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German SP Howitzer Wespe "Italian Front"
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Manufacturer: Tamiya Models and Paints
Stock Number: TAM 35358
Scale: 1/35
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.

This model faithfully recreates the German Self-Propelled Howitzer Wespe. It is a classic model from within the Tamiya catalogue, but this version includes updated parts and new marking options for vehicles that fought on the Italian front.

Originally designed as a stopgap, with a production run of 676, this Pz.Kpfw.II chassis-based howitzer exceeded German expectations. Intended mainly for infantry support, the Pz.Kpfw.II's moving turret was replaced with a boxy stationary superstructure equipped with the Type 18/2 10.5cm L/28 howitzer. While the crew of 5 were not blessed with overwhelming protection, their vehicle was a mobile threat to Allied forces nonetheless.
  • Open top fighting compartment features parts for rack, radio, ammo and flare cases, and more.
  • Assembly type tracks feature one-piece straight sections. Upper runs depict realistic sag.
  • Comes with markings for 26th Panzer Division and 29th Panzer Grenadier Division.
  • Includes 4 figures total: commander, gunner and two loaders.
  • Marvel at the highly accurate depiction of the compact yet tough Wespe's form.
  • No fewer than four figures are included in the kit, adding an extra layer of realism.
  • This close-up on the figures showcases the authentic action poses employed.
  • Depictions of the tracks are assembly type, and offer realistic 'sag' on the upper runs.
  • Comes with new individual parts for a host of interior equipment: flare case, medical kit, etc.

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