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UNIQUE ID 1962: T-55 TANK

(Model: Unidentified Model)

The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 1962
Added to Database: 28 December 2011
Last Edited: 24 March 2012
Type (ID): T-55 (2560)
Model (ID): Unidentified Model (2572)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Location (ID): Storage (3016)
Serial Number: ā€œ736KY478Sā€ stamped into glacis plate.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall green with roadwheels, headlamp guard and other parts edged in white.
Collection Reference: E1993.62.1. (Accession 6293/A, Entry 1993.1100).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Russia (Country of origin)
2: First Gulf War, Location Unknown, Kuwait (Captured 1991)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Displayed in Tamiya Hall)
4: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Soviet Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved Soviet Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This T-55 was captured during the 1991 Gulf War. It is painted as a parade vehicle of the Soviet army of the Cold War era. It was put on the museum books in 1993; it was displayed for some time in the Tamiya Hall before being moved into storage.


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October 2008

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6400
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1040030...
Views: 73
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6401
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1040029...
Views: 41
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Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6402
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1040028...
Views: 46
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Markings on glacis
4: Markings on glacis

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6403
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1040032...
Views: 37
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Rear view
5: Rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6451
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1040043...
Views: 50
Select/Has Priority: 21/0