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UNIQUE ID 850: M7B2 PRIEST HOWITZER MOTOR CARRIAGE

Schweizerische Militärmuseum, Full, Switzerland

(Location: Reserve Collection)


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Unique ID: 850
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): M7 Priest (1500)
Model (ID): M7B2 Priest (1506)
Location Category (ID): Schweizerische Militärmuseum (17710)
Location (ID): Reserve Collection (17715)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “2A” and Bundeswehr cross faintly visible painted on left superstructure side.
Collection Reference:
Links: ModellBauer
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Manufacturer of base M7B1 1944-January 1945)
2: Bowen-McLaughlin York (BMY), York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA (Converter to M7B2 early 1950s)
3: Germany (Bundeswehr service)
4: Schweizerische Militärmuseum, Full, Zurzach, Aargau, Switzerland (Current location)


This Priest is in a very rusty and poor condition, and is missing many components. Its marking appear to indicate that it served in Germany with the Bundeswehr.

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July 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3392
Added: 1 July 2010
Filename: IMG_3987...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3393
Added: 1 July 2010
Filename: IMG_3985...
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3394
Added: 1 July 2010
Filename: IMG_3994...
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