Ratio

Scale foot

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1:2500 0.122 mm
A European size for naval wargaming ship models.
1:2400 0.127 mm
A size for naval wargaming ship models.
1:1250 0.244 mm
A European size for ship models.
1:1200 0.254 mm
A size for ship and harbor models.
1:720 0.423 mm
This was a standard size for ship models.
1:700 0.435 mm
This is the scale that Tamiya, Aoshima, Hasegawa and Fujimi chose to produce the largest series of waterline plastic model ships and submarines. Later Skywave joined in.
1:600 0.508 mm
Popular for ships, especially liners and capital ships. This is the traditional scale for comparative drawings of ships, used by the Royal Navy because it's about one-tenth of a nautical mile to the foot.
1:570 0.535 mm
This scale was used by Monogram for some ship models because it was one-half the size of the standard scale for wargaming models used by the US Army.
1:500 0.610 mm
This is a scale used by Europeans for pre-finished airliner models. Trumpeter produces ships in this scale.
1:432 0.706 mm
The scale used during the Second World War by the US Navy for aircraft recognition.
1:400 0.762 mm
A European size for ship and submarine models.
1:350 0.871 mm
A Japanese size for a ship.
1:288 1.058 mm
A scale for aircraft and rockets.
1:285 1.070 mm
The US Army scale for sand-table wargames.
1:250 1.219 mm
Used by Heller for model ships.
1:220 1.385 mm
The same as Z gauge.
1:160 1.906 mm
American and European model trains in N scale.
1:150 2.032 mm
Used by Heller for model ships, and proposed by the Japanese to supersede 1:144.
1:144 2.117 mm
Popular for aircraft, spacecraft. Also, British and some Japanese N scale trains.
1:128 2.381 mm
A few rockets and some fit-in-the-box aircraft are made to this size.
1:108 2.822 mm
An historic size for ships, also used for rockets and spacecraft.
1:100 3.048 mm
A Japanese scale for aircraft, spacecraft, and giant robots.
1:96 3.175 mm
An historic scale for ships, also used for spacecraft.
1:90 3.387 mm
A scale proposed by some European manufacturers to supersede HO scale.
1:87 3.503 mm
Civilian and military vehicles. Same as HO scale.
1:82 3.717 mm
An intermediate scale (H0/00) intended to apply to both H0 and 00 scale train sets.
1:76 4.011 mm
Military vehicles. Same as 4 mm scale (OO gauge, etc.).
1:75 4.064 mm
Used by Heller for model ships.
1:72 4.233 mm
Aircraft, military vehicles.
1:64 R4.763 mm
(3/16in.)
Ships, die-cast cars. Same as S gauge. Also called 3/16in. scale.
1:48 6.35 mm
Military aircraft. This is the scale used by Americans with the 0 gauge. It is not exact.
1:45 6.773 mm
This is the scale which MOROP has declared must go with the 0 gauge, because it ends with a five.
1:43 7.088 mm
Still the most popular scale for die-cast cars worldwide, metric or otherwise. It originates from the scale that the British use with the O gauge.
1:40 7.62 mm
Plastic soldier figures occur in this scale; there are a few kits to make vehicles for them.
1:35 8.709 mm
The most popular scale for military vehicles and figures.
1:32 9.525 mm
Military vehicles; 54 mm toy soldiers are supposed to use this scale as well. Same as Gauge 1.
1:28 10.89 mm
Biplane fighters.
1:25 12.2 mm
Cars, figures. AMT (now combined with Ertl), Revell, and Jo-Han made cars in this scale. This is preferred in Europe to 1:24. Holland has whole toy villages in this scale.
1:24 12.7 mm
Cars, figures. Monogram made cars in this scale; Tamiya still does.
1:20 15.24 mm
Cars.
1:19 16.04 mm
16mm scale live steam model railways. This is also the scale for those "four-inch" adventure movie figurines.
1:18 16.93 mm
Cars made from kits; there are also pre-assembled toy military vehicles, fighter planes, and helicopters.
1:16 19.05 mm
Live steam trains (ridable), Figures.
1:12 25.4 mm
Figures, Cars, Live steam trains (ridable).
1:8 38.1 mm
Live steam trains (ridable).
1:6 50.8 mm
Figures, motorcycles, Rail Cannons, Armored Vehicles, Military Dioramas.