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UNIQUE ID 1945: A34 COMET TANK

(Model: Mark IB)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1945
Added to Database: 26 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): A34 Comet (3370)
Model (ID): Mark IB (3374)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration: Unknown. “09 ZR 88” painted on nose and hull rear. No registration plates inside; number painted on vehicle is incorrect (source: Tank Museum Record).
Name: “ADAMANT” painted on side stowage boxes.
Other Identification: Royal Tank Regiment emblems painted on turret sides. Unit markings painted on nose and front mud flaps. “8033055” or similar cast into right of mantlet. Painted overall dark green with some components highlighted in white.
Collection Reference: E1952.35. (Accession 3552, Entry 1952.1008).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West 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 I is a Type B. It has been painted like a vehicle on parade.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6865
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55651397...
Views: 179
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Upper rear right view
2: Upper rear right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6864
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55656810...
Views: 132
Select/Has Priority: 21/21
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6866
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55650486...
Views: 97
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Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6867
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55651238...
Views: 389
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October 2008

Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6275
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030710...
Views: 59
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6276
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030716...
Views: 60
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6277
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030709...
Views: 44
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
8: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6278
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030711...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6279
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030719...
Views: 50
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Rear right view
10: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6280
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030720...
Views: 45
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Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6281
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030717...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front view
12: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6282
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030708...
Views: 41
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Close-up
13: Close-up

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6283
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030714...
Views: 54
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Name
14: Name

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6284
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030718...
Views: 41
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Mantlet marking
15: Mantlet marking

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6285
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030712...
Views: 43
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Engine compartment
16: Engine compartment

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6286
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030721...
Views: 54
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October 1982

Front right view
17: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6673
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Com...
Views: 40
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Front left view
18: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6739
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_AC_...
Views: 0
Select/Has Priority: 21/0