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HANSON COLLECTION, CLAYTON LE MOORS, LANCASHIRE, NORTH WEST ENGLAND, BRITAIN



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Location Category ID:
3685
Address: Victoria Street, Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5HH
Telephone: 01254 396660, 07713 679280
Email: info [at] icethaw.co.uk (Replace [at] with @)
Opening Times:
Official Website: IceThaw
Other Links: Milweb 1
Milweb 2
Milweb 3
Latitude, Longitude: 53.77348574 , -2.38411635
Location Accuracy: 6
Tanks Previously Here:


Michael Hanson is a collector of military vehicles, including AFVs. He is also a director of IceThaw Salt Supplies Limited; the location information given is for IceThaw.

Hanson Collection



Location ID:
3685
Latitude, Longitude:53.77348574, -2.38411635
Location Accuracy:6



1) Stuart Gun Tower American


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Unique ID: 2291
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Registration: 58 ZR 86: “58ZR86” barely visible painted on nose.
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Other Identification: “[C]5047 C” cast into nose. White stars painted on hull sides.

This Stuart is in running order though it appears to be in poor condition. It was advertised as being for sale on MilWeb with the following text: “1943 Stuart VI Towing Tractor. Ex. British Army. Needs some work but nothing serious. All complete and running. Could be converted back to U.S. spec. Some new parts including front wings. Located near Preston, UK. Delivery possible anywhere in Europe. Road registered, fast and lots of fun, carries upto 10 people. £20,000, may swop p/x WHY.”


2) T-34-85 Tank Soviet


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Unique ID: 415
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Other Identification: “903” and “РАЗРУШИТЕЛЬ ПАНЗЕРОВ” painted in red on turret sides (the slogan is probably intended to be “РАЗРУШИТЕЛЬ ПАНЦЕРОВ” or ‘Panzer Destroyer’). “903” and “88406” painted on turret rear. Red stars painted on turret sides. Painted overall in a white winter camouflage scheme.

This T34 is fitted with dished roadwheels. It was displayed in a Soviet tableau in the Marshall Museum in the early 2000’s before the museum closed. It was advertised as being for sale on MilWeb with the following text: “Jan 1945 late production T34/85. Owned since 1987. One of two completely reconditioned tanks from cancelled Angolan supply contact from Czechoslovakia. P.O.A. £75,000”. It is in running order.


3) Sexton Self-Propelled Gun Canadian


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Unique ID: 2292
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