Above are pictures of a 1/12th and 1/24th scale shopkeeper for comparison, you will notice that the 24th scale figure is in fact much smaller than its 1/12th scale version. This is because although referred to as half scale you halve the height - depth and the width giving you a quarter of the area of a 12th scale item.
1/12th scale = 1 inch to 12 inches in real size Popularity in this scale grew after it was the chosen scale for Queen Mary's Dolls house
1/24th scale = 1 inch to 24 inches in real size Also called half scale - G gauge trains or Garden trains are a similar size
1/16th scale = 1 inch to 16 inches in real size Popular in the 1930/50 for play houses such as Tri-ang and marks
1/18th scale = 1 inch to 18 inches in real size Lundby houses from Sweden are made in this scale
1/48th scale = 1 inch to 48 inches in real size Also called quarter scale - O gauge trains are a similar size
1/144th scael = 1 inche to 144 inches in real size Also know as micro scale - can be used as a dolls house for a 12th scale house.
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