A Hausser-Elastolin 8-wheel armoured scout car 744, in grey finish
Orders & Military Collectibles from 1919 onwards | O91r | Online auction | 777 Lots
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DescriptionHausser-Elastolin, sheet metal version, 7 cm series, 1930s. A field-grey, 8-wheel Panzerspähwagen (armoured scout car), model 744, good movement, electric light (unchecked), pennants, Morse code key and lamp signal unit, folding case and base plate. Two gun barrels (the smaller one replaced), good trigger, movable turret, crank-powered antenna pole. With 8 rubber tires, the licence plate spray-painted "744", with shovel and pick axe. "Hausser Germany" embossed on the base plate of the front axle, length ca. 30 cm. Several small parts and two yellow axes at the rear re-painted, loose antenna, the rear holders missing, two bollards missing. A tank crew member inside, the figure is a recast, with later screw-mounting, the hull is original Hausser. With an Elastolin tank officer, standing with a map and binoculars. Overall in good condition with signs of play and age. Model for this armoured car was the Wehrmacht Panzerspähwagen, Modell Büssing, Sd. Kfz. 232/1. The 8-wheeler was sold in toy stores for RM 24.50 and was next to the half-track nearly unaffordable for many households. A very rare vehicle!
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