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Eaglemoss 1:43 Military Vehicles EM0008
Opel Sd.Kfz.3 Maultier Diecast Model
German Army PzDiv, Kursk, USSR, 1943

1:43 Scale   Length   Width
Opel Sd.Kfz.3 Maultier   5.5"   2"

Opel Sd.Kfz.3 Maultier

Designed as a half-track conversion of the popular Opel Blitz truck, the Maultier (Mule) entered production in 1942. The advancing German army quickly realized that 4-wheel drive vehicles were no match for the wet and muddy conditions encountered on the Eastern Front in wintertime. Consequently, Opel Blitz trucks were hastily converted to half-track configuration using left over Panzer I track assemblies. In some cases, the conversion was even carried out in the field. The resulting vehicle was neither fast nor maneuverable but it served its purpose and kept supply chains moving in less than ideal conditions.

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Eaglemoss 1:43 Military Vehicles

The Eaglemoss Collections "1:43 Military Vehicles" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military vehicles in 1:43 scale. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Eaglemoss Collections "1:43 Military Vehicles" diecast vehicles feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Rotating turret, elevating cannon and accurate hull.
  • Fitted, non-moving tracks and detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.

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