French Heavy Tank St. Chamond Early Type
Unassembled plastic model kit
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The Saint-Chamond was the second French heavy tank of the First World War, with 400 manufactured from April 1917 to July 1918. Born of the commercial rivalry existing with the makers of the Schneider CA1 tank, the Saint-Chamond was an underpowered and fundamentally inadequate design. Its principal weakness was the "caterpillar" tracks. They were much too short in relation to the vehicle's length and heavy weight ( 23 tons ).
Early-type tank with later type 500mm tracks. Individual track links.
Includes markings for two tanks:
- St.Chamond, Chantecoq, As31, Laffaux, 1917
- St.Chamond, Fantomas, As31, 1917