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UNIQUE ID 1951: ARCHER TANK DESTROYER

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1951
Added to Database: 27 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): Archer (3850)
Model (ID): Archer (3850)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration: 83 ZS 80. “S280017” painted on nose and left rear superstructure.
Name:
Other Identification: Unit markings painted on front mud flaps and track guards.
Collection Reference: E1969.43. (Accession 4369, Entry 1969.1011).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, South East England, Britain (Until March 1969)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Mark I Archer is painted in the markings of a self-propelled anti-tank regiment of the Canadian Army in Italy in 1944. It was received from the Royal Military College of Science at Shrivenham in March 1969 and was on display in the museum car park for some years.


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March 2011

Rear right view
1: Rear right view

Taken: 10 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6852
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55637022...
Views: 456
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6853
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55637107...
Views: 128
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6851
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55637207...
Views: 422
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October 2008

Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6318
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030734...
Views: 136
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6319
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030737...
Views: 105
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Rear view
6: Rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6320
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030733...
Views: 166
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6321
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030735...
Views: 104
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View into fighting compartment
8: View into fighting compartment

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6322
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030736...
Views: 96
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October 1982

Rear left view
9: Rear left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6664
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Arc...
Views: 100
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