German WWII Panzerschreck 88mm Anti Tank Weapon - ORIGINAL

RARE, original and complete German WWII Panzerschreck. One only. This 88mm anti tank weapon was copied from the US Bazooka series to fire a fin stabalized shaped charge projectile. The large blast shield protected the firer from rocket motor gases while he aimed through a small pane of glass in the shield. Each launcher was issued with 2 panes of glass, one in the aiming window and a spare kept in a compartment on the shield. Both glass are present. A magneto firing handle generated the small electrical charge to fire the rocket. This RARE specimen has original German Tunisian Campaign desert tan paint with a fine patina of dry rust on all parts. The shield is Nazi marked with stencilled Eagle as shown in photographs. There is a fine mist of what appears to be white paint overspray on the top of the tube. This is shown in one close up photo. Original cloth sling is broken and retied Extremely uncommon to find a Panzerschrek, let alone one that has not been altered or repainted in some way. For sale in Canada. Export purchasers contact us by e-mail to discuss what you need.

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$10,995.00

German WWII Panzerschreck 88mm Anti Tank Weapon - ORIGINAL

German WWII Panzerschreck 88mm Anti Tank Weapon - ORIGINAL Description

RARE, original and complete German WWII Panzerschreck. One only. This 88mm anti tank weapon was copied from the US Bazooka series to fire a fin stabalized shaped charge projectile. The large blast shield protected the firer from rocket motor gases while he aimed through a small pane of glass in the shield. Each launcher was issued with 2 panes of glass, one in the aiming window and a spare kept in a compartment on the shield. Both glass are present. A magneto firing handle generated the small electrical charge to fire the rocket. This RARE specimen has original German Tunisian Campaign desert tan paint with a fine patina of dry rust on all parts. The shield is Nazi marked with stencilled Eagle as shown in photographs. There is a fine mist of what appears to be white paint overspray on the top of the tube. This is shown in one close up photo. Original cloth sling is broken and retied Extremely uncommon to find a Panzerschrek, let alone one that has not been altered or repainted in some way. For sale in Canada. Export purchasers contact us by e-mail to discuss what you need.

German WWII Panzerschreck 88mm Anti Tank Weapon - ORIGINAL Additional Information

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