Saturday, August 11, 2012

Matchlock 25mm vs Orion 1/72, Boxer foot


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The metal figure comes from the “Late 19th/Early 20th Century & Boxer Rebellion” range currently offered by Minifigs under the Matchlock brand. The figures were originally sculpted and released under the Falcon Miniatures name (not to be confused with Falcon Figures).

The model is catalogued as FIN13B “Boxer Rifleman.”

The full line covers French Foreign Legion, Turks, German Southwest Africa, Russians, Japanese, Boxers and various African forces.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured to eyes): 23mm.
Height (measured to head): 25mm.

Availability and Cost:

This line was reintroduced in February 2011. It can be found on the Minifigs website, by selecting the “Matchlock” label.

Foot figures in this range are being sold for £1.10, with mounted figures retailing for £2.55


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The Orion figures are from box 72009 “Boxer Rebellion, 1900-1901.” The box contains 42 figures in 21 poses. Orion does not currently produce any other sets for this conflict, or for the period in general.

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:

Orion introduced this set in 2004, and it can still be found at various online and local hobby shops and distributors.

1 comment:

RexM said...

Could you please compare the Orion boxers to the Ral Partha ones?