Miscellaneous Militaria

Rare US Army Training Aid Model of a German Sd.Kfz. 231 Heavy Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (31072)



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This US Army Training Aid Model was recently obtained from the grandson of WWII veteran, T/5 Gaylord B. Peterson who served in the European Theater with the 5th Armored Division.  The heavy cast metal model grades EX+ showing light wear to the original olive drab enamel, but no dents or cracks.  The vehicle measures 5 ¾” long x 2 7/8” wide x 2 ¾” high and features 8 cast wheels with mudguards, metal body with non-revolving turret and simulated gun.  The rear of the vehicle is marked in cast letters, “GER.HEAVY 8 WHEELED ARMOR.CAR”.  During WWII the United States Armed Forces produced and used many model ground, sea and air vehicles for identification training, as well as, “sand table” exercises.  Nice veteran estate obtained WWII artifact.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 7 × 6 in