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An award-winning line of high quality plastic model kits that include tanks, cars, aircraft, figures, and warships in popular scales.
1/72 Sherman Ic Firefly
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ITEM NO: DRA 7322
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195873224
SCALE: 1:72
ANNOUNCED ON: 7/7/2008
ARRIVED ON: 9/4/2008
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Barcode: 0 89195 87322 4
Case Pack: 48 Pieces
Box Size: 6.4" x 10.2" x 1.9"


Features:
- New turret produced with fine detail
- Turret has add-on armor
- Slide-molded one-piece 17 pdr gun barrel with hollow muzzle brake
- Commander's hatch with periscope
- New rear stowage box
- Upper hull is new tooling with sharp detail
- Newly tooled hull rear plate is crisply detailed
- One-piece T54E-1 VVSS tracks in DS
- Finely rendered horn & headlight guards
- OVM tools recreated in intricate detail
- Photo-etched parts included
- Cartograf decal


The Sherman tank saw widespread Allied use in WWII, but its original 75mm gun was inadequate for taking on heavily armored German tanks like the Panther and Tiger. With remarkable foresight the British decided to fit a 17pdr antitank gun, able to penetrate a Tiger Iā€™s frontal armor at 1000m, to the Sherman. Thus the Firefly was born, with approximately 2200 eventually produced. Most Fireflies were adapted from the M4A4 and were known as the Firefly Vc (ā€œcā€ denoting the 17pdr gun), while a smaller number were converted from the older M4 and were called Firefly Ic.

It is the first ever Firefly Ic in Dragon 1/72 model kits. Based on the Sherman I (M4), it has a cast one-piece differential housing and a characteristic turret stowage box ā€“ this housed the radio equipment that was displaced by fitting the larger gun. The turret and lower hull are brand new castings that capture the characteristic look of this Sherman variant.