TAMIYA
TMY-26525-b*

1/48 Tank "German Tiger I Initial Production Africa Corps" (Finished Model)

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TAMIYA Military Miniature Collection No.25
About the German Tiger I Initial Production (Finished Model)
The German heavy tank, Tiger I, was one of the most famous tanks in WWII and hardly needs any introduction. The Tiger had the 88mm KwK 36 L/56 as main gun, 100m thick armor at the front and 80mm on the sides.

With 1,354 models produced by August 1944, the Tiger went through many variations. The characteristics of early production Tigers included gun port on the side of turret and front fender composed of a skidproof-board. Other distinguishing features included, "Feifel" air pre-cleaners for desert use, the storage box behind the turret, and fenders on both hull sides. The distinctive feature of Tiger I tanks serving in sPzAbt 501 (501 heavy tank battalion) was the exhaust cover with heat dissipation slit.

About the Model
  • Professionally finished model of the German Tiger I Initial Production heavy tank, pre-painted with markings pre-applied.
  • Desert paint scheme is expertly weathered for a life-like display.
  • Pad-printed markings depict Turret No.823 belonging to the 8th Company of sPzAbt 501. In addition, these markings are not available with the kit version, making this a great collectible.
  • Die-cast chassis provides a sense of volume for enhanced realism.
  • Includes special numbered display base with nameplate.
Manufacturer:TAMIYA
Scale:1/48
Package size: 235x150x110mm
Size: 175mm
Weight: 420g