Wishlist 2000

Readers’ Choice of new Figures and Vehicles in 1:72 scale

The purpose of this page is to encourage manufacturers to produce model kits that are most wanted by collectors, wargamers and hobbyists. Readers may submit proposals for new and interesting plastic figure sets, vehicles or buildings which they think should be available at their local hobby shop soon. The Wishlist is voted on, and submitted to 1:72 scale manufacturers annually.

Items 1 through 168 are ranked by popularity. Numbers in brackets indicate a previous wishlist ranking. Some entries are vacant, because manufacturers released the suggested items or are in the process of doing so.

Proposals numbered 169 and higher are new items which have not been ranked yet. The entire list is being voted on again at this time. Please use the e-mail functions at the bottom of this page to cast your vote on the items listed here, and to submit a new proposal for the Wishlist 2001.

  1. – vacant – (Italeri released Napoleonic Personalities)
  2. – vacant – (French Napoleonic dragoons are available from Italeri)
  3. – vacant – (Bavarian Line and Light Infantry will be available from HaT)
  4. Korean War US Marines and Chinese (2)
  5. Boxer Rebellion Chinese/European armies (4)
  6. World War Two: Romanian Infantry (6)
  7. Franco-Prussian War Troops (7)
  8. Vikings & Longboats (29)
  9. Republican Romans vs. Carthaginians* (14) (ESCI planned to do them)
  10. – vacant – (Dutch/Belgian Napoleonic infantry will be available from HaT)
  11. Asterix the Gaul vs. the Romans (13)
  12. Hellenistic infantry & cavalry (11)
  13. Zulu War British Artillery and Gatling Guns (8)
  14. Jacobite Highlanders (1715 and 1745 Rebellions) vs. British-Hanoverians (21)
  15. 1750s era Iroquois, Huron, British infantry, French infantry
  16. – vacant – (French grenadiers a cheval will be available from HaT)
  17. Spanish Napoleonic Troops (16)
  18. US Infantry, 1812 (9)
  19. World War One: British Infantry (steel helmet), incl. Lewis Gunners (25)
  20. Modern Israelis (19)
  21. Nassau infantry at Waterloo (15)
  22. Samurai (12)
  23. World War Two: Italians (North Africa)
  24. Cheap, accurate, and fully assembled 1:72 scale vehicles and guns
  25. – vacant – (Alamo figures will be available from IMEX)
  26. French Napoleonic horse artillery (guard and line)
  27. World War Two: Soviet Tank Riders (31)
  28. – vacant – (Sturmtiger Tank in 1:72 available from Motor Pool)
  29. Huns (17)
  30. Medieval Knights and men at arms c. 1200–1300
  31. 1750s French & Indian Wars: Rogers’ Rangers
  32. – vacant – (HaT released Russian Napoleonic Cossacks)
  33. Napoleon’s Young Guard (36)
  34. American Civil War Personalities (32)
  35. – vacant – (Brunswick Infantry, 1815 will be released by HaT)
  36. Modern Arab Armies* (ESCI planned to do them) (10)
  37. – vacant – (Medival era castle and siege towers available from Vacu-Cast)
  38. – vacant – (Russian Napoleonic Dragoons available from HaT)
  39. British Colonial Highlanders (Sudan War/Boer War)
  40. World War Two early Germans and Russians in Winter Greatcoats
  41. Brunswick Hussars, 1815 (38)
  42. Napoleonic Ammunition Wagons (37)
  43. French Napoleonic foot artillery (27)
  44. World War One: Turkish Troops (24)
  45. – vacant – (Celtic and Numidian Cavalry will be available from HaT)
  46. American Revolutionary War: Hessian, British, and American Artillery
  47. – vacant – (Roman cavalry will be available from HaT)
  48. – vacant – (Russian T-72 Tank available from ACE of Russia)
  49. British SAS, German GSG 9, Snipers, SEALS and other modern special forces
  50. – vacant – (French Napoleonic Line Chasseurs à Cheval will be available from HaT).
  51. Scottish Gaels (Highlanders) ca. 1640–1746
  52. WW1 Russian infantry
  53. – vacant – (some Austrian Napoleonic Cavalry will be available from HaT)
  54. Napoleonic casualties figures and ambulance wagons (47)
  55. Assyrians (44)
  56. – vacant – (Italeri released the Golden Horde Mongols)
  57. World War Two: Polish Infantry, 1939 (33)
  58. Janissaries (26)
  59. Modern: Riot police, mounted police, SWAT, K-9, and beat cops.
  60. Modern War: M 1025 Hummer
  61. – vacant – (War elephant will be available from HaT)
  62. Colonial Wars: British Camelry and Lancers
  63. Pharaonic Egyptians and their enemies (compatible with Atlantic)
  64. – vacant – (World War Two Vehicle Stowage available from Leva Productions)
  65. Modern War: U.S. MLRS
  66. American Revolutionary War: American Minutemen, Militia, and State Troops
  67. 1750s French & Indian Wars: Fort Ticonderoga
  68. World War Two: Pilots and Crew figures for 1:72 Aircraft
  69. Terrorists and victims
  70. Latin American Wars of Independence 1816–1821 (vs. Spain)
  71. US-Mexican War of 1846–1848
  72. Irish and Scottish Gaels ca. 1500–1600 vs. English
  73. World War Two Partizans and Resistance (Greek/French)
  74. Fantasy Armies: Elves, Dwarves, Goblins, Skeletons etc.
  75. British King’s German Legion Napoleonic light infantry
  76. 18th Century Sailors, Marines, Naval Officers, and Pirates
  77. Ancient Persians, including Chariots
  78. Napoleonic infantry with ladders, attacking La Haye Sainte (46)
  79. Ancient Israelites (43)
  80. 19th Century: Civilians (Napoleonic)
  81. World War Two: Norwegian Army, 1940
  82. World War One: US Artillery 1918, with M.1916 helmets
  83. Modern War: Futuristic infantry in self-propelled PITMAN body armour
  84. Fantasy: Bi-pedal supernatural rodent warriors with separate pre-historic, historic, modern, and sci-fi weapons and heavy equipment.
  85. Fantasy: Multi-purpose skeleton warriors with separate ancient, historic, modern and ultra-modern weapons.
  86. Colonial Wars: Afghan infantry, cavalry, and snipers with long Jezzail on bipod
  87. World War One: Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, German infantry and Askaris
  88. Colonial Wars: Austrian, French, and Russian sailors
  89. Fantasy troop types, Orcs, Trolls, Goblins, etc.
  90. World War Two: Tank, assault gun, and carrier crew of all nations.
  91. World War Two Weapons: Panzerfaust, Panzerschreck, PIAT, and Bazooka rocket launchers, Anti-Tank Rifles of all nations, turret mounting brackets for Flak-MG, 7.5 cm Infantry Gun barrels and 15 cm Gr.38.H1A stickgrenade warheads to upgrade plastic model kits of the 3.7 cm PaK 35/36, Anti-Tank mines packed in wooden crates.
  92. World War Two: British AEC armoured car with 75 mm gun turret
  93. World War Two: German Brummbär Assault Tank with 15 cm Howitzer
  94. World War Two: British Sexton Self-Propelled Gun (25 pdr. on Sherman)
  95. World War Two: British AEC Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle. Two captured AEC command vehicles, named "Max" and "Moritz", were used by Rommel, a third served with General Streich (21.Pz.Div.).
  96. British Napoleonic Light Dragoons in Tarleton helmets or shakos
  97. Modern War: Modern Finnish Infantry/UN Troops: with M62 LMGs and M62 assault rifles, LAW and Apilas AT-weapons and M90 SLAM-mines.
  98. World War Two Finnish Infantry: Winter War 1939–1940, with Maxim MGs, L/S-26 LMGs and Suomi SMGs, 81 mm grenade launcher, winter suits with M16 and M35 helmets and fur caps.
  99. Modern War: U.S. LAV-25
  100. American Revolutionary War: American and British Cavalry
  101. Colonial Wars: French Foreign Legion in Mexico, 1862–1867
  102. Ancient Egyptians, incl chariots
  103. Trojan War era castle, incl siege towers, chariots, large weapons
  104. Medieval Moors
  105. 1066 Norman Cavalry (supplementing the incomplete Revell Normans)
  106. – vacant – (Russian Napoleonic Foot Artillery now available from HaT)
  107. Porsche-Tiger II (VK4501 II)
  108. Modern British Navy Hovercraft, Naval Landing Party, and Marines
  109. World War One: German Stosstruppen
  110. World War One: Austrians
  111. 1866 Saxons, Bavarians, Württembergers, Prussians, Danes, and Austrians
  112. World War Two: Italian Bersaglieri with Guzzi motorcycles (African Campaign)
  113. World War Two: Italian paratroopers
  114. Württemberg Napoleonic Jägers and Light Infantry 1811–1815
  115. Württemberg Napoleonic Line Infantry and Füsiliers 1808–1812
  116. Napoleonic Wars: French Line/Légère Infantry in Greatcoats (late war)
  117. Pershing Expedition into Mexico, 1916
  118. Mexican Revolution – General Francisco Villa, Emiliano Zapata, 1914
  119. Modern War: Russian T-55 Medium Tank
  120. World War Two: Archer Tank Destroyer in 1:72 scale (17 pdr on Valentine chassis)
  121. American Civil War Mule Train
  122. Sci-Fi Armies: Marines, Space Pirates, AFVs, Hovercraft, heavy weapons etc.
  123. World War Two Finnish Infantry: Continuation War 1941–1944, with Maxim MGs, Suomi SMGs, Dektyarev LMGs, Tampella 120 mm grenade launchers and Lahti M39 AT-Rifles, summer suits with several different helmet types like old and new German, Italian, Hungarian and the Finnish M40. These figures are much more needed than winter troops. World War Two Russians would be needed to match the Finns.
  124. Napoleonic Wars: Polish Infantry
  125. Vickers-Carden-Loyd Mk.VI tank
  126. British Indian Wars (1900)
  127. Landsknechts (41)
  128. Late Romans (40)
  129. Star Trek Personalities (39)
  130. Ancient Warships (30)
  131. Napoleonic Wars: Guerres de Vendée (1793)
  132. 18th Century: Civilians (ca. 1750)
  133. World War Two: Civilians
  134. Ancient Philistines
  135. Stone Age humans, fauna and flora
  136. Modern: Major league sports figures playing football, soccer, hockey etc.
  137. Colonial Wars: Canadian Mounties (North West Mounted Police).
  138. World War Two: Soldiers on parade, guard, band, and colour guard of different nations.
  139. World War One: Soldiers on parade, guard, band, and colour guard of different nations.
  140. Modern War: M 151 Ford Mutt Jeep
  141. Modern War: French Foreign Legion
  142. American Civil War: Walking wounded with support, men falling, wounded sitting on ground, medics attending the wounded, stretcher bearers with wounded men, surgeons, and prone casualties. The figures should be in kepis or without hats in order to make them compatible with either side. The set would go well with the new ambulance wagon.
  143. World War Two: Imperial Japanese Marines
  144. World War Two: Chinese Nationalist and Communist Forces
  145. World War One: US Infantry 1918, with M.1916 helmets, HMG and LMG
  146. Colonial Wars: Gurkhas, and Indian Frontier Force infantry
  147. Colonial Wars: Italian, French, and German marines
  148. War correspondants, photographers, newsmen, filmcrews, observers from various historical periods. These would be handy for inclusion in a variety of scenarios, and are called for in the modern skirmish rules, People’s War.
  149. Colonial Wars: Muslim cavalry and camelry to supplement ESCI’s muslim infantry
  150. Colonial Wars: British Naval Brigade with artillery and machine guns
  151. Dark Age peasants defending their settlement against Viking or Hun raiders.
  152. World War Two: Allied Scorpion (mine clearing) attachment for tanks
  153. Napoleonic Accessories: Pistols, muskets, sabres, discarded equipment, ammo boxes, spent cannonballs etc.
  154. French Napoleonic Voltigeurs (1815) skirmishing
  155. Austrian Napoleonic Infantry in shakos
  156. Modern War: US M109 SP Howitzer (complete with the M992 FAASV)
  157. Modern War: Russian PT-76 Amphibious Light Tank
  158. Modern War: Russian BTR-60
  159. Modern War: French AMX-30 MBT
  160. Modern War: French GCT self-propelled gun
  161. Modern War: Russian 152mm 2S3 self-propelled gun
  162. Modern War: Russian BRDM-2
  163. Napoleonic Wars: British and King’s German Legion Heavy Dragoons in Bicornes
  164. Russian Napoleonic Horse Artillery in Crested Helmets
  165. World War One: Italian infantry and artillery
  166. War personalities of history – from Ramses to Saddam and Schwartzkopf
  167. World War One Mule Train
  168. Spanish Civil War (Nationalists, Italians, Republicans, Foreign Vols.)
    New Proposals, not ranked by popularity yet
  169. World War Two: Scientists at a weapons research facility
  170. Spanish Civil War: Pilots of the Legion Condor
  171. World War One: Austrian cavalry
  172. World War Two: Soviet T-26 with T-26.A, T-26.B, and OT-26 turret variants.
  173. World War Two: Refugees
  174. World War Two: Hungarian infantry
  175. World War Two: Brazilian infantry at Anzio, Italy 1943.
  176. World War Two: Spanish Legion on the Russian front
  177. World War Two: Marmon Harrington light tank
  178. World War Two: German Head Hunters with Nimbus 20 mm anti-tank motorcycle
  179. World War Two: Christee M.1931 flying tank of the Soviet Army
  180. World War Two: Soviet T-60/T-70 glider tank with detatchable wings and tail
  181. World War Two: Vickers medium tank
  182. World War Two: Vickers 6 tonner tank
  183. World War Two: German tank hunters with AT rifles, mines, grenades etc, 1941–1945
  184. World War Two: German Volkssturm
  185. World War Two: Soviet MAXIM 4.M anti-aircraft mounting and crew
  186. World War Two: Soviet A.A. guns in 1:76 scale
  187. Science Fiction: 1:72 scale Figures for use with the original Traveller game.
  188. Renaissance: Condottieri men at arms.
  189. Seven Years’ War: Prussian Kürassiers
  190. Seven Years’ War: Austrian Hussars
  191. Seven Years’ War: The Church at Leuthen, 1757
  192. Napoleonic Wars: British Hussars
  193. – vacant – (Napoleonic Wars: Russian Cuirassiers available from HaT)
  194. Modern: US/NATO M47 tank
  195. World War Two: Artillery and Anti-Tank Gun Crews of all Nations
  196. World War Two: Swedish medium tank STRV 42 (suitable for "what-if?" simulation games)
  197. World War Two: Swedish light tank STRV 40 (suitable for "what-if?" simulation games)
  198. World War Two: Swedish infantry in uniform m 36 (suitable for "what-if?" games)
  199. Crimean War: British Lancers
  200. War of Spanish Succession (1701–14): French and British troops
  201. UN and NATO peacekeepers in Bosnia and Croatia
  202. World War Two era civilian autombiles like the Tatra 97 or Tatra 87
  203. – vacant – (Revell will release the Leopard 2A5)
  204. American Revolutionary War: British light infantry, grenadiers and line infantry with cut down caps and coats
  205. World War Two: Dutch Infantry (1940) with LMG and Schwarzlose HMG
  206. World War Two: Dutch Pantserwagen M.39 (DAF P.T.3) Armoured Car
  207. Colonial Wars: Imperial troops (not foreign or Juarist) fighting for Maximilian in Mexico, 1862–1867
  208. World War Two: Japanese Kokusan Armoured Car (Navy, 6×4)
  209. World War Two: Japanese Ka-Tsu (Type 4) Amphibious Tank (Navy)
  210. World War Two: Japanese Type 92 Heavy Tank
  211. World War Two: Complete set of German Remote Controlled Demolition Vehicles and Operators (Funklenktruppen), including all versions of the Sd.Kfz. 301 to 304.
  212. Modern: Civilian cars and trucks.
  213. Ancients: Roman Civilians
  214. American Revolutionary War: Hessian Musketeers, Füsiliers, and Grenadiers
  215. World War Two: Chinese infantry opposing the Japanese invasion
  216. Modern: NATO Airforce Personnel
  217. Modern: Vietnamese Hooches
  218. Napoleonic Wars: French and Italian troops for Napoleon’s first campaign in Italy
  219. – vacant – (Peninsular War British Infantry in Stovepipe Shakos available from Call to Arms)
  220. Napoleonic Wars: Portuguese Line Infantry and Cazadores
  221. Napoleonic Wars: Austrian artillery in Bicornes, with spare heads wearing shakos.
  222. Paraguayan War (1865–1870): Brazilian, Argentinian, Paraguayan and Uruguayan forces.
  223. Napoleonic Wars: Dutch Horse and Foot Artillerie at Waterloo
  224. American Revolutionary War: British and American Light Infantry
  225. War of 1812: American Dragoons, Militia, Artillery
  226. Roman gladiators
  227. Parthians – Rome’s eastern opponents, cavalry and infantry
  228. Roman chariots for chariot races
  229. US Frontier Wars: Dragoons, Cavalry and Mounted Rifles 1840–1850
  230. Colonial Wars: U.S. Cavalry 1900–1916
  231. Russo-Japanese War: Infantry and artillery, 1904–1905
  232. Modern War: Gurkhas
  233. Modern War: SEALs, Rangers, LRRPs, Deltas
  234. Modern War: 1/72 versions of Airfix 1/32 modern armies
  235. Modern War: S.A.S. in black uniforms (re: Iranian embassy)
  236. Modern War: Alpini
  237. Modern War: British and Argentinian troops in the Falklands
  238. Modern War: Iraqi troops
  239. Modern War: Rhodesian Selous scouts
  240. Modern War: U.S. Paratroopers
  241. Modern War: Swiss guards
  242. Modern War: M50 ONTOS
  243. Modern War: LVTP-6 and variants
  244. Modern War: LARC-5
  245. Modern War: Mercedes UNIMOG (1960’s type, as used by Portuguese forces in Africa)
  246. Modern War: M102 Howitzer
  247. World War Two: Polish cavalry and horse-artillery
  248. World War Two: German U-Boot crew and naval personnel
  249. World War Two: US sailors, shore party in the Pacific Theatre of Operations
  250. World War Two: Prisoners of War
  251. Modern War: South African Rooikat AFV
  252. World War Two: Soviet field artillery, horse-drawn
  253. American Revolutionary War: Brunswick infantry and dismounted dragoons.
  254. American Revolutionary War: Artillery
  255. World War One: German artillery (crew in field caps to transcend 1914–18 headwear)
  256. World War One: Anzacs (slouch hats, puttees)
  257. World War One: U.S. Infantry in steel helmets (1917-41)
  258. World War Two: Canadian Chevy 15 cwt Transport
  259. World War Two: British Bedford Lorry
  260. World War Two: British Cromwell Tank
  261. World War Two: Soviet Artillery
  262. 19th Century: gunboat suitable for ACW to Colonial Wars
  263. 19th Century: naval cannon, including shielded and deck-mounted 9-pounders, and 12-pounders.
  264. Sci-Fi Armies: Martians in Space 1889.
  265. 1898 Spanish American War: Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and US Army.
  266. World War Two: Highland infantry with kilts
  267. Decals for Pz I and Pz II, 222 & 234 armoured cars used by Chinese National Army
  268. World War Two: US Infantry with Springfield Rifles (could be easily converted to Brazilian Infantry)
  269. World War Two: Russian Engineers and Sappers (1945 – Eastern Front)
  270. Modern War: US M107/M110 SPG
  271. Modern War: 2S7 SO203 SOVIET SPG
  272. Modern War: SA 15 GAUNTLET SAM
  273. Modern War: SA 8 GECKO SAM
  274. Siege of Vienna (1683)
  275. Eighty Years’ War: Dutch (compatible with Conquistadores)
  276. English Civil War: Ironsides, Roundheads, Cavaliers, etc. (1642–1646)
  277. Boer War: Boers, mounted and on foot
  278. Boer War: Boer artillery
  279. Boer War: British infantry, cavalry and artillery
  280. Napoleonic Wars: French Marines de la Garde 1805 with trimmed jackets
  281. Seven Years’ War: Prussian artillery
  282. World War Two: German Motorcycle Troops
  283. World War Two: Japanese Aircraft Carrier flight deck crew
  284. World War Two: US MPs and SPs
  285. Ancient: Ninjas
  286. Ancient: Polynesians
  287. US Marines in dress blues, guard band and color party.
  288. Dark Ages: Franks
  289. Napoleonic Wars: Austrian General Staff
  290. Napoleonic Wars: Prussian General Staff
  291. Napoleonic Wars: Russian General Staff
  292. Napoleonic Wars: Swedish General Staff
  293. Napoleonic Wars: Spanish General Staff

Return to the Homepage