The two battalions of this regiment operated on different theatres of operation for most of the Seven Years' War. The 1st Battalion remained in Europe while the 2nd was sent to Canada. The Colonels’ Colour remained with the 1st Battalion in Europe. The Colonels’ Colours were a white field with a white cross (this was the regular colonel colour carried by most French infantry regiment).
During the Seven Years' War, the regiment ranked 72nd and was under the command of , from 1735 to 1748 Vincent Sylvestre de Thimbrune, Comte de Valence and from January 1 1748 to November 25 1762: Chevalier de Thimbrune de Valence.
The regiment was disbanded on November 25 1762. Its grenadiers and officers were incorporated into the Grenadiers de France while its sergeants, corporals, fusiliers and drummers were offered the opportunity to serve at Saint-Domingue in the colonies by joining the Boulonnais, Foix or Quercy regiments.
This will be the Fifth Special Collectors’ Club Set for 2014.
Please note that there will be a 30 day PREVIEW period, when the Special Collectors’ Club set will be shown as an unpainted prototype.
There will be a further 30 day PREORDER period when a picture of the painted figure will be released.
The number of PREORDERS received at this time will be the LIMITED EDITION of that special Collectors’ Club set.
Production of the figure will then take approximately 30-90 days