When we talk about art pieces, we usually refer to the ones we see on canvasses and picture frames. We always think of it as things that can only be found in museums or in exhibitions. These are commonly the famous paintings of Da Vinci or sculptures made by Michelangelo. What we don’t know is that not all masterpieces are only like these. If we try to look around, we can also see a lot of great products of art. This includes the unique and one of a kind Airfix 1 32 soldiers.
These classy and very intricate items can definitely be considered as a masterpiece. Most would find these models as toys most boys before would want to have for their birthday. Some would wonder how these Airfix soldiers can be classified as products of art. It is however, very easy to rationalize.
If you look closely at these small figurines, you will see how detailed and elaborate its designs are. Every inch or part of these figurines are colored and shaded making them look more realistic and believable. These models are no doubt more than just simple toys. They all sport a very cool design wherein you could really compare them to real live soldiers. They also carry war equipments and battle gears like back packs, rifles, grenades, combat shoes, and helmets. Some of these sets are even accompanied with models of army tanks, aircrafts and battleships. The Airfix 1 32 soldiers are really something very extraordinary.
Looking back at these models, they were first introduced in England and were such a huge success in the 80s and the 90s. They were a favorite among boys who would spend hours and hours playing with them. One of the types of Airfix models are the 1/32 soldiers. These classifications are based on the size of the toy soldiers. The 1/32 models are estimated to have a scale of 2.25 inches or 54 mm from head to foot making them the standard size for all Airfix models.
Nowadays, these toys are very rare making them also very valuable. Most of these models are now seen only as displays or even placed in cabinets of a lot of toy collectors. Just like the popular art collections of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, most of these Airfix 1/32 soldiers are only for public viewing because as we all know, all works of art are worth exhibiting.