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1/35 R35 French Light Tank
2 in stock
2 in stock
Tamiya’s French tank model kits have become well known for their unique subject matter and superb historical accuracy. This kit recreates the R35. It was originally designed as a successor to the late-WWI Renault FT, and inherited its 37mm gun, paired with a cast turret and three-piece bolted cast hull. Around 1,500 were manufactured after its official adoption in 1935; they were one of the main pillars of the French attempt to resist the German onslaught during the Fall of France in May/June 1940.
• 1/35 scale plastic model kit. Length: 114mm, width: 55mm.
• The 37mm gun offers elevation and (as on the actual R35) 5 degrees of traverse to either side.
• Assembly type tracks allow fuss-free depiction of upper run ‘sag.’ They feature one-piece straight sections.
• Comes with two marking options, and a figure perched on the hatch in the turret rear.
• Color painting guide included which aids with recreation of the intricate French camouflage pattern.
Tamiya Color paints for painting the 1/35 French Light Tank R35
X-7 Red X-10 Gun metal XF-2 Flat white
XF-9 Hull red XF-15 Flat flesh XF-21 Sky
XF-52 Flat earth XF-56 Metallic grey XF-58 Olive green
XF-59 Desert yellow XF-64 Red brown XF-69 NATO black
XF-71 Cockpit green XF-84 Dark iron XF-85 Rubber black
Length: 114mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.
Glue and paint required to complete – NOT included!