Well, beyond the obvious questions of who knows more and so, there are a couple of things I would like to know especially. Interior pictures and information on interior the most.
Many questions remain. My aim is to follow the leads from the manufacturers, search the stories from the surviving vehicles, hear stories from veterans, and to dig in the archives. Most promising: the Bundesarchive in Freiburg. Any help is welcome! For the fellow-puzzlers the following riddles:
Was there structural no handrail near the armored sides on special vehicles (/9 report) ? Several special vehicles seem to lack this rail. Used as a handrail and to attach equipment to.
This photo of a 251 /C /Riv. with a PZ 1 KWK is a composition. (observe the shadows of the men and the vehicle) The picture was made for the film "Hotel Sahara" in 1951 with Peter Ustinov. The vehicle seems to have existed at least for the film. It's a genuine British comedy about a hotel were all kinds of unexpected guests drop in, Germans and British troops. It is said that the famous BBC series "Allo, Allo" was modelled on it. The 251 is seen as a background prop. Where did the vehicle come from? Where did it go?
We previously discussed it, but I'm not convinced. How were the doors in the A to C locked? There is only one bracket, and there is no strip or something on either doors. What I mean: I would expect a solution that holds the other door closed. Re-enactors and period crews solved it by a bold on the outside, but it was in production till 1942. There must have been a factory solution to keep the doors from opening by themselves.
Why is there a difference in the rivet pattern of the two riveted survivors (Bovington and Austin)?