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Gundlach Periscope. ( Vickers Tank Periscope MK.IV ? )

Article about: I found this Tank periscope on flea market. Manufactured by the American(?) company TACO, is this ww2 manufactured or postwar? stamped by the Finnish Army [SA]. British tanks used in Finland

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    Default Gundlach Periscope. ( Vickers Tank Periscope MK.IV ? )

    I found this Tank periscope on flea market. Manufactured by the American(?) company TACO, is this ww2 manufactured or postwar? stamped by the Finnish Army [SA]. British tanks used in Finland- Vickers 6-ton. FV 4101 Charioteer. Comet I A34. Click image for larger version. 

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    it may also have been attached to the Soviet tank. Lend & Lease stuff?

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    nah it is modern. my bad

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    jim that's a no.4 ww2 british periscope as fitted to all british tanks. it probably came from a finnish army charioteer or comet. i need one for my cromwell would you consider selling it. cheers

    rick

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    Yes it came to Finland with the comets I have seen them also for sell in Finland

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ID:	955149the soviets also copied the design for the T72. i bought 5 from poland for my cromwell, they are close but not perfect.
    i am changing them for originals as they come up

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    Quote by eddy8men View Post
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ID:	955149the soviets also copied the design for the T72. i bought 5 from poland for my cromwell, they are close but not perfect.
    i am changing them for originals as they come up
    eddy8men would it be possible to see some pic's of your Cromwell? Is it drivable?

    Semper Fi
    Phil

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ID:	985069hi phil

    i have just sold the cromwell and it is going to lithuania. very sad for me but at least i will have some money to tackle my other projects.

    rick

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    Gundlach periscope was Polish design first used in TK tankettes and 7TP light tank - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Gundlach
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