Original U.S. M20 3.5 Inch Super Bazooka Rocket Launcher with Inert Practice Rocket - Serial No A0883
Original Item: Only one available. Once plentiful on the collector's market, these have become extremely hard to find and this example is offered in good condition. The classic Bazooka from the John Wayne Movies! This is the real McCoy, all cast aluminum two-piece take down construction, inert and deactivated to BATF specs. It even comes with an original deactivated Practice Rocket to complete the look!
Nicely Marked on the rear portion-
LAUNCHER ROCKET 3.5 IN.C
This example was most likely made under agreement with the United States by the Rifle Factory Ishapore, India for use by the Indian Army and nearly identical to the U.S. Military version.
Facts of the Rocket Launcher, M20 "Super Bazooka"
- Large 3.5 in (90 mm) diameter warhead
- Could penetrate up to 11 inches (280 mm) of armor
- Extended range by about 150 m
- Originally a larger version of the M9A1, designated M20 in late 1944.
- Entered active service just before the start of the Korean War.
- Lightweight version with barrels made of cast aluminum, other components simplified
- Rocket Launcher, M20A1/A1B1 "Super Bazooka" was a product-improved variant with improved connector latch assembly, entering production in 1952.
The included U.S. M20 Super Bazooka Inert Practice Round still has the original safety cover, and is dated dated 12 52 on the warhead and NOV 1952 on the propulsion section. It originally was mostly blue in color, but it was repainted OD green for display purposes.
Comes complete with original optical sight and post war paint. Light weight and assembles to approximately 60 inches in overall length. Ready to display!
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