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Victrix British tend to be a tad bit worse than Perry since those were some of the first sets they made. They get better though moving on so are comparable quality wise (the Highlanders are a turning point). Both are fine miniature sets
So far there have been numerous comparisons, there seems little reason not to mix them
I completed these three pioneer combat stands for the 'When Things go Boom' scenario that I put on for the guys recently. Two are French and one is British with a mish-mash of figures from Foundry, Victrix, Perry and Sash and Saber.
I was looking forward to a plastic Highland firing line from the Perry twins as support for my Peninsular troops, but, alas, they have released metal ones.
This makes Perry plastic Highlanders unlikely to appear any time soom (or at all).
Therefore I 'Perryised' a Victrix plastic Highlander (my favourite Victrix set so far) to go with my Perry Brits.
What do you think?
Bonnet and body are Victrix, arms, head, and kit are Perry.
Victrix Highland Officer in between a Perry Miniatures plastic rifleman and a Wargames Foundry rifleman.
Personaly I use both, mixed and matched as required. Once painted it's quite hard to tell the difference.
Perry is probably the better quality kit and is easier to put together. However,their kit will produce firing lines and nothing else where as Victrix is alot more variety. Choice the kit based on what poses you want.
Victrix Highlanders are possibly better quality than the Perry kits and are certainly very versetile. Its a shame they don't redo the older Line Infantry kits to bring them up to the same standard.
Perry Cav sits very well with Victrix infantry, not tried the artillery yet.
I'm currently working on an all highlander army and the highland infantry are of pretty good quality. I just order the Britsh artillery set and plan on doing a kit bash of cannons and highlanders to get a highland artillery detachment so i'll let you know how that goes