The Regiment la Marck was one of the German regiments in French
service, and was initially raised in 1682. King Louis paid them
and furnished them with clothing, arms and ammunition. German regiments
generally wore lightish-blue coats, but were otherwise armed and
equipped as French infantry.
source for painting these figures was the illustration in John Mollo's
Uniforms of the Seven Years War 1756-63, which you can see
I especially liked the combination of yellow and light-blue, which makes a nice contrast against the other colours in my army so far.
The drummer is wearing a white coat with black and white chequered
If you look closely at the back rank in the top photo, you'll notice
Grenadier Hans Gruber is building up some Dutch courage just before
The flag is a reworked image from the Nec
Pluribus Impar website. I reduced the width of the chequered
border to make it more like that shown in the Mollo illustration.
The image below is an earlier attempt I made at doing this flag,
so is not the same as that in the photos above.