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Beagle13 Mar 2021 7:14 p.m. PST

Anyone know of a source for 1/72 (20mm, 1/76, HO would do in a pinch) for Arab civilians?

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2021 7:45 p.m. PST

Stan Johansen has 20mm modern Arab civilians.


Zephyr113 Mar 2021 9:40 p.m. PST

Look around Plastic Soldier Review, should be something there… ;-)


Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2021 10:11 p.m. PST

I use these, among others I find in various places


link (The two women)

cloudcaptain14 Mar 2021 2:45 a.m. PST

HO scale Arabs on ebay:


Have seen thes in larger lots and painted (poorly).

Pauls Bods14 Mar 2021 2:58 a.m. PST

Slavemarket, Chess players, women, street scene

Inch High Guy14 Mar 2021 8:48 a.m. PST

Paracel makes a Middle East tank crew and stowage which would work: link

If you get in a pinch the baggy nature of the clothing and robes makes converting other figures possible.

Apache 629 Mar 2021 6:09 p.m. PST

The IMEX American Pioneers are plastic 1/72 scale figures. You can see them at: link

I've successfully (enough) used them with minor conversions and appropriate paint jobs to use them as Arab civilians. They are not 100% correct. Several of them are spot on as is. Others need some X-acto knife work.

Gallocelt14 Jun 2021 11:54 a.m. PST

The figures that come to mind are Blue Moon "Egyptian Villagers". They are listed as 18mm scale but as I have a set of these myself, I can say I'm pretty sure they would work with 1/72 scale. They would probably be appropriate for late Victorian/ WWI/ WWII period.

Here's a link: link



Salad Man20 Jun 2021 7:46 p.m. PST

Check the 1/72 plastics sprue, tons of various Arab/middle East/North African warriors can be used as civilians simply by cutting off a sword or spear

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