Trumpeter German VK 3001(H) PzKpfw VI (Ausf A)

SKU: TSM1515

On 9 September 1938, following initial testing of the D.W. chassis, In 6 authorized the Heeres Waffenamt to continue with the development of a Panzer in the 30 ton class. With a 30 metric ton weight restriction, a Panzer armed with a 7.5 cm Kw.K L/24 could be designed with armor protection of 50 mm on both the front and sides. Armor plate 50 mm thick was the established standard for effective protection against uncapped armor-piercing shells fired by the German 3.7 cm Pak L/45 anti-tank gun. Officially named the Panzerkampfwagen VI(7.5 cm)by 31Octorber 1940,it retained the design code name of D.W. along with the new code designation VK 30.01.

Item No 01515
Item Name German VK 3001(H) PzKpfw VI (Ausf A)
Bar Code 9580208015156
Scale 1:35
Item Type Static Armor
Model Brief Length: 277.2mm Width: 90.7mm Height: 78.9mm
Total Parts 230pcs
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts n/a
Film Parts n/a
Resin Parts n/a
Total Sprues 5 sprues plus lower hull, upper hull, tracks
Paint Schemes With the vehicle being a prototype, so give a small decal sheet consist of four black/white Balkancreuz, to represent the vehicle in field gray
Released Date 2008-11
More Features " Chassis
-New tooled one-piece slide-molded lower hull w/ authentic details
-New tooled slide-molded upper hull rendered in fine details