Tamiya 1/35 King Tiger Porsche

Tower Stock# TAMS2269  •  Manufacturer Stock# 35169
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Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/35 Plastic German King Tiger Porsche Turret from Tamiya.
This kit is recommended for age 10 and up.

During World War II, the German tank that was designated the
Panzerkampfwagen VI-B Tiger II, or more commonly know as the "King Tiger" was a
much feared weapon by Allied Forces, because of its powerful 88mm main gun and
thick armor plate. Germany began development of this tank in February 1943, in
order to counter the increasing threat of Russian tanks. During its
development stage, both the Henschel and Porsche firms introduced rival
prototypes that incorporated different turret configurations. The Porsche
designed turret had a very distinctive shape, with a rounded front section and
narrow shell, when compared to the rather angular Henschel offering.


Detailed plastic parts attached to sprues and molded in light brown
and black.
Highly accurate static display model.
One lifelike commander figure.
Realistic detailed flexible tracks.
Complete exterior detailing.
Opening hatches.
Mesh screen included for air intake cover.
Detailed jack and exhaust located on back.
Guns included for armament.
Waterslide decals.
Detailed pictorial instructions.


One 1/35 German King Tiger Porsche Turret


Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Paint: Red Brown, Dark Green, Dark Yellow, Gun Metal, Chrome Silver,
Semi Gloss Black, Flat Black, Flat White, Flat Flesh, Metallic
Gray, Field Gray
Modeling Knife
Sprue Cutter
File or Emery Board
Cellophane Tape
Water for Decals
Adult Supervision


Scale: 1/35
Length: 8" (20.3cm) (measured without gun)
Width: 3-3/4" (9.5cm)


NOTE: Please keep all small parts and sharp edges away from children
ages 3 and under.
Care should be taken when using various tools and modeling knife.
Paint recommended for use with this kit is for adults only.
sf 6/26/00


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