Type 23 British Pillbox


Type 23 British Pillbox

Product no.: PB23
£5.50 / unit(s)

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Delivery weight: 350 g
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The type 23 pillbox is rectangular in plan — essentially two squares, one of which is roofed and the other open — with embrasures in each of the available sides of the covered section. The embrasures are suitable for rifles or light machine guns. The open section was for a light anti-aircraft defence: a Bren or Lewis gun on a mounting. Usually, there is no ground level entrance: to get in one had to climb over the wall into the open section and then pass though a door to the covered section. The walls were 8 feet (2.4 m) wide by 16 feet (4.9 m) long and usually built to a bulletproof standard of 12 inches (30 cm) thick

 

The type 23 is uncommon; 87 are recorded as being extant.

This is an easy to assemble MDF terrain piece for 28mm games. Part of our Operation Sea Lion British 28mm range. This kit is perfect for World War Two miniature games such as Bolt Action, Combat Patrol and Chain of Command and is particularly useful for use in Campaign: Sealion, the Warlord Games Bolt Action supplement released on 18th May 2017.
Model in photograph has been assembled and textured with sand then painted.

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