1/72 Diorama Kit "Torched Village" by FCH
1/72 diorama kit, "Torched Village" buildings. This model is part of an exclusive series of 1/72 scale military diorama kits only sold by Full Circle Hobbies. It will enhance any military or architectural art collection. Designed, sculpted and hand cast in polyurethane resin by company owner David Gurinskas, this diorama model kit contains 8 high quality pieces requiring assembly, gluing and painting. (For how to paint dioramas, please refer to the articles in the category, "Painting Techniques"). The inspiration for the buildings of this diorama came from photos taken of the village Oradour - sur - Glane, which is located in France. It was torched by a German SS Panzer Division during WW 2.
Kit features include a highly detailed cobblestone street with streetcar tracks, 1 street lamp, 2 overhead supports with wire for the power line, fine textured sidewalks and concrete textured floors inside the two buildings. Both buildings feature stucco over brick construction and simulated fire damage by flames with part of the tile roof remaining. The "L" shaped building has detailed brick walls on both sides of the casting. Kit base measures 6"(153mm) X 6"(153mm) X 4 3/8"(112mm) high and is designed to fit any standard size shelf or bookcase. Felt pads for under the base are also included.
Each kit is carefully wrapped in foam inside it's own box. Shipping box diamentions are 10"(26cm) x 10"(26cm) x 2 1/2"(7cm) and weighs 1 1/2lbs(0.7kg).
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The diorama can easily accommodate a German Tiger tank, plus figures and a motorcycle. Any vehicles, figures or accessories shown in the photos are not included. Photos of the finished diorama are for illustration purposes only. Diorama photos can be reproduced for use as a personal reference painting guide only, and can't be used for resale or publishing of any kind without the authorization from Full Circle Hobbies.