Summer break

Summer break

Dear 1898 Miniaturas customer After a very exhausting year its time for a well deserved holidays. Although our online store will remain open, all the orders from August 13th to 31st (both included) will be sent from September 1st. If you are in a hurry don't hesitate,...

The battle of Rocroi, 19th May 1643

The battle of Rocroi, 19th May 1643

On May 19th, 1643, the armies of Spain and the kingdom of France faced a decisive battle next to the small fortress of Rocroi, in northern France. The Spanish and French crowns have been at war since 1635, the year in which Louis XIII’s Prime Minister, Cardinal...