Thursday, August 19, 2010
1/144 5.5cm Zwilling Flak Löwe - CGDynamix
CGDynamix have released another item in their 1/144 Paper Tigers/What If Range:
in 1941, Krupp started the development of a new heavy tank to succeed the Tiger II (King Tiger). In July 1942, an order to stop the development of the Löwe was issued in favour for the development of Stupid Heavy Tank 188 ton Maus by Porsche. The Löwe never reached prototype stage and became another Paper Panzer.
The 1/144 Wehrmacht '46 German 5.5cm Zwilling Flak Löwe is based on chassis of Löwe drawing no. W 1663 of 23 April 1942, mounting twin 5.5cm guns. An extended turret is used to house a built-in range finder. Standard components form the Löwe tank is used with addition of 2 loader's hatch and two fume extraction fans on the turret.
Further details and back story - here -
Price: $19.90 (3 Colour Option - Here - )
Price; $19.90 (Singel Colour - Here - )