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German Sd. Kfz. 171 PzKpfw V Panther Ausf. A Medium Tank with Side Armor Panels - "422", 18.Panzer Division, Poland, Oct 1:43 Scale Diecast Replica Model by Armored Fighting Vehicles of W

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SKU:
24399NX
UPC:
687312231713
Manufacturer Sku:
23171-44
Year:
1944
Scale:
1:43 Scale
Dimensions:
8" Long
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SKU:
24399NX
UPC:
687312231713
Manufacturer Sku:
23171-44
Year:
1944
Scale:
1:43 Scale
Dimensions:
8" Long

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Features
  • Limited Edition Diecast Collectible
  • Acrylic Display Case Included
  • Gun Elevates
  • Turret Rotates
  • Accurate Hull Casting & Panel Lines
  • Realistic Access Panels & Surface Detailing
  • Fitted Static Tracks & Wheels
In many respects, the Panther tank was viewed as the finest armored fighting vehicle of the Second World War. Based in large part upon the Soviet's highly successful T-34 medium tank, the PzKpfw V Ausfuhrung G was built by several manufacturers including MAN, Daimler-Benz and MNH. Mounting a fearsome 7.5cm KwK42 L/70 cannon and two 7.92mm MG34 machineguns, the Panther Ausf. G represented the third and certainly the most impressive installment in the Panther series. The weight of the production model was increased to 43 tons from the original plans for a 35 ton tank. Hitler had personally reviewed the final designs and insisted on an increase in the thickness of the frontal armor - the front glacis plate was increased from 60mm to 80mm and the turret front plate was increased from 80mm to 100mm. Once the problems caused by the vulnerability of the engine and the transmission were solved, it proved to be a very effective fighting vehicle. The crew was made up of five members: driver, radio operator (who also fired the bow machine gun), gunner, loader, and commander. Pictured here is a 1:43 scale replica of a German Sd. Kfz. 171 Panther Ausf. A medium tank that was deployed to Poland during 1944.

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