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Monday, February 28, 2011

Emhar vs Rose, First World War Germans


The photo above compares two plastic figures from Emhar (A,C) with a metal soldier from Rose Miniatures (B). Click on the image to see a larger version.

THE METAL FIGURE

Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The metal figure is a Rose Miniature, currently manufactured and sold by Garrison Wargames Figures. This figure is from the 20mm Rose range, which also covers Napoleonic, American Civil War and colonial subjects. At present the range includes 5 figures representing First World War soldiers. Garrison uses the code “ROSEGWG1” to describe this figure.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 20mm.
Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 22mm.

Availability and Cost:

The Rose figures are sold for £0.50 each, and can be ordered from the Garrison website:

http://www.garrisonminiatures.com/index.asp

Notes on the Samples:

The Rose sample was kindly provided by Garrison.

THE PLASTIC FIGURES

Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The Emhar models are from box EM 7203 “German WWI Infantry with Tank Crew.” The box contains 48 figures in 12 poses. Emhar has invested in bringing a varied line of First World War sets to market, including model tanks as well as figures.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 21mm.
Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 23mm.

Availability and Cost:

The Emhar Germans can easily be found at hobby shops and online retailers.

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