Kit Preview : 1/76 Matchbox M24 Chaffee



About the manufacturer
Matchbox released several ranges 1/76 armor kits in the seventies and eighties. They were characterized by their interesting choice of subject and use of two color plastic. Much of the range is being re-released by Revell (in single color plastic) and this kit is currently on the market (2007).


About the vehicle
Here is the Wikipedia article on the Chaffee.


About the kit


This is Revell reboxing of the Matchbox kit. The kit is accurate in size but lacks a lot of the details on the hull and turret. The side stowage boxes are also a bit iffy according to some sources.
You also get a pretty decent MG34 as part of the minidiorama.