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Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1940
Manufactured by: Daimler Company Ltd.
Crew: 3
Armament: Main: 2 pdr.; Co-Axial: Besa 7.92mm MG.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Petrol
Miscellaneous Info: The production Daimler Armored Cars stemmed from a B.S.A. Cycles, Ltd. scout car prototype.  B.S.A. is a famous motorcycle manufacturer.  The Daimler Mark 2 had some improvements made but was still very similar.
Data Sheet Available: Daimler Mark 1 by Dave Haugh.

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Photos (Imperial War Museum - London, UK) Patrick Keenan - Editor
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Photos (Imperial War Museum - London, UK) Alan McNeilly - England
  Daimler Mark 1 or 2 Armored Car Photo Imperial War Museum
  Daimler Mark 1 or 2 Armored Car (Without Turret) Photo Imperial War Museum via Mark Holloway - Beatty, Nevada USA
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Line Drawings George Moore - Plymouth, Devon UK

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
"British Armored Cars in the Middle East, Late 1942" by Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #33)
"British Armored Car Production Figures - 1945" By Peter Brown
"(British) Vehicle Cencus In Germany - 1945" By Peter Brown
Daimler Armoured Car: Additional Details by Peter Brown via Missing-Lynx
"Daimler Armored Car in 1/1 and 1/35th, The" by Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #23)
Daimler Armored Car Information and Photos (Scans of the Vehicle Technical Manual) Stephen Tegner - South Africa
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Information and Photos Canadian Soldiers.Com Website
"First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II, The (Part 1): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain" by Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #16)
"First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II, The (Part 2): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain" by Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #17)

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars in Two World Wars George Forty
Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #21 B.T. White
British Armoured Cars: 1914-1945 B.T. White
British Armoured Cars Since 1945 Simon Dunstan
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
"Into the Archives: Daimler Armoured Cars" (January 2010 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine) Tom Cornelius

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Model Kit (K057) Accurate Armour 1/35 Resin
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Model Kit

Review by John Rauscher - Armored Car Journal #15
Apex Models 1/76 White Metal; Out of Production?
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Model Kit Sovereign 1/35 Out of Production; Resin and White Metal.
       
Accessory/Detail Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
British 2-Pounder AFV Barrel (35006) Accurate Armour 1/35 Turned Aluminum

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Daimler Mark 1 Armored Car Photos (1/35 Sovereign 2000) Steve Allen - Monticello, Iowa