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UNIQUE ID 2301: A34 COMET TANK

(Model: Mark IB)

Isle of Wight Military History Museum, Cowes, Britain

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID: 2301
Added to Database: 2 June 2012
Last Edited: 4 June 2012
Type (ID): A34 Comet (3370)
Model (ID): Mark IB (3374)
Location Category (ID): Isle of Wight Military History Museum (3100)
Location (ID): Museum Building (3102)
Serial Number:
Registration: T335227: “T335227” painted on nose.
Name: “VICTOR” painted on hull front and left turret side.
Other Identification: Blue square painted on left turret side. 11th Armoured Division insignia painted on nose.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Isle of Wight Military History Museum, Cowes, Isle of Wight, South 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 undergoing restoration; its turret is currently removed and stored on a turret stand.


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August 2009

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7652
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040686...
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7653
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040452...
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7654
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040453...
Views: 62
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7655
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040522...
Views: 54
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7656
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040451...
Views: 59
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7657
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040519...
Views: 51
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Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7658
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040521...
Views: 59
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Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7659
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040517...
Views: 58
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Driver
9: Driver's compartment

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7660
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040462...
Views: 80
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Turret
10: Turret

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7661
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040391...
Views: 73
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Turret
11: Turret

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7662
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040390...
Views: 64
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Turret
12: Turret

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7663
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040388...
Views: 105
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Turret close-up
13: Turret close-up

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7664
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040389...
Views: 91
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