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GMC CCKW353 - Wrecker (1:43 Scale)

SKU 23201-44

Product Dimensions: 6.75 x 2.5 x 3 in.

Model History and Information: The GMC CCKW353, also known Jimmy or Deuce-And-A-Half, was a 6x6 2 1/2-ton cargo truck used extensively during WWII and Korea. Vehicles like the Jimmy were essential to the war effort because they delivered ammo, medical supplies, food, and just about everything else! This version of the CCKW353 is configurated as a wrecker, complete with a body-mounted recovery boom and winch.

Model Features & Details:

  • Militaria Diecast 1:43 Scale US GMC CCKW-353 Wrecker. This specialized version of the CCKW Truck has a heavy recovery tow boom.
  • Model is made of die-cast metal with some plastic detail parts used.
  • Painted in an accurate and authentic WWII US Army olive drab green paint scheme, with the tarp over the cab painted in a khaki brown color. The tires are painted rubber black, with the hubs painted green.
  • Many high-quality decals can be found on this model, including several white Allied Stenciled Stars commonly found on US vehicles in Europe, USA 482482 vehicle ID number, “Max Speed 40 MPH” and “Caution Left Hand Drive No Signals”.
  • Detailed underside of the chassis with axles, tires, driveshaft, and brown muffler.
  • The model comes with several individually painted detail pieces including a heavy recovery tow boom, front winch, several jerry cans, mirrors with silvered surface, spare tire, driver and passenger seats, front lights, rear lights, and more!
  • A particularly nice detail are the two side-mounted vehicle recovery ramps.
  • Detailed interior of the truck featuring seats, steering wheels, and gear shifter.
  • The CCKW scale model presented here is equipped with free-rolling rubber tires with realistic tread depth and pattern. No steering is modeled.
  • If desired, the main recovery boom can be removed from the cargo bed of the truck by undoing a single screw found underneath the model.
  • Adult collectible model intended for individuals 14 years of age and up.
  • This 1:43 scale military vehicle would be ideal for WWII dioramas or displayed with other WWII models like the GPA and Sherman Tank.

Packaging: The model comes shipped in a window-style box with a black, plastic base and clear dust cover. The model can be removed from the base if desired via two screws. A detailed leaflet can be found under the base which explains the use of the CCKW series of trucks during WWII.

    Scale 1:43
    Pack Size 6
    MAP $34.99

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