TAMIYA MODEL KIT 1/35 German 3 Ton 4x2 Cargo Truck NIB

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 28, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
The German army in WWII used a wide variety of wheeled vehicles as part of their overall strategy of fast mechanized warfare. Among the most widely used was the 3 Ton 4x2 Cargo Truck, a truck design that was first produced in the 1930s. Featuring a dependable 6-cylinder gasoline engine, the 3 Ton 4x2 Cargo Truck could take on a very large payload disproportionate to its size. They proved to be not only extremely reliable, but also very versatile, and were employed in a wide variety of roles, including fuel truck, ambulance, radio truck, as well as general-purpose cargo truck. About the model: This kit is an all-new molding, and is much more accurate than kits current on the market. The actual truck's chassis had a forward slant (designed to balance the cargo's weight), and this unique feature has been accurately reproduced. Suspension features a reasonable number of parts for easy assembly without sacrificing detail. Driver and navigator figures included. Accessory set of fuel drums and jerry cans also included for a full cargo load. Comes with 4 types of markings, including both German army and Luftwaffe units. To aid with painting, window masks will be included for the first time in a military model. The actual truck served from the 1930s to the end of the war on all battle fronts, so this model can be displayed together with a ... read more