French AMX-13 Light Tank
Unassembled plastic model kit
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Select a thumbnail to see the picture full-size. In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $56.00You pay: $37.69(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Tamiya Models and PaintsStock Number: TAM 35349Scale: 1/35View all products of type "AMX-13"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
This is a 1/35 scale model recreating the French AMX-13 light tank. The tank employed an oscillating turret, which was made of two halves, with the gun fitted to the upper half. When it fired, the whole upper half recoiled. This design helped facilitate the AMX-13's auto-loader. The tank was produced over the period 1952-1987, and exported to a number of other countries' militaries, in addition to its use by French forces. Different variants were produced, including 75, 90mm gun, 105mm gun and anti-tank missile AMX-13s.
The Tamiya model captures all of the details seen on the actual subject, including rubber tracks which depict realistic rubber pads.
- The oscillating turret is beautifully captured with 75mm gun, and features representations of different surface textures.
- The model can be assembled with the gun and turret in different elevations.
- Realistic belt-type tracks realistically depict rubber pads.
- Comes with a commander torso figure for use in the cupola, plus two marking options.
- Poly caps are embedded in wheel parts to allow rotation.