Brand: Tamiya

Part Number: HC-32505

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Following the popular release ofthe Tiger I comes our secondamazing tank to the MMV Series,the U.S. M4 Sherman. Likethe Tiger I, the Sherman featureseasy assembly with as muchdetail as our fantastic 1/35 MMSeries plus more.

About the M4 Sherman Early Production With approximately 50,000 units produced during WWII, the U.S. Armys series of M4 Shermantanks were one of the driving forces behind Allied victory. Designed for efficient massproductionand including room for future modifications, the M4 series boasted superior groundperformance with excellent reliability. Amongst the many variants produced, the earlyproduction M4 featured a 60 angular shaped welded hull and a cast turret loaded with a75mm M3 cannon. With a 350hp air-cooled gasoline engine, Vertical Volute Spring (VVS)suspension and a 5-speed forward and reverse transmission, the M4 was capable of topspeeds of up to 38.6km/h. Production began in July 1942, with 6,748 units produced byJanuary 1944. The initial production run featured a distinctive 3-piece bolted transmissionhousing. Some M4 were also fitted with applique armor bolted later on for extra defense. TheM4 Sherman saw action throughout Europe including both the Normandy and Italiancampaigns and was the most produced U.S. tank during WWII.

About the Model Model features exceptional detailing of all unique aspects of the early production M4 Sherman. Note the 3-piece bolted together front transmission housing, the sharply angled upper hull, and the smooth curve of the cast turret. Like the Tiger I tank, model also features a die-cast hull for extra weight.

  • 1/48 detailed scale model of the early production M4 Sherman. Length: 120mm, Width: 57mm
  • Early production model accurately depicted with 3-piece bolted transmission housing, flatreturn roller arm and spoked wheels.
  • Pre-coated die-cast lower hull for added weight and realism.
  • Applique armor included for upper hull and turret.
  • Commanders hatch and upper hull hatches can be assembled in opened or closed position.
  • Turret can be rotated, and cannon can be raised and lowered after assembly.
  • Small detailing such as accessories come pre-molded to upper hull for easy assembly.
  • Comes with 3 sets of markings including markings used during Normandy landings.

  • Brand: Tamiya
  • Part No: HC-32505
  • Scale: 1/48

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