Now days, the 3d scanning is becoming more popular, because it gives you very fast and more accurate result. The only thing you have to do is cleanup and retopology a mesh.
Here’s a collection of 50+ top free 3d scanned models for you to download. Check it, explore it and use it in your work under the license limit by respective author.
Artec 3D – 3d scans (.obj, .stl, .ply, .wrl)
Go!SCAN 3D – 3D models (.obj, .stl)
Sample and Hold – 3D scans (.zip)
Lincoln 3D Scans (.stl)
Smithsonian X 3D – 3D scans (.obj, .stl)
Jotero.com 3D-Scan and 3D Vermessung (.zip, .rar)
Sandman and figurine 3d scans (.obj, .stl, .ply)
Medical scans – LMI Technologies (.obj, .stl, .ply)
KScan3D – 3d scans (.fbx, .obj, .stl, .ply)
3Dscans.sk – human 3d scans (.zip)
Shape model of comet 67P/C-G (.obj, .wrl)
Ram Skull – Ten 24 (ZTL, OBJ)