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UNIQUE ID 1233: PANZERARTILLERIE-KANONE 68 SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER

RUAG Eidgenössische Konstruktions-Werkstätte (K+W), Thun, Switzerland

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 1233
Added to Database: 5 June 2010
Last Edited: 5 June 2010
Type (ID): Panzerartillerie-Kanone 68 (17620)
Model (ID): Panzerartillerie-Kanone 68 (17620)
Location Category (ID): RUAG Eidgenössische Konstruktions-Werkstätte (K+W) (17150)
Location (ID): Storage (17150)
Serial Number: “3” painted on left turret front and right turret side, probably indicating prototype 3.
Registration: “M0899” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Oval rear view mirrors. White stripe painted on right turret front and right turret side.
Collection Reference:
Links: Sturmpanzer.de
MF-Panzermodellbau.de
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: RUAG Eidgenössische Konstruktions-Werkstätte (K+W), Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Design parent and manufacturer of prototype 1972)
2: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (On display 1984)
3: RUAG Eidgenössische Konstruktions-Werkstätte (K+W), Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Swiss Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved Swiss Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Switzerland publication:

This is one of the four prototypes of the Panzer-Kanone 68 built. It used to be on display outside at the Thun Panzermuseum.


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April 1984

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1387
Added: 13 June 2009
Filename: Scan_PzK...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1385
Added: 11 June 2009
Filename: Scan_PzK...
Views: 88
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1386
Added: 13 June 2009
Filename: Scan_PzK...
Views: 106
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1388
Added: 13 June 2009
Filename: Scan_PzK...
Views: 483
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Left view
5: Left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1389
Added: 13 June 2009
Filename: Scan_PzK...
Views: 375
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