Takom King Tiger Pz.Abt.505 Special Edition 1:35th Scale Model Kit

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Takom King Tiger Pz.Abt.505 Special Edition 1:35th Scale Model Kit (TAK02047)
£74.99£67.49
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Starter Paint Pack 8 X 17ml (VP02047)
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Takom King Tiger with Henschel Turret and Special Edition Decals

Includes Interior Detail

Scale = 1/35th

Another fantastic ready to assemble precision model kit from Takom. This kit features zimmerit armour, detailed interior, scale armour plating and individual tracks, this is a plastic model kit and will require paints and glue to complete.

This detailed static display model can be built with the hatches open or closed and includes the sPzAbt.505 markings.

Intended for collectors of age 14+


History

After the Kursk offensive, the sPzAbt 505 was moved to the Smolensk area. During the fall of 1944, the sPzAbt 505 was equipped with new cast cupolas, zimmerit, and the new steel-rimmed wheels developed for the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf.B. The 505th was ordered out of the Eastern Front on 7 July 1944 to rest and refit at the troop grounds at Ohrduf. By early September, 1944, the sPzAbt 505 had been equipped with new Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf.B. Additionally, the sPzAbt 505 was used with 24th and 25th Panzer Divisions against the Narev bridgeheads in the 1944 Russian offensive into East Prussia. The battalion fought in East Prussia until the end of the conflict.

The sPzAbt.505 had one of the most spectacular markings: a knight on a charger.










Starter Paint Pack Includes:

8 x 17ml Vallejo model paints. Vallejo paints are supplied in plastic bottles of 17ml with an eyedropper device which keeps paint from drying and prevents spills. The model color range has been specifically developed for adherence on difficult surfaces such as metal and plastic, but the product is not toxic, not flammable, and does not give off noxious fumes.