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UNIQUE ID 1085: A34 COMET TANK

(Model: Mark IB)

Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Britain

(Location: Inside Land Warfare Hall)


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Unique ID: 1085
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: 2 October 2011
Type (ID): A34 Comet (3370)
Model (ID): Mark IB (3374)
Location Category (ID): Imperial War Museum (3300)
Location (ID): Inside Land Warfare Hall (3304)
Serial Number:
Registration: “20 ZR 72” painted on nose and hull rear.
Name: “GYNAEOLATOR” painted on turret sides.
Other Identification: Extra towing lug welded to centre of nose plate. Towing pintle mounted at rear. White circle markings painted on turret sides and rear mud flaps. Emblems painted on nose and hull rear.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Comet is displayed on a concrete ramp in a tableau as though on a destroyed wartime bridge. It is shown carrying camouflage nets and crew equipment.


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June 2008

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2314
Added: 15 December 2009
Filename: IMG0471_...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2315
Added: 15 December 2009
Filename: IMG0421_...
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2316
Added: 15 December 2009
Filename: IMG0420_...
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Rear left view
4: Rear left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2317
Added: 15 December 2009
Filename: IMG0423_...
Views: 82
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Rear right view
5: Rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2318
Added: 15 December 2009
Filename: IMG0422_...
Views: 99
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