# What size scale 1 43?

### What size scale 1 43?

10cm
1 / 43. With models measuring 10 cm, thescale 1 / 43 is undoubtedly the most appreciated and prized by collectors. It is moreover the cut of the first miniature cars which experienced a meteoric rise at the beginning of the 20th century.

### How to calculate the scale 1 87?

The first digit, very often “1“, indicates the dimension measured on the scale model. The second number, indicates the corresponding dimension in reality. In this example, 1 cm measured on the model corresponds to 87 cm in reality. It is possible to replace the cm by another unit (1 mm corresponds to 87 mm).

### Why 1.87?

The HO scale or 1:87 (or H0 scale depending on the publication) is the designation of the most widely used scale (67.7% of the market in the United States in 1992; 65.4% in 2009) in model railroading: the 1:87. It derives from the O scale, since it means Half-O (half-zero).

### How big is a figurine?

Here is a diagram summarizing the different sizes (approximate according to the brands) of the figurines according to the scales. For example, you can see that HO or 1:87 scale figurines generally measure around 2 cm.

### How to make figurines?

Figures can be made of various materials. Metals: tin, lead, alloy (zamac or white-metal sometimes based on antimony) Synthetic resins: sculpture resin. Plastics: PVC, polyethylene (frequently used for toys)…

### What are the best action figure scales?

The 25mm scale is a good compromise between detailed miniatures and cost; only it is also one of the least played scales. 28mm and 32mm are very popular, especially in fantasy.

### What do you call a figurine painter?

Miniature painters are called figurineists. The figurine makers can acquire a professional statute, carrying out orders (for history museums for example), being under contract with a brand of reduced model, or exempting training courses.