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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
After the introduction of the PzKpfw (Armoured Fighting Vehicle) V "Panther" it was quickly realized that previous recovery vehicles did not have sufficient power to recover heavy battle tanks from the battlefield. As a short-term emergency measure, a dozen model D "Panthers" from the current production line were converted to function as recovery vehicles. To this end the turret bearing ring was covered with wood and a strengthened towing assembly and an auxiliary crane were mounted on the rear end. This combination proved to be so successful that by 1945 a total of 339 "Bergepanther" been built.
- Early version of the Bergepanther
- Finely detailed and engraved surfaces
- Tracks consisting of single links
- Authentic Interleaved Track Suspension
- Auxiliary Crane
- Towing Mechanism
- Finely Detailed Tool Kit
- Machine Gun
Authentic Decal Set for two Germany "Wehrmacht" Versions:
- Bergepanther der s.PzAbt 505, Russland 1944
- Bergepanther der s.Pz. Jag. Abt 654, Ruhr Kessel 1945