Meng Model 1:35 - Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A (Late) - Plastic model kit #TS-035
The German medium tank Sd.Kfz. 171, originally designated the Panzerkampfwagen V Panther, was used from 1943 until the end of WWII on Eastern and Western Fronts in Europe. The Panther Ausf. A was produced from August 1943 until August 1944 with 2,200 vehicles built in total by MAN, Daimler-Benz, Demag and Henschel. This was the second version of the tank which weighed more than any other Panther - 48 tons.
This Sd.Kfz. 171 Panther Ausf. A Late kit was released by Meng with the help of The Tank Museum in Bovington, UK.
The assembled model dimensions:
- Length 251.8mm
- Width 98.6mm
- Height 85.27mm
- 1118 total parts
- Plastic parts in red and black colour
- Clear plastic parts
- Photo-etched parts
- Metal cables
- Markings for six options are provided
Meng has created a series of water slide Zimmerit decals for this kit, check them out here.
Master Box 1:35 - Soviet Tank Crew 1943 - 1945 #3568
Tank divisions were an essential part of Soviet war machine. The Soviet tank commanders were the highest scoring tank aces among the Allies.
The kit contains parts for assembly of five figures.
Master box 1:35 - German Motorcycle Repair Crew # 3560
The ‘Kradschützen Truppen’ or Motorcycle Troops were an important part of the German Army. Motorcyclists performed duties as couriers, members of anti-tank teams and rifle troops.
The kit depicts one of the repair teams working on servicing a motorcycle.
The box contains 4 figures, a BMW R75 motorcycle and sidecar combination, a table, a tire pump, decals and weapons.
Master box 1:32 - Pilots of Luftwaffe, WWII Era - Plastic Figures Model Kit #3202
The Luftwaffe was officially created in 1935, but had existed in the shadows of Germany since the end of WWI. Air superiority was critical to all sides in all theatres during the war and the battles that raged in the skies over Europe were deadly and terrible.
The kit represents two German pilots and a crewman, preparing for their sorties.
The box contains parts for assembly of three figures.
Black Dog Models 1:35 British Sniper WWI N°1 Resin Figure #F35216
This kit features one resin 1:35 scale model British soldier holding a 1914 Enfield rifle and a dummy 'Tommy' (these were often made from papier-mâché. The Germans employed snipers first in WWI, often sniper kills were believed to be accidental stray shots until scopes were discovered on the battlefield. A notable figure on the British side was Major Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard, he noticed that some British units were losing up to 5 men a day to enemy sniper fire. He took action at first by using his own money to buy in rifle optics to conduct tests and went on to set up the First Army School of Sniping, Observation, and Scouting in France.
Kit contains 1x figure. Requires some assembly.