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Truss Bridge27 Sep 2021 9:22 a.m. PST

Attack Kits has recently released a 1/72 Humber III. It is a nice kit, but looking at their instructions online, on the bottom right corner of the link provided, there appears to be a Humber turret built with two 7.7mm Besas. This is seen in step VIII.



On the wikipedia page, there appears to mention a Mark II variant, an observation post with two Besa 7.7mm. However, I can not find any photographs of this car.


Does anyone know whether the Attack Kit optional variant with the twin 7.7mm Besas existed?

Starfury Rider27 Sep 2021 10:49 a.m. PST

The only armament I've seen for Humber armoured cars is 15-mm and coax 7.92-mm Besa in the MkI, II and III, and 37-mm with coax 7.92-mm in the MkIV. There was a Rear Link version of the MkIII, the stowage scheme for which identifies the 15-mm and 7.92-mm as 'dummy' guns.

There was a lot of discussion on OP vehicles for RA units, I can't say the ref to a Humber OP rings a bell.


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