Wishlist 2001

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 310 are ranked by popularity, based on 5067 votes submitted by 20.MAR.2000. Numbers in brackets indicate a previous wishlist ranking. Some entries may be vacant, because manufacturers released the suggested item or are in the process of doing so.

Readers of Military Miniatures Magazine are encouraged to keep up the good work, hand in new suggestions, and ask your friends and fellow collectors to vote on the items presented in the Wishlist 2002

  1. Korean War US Marines and Chinese (4)
  2. Boxer Rebellion Chinese/European armies (5)
  3. 1750s era Iroquois, Huron, British infantry, French infantry (15)
  4. World War One: British Infantry (steel helmet), incl. Lewis Gunners (19)
  5. World War Two: Italians (North Africa) (23)
  6. World War Two: Romanian Infantry (6)
  7. Franco-Prussian War Troops (7)
  8. Vikings & Longboats (8)
  9. Napoleonic Wars: Ammunition Wagons (42)
  10. World War Two: Polish Infantry, 1939 (33)
  11. Cheap, accurate, and fully assembled 1:72 scale vehicles and guns (24)
  12. World War Two: Imperial Japanese Marines (143)
  13. Napoleonic Wars: casualty figures and ambulance wagons (54)
  14. Modern War: Riot police, mounted police, SWAT, K-9, and beat cops (59)
  15. Asterix the Gaul vs. the Romans (11)
  16. World War One: Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, German infantry and Askaris (87)
  17. War of 1812: US Infantry (18)
  18. Napoleonic Wars: Austrian artillery in Bicornes and shakos (221)
  19. Modern War: Israelis (20)
  20. Nassau infantry at Waterloo (21)
  21. World War One: Russian infantry
  22. Napoleonic Wars: French horse artillery of the line
  23. 18th Century Sailors, Marines, Naval Officers, and Pirates
  24. Ancient: Hellenistic infantry & cavalry (12)
  25. Jacobite Highlanders (1715 and 1745 Rebellions) vs. British-Hanoverians (14)
  26. Napoleonic Wars: French infantry with ladders, attacking La Haye Sainte
  27. Napoleon’s Young Guard (33)
  28. Modern War: Russian T-55 Medium Tank
  29. World War Two: Italian Bersaglieri with Guzzi motorcycles (African Campaign)
  30. World War Two: Norwegian Army, 1940
  31. Napoleonic Wars: Spanish Troops (17)
  32. Napoleonic Wars: French foot artillery (43)
  33. World War Two early Germans and Russians in Winter Greatcoats
  34. Modern War: French AMX-30 MBT
  35. Samurai (22)
  36. Spanish Civil War: Nationalists, Italians, Republicans, Foreign Vols.
  37. World War Two: Soviet T-26 with T-26.A, T-26.B, and OT-26 turret variants.
  38. American Revolutionary War: Hessian, British, and American Artillery
  39. Modern War: SAS, German GSG 9, Snipers, SEALS and modern special forces
  40. Ancient: Huns (29)
  41. World War Two: Soviet Tank Riders (27)
  42. Modern War: Terrorists and victims
  43. 1750s French & Indian Wars: Rogers’ Rangers
  44. American Civil War: Personalities (34)
  45. Medieval Knights and men at arms c. 1200–1300
  46. Modern War: Arab Armies* (ESCI planned to do them) (36)
  47. 19th Century: Civilians (Napoleonic)
  48. Ancient:Warships
  49. Napoleonic Wars: Polish Infantry
  50. World War Two Finnish Infantry: Winter War 1939–1940, with Maxim MGs,
  51. World War Two: British AEC armoured car with 75 mm gun turret
  52. World War Two: Vickers-Carden-Loyd Mk.VI tank
  53. World War Two: weapon set with Panzerfaust, PIAT, stick bombs, mines etc.
  54. British Colonial Highlanders (Sudan War/Boer War)
  55. Napoleonic Wars: Brunswick Hussars, 1815 (41)
  56. World War One: Turkish Troops (44)
  57. 1898 Spanish American War: Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and US Army.
  58. Colonial Wars: Canadian Mounties (North West Mounted Police).
  59. Modern War: US M109 SP Howitzer (complete with the M992 FAASV)
  60. Napoleonic Wars: Austrian General Staff
  61. Napoleonic Wars: French Marines de la Garde 1805 with trimmed jackets
  62. Napoleonic Wars: Prussian General Staff
  63. Napoleonic Wars: Russian General Staff
  64. Napoleonic Wars: Russian Horse Artillery in Crested Helmets
  65. Stone Age humans, fauna and flora
  66. World War Two: American Seabees
  67. World War Two: Chinese infantry opposing the Japanese invasion
  68. World War Two: Japanese Aircraft Carrier flight deck crew
  69. World War Two: Japanese Ka-Tsu (Type 4) Amphibious Tank (Navy)
  70. Ancient: Assyrians (55)
  71. Renaissance: Turkish Janissaries (58)
  72. Scottish Gaels (Highlanders) ca. 1640–1746
  73. 1750s French & Indian Wars: Fort Ticonderoga
  74. American Revolutionary War: American Minutemen, Militia, and State Troops
  75. Ancient:Israelites
  76. Ancient:Persians, including Chariots
  77. Colonial Wars: British Camelry and Lancers
  78. Fantasy Armies: Elves, Dwarves, Goblins, Skeletons etc.
  79. Irish and Scottish Gaels ca. 1500–1600 vs. English
  80. Latin American Wars of Independence 1816–1821 (vs. Spain)
  81. Modern War: M 1025 Hummer
  82. Modern War: U.S. MLRS
  83. Napoleonic Wars: British King’s German Legion light infantry
  84. Pharaonic Egyptians and their enemies (compatible with Atlantic)
  85. US-Mexican War of 1846–1848
  86. World War Two Partizans and Resistance (Greek/French)
  87. World War Two: Pilots and Crew figures for 1:72 Aircraft
  88. 1066 Norman Cavalry (supplementing the incomplete Revell Normans)
  89. 1866 Saxons, Bavarians, Württembergers, Prussians, Danes, and Austrians
  90. American Civil War: Mule Train
  91. American Revolutionary War: American and British Cavalry
  92. Ancient: Late Romans
  93. Ancient: Trojan War era castle, incl siege towers, chariots, large weapons
  94. Ancient:Egyptians, incl chariots
  95. British Indian Wars (1900)
  96. Colonial Wars: Afghan infantry, cavalry, and snipers with long Jezzail on bipod
  97. Colonial Wars: Austrian, French, and Russian sailors
  98. Colonial Wars: French Foreign Legion in Mexico, 1862–1867
  99. Colonial Wars: Pershing Expedition into Mexico, 1916
  100. Fantasy troop types, Orcs, Trolls, Goblins, etc.
  101. Fantasy: Bi-pedal rodent warriors w. separate ancient to sci-fi weapons
  102. Fantasy: Multi-purpose skeleton warriors w. separate ancient to sci-fi weapons
  103. Medieval Moors
  104. Mexican Revolution – General Francisco Villa, Emiliano Zapata, 1914
  105. Modern War: British Navy Hovercraft, Naval Landing Party, and Marines
  106. Modern War: Finnish Infantry/UN: w. M62 LMGs, Apilas AT, M90 SLAM-mines
  107. Modern War: Futuristic infantry in self-propelled PITMAN body armour
  108. Modern War: U.S. LAV-25
  109. Napoleonic Wars: British Light Dragoons in Tarleton helmets or shakos
  110. Napoleonic Wars: French line and light infantry in Greatcoats (late war)
  111. Napoleonic Wars: Württemberg Jägers and Light Infantry 1811–1815
  112. Napoleonic Wars: Württemberg Line Infantry and Füsiliers 1808–1812
  113. Renaissance: Landsknechts
  114. Sci-Fi Armies: Marines, Space Pirates, AFVs, Hovercraft, heavy weapons etc.
  115. Sci-Fi Armies: Star Trek Personalities
  116. World War One: Austrians
  117. World War One: German Stosstruppen
  118. World War One: US Artillery 1918, with M.1916 helmets
  119. World War Two Finnish Infantry: Continuation War 1941–1944, w. Maxim MGs
  120. World War Two: Archer Tank Destroyer (17 pdr on Valentine chassis)
  121. World War Two: British AEC Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle
  122. World War Two: British Sexton Self-Propelled Gun (25 pdr. on Sherman)
  123. World War Two: German Brummbär Assault Tank with 15 cm Howitzer
  124. World War Two: Italian paratroopers
  125. World War Two: Porsche-Tiger II (VK4501 II)
  126. World War Two: Tank, assault gun, and carrier crew of all nations.
  127. 17th Century Pirates, British and French Sailors
  128. 18th Century Boats and Ships
  129. 18th Century: Civilians (ca. 1750)
  130. 19th Century: gunboat suitable for ACW to Colonial Wars
  131. 19th Century: naval cannon, including shielded and deck-mounted guns
  132. American Civil War: wounded and fallen soldiers, medics etc
  133. American Revolutionary War: Artillery
  134. American Revolutionary War: British and American Light Infantry
  135. American Revolutionary War: British infantry with cut down caps and coats
  136. American Revolutionary War: Brunswick infantry and dismounted dragoons.
  137. American Revolutionary War: Hessian Musketeers, Füsiliers, Grenadiers
  138. Ancient Americans: Incas, Mayas, Zapotecs, Aztecs and their enemies
  139. Ancient: Byzantine Army 500–800, compatible with DBA
  140. Ancient: Byzantine Army 800–1200, compatible with DBA
  141. Ancient: Ninjas
  142. Ancient: Parthians – Rome’s eastern opponents, cavalry and infantry
  143. Ancient: Polynesians
  144. Ancient: Roman chariots for chariot races
  145. Ancient: Roman Civilians
  146. Ancient: Roman gladiators
  147. Ancient: Viking Skolbold women warriors
  148. Ancient:Philistines
  149. Boer War: Boer artillery
  150. Boer War: Boers, mounted and on foot
  151. Boer War: British infantry, cavalry and artillery
  152. Colonial Wars: British Naval Brigade with artillery and machine guns
  153. Colonial Wars: Gurkhas, and Indian Frontier Force infantry
  154. Colonial Wars: Imperial Mexican (not foreign or Juarist) with Maximilian 1862–1867
  155. Colonial Wars: Italian, French, and German marines
  156. Colonial Wars: Muslim cavalry and camelry to supplement ESCI’s muslim infantry
  157. Colonial Wars: U.S. Cavalry 1900–1916
  158. Crimean War: British, French, Russian and Piedmontese division commanders
  159. Crimean Wars: British Lancers
  160. Dark Age peasants defending their settlement against Viking or Hun raiders.
  161. Dark Ages: Franks
  162. Decals for Pz I, Pz II, SdKfz 222 & 234 used by Chinese National Army
  163. Eighty Years’ War: Dutch (compatible with Conquistadores)
  164. English Civil War: Ironsides, Roundheads, Cavaliers, etc. (1642–1646)
  165. Eskimo/Inuit with motor- and dogsleds, kayaks, iglus and artic wildlife
  166. Kaiserzeit: German Cuirassiers in the white uniform of 1900
  167. Modern War: 1/72 versions of Airfix 1/32 modern armies
  168. Modern War: 1960’s UNIMOG used by Portuguese forces in Africa
  169. Modern War: 2S7 SO203 SOVIET SPG
  170. Modern War: Alpini
  171. Modern War: American M2/M3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle
  172. Modern War: British and Argentinian troops in the Falklands
  173. Modern War: French Foreign Legion
  174. Modern War: French GCT self-propelled gun
  175. Modern War: Gurkhas
  176. Modern War: Iraqi troops
  177. Modern War: LARC-5
  178. Modern War: light and medium trucks
  179. Modern War: LVTP-6 and variants
  180. Modern War: M 151 Ford Mutt Jeep
  181. Modern War: M102 Howitzer
  182. Modern War: M50 ONTOS
  183. Modern War: NATO Artillery
  184. Modern War: NATO Mountain Troops
  185. Modern War: Rhodesian Selous scouts
  186. Modern War: Russian 152mm 2S3 self-propelled gun
  187. Modern War: Russian BRDM-2
  188. Modern War: Russian BTR-60
  189. Modern War: Russian PT-76 Amphibious Light Tank
  190. Modern War: S.A.S. in black uniforms (re: Iranian embassy)
  191. Modern War: SA 15 GAUNTLET SAM
  192. Modern War: SA 8 GECKO SAM
  193. Modern War: SEALs, Rangers, LRRPs, Deltas
  194. Modern War: South African Rooikat AFV
  195. Modern War: South African, Portuguese, Rhodesian vs. UNITA, MPLA, SWAPO etc.
  196. Modern War: Soviet Naval Infantry
  197. Modern War: Soviet T-64
  198. Modern War: Swiss guards
  199. Modern War: U.S. Paratroopers
  200. Modern War: UN and NATO peacekeepers in Bosnia and Croatia
  201. Modern War: US M107/M110 SPG
  202. Modern War: US Marines in dress blues, guard band and color party.
  203. Modern War: Warsaw Pact Artillery
  204. Modern: Civilian cars and trucks.
  205. Modern: Major league sports figures playing football, soccer, hockey etc.
  206. Modern: NATO Airforce Personnel
  207. Modern: US/NATO M47 tank
  208. Modern: Vietnamese Hooches
  209. Napoleonic Wars: Austro-Hungarian Infantry in shakos
  210. Napoleonic Wars: British and King’s German Legion Heavy Dragoons in Bicornes
  211. Napoleonic Wars: British General Staff
  212. Napoleonic Wars: British Hussars
  213. Napoleonic Wars: discarded weapons, equipment, ammo boxes, cannonballs
  214. Napoleonic Wars: Dutch Horse and Foot Artillerie at Waterloo
  215. Napoleonic Wars: French and Italian troops for Napoleon’s first campaign in Italy
  216. Napoleonic Wars: French Line Infantry 1805–1807, with bicornes and bearskins
  217. Napoleonic Wars: French Voltigeurs (1815) skirmishing
  218. Napoleonic Wars: Guerres de Vendée (1793)
  219. Napoleonic Wars: Portuguese Line Infantry and Cazadores
  220. Napoleonic Wars: Saxon cavalry
  221. Napoleonic Wars: Saxon infantry
  222. Napoleonic Wars: Spanish General Staff
  223. Napoleonic Wars: Swedish General Staff
  224. Paraguayan War: Brazilians, Argentinians, Paraguayans & Uruguayans 1865-70
  225. Personalities: Female Warriors, Boudicca of the Iceni, Grace O’malley etc.
  226. Personalities: Ramses, Julius Cesar, Charlemagne, Sun Tsu, to Saddam
  227. Renaissance: Condottieri men at arms.
  228. Renaissance: Polish winged hussars
  229. Renaissance: Siege of Vienna (1683)
  230. Revell: please produce the discontinued figure sets again
  231. Russo-Japanese War: Infantry and artillery, 1904–1905
  232. Sci-Fi Armies: 1:72 scale Figures for use with the original Traveller game.
  233. Sci-Fi Armies: Martians in Space 1889.
  234. Seven Years’ War: Austrian Hussars
  235. Seven Years’ War: Prussian artillery
  236. Seven Years’ War: Prussian Kürassiers
  237. Seven Years’ War: The Church at Leuthen, 1757
  238. Spanish Civil War: Pilots of the Legion Condor
  239. US Frontier Wars: Dragoons, Cavalry and Mounted Rifles 1840–1850
  240. Vietnam War: Australian SAS
  241. Vietnam War: Early US Marines with M14 rifles
  242. Vietnam War: Khmer Rouge
  243. Vietnam War: Korean forces
  244. Vietnam War: US Navy PBR Patrol Boat
  245. Vietnam War: Vietnamese Civilians and ARVN troops
  246. War correspondants, photographers, newsmen, filmcrews, observers
  247. War of 1812: American Dragoons, Militia, Artillery
  248. War of Spanish Succession (1701–14): French and British troops
  249. World War One Mule Train
  250. World War One/Russian Civil War: Czechoslovak legionnaires fighting in Siberia
  251. World War One: Anzacs (slouch hats, puttees)
  252. World War One: Austrian cavalry
  253. World War One: German artillery (crew in field caps, 1914–18 headwear)
  254. World War One: Italian infantry and artillery
  255. World War One: Model-T Ambulance
  256. World War One: Soldiers on parade, guard, band, and colour guard, any nation
  257. World War One: U.S. Infantry in steel helmets (1917-41)
  258. World War One: US Infantry 1918, with M.1916 helmets, HMG and LMG
  259. World War Two era civilian autombiles like the Tatra 97 or Tatra 87
  260. World War Two: Allied Scorpion (mine clearing) attachment for tanks
  261. World War Two: American and Philippine troops 1941–1942, with British helmet
  262. World War Two: Artillery and Anti-Tank Gun Crews of all Nations
  263. World War Two: Brazilian infantry at Anzio, Italy 1943.
  264. World War Two: British Bedford Lorry
  265. World War Two: British Cromwell Tank
  266. World War Two: Canadian Chevy 15 cwt Transport
  267. World War Two: Chasseurs Ardennais Belges 1940
  268. World War Two: Chinese Nationalist and Communist Forces
  269. World War Two: Christee M.1931 flying tank of the Soviet Army
  270. World War Two: Civilians
  271. World War Two: Czechoslovak/Slovak infantry in vz.32 helmets
  272. World War Two: Dutch Infantry (1940) with LMG and Schwarzlose HMG
  273. World War Two: Dutch Pantserwagen M.39 (DAF P.T.3) Armoured Car
  274. World War Two: German Cavalry
  275. World War Two: German Head Hunters with Nimbus 20 mm anti-tank motorcycle
  276. World War Two: German heavy support weapons, MG 131 and MG 151/20
  277. World War Two: German Motorcycle Troops
  278. World War Two: German Remote Controlled Demolition Vehicles and Operators
  279. World War Two: German tank hunters w. AT rifles, mines, grenades etc, 1941–45
  280. World War Two: German U-Boot crew and naval personnel
  281. World War Two: German Volkssturm
  282. World War Two: Highland infantry with kilts
  283. World War Two: Hungarian infantry
  284. World War Two: Imperial Japanese Paratroopers
  285. World War Two: Japanese Kokusan Armoured Car (Navy, 6×4)
  286. World War Two: Japanese Type 92 Heavy Tank
  287. World War Two: Marmon Harrington light tank
  288. World War Two: Matilda Scorpion tank
  289. World War Two: mixed set of wounded and fallen soldiers of all nations
  290. World War Two: Polish cavalry and horse-artillery
  291. World War Two: Prisoners of War
  292. World War Two: Refugees
  293. World War Two: Russian Engineers and Sappers (1945 – Eastern Front)
  294. World War Two: Scientists at a weapons research facility
  295. World War Two: Soldiers on parade, guard, band, and colour guard, any nation
  296. World War Two: Soviet A.A. guns in 1:76 scale
  297. World War Two: Soviet Artillery
  298. World War Two: Soviet field artillery, horse-drawn
  299. World War Two: Soviet MAXIM 4.M anti-aircraft mounting and crew
  300. World War Two: Soviet T-60/T-70 glider tank with detatchable wings and tail
  301. World War Two: Spanish Legion on the Russian front
  302. World War Two: Standard infantry platoon TO&E boxed set, any nation and type
  303. World War Two: Swedish infantry in uniform m 36 (suitable for "what-if?" games)
  304. World War Two: Swedish light tank strv 40 (for "what-if?" simulation games)
  305. World War Two: Swedish medium tank strv 42 (for "what-if?" simulations)
  306. World War Two: US Infantry with Springfield Rifles (convert to Brazilian Infantry)
  307. World War Two: US MPs and SPs
  308. World War Two: US sailors, shore party in the Pacific Theatre of Operations
  309. World War Two: Vickers 6 tonner tank
  310. World War Two: Vickers medium tank

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