Friday, October 12, 2012

Italeri 1/72 vs Falcon 25mm, American War of Independence, foot


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The metal figures come from the “Falcon AWI” range currently offered by Minifigs under the Matchlock brand. The figures in this line were originally sculpted and released under the Falcon Miniatures name (not to be confused with Falcon Figures).

The two models are catalogued as:

AW12 Continental on Guard
AW41 German Officer Walking

There are currently 30 codes available in this line, all of them foot figures. They represent British and American forces, as well as German troops allied with the British. There are no cavalry or artillery units represented in the range.

Figure Characteristics:

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

Availability and Cost:

This line can be found on the Minifigs website, by selecting the “Matchlock” label and then looking for the “Falcon AWI" tab.

Foot figures in this range are being sold individually for £1.10.


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The Italeri figures come from box 6061, "American Independence War, Indian Warriors." The box contains 48 figures in 16 poses. Italeri currently offers three other sets for the American War of Independence.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from ground to eyes): 22mm.
Height (measured from ground to top of head): 24mm.

Availability and Cost:

According to PSR, this set debuted in 2005. Italeri is currently producing it, and it can be found through various plastic model distributors, and at hobby shops.

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