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Minifig Scale

Posted in Set Design, Uncategorized by lfanquestions on August 27, 2010

Claus writes:

Hi

Great BLOG you have got there!

What is the minifig scale?

Is it 1/32, 1/35, 1/48 or ?

And, the brick it self, in in connection with above…

Thank you very much in advance.

Cheers
Claus

Dear Claus,

A minifigure has odd proportions that do not exactly match one scale.  This is also true of sets featuring minifigures.  They have been and are designed in a variety of scales.

Please check out this interesting article regarding the original development of the minifigure by Jens Nygaard Knudsen: http://www.minifig.co.uk/default.asp?id=10

Sincerely,
LFan

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