Foot figures are sold in several ways. Command packs include 4 figures for $3.75 US, while the rank and file can be purchased in groups of 6 for $5.50. Finally, a regiment of 20 figures, including command, costs $17.50.
THE PLASTIC FIGURES
Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:
The first Airfix figure (B) is from A01740 “British Grenadiers.” The second (D) comes from box A01739 “Washington’s Army.”
The British box includes 38 foot figures in 8 poses, as well as two mounted officers. The American box has 39 foot figures in 13 poses, in addition to one mounted officer.
A01739 (American) Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 19mm
A01740 (British) Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 20mm
A01739 (American) Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 21mm
A01740 (British) Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 22mm
Availability and Cost:
Neither of these sets is currently in production, but unopened boxes can still be found.
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