64011 1/16 Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf. Type J/L/M (3-in-1)
Panzer III was the common name of a medium tank that was
developed in the 1930s by Germany and was used extensively in WWII.
The official German designation was
Panzerkampfwagen III Sd Kfz. 141 (abbreviated PzKpfw III) translating as “armored
It was intended to fight
other armored fighting vehicles and serve alongside to support Panzer IV:
however, as the Germans faced the formidable T-34, stronger anti-tank guns were
Since the Panzer IV had a bigger
turret ring, the roles were reversed.
The Panzer IV mounted the long barrelled 7.5cm KwK 40 gun and engaged in
The Panzer III
became obsolete in this role and for the most purposes was supplanted by the Panzer
From 1942, the last version of
Panzer III mounted the 7.5 cm KwK 37 L/24, better suited for infantry
Production of the Panzer III
ended in 1943.
However, the Panzer III’s
capable chassis provided hulls for the Sturmgeschutz III assault gun until the
end of the war.
Build in one of three versions: J, L or M.
Metal Gun Barrel
Photo Etched Parts
With armor skirts
102 paired tracks
Over 1500 parts
2 upper hulls
Decal sheet with multiple options including:
Pz. Rgt. 3,2 Pz. Div., Kursk 1943
3.Pz.Gren.Div. “Totenkopf”, Kursk
6. Pz.Div., Kursk 1943
3. Pz. Rgt.7, 10. Pz. Div.,
2. Pz. Div., Russia 1941