American tank M4A3E8 SHERMAN Easy Eight COBI 2533 - World War II

Kit of the famous American medium tank M4A3E8 Sherman Easy Eight in green army camouflage. The assembled model has a redesigned chassis with details in the track area and running wheels with rubber bandage as the real tank had. The turret of the tank is rotatable with adjustable gun sight, the engine cover can be opened, as well as the turret hatch to seat the figure. On the left side of the model is a hammer mounted in the hinge, on the front armour a spare running wheel and a belt link. The package also includes a figure of a tank commander armed with an M3 submachine gun, an American soldier and an indomitable optimist field chaplain. Simply cut out the instructions to get a Cobigames collector's card.
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List Number: COBI-2533
EAN: 5902251025335
Warranty:24 months
Manufacturer:COBI
Price excluding VAT:842,88 Kč
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You can see higher resolution images in the files and links section.

You know that:

  • The Easy Eight version had a "wet" ammunition storage behind the water baffle compared to previous versions ?
  • With each successive version of the Sherman, the weight of the tank increased, so the chassis had to be redesigned?
  • In total, 49,234 Shermans were produced in various versions, of which about 254 were of the Easy Eight type?
  • Only the Soviet Union produced more tanks and that was the T-34 model ?
  • Sherman tanks were also in the armament of the Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade, consisting of young men who managed to escape the occupation ?
  • This armoured brigade relieved the British group at the siege of the fortified port of Dunkirk in August/September 1944 ?
  • This tank liberated Pilsen?
  • The famous FURY from the movie Iron Fist was the M4A2E8 ?

 

 

 

 

Technical parameters:

  • length 6,274m (without gun), width 2,997m, height 2,972m
  • weight 35 300 kg
  • frontal armour thickness up to 90 mm
  • propulsion Ford GAA V8 petrol engine with 518 hp
  • 5 forward + 1 reverse speed
  • maximum speed 40 km/h
  • range 160 km
  • wading distance 1.07 m
  • main weapon L/55 M1A12 17 cannon 76 mm calibre
  • number of rounds 71
  • secondary weapon Browning M2HB machine gun 12.7mm calibre (600 rounds) + M1919A4 machine gun 7.62mm calibre (6250 rounds)
  • turret rotation speed of 360° is 15 s

 

 

 

 

      

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At this point we exclusively bring you the assembly instructions, which give our customers an idea of the difficulty of assembly (children usually have no problem), or in case the original instructions inserted in each package are lost. 

Verze (série)08/2021
Dimensions after assembly25,5 x 11 x 13,5 cm
Number of figurines3 pcs
Box dimensions45 x 30,5 x 7 cm
Recommended age7+
Number of pieces745 pcs
Package weight885 g
Compatible with other brand of kitsAno
Obsahuje světélkující kostkyNe
MaterialPlast
KolekceWorld War II
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