M4A3E2 Jumbo Sherman
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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back in stock!)List price: $80.00You pay: $63.99(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Meng ModelsStock Number: MGK TS045Scale: 1/35View all products of type "M4 Sherman"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
- Fairly complete equipment cast numbers and realistic surface details
- Key suspension structure is workable and the same as on the real vehicle
- Includes high-strength workable tracks with duckbill end connectors
- Four paint schemes provided
- Fine photoetch parts included
The new German tanks were the headache of ordinary Sherman tanks. The mass production of the M26 Pershing was still some time away. The M4A3E2, a special Sherman variant nicknamed "Jumbo" was thus born. It received much thicker chassis and turret armor on the basis of M4A3. It could withstand the shot of large caliber German tank guns and anti-tank guns. Later, it was refitted the 76mm main gun and had better anti-armor capability. In the end of December, 1944, a "Jumbo" tank of the 4th Armored Division under the command of Patton led a unit of U.S. soldiers to break the German Siege of Bastogne and joined forces with the 101st Airborne Division. This operation reversed the situation of the Battle of the Bulge.
The latest MENG Sherman series product, TS-045 U.S. Assault Tank M4A3E2 Jumbo kit completely replicates the special "Jumbo" Sherman exterior details. The entirely different front and side hull armor, and brand-new turret and mantlet profile have been properly represented. It will be the most unique one in your Sherman collection.