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UNIQUE ID 1491: SP-70 SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER

The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Status Unknown)


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Unique ID: 1491
Added to Database: 16 January 2011
Last Edited: 2 March 2016
Type (ID): SP-70 (430)
Model (ID): SP-70 (760)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Location (ID): Status Unknown (3018)
Serial Number:
Registration: 99 SP 11: “99 SP 11” painted on nose in white and stencilled in yellow (visible while in storage at Bovington).
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference: E1996.2020. BTM 2096.
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
HMVF
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: MaK, Kiel (Chassis manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

This SP-70 was recorded as being in storage at Bovington in 1996 (source: Tracklink 37/14). Marked ‘GONE’ in museum database on 17 August 2005. It appears to be unique in having a large box on the turret rear, beside the ammunition loading system.

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2000

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 2000
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 4416
Added: 25 January 2011
Filename: 30160517...
Views: 112
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

Turret close-up
2: Turret close-up

Taken: 2000
Contributor: D. Trowbridge
Photo ID: 4417
Added: 25 January 2011
Filename: 30160521...
Views: 126
Select/Has Priority: 22/0