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French 1937 47mm APX Anti-Tank Gun (1:48 Scale)
French 1937 47mm APX Anti-Tank Gun

Master Fighter French 1937 47mm APX Anti-Tank Gun

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Master Fighter MF48576RU German 15cm SIG 33 Heavy Gun - Unidentified Unit, Russia, 1943-45 (1:48 Scale) "The peril of the hour moved the British to tremendous exertions, just as always in a moment of extreme danger things can be done which had previously been thought impossible. Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas."
- Generalfeldmarschal Erwin Rommel

The 47 mm APX anti-tank gun was a French anti-tank gun that saw service in the first years of the Second World War. In the 1930s the French artillery sought a replacement for the derivatives of the 75 mm mle 1897 field gun it used in the anti-tank role. Despite having a decent anti-armor capability, the venerable soixante-quinze was heavy and was much harder to conceal than the smaller high-velocity, small calibre anti-tank weapons of modern design. The chosen weapon was a design of the state-owned arsenal Atelier de Puteaux ("Puteaux workshop", abbreviated to APX), and was designated as canon de 47 mm semi-automatique mle 1937. It was a very efficient weapon, especially given the thin armour of the German tanks of the time. Unfortunately for France, the 47mm SA 37 was still a rare weapon at the time of the Battle of France.

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Length: 4-inches

  • Resin construction

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