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Easy Model Platinum Collection 36244
IS-3 Heavy Tank Display Model
Soviet Army, #114, Odessa, 1948

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
IS-3 Heavy Tank   5.25"   1.75"

The JS tank, named after Soviet leader Joseph Stalin (technically speaking, the IS tank for Iosif Stalin), was a heavy tank developed by the Soviet Union during World War II. The heavy tank was designed with thick armour to counter the German 88 mm guns, and sported a main gun that was capable of defeating the new German Tiger and Panther tanks. It was mainly a breakthrough tank, firing a heavy high-explosive shell that was useful against entrenchments and bunkers. The JS-3 first appeared to western observers at the Allied Victory Parade in Berlin in September 1945. By most accounts these tanks overawed the western powers, who responded with heavy tank designs of their own in the 1950s. A Regiment of JS-3s may have been deployed in Manchuria in 1945.

IS-3 Heavy Tank

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Easy Model Platinum Collection

The Easy Model "Platinum Collection" range presents highy-affordable, ready-made plastic models of military vehicles. While these models may not have the same "heft" as their diecast siblings, they do offer remarkable value for money. Most importantly, they look perfectly at home alongside diecast modes, allowing collectors to "flesh out" their collection with types and paint-schemes not yet available in diecast.

Easy Model "Platinum Collection" display military vehicles feature:

  • Molded plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.

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