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This is a 1/35 Plastic German King Tiger Porsche Turret from Tamiya. This kit is recommended for age 10 and up. During World War II, the German tank that was designated the Panzerkampfwagen VI-B Tiger II, or more commonly know as the "King Tiger" was amuch feared weapon by Allied Forces, because of its powerful 88mm main gun and thick armor plate. Germany began development of this tank in February 1943, inorder to counter the increasing threat of Russian tanks. During its development stage, both the Henschel and Porsche firms introduced rival prototypes that incorporated different turret configurations. The Porsche designed turret had a very distinctive shape, with a rounded front section and narrow shell, when compared to the rather angular Henschel offering. FEATURES: Detailed plastic parts attached to sprues and molded in light brown and black. Highly accurate static display model. One lifelike commander figure. Realistic detailed flexible tracks. Complete exterior detailing. Opening hatches. Mesh screen included for air intake cover. Detailed jack and exhaust located on back. Guns included for armament. Waterslide decals. Detailed pictorial instructions. INCLUDES: One 1/35 German King Tiger Porsche Turret REQUIRES: Assembly Cement for plastics (TESR3512) Paint: Red Brown, Dark Green, Dark Yellow, Gun Metal, Chrome Silver, Semi Gloss Black, Flat Black, Flat White, Flat Flesh, Metallic Gray, Field Gray Brushes Modeling Knife Scissors Sprue Cutter File or Emery Board Cellophane Tape Tweezers Water for Decals Adult Supervision SPECS: Scale: 1/35 Length: 8" (20.3cm) (measured without gun) Width: 3-3/4" (9.5cm) COMMENTS: NOTE: Please keep all small parts and sharp edges away from children ages 3 and under. Care should be taken when using various tools and modeling knife. Paint recommended for use with this kit is for adults only. sf 6/26/00 ir/jl