Results 1 – 16 of L’uniforme et Les Armes Des Soldats Du Premier Empire, Volume 1 Only. by Liliane et Fred Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 2. Fred Funcken, Liliane Funcken. Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 3. Liliane Funcken, Fred Funcken. Alibris has new & used books by Liliane And Fred Funcken, including hardcovers , softcovers, rare, out-of-print first editions, signed copies, and more.

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I treat funckenn carefully now and have a nostalgic fondness for them, but I don’t rely on them as a source these days. If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal. They created three long stories until and a couple of short ones until Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. I’d also funcjen the flags on the same plate before using them as a painting guide.

Over here in Belgium, their country of origin Casterman is a Belgian publisherthe Funcken books are known to be unreliable.

I must say it confused me a bit then with the short captions of illustrations with no other details. I know that they did the best possible research at the time but they were booos specialized in ALL the periods that they did books on so they were bound to make funcmen. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. While most were one-shot stories, they’ve also created actual series like ‘Le Chevalier Blanc”Harald le Viking”Jack Diamond”Lieutenant Burton”Capitan’ and ‘Doc Silver’ I’m not saying that their books are crap, some are real good and I use them all the time, but just don’t take everything you see in them for granted.

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Meanwhile, around the same time, Liliane Schorils worked as an executive secretary for the department store Innovation in Brussels. In she and Fred first met while she was designing displays fundken Innovation. Fred Funcken passed away in Brussels on 16 May at age 91, Liliane on 26 Septemberat age bools Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription.


I use them as a resource of last resort, or to confirm what I already know. They created the naval series ‘Harald le Viking’ in at the request of the publisher.

Email address subscribed successfully. It really got me into Napoleonic uniforms, as well as other periods, like Frederick the Great or the Franco-Prussian War, etc. This said, I do agree with Roly that they can’t be beat for nostalgia value. If you want to be sure about something consult other sources too. The biggest methodological problem with the Funckens is that they almost never state boo,s sources, and when they do they only do so in the vaguest possible way.

Liliane and Fred Funcken

Thus the first two volumes of the series “Le costume et les armes des soldats de tous les temps”, vol. Sorry – only verified members can post on the forums.

If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. I do remember my father saying that all the figures have the same nose. A activation email has been sent to you.

Between and they made over 1, drawings for the series ‘L’Histoire du Monde’ by abbot J. I have the American volumes, and Runcken have had them a long time.

I would love to get my hands on the Napoleonic volumes one boo,s — again, not necessarily for reference, but just because they are so nice. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. He was sent to Germany to do forced labour in I have the very battered two Funcken books on the Napoleonic Wars, they were my very first uniform reference books and the pages are covered in spots of paint from my beginning days as a figure painter to prove it.

For example, at loot. Nevertheless, I enjoy them and treasure them as part of my collection of uniform information.

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Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. I have both the LAce Wars set, and the American armies set. Both Fred as well as Liliane collaborated on stories and artwork to the point that their work is indistinguishable from one another.


They fell in love, married and started a life-long professional relationship. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

It’s not really a matter of guesswork. The stories followed a heroic knight who always dressed in white. Granted, their books were not academic works and I doubt their readers would have cared much for footnotes and extensive appendices, but in the absence of any research background you simply cannot tell what the plates are based on and whether they are reliable or not, unless of course you do some extensive fhncken.

Books by Liliane Funcken (Author of The Napoleonic Wars)

About the Hessian plates in the Soldiers of America volume: Their work is characterized by a realistic, precise funcen which gives their comics a classic touch. Bookks am specifically referring to the Hessian uniforms in the American volume. I guess that the other Funken books take a little artistic license with the plates.

It was very interesting when I was a kid, but I’ve kept it mainly out of sentiment or I’ll let my kids have it.

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All members in good standing are free to post here. For that only, they should be given credit even if more recent offerings have made them somewhat obsolete. The two Lace Wars books are actually decent efforts considering they were produced some 30 years ago.

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