Set includes 1 turret with barrels.
This model represents the middle pair of 15 cm L/55 (5.9"/55 caliber) twin-gun turrets of the World War Two-era Deutsche Kriegsmarine battleships Bismarck, Tirpitz, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. These turrets were also intended to be installed aboard the proposed H-klasse super-battleships and proposed M-klasse cruisers. The turret is properly known as the SK C/28.
This version does not have rangefinders with armored hoods.
For a detailed descrption of these turrets, see: http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNGER_15-52_skc34.php
- overall dimensions scaled from Krupp factory drawings. The scaled dimensions match drawings published in Anatomy of the Ship: The Battleship Bismarck by Jack Brower
- details confirmed by careful study of photographs of one of Gneisenau's surviving turrets, removed from the ship and used as a part of a coastal fortification during World War Two
- separate barrels
- accurately sized and positioned bolthead, viewfinder and rangefinder port shutters and shell ejection port details
These parts are not 3D-printed copies of any plastic, wood, metal or resin model kit's parts. They are original 3D designs based on factory drawings.
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