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Tamiya 1/48 German Tank Destroyer Marder Iii M


SKU TAM32568

Evolutionary Tank Killer

During WWII, the German Army produced and operated the Marder III series, which were built to combat Soviet T-34 tanks. The Marder III was equipped with obsolete Czech built 38(t) tank chassis and came initially armed with captured Soviet 7.62cm Pak36 anti-tank cannons. This cannon was later replaced with the German 7.5cm Pak40 gun for the Ausf.H and final variant, the Marder III M. The Marder III M was put into production in May 1943 and unlike earlier variants, the M's cabin was moved to the rear and the engine brought forward to the mid section. A total of 942 M's were produced until the introduction of the thoroughbred tank destroyer Hetzer which assumed much of the Marder's role.

About the Model

1/48 scale plastic assembly model kit of the German Tank Destroyer Marder ¦ M. Length: 110mm.
The low-silhouette, sharp form of the tank, including the cabin transferred to the rear, has been realistically reproduced.
Cabin features details such as shell rack and main gun shell loading section.
Internal weight provides the model with greater presence.
Assembly type tracks represent realistic sag effect.
1 tank crew figure and 3 types of markings included.

This is a scale plastic model kit, assembly required. Paints and glue not included.