[About the actual vehicle]
--The heavy tank Tiger I, developed by Germany during World War II, began production in 1942.
--Production continues until August 1944. During that time, the total number of cars produced was only about 1300, but improvements and renovations continued, and there were minor differences in specifications.
-The 88mm gun, which boasts overwhelming power as an anti-tank gun, competes with the Allied and Soviet tanks, which boast heavy armor.
-In addition, heavy armor such as front armor 100 mm that keeps Allied attacks away is adopted.
――With its appearance, it became a fearful existence of the Allied Forces until the end of the war.
--Tiger I, first sent to the Eastern Front, which was struggling with Soviet heavy tanks, was subsequently sent to the Afrika Korps on the North African Campaign.
--The 501st Heavy Panzer Battalion, formed in May 1942, was the first unit equipped with Tiger I, equipped with 20 Tiger I and 16 Panzer III tanks.
――When it was launched on the North African Campaign in November 1942, it continued to fight hard against British and American troops in Tunisia until May 1943.
[About the model]
-The model reproduces the Tiger I of the 501st Heavy Panzer Battalion from 1942 to 1943, which was sent to the North African Campaign of World War II, on a 1/35 scale.
――The characteristics of the early production type Tiger I are expressed in every detail.
-Equipped with a pistol port, a turret with a Gepeck Kasten attached to the rear, a bent front fender, etc., firmly reproduce the features of the very early production type.
-The shape and details of the turret body parts, shield, Gepeck Kasten, etc. are accurately reproduced with a new mold.
-In addition, a prefabricated magic track is used for the tracks that tighten the suspension.
――The reality of your feet will be enhanced along with the initial road wheel parts reproduced with new parts.
--In addition, new parts are added to the rear panel of the car body and the upper part of the car body.
――Etched parts for detail improvement are also available for each part.
-Not only the markings, but also the markings of the 501st Heavy Panzer Battalion, which was active on the North African Campaign, are set.
--A kit that is indispensable for the Tiger I lineup.
--Reproduce the 501st Heavy Panzer Battalion Tiger I dispatched to Tunisia on 1/35
-The track is a magic track with a realistic finish
-Reproduce detailed details with new parts such as the upper part of the car body, rear panel, turret, etc.
-Etched parts that enhance details are also included
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )