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WWII German Firemen
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Posted: Thursday, July 04, 2013 - 10:26 AM UTC
This is a review of the ICM Holding figure set, WWII German Firemen in 1/35 scale, kit number 35632.

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Biggles2
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Posted: Monday, July 08, 2013 - 02:20 AM UTC
This is a very interesting, and well sculpted, set of figs from a company not really well-known for their figures. Too bad they didn't include more hydrants - I like the Old-World styling; very authentic. Also too bad ICM didn't include decals for the firemen's insignia. There's a new project for Mr. Archer!
long_tom
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 06:07 AM UTC
Peddinghaus already beat them to it-decal set number 35 2611. One question-the instructions say to paint the trousers black rather than the blue of the tunic. I assume this is correct?
brekinapez
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 06:56 AM UTC
Well, this is pretty cool seeing as I picked up one of their Typ 2.5 Light Fire Truck kits (#35403) back in September.
HermannB
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 11:57 AM UTC

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Peddinghaus already beat them to it-decal set number 35 2611. One question-the instructions say to paint the trousers black rather than the blue of the tunic. I assume this is correct?



Hi Tom,
I did a Googlesearch for Feuerschutzpolizei and came up with this:
https://www.google.de/search?q=feuerschutzpolizei&biw=1440&bih=761&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwigsq75tarRAhXK0RoKHZltAAkQsAQIJQ

Hope this helps?
jrutman
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 07:48 PM UTC
It's so nice to see these newer companies releasing such "outside the box" thinking figure sets.
You may need to do some work on the faces to make them look either pretty old or pretty young though. The military age men were all serving elsewhere.
J
long_tom
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 08:38 PM UTC
Thanks. Black pants are correct. The Osprey book got that wrong.
long_tom
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 08:39 PM UTC
Actually the figures seems to have the "old" 1938 uniforms, so they should be usable in a prewar scenario (such as Kristallnacht).