WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel

WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel

  • WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel - Muzzle Club
  • WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel  - Muzzle Club
  • WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel
  • WWII German Sd.Kfz 251 Wheel
 
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Condition : Used
Price : £225

The Sd.Kfz. 251 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 251) half-track was a World War II German armored fighting vehicle designed by the Hanomag company, based on its earlier, unarmored Sd.Kfz. 11 vehicle. The Sd.Kfz. 251 was designed to transport the Panzergrenadier (German mechanized infantry) into battle. Sd.Kfz. 251s were the most widely produced German half-tracks of the war, with at least 15,252 vehicles and variants produced by seven manufacturers. Some sources state that the Sd.Kfz. 251 was commonly referred to simply as "Hanomags" by both German

 

The armour plates were designed to provide protection against standard rifle/ machine gun bullets (like the 7.92×57mm Mauser bullet). The front-facing plates were 14.5mm thick; the sides were steeply angled, V-shape 8mm thick plates. This level of armour provided protection against normal (non-tungsten) rifle AP round, which could pierce about 8mm of vertical armour. 


This relic wheel is in lovely condition with original paint, and rubber rim - Very heavy!!! 

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