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Union Infantry Civil War Figure Set

This is a plastic collection of a 1/72 Union Infantry Set from the American Civil War. It's part of the IMEX American Civil War Model Series.

Imex Union Infantry Civil War Figure Set Plastic Model Military Figure 1/72 Scale #505
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Soldiers: Height: 3/4" to 1-1/4" (1.7cm to 3.5cm)

  • Imex Product Number: 505
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"Solid set for creating wargaming units"
davidwallacekent
This is a pretty darn good set, though it has a few things about it that, though useful to someone making a diorama, are mildly disappointing to me. The set is still worth it, since what it adds far outweighs any criticism. Everyone except the officer pose is in a cap, so keep that in mind when choosing what theater or unit you wish to depict. The set has one each of the following poses: a well-done officer, a bugler (accurate and kind of awesome), and a flagbearer in a very awkward pose, looking like he is about to pull himself to his feet using the flag as a sort of walking stick. You might be able to tell that I am not enthused about that one. You would end up with two each of these poses: nicely posed sergeant, a casualty, and the fairly useless coffee drinker. I’ve been toying with the idea of using him as a sort of “unprepared” marker, just like the casualty makes a good disruption marker. The rules I am using currently don’t require either of those things, but they are available to me, though I would rather have something more useful that Mr. Coffee. This brings us to the bulk of the set. It has seven each of the following: standing/firing, kneeling/firing, and 3 different advancing poses. There are also six figures in a reloading pose. All of these poses are excellent for wargaming, so that could cover a multitude of sins. These figures paint up well, and they are pretty good at keeping shape. I’m glad to see that IMEX didn’t tack a bayonet on the end of every rifle (like they do in some other period sets), and the rifles don’t break off unless confronted with a determined toddler. I’m pretty happy with them, and they provide excellent variety for the gaming table, especially the different advancing poses. I would recommend this set. After painting and basing, it fits in well with the following sets I use: Italeri Set 6012 “Union Infantry with Zouaves,” Italeri Set 6013 “Union Cavalry,” Italeri Set 6038 “Union Artillery,” Italeri Set 6014 “Confederate Infantry,” Italeri Set 6011 “Confederate Cavalry,” IMEX Set 503 “Union Cavalry,” IMEX Set 501 “Union Artillery,” IMEX Set 506 “Confederate Infantry,” IMEX Set 504 “Confederate Cavalry,” and IMEX Set 502 “Confederate Artillery”

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Features

  • Kit contains 50 Union Infantry soldiers all engaged in some form of battle or activity - drinking, shooting, waiting, blowing a
  • trumpet.
  • Small figures are molded in blue, with detailed and finely chiseled features and poses.
  • Figures stand or crouch on small oval bases.
  • Figures are attached to a sprue, organized by similar molded poses.
  • Box displays and lists painting scheme and available IMEX Figure Sets.

Specs

Soldiers: Height: 3/4" to 1-1/4" (1.7cm to 3.5cm)

  • Imex Product Number: 505

Includes

Fifty 1/72 Union Infantry Soldiers


Requirements & Suggestions

  • Modeling Knife (tes50627c) (xacx3201) (exl16001)
  • Paint (if desired): Black, Blue, Dark Gray, Flesh, Leather, Sand,
  • Light Blue, Wood, Gunmetal.
  • Paint Brushes
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"Very Good"
virgil.mitchell
I would recommend this business and product to everyone who is interested in Miniature Soldiers. I received what I ordered in a timely manner. Terrific

 
"Great figures"
angusjwhittaker
These are very nice figures. The equipment is historically accurate yet ubiquitous enough that these figures could be from any year of the war. Poses are nice, original.

Comments

  • Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 4 years of age.
  • It's recommended to use Humbrol paint for top authenticity.

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