Re: [FS32NGModelrail] New Korean-made (!) 'European CIVILIANS in 1:35 scale :-)
- Some of them look very useful, Mike.
Can you supply the name and contact details of a dealer ?
Land of OZ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike South" <mikesouth@...>
To: <FS32NGModelrail@yahoogroups.com>; "SIME, Tom" <tomsime@...>
Sent: Saturday, October 05, 2002 9:38 AM
Subject: [FS32NGModelrail] New Korean-made (!) 'European CIVILIANS in 1:35
> If you are strong willed enough to get past the seemingly obligatory
> 'Japanimation' 'soft porn & bondage' figures that seem to litter the
> catalogues of all Far Eastern model manufacturers these days, I can
> definitely recommend a new (to me anyway) range of 1/35 scale CIVILIAN
> figures made in Korea.
> The sculpting is excellent, dare I say "most lifelike", more so than
> even 'Verlinden' and almost as good as 'Ultracast' of Guelph, Ontario,
> Canada - for my money THE best. As you all know, finding decent (as
> opposed to 'indecent'?) civilians, particularly females who aren't in
> the maquis or some wretched sci-fi fantasy, is darn difficult in 1/35
> and 1/32 scales. In Canada at least, these SOL Model Co. figures sell
> for most reasonable prices, averaging CAD$16-00 per two figure set.
> Whilst carefully ignoring the 'honestly doesn't do them justice'
> painting, you might want to look at...
> MM008-11000 'Citizen 1 - WWII'
> MM013-11000 'Citizen 2 - WWII'
> MM096-18000 'Citizen 3 - WWII'
> MM005-11000 'Mama & Children' (actually only one child)
> MM015-11000 'Europe Child' (actually two children)
> and, if you REALLY can't keep away from the 'Phoenix Phollies' school of
> MM143-34000 'Bathing Girl 2 & Bath Room'
> All the above will hopefully shortly be progressing through my friend
> Tom's paintshops (= across
> his kitchen table!) and are intended for my French 1/32 ('foreground',
> track & locos) -cum- 1/35 ('background' & buildings) 'Le Mortier-Gumond'
> diorama. For a photo of the real prototype station, see...
> And for the wonderfully atmospheric 'Tramways de la Correze', see...
> Happy painting!
> Mike South
> Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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