This model is fully painted in Dunkelgelb scheme and weathered. Can be used as is or as a basis for overpainting with camouflage schemes.
Kampfgruppe144 : Black Label Series
World Exclusive: Kampfgrupe144 one of the most globally recognised names in the 1/144 modelling and collecting community launches the Black Label Series, this Series will seek to bring fresh and innovative miniatures to the collector by utilising the latest design and production techniques available to 1/144.
VK501 Series Vehicles
This item is offered in dual item value package of the VK501 Munitionsschlepper and the PAK 43
Designed to have a weigh 6 tons, it utilised the proven 6-Cylinder Maybach HL42 providing 100HP and a speed of 65 Kilometres per hour, transverse mounted. The armour thickness was specified at 20 millimetres, and was capable of stopping a 7.62 round.
The payload capacity was 1,000 kilograms providing a range of options:
Production was approved late 1943 for: 6000 vehicles for the infantry, and 2000 for the artillery.
1/144 PAK-43 (Panzerabwehrkanone 43)
Pak 43 (abbreviation of Panzerabwehrkanone 43) used a new single axle mount with the gun much closer to the ground, making it far easier to hide and also harder to hit. It was had a much stronger and more angled armour shield to provide better protection for gunners.
All versions this design were able to penetrate about 200 mm of armour at 1,000 m, allowing it to defeat the armour of any contemporary tank.
The standard armament of the Tiger II, the KwK 43 tank gun, was essentially the PaK 43 externally modified to fit into a turret.
Total production: 2,098 (from 1943 to 1945) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8.8_cm_Flak_18/36/37/41#Pak_43_and_KwK_43
This product will be equally at home on your gaming table, in your display cabinet, or on your workbench.
The mission of the team is to ensure that the highest possible standards of research, design, manufacturing and finishing are employed in the development of the miniature supplied.
(Diorama, other vehicles and figures NOT included)