Platypus Publications

Parola Armour Museum CD set

Kit #: Review by - Al Magnus

This is a two CD disk set of walkaround pictures of exhibits found at the Parola Armour Museum in 2010. All photographs are rendered as individual .jpeg images of 3,264 by 2,448 pixels. For a few of the pictures taken outside of the building shadows do obscure some of the detail. Preceding each group of photos is a picture of the information placard for the exhibit. The vast majority of the pictures are exterior shots of the vehicle. For some where doors and panels are open a few interior shots are provided, but their detail is minimal because of limited access to the inside or from screens barring entry into the vehicle.

Disk 1 is primarily photographs from inside the museum, while Disk 2 is mostly photographs shot outside. In some instances there are multiple vehicles of the same type due to there being more than one example on display at the museum, often in different markings.

Disk 1 (mostly for exhibits inside the main building)
ExhibitExterior PicturesExterior PicturesComments
Renault F.T. modele 19176
Vickers-Carden-Loyd Mk VI4
T-26 model 193373
Ba-20M53interior shots partly obstructed by thick wire mesh over the door openings
T-34 model 1941106
Sturmgeschütz III Ausf. G91
Landsverk Anti II82
Vickers Armstrongs 6 ton tank gun2
Patria AMV 8x8 AMOS6pictures were taken in bright sunshine which are comprimised by the stark shadows cast by the adjacent building
Humber "Pig"4
Dailmer Ferret Mk 2/34
Leopard 2A41
Charioteer Mk.VII model B10
Comet Mk.1 model B9
BTR-50PU (with turret)6
Disk 2 (mostly for exhibits outside the main building)
ExhibitExterior PicturesExterior PicturesComments
Armoured Train with Locomotive62
Vickers Armstrongs 6 ton tank7
T-26 model 19335
T-26 model 19335in Finnish markings
T-26 model 19376damaged war booty prize that was not repaired
T-28 model 193821
T-72 M-17
Charioteer Mk.VII model B15
Comet Mk.1 model B11
Sturmgeschütz III Ausf. G8
Sturmgeschütz III Ausf. G7
Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. J9
T-34-76 model 19432
T-20 Komsomlets engine1
GAZ-26 engine1
M17L engine1
V-4/B-4 engine1
V-2-34 engine1
V-2 engine1unfortunately this one is a guess because the plackard is too washed out to read
V-54T engine1
Maybach HL 120 TRM engine1
Scania-Vabis 1664/11 engine2
Rolls-Royce Meteor Mk.I engine1
Renault F.T. engine2
T-28 engine1
Charioteer Mk.VIIB/Comet Mk.1B engine1
Sherman M4A33
Comet Mk.1 model B1shot up tank used for range practice

All in all, this is a decent collection of reference photos.

Review sample provided by Ley Reynolds of Platypus Publications.

Sample CD Photographs of the Landsverk Anti II

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Article Last Updated: 07 February 2011

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