Military vehicles

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As a child, I had a few scale model military vehicles: a Matchbox #K108 M3A1 Half Track APC, a Matchbox #32e Field Gun, a Matchbox #30e Swamp Rat, and an unidentified tank. I don’t have them any more.

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A few years ago, I bought a Tomica #114 JSDF light armoured vehicle and was amazed by its quality. (It’s shown on the right in the pictures here.) I was recently able to buy a Siku #0870 Tank (shown in the middle) and a Siku #0871 Armoured Reconnaissance Tank (shown on the left).

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I find it ironic that Tomica is a Japanese brand, Siku is a German brand, and these scale models are all made in China.

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The picture below should give an idea of the amazing detail on these models. I’ll be blogging about each of them in the future.

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