dour looking tanker, leaning against his rig, having a smoke. With no particular
place to go.
dressed for cool weather, wearing the 1942 second pattern winter combat trousers
under his combat jacket. Below all that, the ubiquitous woolen shirt.
head and helmet are smaller than those found on Warriors or Verlinden figures,
so you might need to do some swapping if standing him in that company. In unpainted
resin, his shoes also seem to run small as well. Maybe that's why his face is
pinched. His shoes are too tight! Or maybe they need paint to give them some heft.
is a little softer and subtler than Warriors or Verlinden figures, yet all the
details are there. There's no flash on the torso, arms, or head, and the parts
fit together well. I like the way the unidentified sculptor hooked the thumb on
the soldier's left hand into the opening of the pocket. It's a very natural and
human element that suggests the artist has a good eye for people.
is the first figure from Neo Grade and a worthy addition to the community. Particularly
interesting is the packaging: a clear, medium-sized bottle, similar to a medicine
bottle with a plain screw cap. The four-part figure was secured in plastic wrapping.
The bottle will probably find a use on the modeling bench.