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  German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Ausf. E Heavy Tank - Turret No. 'S33', Panzer Regiment 2, 2.SS Panzer Division 'Das Reich', Russia, Summer 1944 (1:48 Scale)
German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Ausf. E Heavy Tank - Turret No. S33, Panzer Regiment 2, 2.SS Panzer Division Das Reich, Russia, Summer 1944

Tamiya Masterworks German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Ausf. E Heavy Tank - Turret No. 'S33', Panzer Regiment 2, 2.SS Panzer Division 'Das Reich', Russia, Summer 1944




 
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Tamiya TAM26505 German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Ausf. E Heavy Tank - Turret No. 'S33', Panzer Regiment 2, 2.SS Panzer Division 'Das Reich', Russia, Summer 1944 (1:48 Scale) "The gun and armor of the Tiger were superb, making it in many ways the most formidable tank in service. Even so, it was poor in maneuver, it was slow, and its turret was a slow traverser in action. It was a tank which was, at its best, immobile in ambush, when its killing power was very frightening."
- Douglas Orgill, "German Armor"

The German Waffenamt issued an order to design the VK4501(H) (as the PzKpfw VI Ausf. E was then known) in May 1941, just one month prior to the commencement of Operation Barbarossa. Interestingly, Henschel und Sohn of Kassel was charged with building the heavily armored chassis while Krupp, by far the largest munitionwerks in Germany, was given the task of developing the turret. The PzKpfw VI Ausfuhrung E (type E) was one of the first German tanks to feature a torsion bar with eight interleaved wheels, which was designed to support the weight of the mammoth 57-ton tank. The Ausf. E mounted a huge 8.8cm KwK36 L/56 cannon and featured two MG34 machine guns for close support against enemy infantry. By war's end, 1,354 vehicles had been produced, some rolling off the Wegmann assembly line.

This particular Tiger is painted in a green and yellow summer scheme and sports turret number S33. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 6 inches
Width: 2 inches

Features
  • Fully assembled 1:48 Tiger I pre-painted with markings pre-applied.
  • Die-cast chassis for extra weight and enhanced realism.
  • Finish has been made to look weathered for display quality realism.
  • Markings: Tank No. S33, PzReg 2, Russia, Summer 1944.
  • Paint scheme: Dark yellow/Dark green two color pattern with weathering effect.
  • Includes special display base with nameplate.

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