Tamiya 1/48 Russian Medium T-55 Model Tank TAM32598

Tamiya 1/48 Russian Medium T-55 Model Tank TAM32598
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Tamiya's 1/35 T-55 model kit is regarded as a staple model kit among model contest aficionados. Tamiya brings this fan favorite subject to a smaller scale with this 1/48 rendition. The T-55 medium tank not only provided a base for later T-62, T-72 and T-80 designs still in use today, it spurred Western rivals on and contributed to the great East-West arms race of the Cold War. Its 100mm gun compared favorably with the West's 90mm counterpart, and with HEAT rounds could defeat up to 390mm of armor. The T-55 was produced in the USSR, and under license in Czechoslovakia and Poland, and supplied to Soviet countries and clients worldwide - it even faced off against U.S.-designed M48s and M60A1s in the Middle East.


  • Features authentic recreations of weld lines and cast turret surfaces.
  • 100mm main gun and anti-aircraft machine gun provide added realism.
  • Assembly type tracks have single piece straight sections.
  • Comes with a commander torso figure surveying the battle in front, and decals to create a single marking option.


  • 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit.
  • Length: 7.48 in. (190mm)
  • Width: 2.72 in. (69mm)

This product was added to our catalog on April 8, 2021