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UNIQUE ID 1182: PANZER 57 TANK

Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Britain

(Location: Robert and Gussie Tank Hall)


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Unique ID: 1182
Added to Database: March 2010
Last Edited: 27 August 2012
Type (ID): A41 Centurion (3400)
Model (ID): Panzer 57 (3413)
Location Category (ID): Muckleburgh Collection (3320)
Location (ID): Robert and Gussie Tank Hall (3324)
Serial Number:
Registration: “26 BW 10” painted on nose and right rear mud flap.
Name:
Other Identification: Yellow triangle markings painted on turret side stowage boxes. “827 R” stamped into side armour plate. “512944” cast into hull. “FHL 40796” cast into right turret side. ‘Union Jack’ flag painted on front left stowage box. Painted overall in a dark green and sand camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Sole manufacturer 1957)
2: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Swiss Army service - probably around Thun 1962-92)
3: Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Norfolk, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Centurion Mk 5 was in service with the 21st Panzer Battalion in the Swiss Army from 1962 until 1992. It was donated to Muckleburgh by the Swiss Confederation in February 1993. Despite its Swiss service it has been repainted in British Army markings including registration number and squadron insignia. It is in good condition and is in running order.


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June 2008

Upper front left view
1: Upper front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2829
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010305...
Views: 100
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Upper front right view
2: Upper front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2830
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010309...
Views: 100
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2831
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010207...
Views: 78
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2832
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010208...
Views: 76
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2833
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010214...
Views: 74
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2834
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010215...
Views: 72
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Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2835
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010219...
Views: 75
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Stamping
8: Stamping

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2836
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010217...
Views: 59
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Casting number
9: Casting number

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2837
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010218...
Views: 70
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Casting marking
10: Casting marking

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2838
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010210...
Views: 63
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Turret casting number
11: Turret casting number

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2839
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010221...
Views: 63
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Registration on nose
12: Registration on nose

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2840
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010213...
Views: 66
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Rear registration
13: Rear registration

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2841
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010220...
Views: 61
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Exhibit label
14: Exhibit label

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2842
Added: 22 March 2010
Filename: P1010211...
Views: 87
Select/Has Priority: 21/0