Rubicon Models

SdKfz 305 (Opel Blitz) 280026 1/56

£18.90 Sold out

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

The Opel Blitz 3-ton truck, designated as SdKfz 305, played a crucial role as a logistical backbone for the German military during World War II. Here’s an overview of the Rubicon Models 1/56 plastic model kit for the Opel Blitz:

Historical Background: Production of the Opel Blitz series began in April 1937 and continued until July 1944, with approximately 70,000 trucks manufactured. These trucks served in various roles including standard cargo transport, ambulances, communication vans, fire trucks, and even as platforms for anti-aircraft guns.

Model Kit Overview:

Base Kit: The model kit consists of 2 sprues and provides the foundation for building different variants of the Opel Blitz.
Assembly Features: It includes a single-piece engine and driver cab for simplified assembly while maintaining detailed accuracy.
Customization Options: Builders can choose between an open or closed rear tarpaulin for the detachable canvas top, enhancing the versatility of the model.
Additional Details: Options for headlights (standard or small blockout lights), optional searchlight, spare tire, benches, under-carriage storage boxes, and fuel cans allow for detailed customization.
Figures: The kit includes figures of a driver and passenger, adding to the realism of the model.
Product Highlights:

Ease of Assembly: The one-piece engine and cab streamline assembly without compromising on detailed features.
Versatility: Multiple configuration options (canvas top, accessories) cater to different operational uses of the Opel Blitz during WWII.
Detailing: With 49 pieces across 2 sprues, the kit offers ample opportunities for detailing and customization to depict specific variants and operational scenarios.
This model kit is ideal for hobbyists and collectors interested in World War II military vehicles, particularly those focusing on logistical support and transport roles. It provides a detailed representation of the Opel Blitz’s versatility and historical significance.

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Returns accepted up to 30 days after date of purchase.

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