Cart
 
DRA3570
1/35 Egyptian Sherman
List Price: $67.99
Your Price: $29.95
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-3570
Quantity:
Unit:

1/35 Egyptian Sherman

Barcode: 0 89195 83570 3
Case Pack: 20
Box Size: 9.6" x 15" x 3.1"

We already announced Magach 1, Magach 2, and Magach 3 used by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Now it’s time to unveil the first of the IDF’s opponents, and this honor has fallen on an Egyptian Sherman tank. What is special about this tank is the fitment of an FL-10 turret onto a Sherman. Recognizing the limitations of the Sherman’s original 75mm gun, FL-10 turrets were taken from French-built AMX-13 light tanks. This turret with its autoloader allowed the crew to reduce from five to four men. The Shermans also featured diesel engines retrieved from M4A2s. These unique tanks were introduced into Egyptian service in the mid-1950s. However, a great many were destroyed or captured in the Six-Day War by Israel. Postwar evaluations by Israel showed that such special Shermans were similar in capability to its own M51 Isherman.

This 1/35 scale kit is based on Dragon’s excellent Sherman tooling. It thus has crisp details, a high degree of accuracy and very easy-to-assemble DS tracks. To this chassis has been added a brand new turret created especially for this hybrid vehicle. The complex shape of the FL-10 turret from the AMX-13 is extremely well reproduced. Indeed, the oscillating turret of the original FL-10 was basically made of two hinged parts, whereby elevation and recoil were achieved by the upper part moving relative to the lower part. Dragon has captured the turret shape perfectly. For Sherman fans this is a most unusual and desirable tank. And for fans of Middle East conflicts, this Egyptian Sherman is an ideal model to add to any collection!
Customers who purchased this item also bought...
DRA3597
1/35 IDF M3 Halftrack Mortar Carrier
List Price: $69.99
Your Price: $29.95
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-3597
Quantity:
DRA3572
1/35 Egyptian Su-100 Tank Destroyer- The Six Day War
List Price: $64.99
Your Price: $29.95
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-3572
Quantity:
DRA6870
1/35 IJA Type 97 Medium Tank "Chi-Ha" Early Production (Smar
Your Price: $64.99
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-6870
Quantity:
DRA6901
1/35 DAK Pz.Bef.Wg.III Ausf. H (Smart Kit)
Your Price: $74.99
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-6901
Quantity:
DRA3586
1/35 IDF M3 Halftrack w/TCM-20 Anti-Aircraft Gun - Smart Kit
List Price: $72.99
Your Price: $29.95
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-3586
Quantity:
DRA3571
1/35 Syrian T34/85 - The Six Day War
List Price: $64.99
Your Price: $29.95
In Stock
Item Code: DRA-3571
Quantity:

for domestic orders over $99

To Place Your Order By Phone
1-800-980-0322

Earn DRAGON DOLLARS REWARDS with your purchase.
Get CASH Discount...

find out more

Copyright © 2016 Dragon Models USA Inc., All rights reserved.