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1:72 German Motorcycle R-12

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AVAILABLE ZVE6142 ZVEZDA 1:72
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1:72 German Motorcycle R-12

Plastic scale model miniatures recreated to the smallest detail.

Material: Polystyrene (plastic)

The kit also includes assembly instructions (snap-fit, no glue required). The model comes unassembled and unpainted and requires glue and paints to be finished. Unless stated on the box the kit does not contain paints, glue, and brushes.

You can find the necessary paints and sprays, glues and decal softeners, primers, surfacers and putties, tools, brushes and additional aftermarket for further detailing such as photoetched parts and resin details in our sections Paints and Sprays and Finishing materials.

BMW started making motorcycles in the 1920s, and the German military quickly saw its value for communications and reconnaissance thanks to their high-speed and excellent maneuverability. All told, BMW would deliver some 36,000 R-12 motorcycles to the German military by the time they invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. Equipped with a 2-cylinder 745cc engine, the R12 could manage speeds up to 100 kilometers per hour and had a range of more than 250 kilometers. Many were fitted with a sidecar, allowing the motorcycle to handle up to three passengers. The sidecar could also be used as a mount for a 7.92mm machinegun, creating a mobile infantry support weapon. The R12 motorcycle proved to be a reliable vehicle that was popular with the German Wehrmacht. They would serve in every front of the war, from the frozen Russian steppe to the blazing Sahara desert. Contents: 2 unpainted soldiers 1 motorcycle - 1 unit base with a flag - 1 unit card. No glue required

Additional Information

Article No ZVE6142
Article No of Manufacturer 6142
Аvailability AVAILABLE
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:72
Manufacturer ZVEZDA
Brand BMW
Series No
EAN 4600327061423
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1939-1945 World War II
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.

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