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Original U.S. M20 A1 B1 3.5 Inch Super Bazooka Inert Rocket Launcher with Practice Rocket - Serial No 275186

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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!

This example is nicely Marked on the rear portion with the full information-

LAUNCHER, ROCKET
3.5 INCH M20 A1 B1
SERIAL NO 275186
F7140681
BIRTMAN ELEC. CO.
INSP - A. R. C.

This example is not one of many made under license by R.F.I. in India, and is definitely the real U.S. Issue. The safety switch and loading switch still move, making this a great display piece.

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 - 55. There are various other painted markings on the other parts of the inert rocket, including a later 6-74 date. The practice rockets were often recycled, and would have new paint markings added every service cycle.

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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