15 June 2000

MiniatureZone Gallery Archives (2000 - 2006) - Tony Ivey - Krupp Raumer-S

This article is one of many articles and gallery contributions from fellow amateur smallscale enthusiasts all over the world that appeared on the old MiniatureZone website during the first six years its existence when there were only a handful of websites dedicated to smallscale models and wargaming. 

If you've been around on the internet since back then, we hope you like the nostalgia, and if you´re a newcomer, hope you enjoy looking too.

MiniatureZone Gallery Archives (2000 - 2006) - Tony Ivey - Krupp Raumer-S

From the beginning I decided to make it articulate. I have never done anything like this before, so it was my initiation. I copied the design of the supplied pieces and just used some sheet styrene, brass tube and piano wire for the pins. It took a while, but I like the results.

This vehicle was almost completed at the end of the war. Built by Krupp, it had a crew of 8 including the 2 drivers. The heavy weight of each section was enough to detonate all mines in it's path. Each section could tilt 22 degrees against each other.

It was found at Hillersleben, Germany at the end of the war by Americans. There are currently only about 3 pictures of it. I have heard that there will be a book coming out soon on it, since some information became declassified.

Hope you like...Tony Ivey USA

Copyright Tony Ivey, 15th June 2000

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