King And Country Collectible Toy Soldiers Israeli Defense Force IDF035 The Israeli Army CENTURION SHO'T Main Battle Tank. New in the original box. 1/30 scale highly detailed collectible authentic hand-made history.
The CENTURION SHOT was the Israeli adopted and adapted designation of the British-designed 105mm L7 gun-armed Centurion tank. These entered IDF service in the late 1960s and fought throughout the 1970s with some even serving until the early 1980s. SHOT in Hebrew means whip and thats exactly what this Israeli-modified and improved main battle tank did to its Arab opponents during the SIX-DAY War of 1967 and Yom Kippur War of 1973.
On the Golan Heights in October 1973 a single brigade of 180 Centurion / SHOT tanks held off 2 reinforced Syrian armoured divisions with almost 1300 Soviet tanks (mostly T54s and T55s) destroying more than half for the loss of 70 of their own. This K&C model has mounds of crew stowage on top of and around the turret in typical Israeli military fashion.Also included is the tank commander figure behind a turret-mounted, shoulder-fired FN General Purpose Machine Gun. Peering out of the other open turret hatch is a second member of the crew. This very special tank model comes in its own very special box. Established in 1983 King & Country is owned and operated by Andy Neilson and Laura Johnson based in Hong Kong King & Country collectible toy soldiers include a range of hand painted collectible metal toy soldiers military and civilian figures polystone vehicles and accessories. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions Thank you Have a great day. The item "King & Country Soldiers IDF035 The Israeli Army CENTURION SHOT Main Battle Tank" is in sale since Monday, May 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Toy Soldiers\1970-Now". The seller is "fredie-one" and is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This item can be shipped worldwide.