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UNIQUE ID 855: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

Museo Storico dei Carristi, Roma, Italy

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 855
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): Museo Storico dei Carristi (5620)
Location (ID): External Display Area (5620)
Serial Number:
Registration: “EI 107034” painted on upper nose and left rear hull plate.
Name:
Other Identification: Blue rectangle unit marking painted on turret sides. Other markings include an Italian flag painted on the front left and right rear mudguards.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: ASTRA Veicoli Industriali SpA, Piacenza, Province of Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (‘General Revision’ 16 September 1976)
3: Museo Storico dei Carristi, Roma, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:

This M47 has a data plate welded on the hull rear that indicates that it was upgraded by ASTRA S.p.A. of Piacenza on 16 September 1976. It reads:

ASTRA S.p.A.
PIACENZA – ITALIA
REVISIONE GENERALE
DATA: 16.9.76.   NO. 22.9



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July 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1579
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2781_...
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1580
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2776_...
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1581
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2859_...
Views: 307
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Rear view
4: Rear view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1582
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2901_...
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Data plate on hull rear
5: Data plate on hull rear

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3755
Added: 17 September 2010
Filename: Dig_M47_...
Views: 167
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