Rubicon Models

Bedford Qld Cargo Truck 280106 1/56

£18.75

Please note this product has a slightly longer dispatch time. It will be dispatched in 2-4 working days.

The Rubicon Models 1/56 scale Bedford QLD Cargo Truck kit offers a detailed and historically significant representation of one of the most widely used British military trucks during World War II. This model kit captures the essence of the Bedford QLD, a 3-ton 4x4 general service truck that played a crucial role in supporting the British Armed Forces.

Historical Significance: The Bedford QL series was developed in response to the British War Office’s need for a reliable and versatile military truck at the onset of World War II. Production began in 1941, and the QLD variant quickly became the most numerous and widely used of the series, known for its robust design and reliability in various combat and support roles.

Production and Usage: From 1941 to 1945, a total of 52,240 Bedford QL trucks were produced. These trucks were used extensively in various theaters of war, providing essential logistical support, transporting troops and supplies, and contributing to the overall war effort.

Kit Features
Multi-Slide Mould Cabin: The kit includes a highly detailed cabin created using a multi-slide mould, ensuring accurate and intricate detailing that enhances the model’s realism.

Roof Options: Builders can choose between two cabin rooftop options to customize their model according to historical variants or personal preference.

Tarpaulin Cover: The truck can be built with or without the tarpaulin cover, offering flexibility in display options and historical accuracy.

Tailgate Options: The tailgate can be modeled in either an open or closed position, adding further versatility to the model’s display potential.

Driver Figure: The kit includes a Commonwealth driver figure, adding a human element to the model and enhancing its realism.

Construction Materials: As with other Rubicon Models kits, this plastic kit requires ABS cement for assembly, ensuring a durable and sturdy build.

Educational and Display Value
This model kit is ideal for historical modelers, military enthusiasts, and wargamers interested in World War II logistics and support vehicles. The Bedford QLD’s extensive use and vital role in the British war effort make it a fascinating subject for detailed study and display.

Postage & Returns

Orders made before 2PM Mon-Fri will be posted same day. Orders made outside of those times will be posted next working day.

Returns accepted up to 30 days after date of purchase.

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