Renault FT-17 - COBI 2973 - WWI kit - 380 brick light tank

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  • 375 blocks
  • 1 figure: French tank commander
  • Block relicas of weapons: Modèle 1892 revolver
  • Bodywork with pad printing
  • Easy-to-follow instruction manual
  • Compatible with LEGO and other leading brands of construction blocks
  • Model dimensions (length x width x height): 185mm x 75mm x 90mm
History.

French light tank of World War I (originally named Renault FT) which is considered by some to be the world's first modern tank. It was certainly the first to have its armament within a fully rotating turret and its design (crew compartment at the front, engine compartment at the back and main armament in a revolving turret) remains the standard tank layout to this day. Over 3,000 were made by French manufacturers, most of them in 1918, and another 950 of a licensed copy (the M1917) were made in the USA, but were not combat-ready in time. The tank's use continued in World War II and even into the later 1940s where it was used by Egypt the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.


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    Reviews.

    "A great representation , Cobi do an awesome job of capturing the lines of a complicated little tank and l will certainly be buying more of their WW1 range." ~ Colin R.

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