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Tamiya 35041 British M3 Grant Tank 1/35 Scale Plastic Model Kit

Finely detailed high quality model kit requiring assembly
$28.80
SKU
TM35041

Details:

Tamiya ventured into the modeling business in 1948, with a scale wooden ship model kit. Since then, Tamiya has been striving to offer merchandise that can truly be called 'First in Quality Around the World.' Now Tamiya is offering more than 300 different products, both in the fields of precision static models and high performance radio control vehicles. These products are not only sold in Japan but also exported in vast quantities to the United States, Europe, South East Asia, and to many other parts of the world. The standard of excellence achieved by Tamiya is regarded as among the very finest in the world of model hobbies.
  • This Tamiya model recreates the British Army Medium Tank M3 Grant Mk I. Struggling to contain the dashing Africa-Corps led by the inimitable Rommel, British troops in North Africa were feeling the loss of the most part of their armor in the hurried evacuation from Dunkirk. A much-needed boost was provided by the appearance of the M3 Grant medium tank, a British-modified variant of the U.S. M3 Lee. While the 75mm main gun remained unaltered, a larger turret was installed for the 37mm gun, and the 7.62mm machine gun removed from its top. The M3 Grant suffered from notable problems such as limited traverse of the 75mm gun, and a conspicuously tall silhouette, but to the relief of the beleaguered British troops, its firepower proved sufficient to take on opposing Panzer IIIs and IVs, leading to the start of a British fightback in North Africa. Features: riveted armor panels surfaces are depicted; moving recreations of the 75mm and 37mm guns; model can be assembled with hatches in open or closed position; 2 marking options are included, depicting units from Battle of El Alamein and Battle of Gazala; and comes with a figure in realistic pose.
  • This finely detailed plastic model kit requires assembly and painting.

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Tamiya ventured into the modeling business in 1948, with a scale wooden ship model kit. Since then, Tamiya has been striving to offer merchandise that can truly be called 'First in Quality Around the World.' Now Tamiya is offering more than 300 different products, both in the fields of precision static models and high performance radio control vehicles. These products are not only sold in Japan but also exported in vast quantities to the United States, Europe, South East Asia, and to many other parts of the world. The standard of excellence achieved by Tamiya is regarded as among the very finest in the world of model hobbies.
  • This Tamiya model recreates the British Army Medium Tank M3 Grant Mk I. Struggling to contain the dashing Africa-Corps led by the inimitable Rommel, British troops in North Africa were feeling the loss of the most part of their armor in the hurried evacuation from Dunkirk. A much-needed boost was provided by the appearance of the M3 Grant medium tank, a British-modified variant of the U.S. M3 Lee. While the 75mm main gun remained unaltered, a larger turret was installed for the 37mm gun, and the 7.62mm machine gun removed from its top. The M3 Grant suffered from notable problems such as limited traverse of the 75mm gun, and a conspicuously tall silhouette, but to the relief of the beleaguered British troops, its firepower proved sufficient to take on opposing Panzer IIIs and IVs, leading to the start of a British fightback in North Africa. Features: riveted armor panels surfaces are depicted; moving recreations of the 75mm and 37mm guns; model can be assembled with hatches in open or closed position; 2 marking options are included, depicting units from Battle of El Alamein and Battle of Gazala; and comes with a figure in realistic pose.
  • This finely detailed plastic model kit requires assembly and painting.
More Information
SKU TM35041
Subcategory Model Kits Military
Manufacturer Tamiya
Scale 1:35
Condition New
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