The photo above compares two plastic figures from HaT (A,C) with a single metal soldier from Rose (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.
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:
The HaT figures come from two boxes. The figure on the left is from set 8199 “WWI German Jaegar” which includes 48 figures in 8 poses. The figure on the right is part of set 8109 “WWI Germany Artillery.” This is a large set which includes 48 gun crew figures in 10 poses, as well as four guns and four limbers.
HaT is building a very wide range of figures for the Great War, and have a number of interesting sets which are under development, or have been recently released.
8109 Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 22mm. 8109 Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 24mm. 8199 Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 22mm. 8199 Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 24mm
Availability and Cost:
Both sets are recent releases from HaT, and can be easily found.
Notes on the Samples:
The artillery pose was kindly supplied by the manufacturer.
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