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Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by specmod, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. specmod Active Member

    Hey all, here are a couple of goofy looking dudes l picked up off a sale table some time ago, brand not known. Painted them up for fun and this is what l ended up with.
    Cheers Andrew

    Attached Files:

  2. Christos Well-Known Member

    Nice character figures,I like them both!
  3. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    I've always liked these figures Andrew. I think they were put out by Soldiers, anyone kow for sure? My favorite has always been that bloke with the machine gun, very nice work on that guy! Love those teeth.

    Jay H.
  4. megroot A Fixture

    Good work.

  5. vergilius New Member

    great stuff
    we should try and find the manufacturer
  6. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    I just thought of it!!! Fine Molds was the original manufacturer of these, assuming they're plastic of course! There have been several re-casters selling resin versions on eBay.

    Jay H.
  7. captnenglish Well-Known Member

  8. Rob Brown Member

    They appear to be Finemolds but I haven't seen those particular two before.
  9. ModelCellar A Fixture

    Yes, you are correct, I know Hasegawa Finemolds makes these kinds of figures. I have four of them. The figures I have (original plastic injection molded in the Finemolds box) are the Japanese Infantryman WWII, (The also make a modern Japanese Seargent), The German with the machine gun on shoulder (not sure if it's the same as the painted one above - but VERY similar), AND, I have a Geman Waffen SS in Camo smock, and an American GI with Thompson MG. (Except for when I bought them, I haven't seen the SS or GI before OR since.)

    If you search ebay under "1/12" in "Toys and hobby", then narrow it down by selecting 'Model Kits', and then 'Military' you'll find these things. If you scroll down to ebay stores. You'll find the German MG, Both Japanese (WWII and Modern), AND a US Army Gulfwar modern infantry woman. You'll also find the 2 pictured above along with a Feldgendarme holding the round "sign" at road blocks. But these 3 are from "Dream Box in Suzhou". These are resin. They seem to be a different brand - unless they ARE recasts of other Hasegawa Finemolds injected figures in the series - don't know.

    Finally, if you back up and select the "character Figure" Category, you'll find a WWII USSR Infantry woman. ...all very cool stuff! - off the beaten track and rather fun!! Although the figures are caricatures, the weapons and equipment are not. ...soooo if you are looking for 1/12 weapons and equipment... they are worth it for that alone.

    Go check them out on ebay - Happy hunting,
    P.S. the seller "RaidOverMoscow" is where I bought my originals in the box.
  10. Jamie Stokes Well-Known Member

    Always room for thses kind of kits!

    Gives us a chance to play!!!

    they look well done, just the kind of thing to vent off and have a smile!

  11. Rob Brown Member


    I had several of them, the German with MG on shoulder, the US GI, the Russian Woman and I still have the US Gulf War woman. I haven't seen the two above but had seen the two Japanese and the other German you mentioned
  12. specmod Active Member

    Hi all, thanks very much to everyone who has made comments on these figures, much appreciated.
    These two figures are made of resin, but l also have the WW2 Japanese infantryman carrying a crap load of gear, intend on painting him up very soon.
    Cheers Andrew
  13. pmfs A Fixture


    Very nice this 2 small figures, they are from Lilliput Land:)
    The paintjob is well done, specialy in the Heer Soldier.


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