4mm Figures

4mm Figures

4mm Figures
These castings are available in sets (mostly of 4) and depict characters of the pre-Great War era. The subjects are taken from photographs and costume museums such as the Victoria and Albert Museum. Each figure is in a staionary pose, either standing or sitting (and lying on his back asleep). As well as detailed instructions for each figure in the description, there is a useful guide on figure painting (and animals).

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Product no.: 43249
The gentleman in the frock coat should be shown wearing a black top hat and coat, grey pinstripe trousers, dark or light waistcoat, depending on the season. White or light grey spats should be seen beneath his trousers, and his stick should be painted to represent polished ebony
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Product no.: 43250
The lace maker’s sun bonnet is modelled unfastened. The pillow on which she is about to commence her lace-making, is blue and white striped tick, covered by a large white handkerchief. She also wears a woolen shawl which would be rather plain and would not match her dress. The dress itself might bear a simple pattern, very small spots, or a thin check It is recommended that the chair back should be glued on after completion of painting.
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Product no.: 43251
The fishwife,comes from amongst the poorest in society. Her dress might bear a simple pattern, very small spots, or a thin check. Her apron should be a dirty canvas colour. Being poor, her shawl does not match. Any of the natural woollen colours will do, with or without a pattern. The strap over her head by which she carries the wicker fish basket, is made from a scrap of printed cotton fabric, the brightest feature of an otherwise depressing but nevertheless, realistic subject.
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Product no.: 43252
Postmen wore this uniform from Victorian times, right up until the middle 30’s. As seen in the BBC serial 'From *** to Candleford' trhe uniform was navy blue with red piping on the cap and on the coat, around the collar and down the front. Buttons, cap badge and the number on the left side collar were brass. The mail bag is canvas and has a pink tinge to it. It can still be seen today.
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Product no.: 43253
The tradesman is a very useful figure. He could be used as a shopkeeper, porter, blacksmith, carter and so on. How he is painted depends on the intended use. He is shown in shirt sleeves and waistcoat. The shirt would be white with trousers in one of the dark colours. The apron white for a shopkeeper, brown leather for a cobbler or blacksmith, tan for a goods porter. His boots can be brown or black. His waistcoat need not necessarily match his trousers. His cap might be grey, green or brown.
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Product no.: 43254
The chauffeur is a comparatively easy figure. He is shown wearing the waterproof coat of the period, and should be fawn. His gauntlets white. His boots should be black. His cap can be navy, charcoal grey, or dark green. The leather work of the goggles should be black. The lenses black with very fine vertical white or silver highlights.
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Product no.: 43255
The station porter would normally be painted navy blue, although the GWR for example, wore dark green corduroy until about 1902. Many companies issued red neck kerchiefs, to be used in an emergency as a stop flag. Some companies’ porters wore numbered armbands. Buttons might be brass or black Cap badges usually brass.
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