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Code: DM-60501    Add to wishlist
Price: $25.95
Status: JUL 2019 RE-STOCK

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Dragon Models 1:72 Armor Collector Series 60501
Krupp Kfz.70 Protze Truck Display Model
German Army, Eastern Front

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Krupp Kfz.70 Protze Truck   2.75"   1"

PLEASE NOTE: This item has a planned arrival date of July 2019 and is only available for PRE-ORDER at this time.
  1. Orders are not shipped until complete. If you wish to receive in-stock items prior to pre-ordered items, you must place separate orders.
  2. Arrival dates are subject to change. Consider them to be estimates as manufacturers frequently revise them.
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The fully built-up 1/72 scale miniature incorporates full detail both above and below the chassis. For example, the wheels and independent coil spring suspension are masterfully represented. The Kfz.70 Personnel Carrier is finished in a whitewash camouflage scheme so commonly encountered during winter on the Eastern Front. This scheme has been carefully brushed onto the truck, giving it a realistically worn look. This winterized Dragon Armor item is an excellent representation of the 6x4 truck that was a workhorse of the German military during WWII, and it's a fine companion to Dragon Armor's growing range of German soft-skin vehicles.

Krupp Kfz.70 Protze Truck

Designed primarily as an artillery tractor, the 6x4 Krupp Protze was a workhorse of the Wehrmacht. It eventually saw use in a variety of roles, including that of mobile anti-aircraft artillery platform and more commonly, as an infantry carrier. An air-cooled 3.3L flat-four cylinder engine configuration gave the vehicle's nose its distinctive low, flat shape and provided the driver with superb forward visibility. Four-wheel drive coupled with independent six-wheel suspension made the vehicle ideally suited for light cross-country duties. Almost 7000 units were produced between 1933 and 1941.

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Dragon's 1:72 scale Krupp Portze truck is constructed entirely of plastic to allow for maximum scale detail. The open-top cab is framed with a delicate transparent windshield and side mirrors and provides a clear view of driver's controls and instrument panel. The cargo bed is wonderfully detailed with simulated wood-grained sides and bolt-head construction details visible upon close inspection in addition to separately applied, hand-painted equipment. The hidden beauty of this model though, is found on the underside with accurately reconstructed details of the coil spring suspension on the rear wheels and leaf-spring suspension on the front wheels.

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Dragon Models 1:72 Armor Collector Series

The Dragon Models "1:72 Dragon Armor Collector Series" range presents highly-detailed, ready-made plastic models of military vehicles. Dragon Armor tanks require no glueing or painting. Each model is an instant display piece or diorama centerpiece straight from the box and is 100% true to scale... these don't look like model tanks, they look like tanks!. Color, camouflage and unit markings are carefully researched for maximum authenticity, marking the difference between and authentic scale model tank and a "toy" tank.

Dragon Models "1:72 Dragon Armor Collector Series" display model vehicles feature:

  • Molded plastic construction (some releases include diecast metal components).
  • Rotating turret, elevating cannon and accurate hull.
  • Painted, fitted, non-moving tracks and detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Clear acrylic display case to protect model.

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