1/35 M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG - AF35192

Jun 27, 2019
Vehicle Models


Welcome to Marjorie Cowley's page featuring the 1/35 M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG kit - AF35192. Our dedicated team has meticulously curated this model to provide enthusiasts with an exceptional and historically accurate experience. In this detailed guide, we will explore the features, historical significance, and assembly instructions of this iconic self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.


The 1/35 M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG - AF35192 boasts an array of remarkable features that make it a must-have in any military model collection. Let's dive into its characteristics:

1. Authentic Reproduction

Our kit is a faithful reproduction of the M42A1 Duster Early Type, capturing every significant detail of this legendary self-propelled anti-aircraft gun utilized during various military operations.

2. Impressive Scale

At a scale of 1/35, this model provides an ideal size for enthusiasts to appreciate and showcase the intricate details of the Duster Early Type SPAAG. The larger scale allows for enhanced realism and customization.

3. High-Quality Materials

Marjorie Cowley prioritizes quality, and this kit is no exception. Crafted from durable and precision-engineered materials, the components ensure an enjoyable model assembly experience while maintaining long-lasting durability.

4. Realistic Decal Options

Customize your Duster Early Type SPAAG with a selection of realistic decal options. These decals accurately represent different military units, adding an extra layer of authenticity to your final model.

Historical Significance

The M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG played a vital role in military history. Originally developed in the 1950s, it served as a powerful anti-aircraft weapon system utilized by the United States during the Vietnam War.

With its twin 40mm Bofors cannons and dual radar systems, the Duster provided effective air defense against low-flying enemy aircraft. Its mobility and adaptability ensured that it could keep up with maneuvering ground forces, making it a valuable asset throughout this era.

Assembly Instructions

We understand the importance of clear assembly instructions to ensure an optimal building process. Here, we provide step-by-step instructions for the 1/35 M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG kit - AF35192:

  1. Begin by carefully inspecting the contents of your kit to ensure all components are included.
  2. Follow the detailed assembly guide provided, which outlines each stage of building the model.
  3. Take your time during the assembly process, paying close attention to proper alignment and fit.
  4. When applying decals, use a decal setting solution to achieve the best results.
  5. After completing assembly, consider weathering and painting techniques to further enhance the realism of your model.

For more detailed instructions and tips, refer to the comprehensive instruction manual included with your kit.


In summary, the 1/35 M42A1 Duster Early Type SPAAG - AF35192 offered by Marjorie Cowley is a meticulously crafted model that caters to military history enthusiasts and scale modelers alike. With its authenticity, attention to detail, and historical significance, this kit allows you to recreate a piece of military history in your very own collection. Start building your Duster Early Type SPAAG today and immerse yourself in the world of precision modeling.

Kim Eplin
Impressive! 🙌 The attention to detail and historical accuracy in this kit is outstanding. 👏
Nov 11, 2023