Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Lancashire vs Revell, WW2 US Infantry part 1

The photo above compares three metal miniatures from Lancashire Games (A,C,E) with a pair of plastic figures from Revell (B,D). Click on the image for a larger version.


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The metal figures come from Lancashire Games’ 20mm WWII American Range. They can be found in set 20/WBP32, which is a large battle pack titled “American Infantry.” The figures can also be found in smaller sets in the range. Lancashire offers 13 different sets of US Infantry, including several modeled in greatcoats. Each code includes several poses. Other US sets in their WW2 range cover the Marines (7 sets) and Paratroops (6 sets) .

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 21mm.

Availability and Cost:

These figures are currently available from Lancashire Games. Battle packs of 24 figures are sold for £10.50 with a discount for purchases of multiple items. Standard packs with 3 figures sell for £1.50.


Manufacturers’ Designation and Number of Poses:

The Revell figures come from box 02506 “WWII US Marines.” This box includes 50 figures in 12 poses.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 22mm.

Availability and Cost:

According to PSR, this set was first released in 1993. It is currently in production at Revell, and can be found online and at local hobby shops.

Notes on the Samples:

The Revell figures were obtained in a trade with Eric Yin.

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