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German Sitting Civilians
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: May 14, 2006
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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 02:16 PM UTC
Andras Donaszi takes a look at the MiniArt offering of German sitting civilians in 1/35th scale.

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mmeier
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: October 22, 2008
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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 05:13 PM UTC
I would say "early-mid 60s" in germany for the two younger persons (Lady on the left, man with newspaper) since hats came out of fashion at that time as did the coat/shoe combination.

This is from my slightly backwater hometown (around 35.000 - 50.000 people depending on what decade you look)

http://www.stadtmuseum-ibbenbueren.de/fotoarchiv_bildergalerie_06_07.htm

http://www.stadtmuseum-ibbenbueren.de/fotoarchiv_bildergalerie_07_08.htm
ivanhoe6
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Wisconsin, United States
Joined: April 05, 2007
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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 06:00 PM UTC
Thanks for the review Andras! I can finally start my Tram car now that I have some passengers.
MBR, thank you for the link to your town fotos from that era. Lots of ideas there.
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:53 PM UTC
Another "must have" for me !! Miniart and MB are really stepping up for me lately.
J
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Minnesota, United States
Joined: February 28, 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 03:17 AM UTC
Yes another Tram car stash guy, a must kit, going to have alot of fun this winter!
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Manitoba, Canada
Joined: January 03, 2016
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Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 08:38 AM UTC
Well, now that good figures arev available for it, of course it's going to be a great build. And to think that I was going to use mine as part of a street barricade in Berlin May 1945...
NotHarryPotter
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Australia
Joined: July 10, 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 12:03 PM UTC
Good civilian figures are needed for the growing group of railway modellers in 1/35. I model 2ft narrow gauge railways in 1/35, and probably the one major thing holding this scale back in railway terms is the lack of good passenger and worker figures. More sets like these please Miniart!
Geoff

PS there is a Facebook group Narrow gauge railway modelling in 1/35 scale if you are interested.
mmeier
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 08:02 PM UTC
They would work even without the Tram (sitting and waiting for it). Sadly the heads are modelled in a way that they require the headgear otherwise they would have been useable "waiting in a barber shop" as well.