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Crusader Mk 1& 2 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The original specifications for the Crusader tank called for a tank that had a 40mm frontal armour standard and 30mm elsewhere and a weight or no more than 18 tons, armament was the 2 Pounder Gun with a Besa 7.92 machine gun, there was also an auxiliary turret on the tank.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   
crusader mk2

Crusader Mk 1& 2 - 28mm 1/56 Scale Platoon

The original specifications for the Crusader tank called for a tank that had a 40mm frontal armour standard and 30mm elsewhere and a weight or no more than 18 tons, armament was the 2 Pounder Gun with a Besa 7.92 machine gun, there was also an auxiliary turret on the tank.

Supplied Unpainted = £55

   

Crusader Mk 3 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

Due to delays with the Cruiser Mark VII and the need for cruiser tanks, the Crusader was up-gunned with the 6-pounder, the first British tank to mount this gun. The Crusader III first saw action, with about 100 participating at the Second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Valentine mk 2- 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Valentine tank was a infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the second world war. More than 8,000 of the type were produced in 11 different marks plus various purpose-built variants, accounting for approximately a quarter of wartime British tank production.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   
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Valentine mk 2- 28mm 1/56 Scale Platoon

The Valentine tank was a infantry tank produced in the United Kingdom during the second world war. More than 8,000 of the type were produced in 11 different marks plus various purpose-built variants, accounting for approximately a quarter of wartime British tank production.

Supplied Unpainted = £55

   

Valentine Mk 3- 28mm 1/56 Scale

Modifications to the turret design - moving the front turret plate forward and a larger rear bulge, this gave room for the addition of a dedicated loader to ease the duties of the commander.The side armour was reduced from 60 mm to 50 mm to save weight.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Honey - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The name General Stuart or Stuart given by the British comes from the American Civil War. In British service, it also had the unofficial nickname of Honey after a tank driver remarked "She's a honey".

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Honey - 28mm 1/56 Scale Platoon

The name General Stuart or Stuart given by the British comes from the American Civil War. In British service, it also had the unofficial nickname of Honey after a tank driver remarked "She's a honey".

Supplied Unpainted = £55

   

Matilda II - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Infantry Tank Mark II sometimes referred to as Matilda II or Matilda senior by General Staff Specification A12,Waltzing Matilda or simply an 'I' tank was a British infantry tank of the Second World War. It served from the start of the war to its end and became particularly associated with the North Africa Campaign.

Supplied Unpainted = £22

   

Vickers Light Tank VB - 28mm 1/56 Scale

When the Mk VI was first produced in 1936, the Imperial General Staff considered the tank to be superior to any light tank produced by other nations, and well suited to the dual roles of reconnaissance and colonial warfare. Like many of its predecessors, the Mark VI was used by the British Army to perform imperial policing duties in British India and other colonies in the British Empire, a role for which it and the other Vickers-Armstrongs light tanks were found to be well suited.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Vickers Light Tank VC - 28mm 1/56 Scale

When the Mk VI was first produced in 1936, the Imperial General Staff considered the tank to be superior to any light tank produced by other nations, and well suited to the dual roles of reconnaissance and colonial warfare. Like many of its predecessors, the Mark VI was used by the British Army to perform imperial policing duties in British India and other colonies in the British Empire, a role for which it and the other Vickers-Armstrongs light tanks were found to be well suited.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Sexton - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The 25pdr SP, tracked, Sexton was a self-propelled artillery vehicle of World War II, based on an American tank hull design, built by Canada for the British Army, and associated Commonwealth forces, and some of the other Allies.
It was developed to give the British Army a mobile artillery gun using their Ordnance QF 25 pounder gun-howitzer. From 1943 it replaced the US built M7 Priest (US 105 mm guns on a M3 Lee tank chassis); these had replaced the British Bishop (25 pdr on Valentine tank chassis) which had been improvised in 1942.

Supplied Unpainted = £22

   

Churchill MK3 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Mk III Churchill was a heavy British infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles. It was one of the heaviest Allied tanks of the war.

Supplied Unpainted = £25

   

Staghound MK2 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The T17E1 was armed with a 37 mm M6 gun, a coaxial .30 cal Browning 1919A4 machine gun and a 2-inch smoke mortar in a rotating turret. In the hull was mounted a .30 cal Browning 1919A4 machine gun. Some T17E1 had an additional .30 Browning 1919A4 cal machine gun for anti-aircraft defense.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Humber Armoured Car MK 2 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Humber Armoured Car was one of the most widely produced British armoured cars of the Second World War. It supplemented the Humber Light Reconnaissance Car and remained in service until the end of the war. For the MK 2 the turret was changed, it aquired better armour around driver and radiator.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Morris C8 Quad MK1 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Morris Commercial C8 FAT (Field Artillery Tractor) commonly known as a Quad was an artillery tractor of the British and Commonwealth forces during World War II. It was used to tow field artillery pieces, such as the 25 pounder gun-howitzer, and anti-tank guns, such as the 17 pounder.All Mk Is and approximately the first 3,000 Mk IIs had a "beetle back" body.

Supplied Unpainted = £22

 

   

Sherman III - 28mm 1/56 Scale

In the British naming system the major variants were identified by Mark numbers, the M4 being "Sherman I", the M4A1 "Sherman II" and so on. Letters after the mark number denoted modifications to the base model: "A" for the 76 mm L/55 gun instead of the 75mm, "B" for the 105 mm M4 L/22.5 howitzer, "C" for the (British) QF 17 pounder (76.2 mm) gun, and "Y" for the wider tracked HVSS type suspension.

**crew man not included**

Supplied Unpainted = £22

   

25 Pdr QF with & without Muzzle Brake - 1/56 Scale

The QF 25-pdr is the result of studies to replace both the field gun Ordnance QF 18 pounderhowitzer and 4.5 inch QF 4.5, which had been the main British field artillery pieces during the First World War. Mk 2 version look Mk1, also had a charge “Super” in a different cartridge. An additional charge to the Super charge was introduced in 1942 to increase the initial rate for anti-tank fire. Thereafter, the additional load was used with loads 2 and 3 shots with significant increases. The use of Super increased load necessitated the addition of a muzzle brake. 

Supplied Unpainted = £22

   

AEC Armoured Car MK 3 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

AEC tried to build an armoured car with firepower and protection comparable to those of contemporary tanks. The first version carried a Valentine Mk II turret with 2 pounder gun. Subsequent versions received more powerful armament - a 6 pounder or a 5 mm gun. The vehicle also carried two machine guns, smoke grenades discharger and No. 19 radio set.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Vickers Light Tank VB with skirts- 28mm 1/56 Scale

 Like many of its predecessors, the Mark VI was used by the British Army to perform imperial policing duties in British India and other colonies in the British Empire, a role for which it and the other Vickers-Armstrongs light tanks were found to be well suited.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Vickers Light Tank VC with skirts- 28mm 1/56 Scale

 Like many of its predecessors, the Mark VI was used by the British Army to perform imperial policing duties in British India and other colonies in the British Empire, a role for which it and the other Vickers-Armstrongs light tanks were found to be well suited.

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Staghound MK3 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Staghound entered service too late for use in the North African Campaign where its combination of armor, range and main armament would have been an advantage in a light forces reconnaissance role. As a result, it first saw operational service in Italy, where many units found its large physical size too restrictive in the narrow roads

Supplied Unpainted = £20

   

Churchill MK4 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Mk IV Churchill was a heavy British infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles. It was one of the heaviest Allied tanks of the war.

Supplied Unpainted = £25

   

Churchill NA75 - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Churchill was a heavy British infantry tank used in the Second World War. The "NA75" conversions of Churchill Mark III to carry the US 75 mm gun were used in Italy. As the Churchill proved to be a better gun platform than the Sherman, the effective range of the 75 mm was increased.

Supplied Unpainted = £25

   

Achilles Tank Destroyer - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The  Achilles was a British variant of the American M10 tank destroyer armed with the powerful British Ordnance QF 17 pounder anti-tank gun in place of the standard 3" (76.2 mm) Gun M7. With a total of 1,100 M10s converted, the 17 pdr SP Achilles was the second most numerous armoured fighting vehicle to see service armed with the 17 pounder gun, behind the Sherman Firefly.

Supplied Unpainted = £22

 

   

MkIV Crusier tank (A13 MK II)

The A13 MkI, Cruiser Tank Mk II, which entered production in 1939 at Nuffield Mechanization & Aero Limited, a munitions subsidiary of Morris Motors.

The A13 MkII, Cruiser Tank Mk IV, had a maximum armour thickness of 30 mm, and faceted armour was mounted on the original turret's sides and rear.

Supplied standard with a metal turned barrel= £22.00

   

MkIV Crusier tank (A13 MK III)

The Mk III weighed 14 long tons (14,200 kg) had a crew of 4, a 340 hp engine which gave a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h) and was armed with a 2 pounder gun and a machine gun.

Supplied standard with a metal turned barrel= £22.00

   

Perry Miniatures - WW 8 Tank crew in berets.

Includes 2 complete figures and 5 half figures.

Price per set - £7

   

MkV Centurion

The Centurion, introduced in 1945, was the primary British main battle tank of the post-Second World War period. It is widely considered to be one of the most successful post-war tank designs,remaining in production into the 1960s, and seeing combat in the front lines into the 1980s. The chassis was also adapted for several other roles, and these have remained in service to this day.

Supplied unpainted = £25.00

 
   

Mk 7 Chieftain MBT

The FV4201 Chieftain was the main battle tank of the United Kingdom during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. It was the "most formidable main battle tank in the world" at the time of its introduction in 1966 with the most powerful main gun and most effective armour of any tank yet made. This was further improved while in service with Chobham armour upgrades.

Supplied unpainted = £25.00

   

Staghound AA - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Staghound entered service too late for use in the North African Campaign where its combination of armor, range and main armament would have been an advantage in a light forces reconnaissance role.

 **Please note that the crew member was converted from a Perry Miniatures figure with permission to reproduce it**

Supplied Unpainted = £22

   

Sherman Firefly - 28mm 1/56 Scale

The Sherman Firefly was a World War II British variant of the American Sherman tank, fitted with the powerful British 17 pounder anti-tank gun as its main weapon. The Sherman Firefly became the most common vehicle with the 17 pounder in World War II.

Supplied unpainted - £22

   

Pheasant 17pdr anti tank gun - 28mm 1/56 Scale

As the first guns were being produced news of the appearance of the German Tiger Tank, so about 100 17-pdr barrels were fitted to 25-pdr carriages, as the proper 17-pdr split-trail carriages were not ready, and flown to North Africa, in 1943, to counter this new threat. The guns were code named "Pheasant" (officially known as 17-pdr MK2) and proved remarkably stable and robust in use.

*comes without scenery*

Supplied unpainted - £22

 

 

 

 
 
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