A look at the new Tamiya 1/35th Archer
This is the new Tamiya 1/35th scale British Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun.
The Archer was based on the Valentine Mk II/IV. (which Tamiya released earlier this year). The kit includes, link and length tracks, a detailed fighting compartment, 3 figures and 2 marking options.
Box art of the Archer.
The 20 page instruction booklet.
Stage 26 shows the detail in the fighting compartment.
Background information sheet.
Sprue A (X2). Tracks and bogies.
Sprue B. Hull parts and side armour.
Sprue C. Drivers compartment, crew members, tool lockers and shell racks.
Sprue D. Gun barrel, breech and gun controls.
Sprue E (X2). Road wheels, shells and casings.
Sprue G. Transparencies, poly caps and tow cable.
Markings for a Canadian and Polish Archer
Fine weld detail on the side armour.
Nicely detailed figure.
Shell racks and small arms.
Link and length tracks.
Shells and Sten gun.
Oil can, fire extinguisher and Bren gun.
This looks a really nice kit of a very interesting subject.
Should you wish to know more about the Archer in service, the link below gives some good basic information.