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Little surprise for Walter (remember the Becker collection?)
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:51 am
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This tank is now part of the Normandy Tank Museum in Catz, near Carentan. It opened on 1st June.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157633948700515/



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A new museum has actually opened?! Shocked

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no, there are two new museums... the otherf is the former Falaise museum, which was transferred to Colleville sur Mer.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:47 pm
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Hi P-O

That's a big surprise ! Thanks for showing.
Do you know if it is on loan or is the museum the new owner ?
last week I was able to have a look at some recent pictures from the Becker storage and the Panzer IV was indeed not in it

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Hi P-O

That's a big surprise ! Thanks for showing.
Do you know if it is on loan or is the museum the new owner ?
last week I was able to have a look at some recent pictures from the Becker storage and the Panzer IV was indeed not in it

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the tank is on loan. I asked directly to Patrick Nerrant, who owns the other vehicles, and that's what he told me. Becker will visit the museum soon.

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Ok thanks !
I recognized the Dragon Wagon as Patrick's. But did not know he had that much other vehicles.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:41 am
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last week I was able to have a look at some recent pictures from the Becker storage and the Panzer IV was indeed not in it

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Where the 2 Wespe from the “Becker Collection” renovated ?
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Hi Rafal

I saw only one Wespe and it even look worse then some years before !!!

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Who has a list of what is in the Becker collection?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:23 am
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Do you have a photo of the VW82 Kübelwagen that can be seen to the right?
If so, can you show it here.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:45 am
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no sorry, I didn't take any pictures of the softskins.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:47 am
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OK, Thats to bad but thanks.
The photos you have shown are really good though.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:37 am
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P-O at the photo gallery you didn't add the photos of M7B1 Priest
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:13 am
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P-O at the photo gallery you didn't add the photos of M7B1 Priest


Rafal,

here there are far better pictures of the same vehicle. It is in the same condition in the museum, the owner didn't add anything since my visit in 2012 :
http://the.shadock.free.fr/Tanks_in_France/m7b1_normandytankmuseum/index.html

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