The skirts and spare track assemblies have finally been added (see below):
Paint it black again and this is what you get, ta da! (see below):
Was it worth the wait, well if it manages to get on a wargaming table, yes.
OK I still need to paint is green, but there is a queue of 1944 British Tommies in the way. They have been patiently waiting for some time now (years in fact) on the 'Painting Tray' frantically shouting "Oy! No blooming queue jumping mate!"