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Driver Training Valentine
D_J_W
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Member Since: December 30, 2005
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Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 06:20 AM UTC
I recently came across a model I made some time ago (years ). It was put off to one side for the gloss coat to dry prior to weathering. I must get around to that one day soon :-)

The vehicle is a Driver Training Valentine, used by the New Zealand Army, post war.






I first came across reference to this vehicle in an AFV return from the mid 1950's when I was researching NZ AFVs in the late 70's, and quite by chance came across a this photo in 1990 at Trentham Camp.

It was about ten years that I got around to making the model

cheers
David
andy007
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 02:44 PM UTC
Great work David, Its awesome to NZ subjects as rare as yours modeled. Looking forward to seeing it finished.
Fordboy
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2007 - 02:10 AM UTC
Gidday David

Thats a cool subject and a neat model.

Thanks for sharing.

Regards

Sean