M4A1-E8 Sherman currently on sale from Military Classic Vehicles in Normandy, France.
M4 Sherman type A1 -E8 , turret of 76, production of Pressed Steel Car – USA from 1945. HVSS spring type , R975 Continental radial engine type C1. Small and rare late production in ww2 of 1255 sherman A1-E8 “76”
Restoration project, one side in good condition and the second was damaged by rocket fire on the training army area. This Sherman was brought to the army shooting area in running condition, every mecanic, electric, accessories and details, transmission,engines … are present.
The drivers and combat compartiment are burned, the breech is present and the steel gun tube is not original , made for a simple display.
This sherman is for sale include a stock of spare parts:
2 hvss bogies
12 top rubber rollers hvss , new
12 new wheels hvss
5 set of tracks of 35 nos rubber pads
4 hvss shock absorber hvss, new
Price: 150 000€
If you are interested then please CLICK HERE to see their website with a selection of great items including this vehicle.
THIS VEHICLE HAS NOW SOLD
Some info on the M4A1-E8 Sherman
The M4A1-E8 Sherman was a variant of the M4 Sherman tank used by the United States during World War II and the Korean War. It was an upgraded version of the M4A1 Sherman, which had been in service since 1942.
The M4A1-E8 Sherman featured several improvements over earlier models, including a more powerful engine, a new suspension system, and thicker armor. It was also equipped with a new 76mm gun, which was more effective against enemy armor than the 75mm gun used on earlier Shermans.
The M4A1-E8 Sherman saw extensive use during the Korean War, where it was used by both the United States and its allies. It was used in a variety of roles, including infantry support, reconnaissance, and anti-tank operations.
Despite its upgrades, the M4A1-E8 Sherman still had some limitations. Its armor was still relatively thin compared to the heavy tanks used by the North Korean and Chinese armies, and its 76mm gun was less effective against these tanks. However, the M4A1-E8 Sherman was still considered a reliable and effective tank that played an important role in the conflict.
Today, the M4A1-E8 Sherman is a popular subject for model kits and is considered a classic armored vehicle. It is also remembered as a symbol of American military power during World War II and the Korean War.