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Surveying the Field

Surveying the Field

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"Surveying the Field" Three Members of a German 88 Flak Gun

Step into the strategic operations of artillery units with our "Surveying the Field" set featuring three members of a German 88 Flak Gun crew. This toy soldier model set captures the essential task of surveying and preparing the battlefield for effective artillery deployment.

Product Details:

  • Model Number: 25221
  • Scale: 1/30
  • Finish: Matte
  • Set Includes: Three figures of German soldiers surveying the field for the 88 Flak Gun
  • Craftsmanship: Expertly hand-painted to highlight the authentic details of the soldiers’ uniforms and the iconic ammunition containers

Many variations of shipping containers for 8.8cm fixed rounds for the Flak 18 and 36/37 were made during WWII. These ranged from wooden or cylindrical steel containers for single shells to wooden containers for up to three complete rounds – the most iconic being the wicker-type, three-round container. It was constructed of lightweight wicker with wooden corners. A stamped steel bottom and top lid was held in place with a leather strap which allowed access to the shells. When opened, the base of the shells was exposed. Round rubber stops at the bottom of the container protected the fuzes from jarring. Paper labels printed in black ink with the identification of the type of rounds and other information were applied to the lid. Additional labels, often printed with red lettering, could further identify special characteristics such as tropical use.

Additional Information:

  • Historical Context: This set represents three German soldiers during the years 1941-45, highlighting their role in surveying the battlefield and preparing the formidable 88 Flak Gun for action. The set includes detailed representations of the ammunition containers, reflecting the logistical efforts involved in artillery operations.
  • Collector's Appeal: Ideal for military history enthusiasts and collectors of WWII memorabilia, this piece offers a realistic portrayal of the soldiers and the critical preparatory tasks that ensured the effectiveness of artillery units during combat.

Add this meticulously crafted "Surveying the Field" set to your collection to honor the precision and dedication of the artillery crews who played a pivotal role in World War II.





Care information

These are not play toys. They are collectables. Recommended for 14 yrs old and older.

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