Unimax Forces of Valor Military Replica Series
Len Gatdula, Product Development Manager at Panache Place, Inc., the Rancho Santa Margarita, California based division of UNIMAX Toys, Ltd., told this reviewer, “These beautifully realized products have been around a number of years and have garnered quite a reputation among serious collectors and kids alike. Indeed, we strive to make them ‘museum quality’, and UNIMAX is, in fact, one of the few companies that can boast die cast metal construction in their military themed vehicles.” Gatdula didn’t forget to thank collectors as well as the troops who fought in the real life vehicles their scale replica’s are modeled after: “Our products speak to generations of collectors (many of whom have served their country in times of war), and it’s to these esteemed collectors that we give our special thanks and appreciation. We’re big on saluting the service of the brave men and machines that inspire our product lines and who are commemorated with every item we make.”
The 1:32 scale T-34/85 (East Prussia, 1945) we received was ready to display right out of the box. Hatches and engine compartment open to reveal interior detail, the turret traverses, main gun elevates and the paint job looks great.
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