- Newly updated turret
- Bonus metal gun barrel
- One-piece plastic gun barrel
- Slide molded multi-part muzzle brake
- Updated mantlet w/authentic detail and cast texture
- Gun assembly recreated in detail, complete w/breech
- Cupola hatches w/interior detail can be positioned open/closed
- Commander's cupola molded in superb detail by 8-direction slide-molds
- Multi-part commander's cupola w/interior details and transparent periscope parts
- Slide-molded close-defense weapon is moveable and can be modeled open/closed
- Rear hatch can be molded open/closed
- Moveable front ball-mount MG
- Photo-etched engine deck grills
- Photo-etched spare track rack
- Photo-etched covers for rear stowage boxes
- Multi-part jack is moveable
- Bonus on-vehicle tools w/o clasps
- Photo-etched on-vehicle tool brackets
- Bonus metal side armor skirts
- One-piece slide molded tracks w/hollow guide horns by DS
- Clear parts for periscopes
- Fully detailed slide-molded lower hull
- Idler arm can be modeled in different positions
- Suspension assembly w/seperate swing arms
- Finely detailed front light assembly
- Photo-etched travel lock in extreme detail
- Engineered for modeling enjoyment
- Plastic parts with enhanced detail
- Unprecedented value
- Ready for immediate assembly!
"Die Erza"hlungdes Schwarzen Ritters" is a widely acclaimed comic book series and considered the best work of renowned comic artist Motofumi Kobayashi. The story is set in the Eastern Front in the Fall of 1943 and portrays the main character Oblt.Ernst von Bauer and his force Wehrmacht 8th Tank Company which is called "Black Knight".
In the winter of 1943, the Black Knight lost their five "Panzerkampfwagen IV" during the battle against the Soviet force's T34s but luckily they found six "Panther As" and fought back against the Soviet force. These six Panther As displayed the courage and power of the Black Knight.
This Panther A is a 1/35 scale plastic model kit. The forms are accurately detailed. The gun barrel and side skirt are made of metal parts. Photo etched parts are provided for some small details. The Black Knight's emblems can be reproduced by decals. Two figures of Black Knight are included as a bonus parts.