Fox level will get BOTH the Francis Marion and Banastre Tarleton special figures, plus the 36 dragoons of your choice and the ability to swap dragoons into infantry at 1 dragoon = 3 infantry or 1... (Read More)

Hessians Are Unlocked At $12,000 Stretch Goal

July 2nd - via:
We passed the $12,000 funding threshold early Tuesday morning so this means that the Hessian musketeers are now unlocked. It also means that every backer at or above the $12 level will receive 24 free Hessian musketeers. These figures come with full... (Read More)

Add-ons To Existing Pledge For More Figures

July 1st - via:
Anyone who has pledged at the $12.00 level or higher may "add-on" to their pledge level, at their existing reward level, and buy the following: For $115.00 you will receive 24 more dragoons, or you may swap these at a 3:1 rate for up to 72 infantry... (Read More)

New Rewards @ $10K and $12K Levels Offered

July 1st - via:
Hi everyone: The Fife & Drum AWI Kickstarter is moving along rather nicely, and as of today we had pledges totalling $9,489. USD This is nice, but I'd really like to see us pass the $10,000 USD level just for the fun of it. So when we hit that... (Read More)

Rewards for Swamp Fox Level Improved

June 28th - via:
I have changed the rewards offered at the Swamp Fox pledge level to increase the number of dragoons from 30 to 36 figures, to provide greater value at this level. Also, you now get the Swamp Fox limited edition figure, the Spirit of '76 vignette and... (Read More)

Upgrade Your Status With Add-ons

June 27th - via:
Several backers told me that they wish that they had pledged at a higher level to qualify for more rewards. What you can do is add another pledge at another level so that the sum of two or more pledges adds up to the reward that you would like to... (Read More)

Spirit of '76 Vignette Now Available to All Backers At/above $6 Pledge Level

June 27th - via:
Since we hit our initial funding goal of $5,000 and then our first stretch goal of $8,000, I am going to make the Spirit of '76 vignette available  to all backers at or above the $6.00 pledge level. Thank you very much for your support on this... (Read More)

Tarleton's British Legion Unlocked!

June 27th - via:
We just hit the first stretch goal of $8,000  and with that we can now unlock the British Legion cavalry of Banastre Tarleton. Thank you everyone for your backing and support -- I'm really excited about the British Legion figures and I think that... (Read More)

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