Monday, November 9, 2009

Outland vs Waterloo 1815, Napoleonic Infantry

The photo above compares three Russian infantry figures from Outland (unpainted metal) with three Polish infantry figures from Waterloo 1815 (in tan plastic). Click on the image for a larger version.


Manufacturers’ designation and number of poses:

The Outland models come from their Napoleonic range. They are catalogued as follows (left to right in the picture):

R-25. 1804 Russian Grenadier Advancing, Bushy Plume
R-14. 1812 Russian Foot Artillery with Rammer, in Kivier
R-13. 1812 Russian Foot Artillery with Ball, in Kivier

The Napoleonic Russian range currently includes 34 poses: 21 infantry, 6 cavalry and 7 artillery.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 19mm.
Body Build (from 5 categories): B (Slender) mainly due to their spindly legs.

Availability and Cost:

Outland’s metal figures are currently available. They must be ordered from GFI – the distributor. The figures can be ordered individually, at a cost of 65 cents (US) each.

Notes on the Samples:

The Outland models were generously provided by the manufacturer.


Manufacturers’ Designation and Number of Poses:

The Waterloo 1815 figures come from box AP008 “Polish Infantry 1812/14.” The box includes 36 figures in 9 poses.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 22mm.
Body Build (from 5 categories): C (Average).

Availability and Cost:

This set is currently in production and available through hobby distributors. Price at a sample online store: $11.42 (Canadian) at Woodrow’s War Store.
General Notes:

See the side panel lists for websites of the manufacturers, distributors and retailers mentioned above. To convert cost figures to your currency, use a site such as, also listed in the side panel.

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