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UNIQUE ID 1501: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

Museo Storico della Motorizzazione Militare, Cecchignola, Italy

(Location: Covered Display Areas)


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Unique ID: 1501
Added to Database: 16 January 2011
Last Edited: 16 January 2011
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): Museo Storico della Motorizzazione Militare (5600)
Location (ID): Covered Display Areas (5602)
Serial Number: Turret: 421 (“SER421” or similar cast into rear right turret side.
Registration: 107036 (Italian): “E.I.•107036” painted on glacis and left hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “50” in yellow circle painted on glacis. “C683” painted on rear left mud flap. ORMEC data plate fixed to lower right hull rear.
Collection Reference:
Links: AMS Walk Around
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Officina Riparazione Mezzi Corazzati (ORMeC), Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (During Italian Army service)
3: Museo Storico della Motorizzazione Militare, Cecchignola, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:

This M47 has been rebuilt in Italian service and has an ORMeC data plate welded on the hull rear.


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July 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 7 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 4310
Added: 17 January 2011
Filename: IMG-3937...
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Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 7 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 4311
Added: 17 January 2011
Filename: IMG-3941...
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Close-up
3: Close-up

Taken: 7 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 4312
Added: 17 January 2011
Filename: IMG-3942...
Views: 131
Select/Has Priority: 21/0