Matchlock 25mm vs 1/72 Waterloo 1815, Colonial foot
THE METAL FIGURES
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.
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.
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