The tables below list the prices of a number of different items. It is important to note that, while the price levels are interesting, the are other costs that monetary ones. The availability of raw materials can differ between different countries, and logistics and manpower availability can force certain production decisions.

In comparing German and US prices, one Reichmark was equivilant to 40 to 50 US cents.

Germany

Infantry Weapons

Weapon Price, Reichmark Notes
K 98 k 70 -
St G 44 66 -
MG 34
  • Weapon only: 312
  • Bipod only: 15
  • Tripod only: 150
  • Lafette 34 with MG 34: 400
  • Zwillingslafette 36: 1300
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MG 42 250 -
P 08 35 -
MP 40 60 -
s Pz B 41 4 500 -
8,8 cm R Pz B 54 70 -

Artillery

Gun Price, Reichmark Notes
2 cm Kw K 30 4 000 -
2 cm Kw K 38 3 500 -
5 cm Kw K 39 (L/60) 5 000 -
7,5 cm Kw K (L/24) 8 000 -
7,5 cm Kw K 40 (L/43) 12 500 -
7,5 cm Kw K 40 (L/48) 13 500 -
7,5 cm Kw K 42 (L/70) 12 000 -
8,8 cm Kw K 36 (L/56) 18 000 -
8,8 cm Kw K 43 (L/71) 21 000 -
3,7 cm Pak 35/36 (L/45) 5 730 -
4,2 cm Pak 41 8 000 -
5 cm Pak 38 10 600 -
7,5 cm Pak 97/38 8 000 -
7,5 cm Pak 41 15 000 -
7,5 cm Pak 40 (L/46) 12 000 -
8,8 cm Pak 43 (L/71) 26 000 -
7,5 cm Stu K (L/24) 9 150 -
7,5 cm Stu K 40 (L/48) 13 500 -
5 cm Gr W 36 400 -
8 cm Gr W 34 800 -
12 cm Gr W 42 1 200 -
10 cm Nb W 35 1 500 -
10 cm Nb W 40 14 000 -

Armored Fighting Vehicles

Vehicle Price, Reichmark Notes
Pz Kpfw I Ausf. B 38 000 Without weapons
Pz Kpfw II Ausf. b 52 640 -
Pz Kpfw II Ausf. F 49 228 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Pz Kpfw III Ausf. M 103 163 Without radio
Pz Bef Wg III 110 000 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Pz Kpfw III Ausf. N 96 163 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Pz Kpfw IV Ausf. G
  • 103 462
  • 115 962
  • Without weapons
  • With 7,5 cm Kw K 40 (L/43)
Pz Kpfw Panther 117 100 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Tiger I
  • 250 800
  • 399 800
  • 645 000
  • Without weapons, optics, or radio
  • Combat ready
  • Export price for Japan
Tiger II 321 500 -
Sturmgeschutz III (early) 82 500 Without weapons, optics, or radio
15 cm s J G 33 auf Fgst. Pz Kpfw 38 (t) (Sf) 53 000 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Sd Kfz 6 30 000 -
Sd Kfz 7 36 000 -
Sd Kfz 8 46 000 -
Sd Kfz 9 60 000 -
Sd Kfz 10 15 000 -
Sd Kfz 11 22 000 -
Sd Kfz 222
  • 19 600
  • 23 420
  • Without weapons, optics, or radio
  • Without radio
Sd Kfz 232
  • 52 980
  • 57 290
  • Without weapons, optics, or radio
  • Without radio
Sd Kfz 263 57 000 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Sd Kfz 250 20 420 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Sd Kfz 251 22 560 Without weapons, optics, or radio
Borgward IV a (Sd Kfz 301) 28 000 -
Sd Kfz 302 3000 -
Sd Kfz 303 1000 -

United States

Armored Fighting Vehicles

Vehicle Basic vehicle With artillery equipment Notes
Armored cars
Car, armored, T17 31 730 32 790 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Car, armored, T17E1 26 827 27 887 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Car, armored, T17E2 30 125 31 185 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Car, armored, T18E2 54 741 57 080 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Car, armored, M8 (T22E2) 9 898 10 718 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Car, armored, M20 (M8 chassis) (Utility) 8 121
Car, half track, M2 7 240 With winch
6 974 With roller
Car, half track, M2A1 7 240 With winch
7 065 With roller
Car, half track, M9A1 7 559 With winch
7 376 With roller
Car, scout, M3A1 4 854
Motor carriages
Carriage, motor, 3 inch gun, M10 38 323 40 906 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 3 inch gun, M10A1 41 094 43 677 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 37-mm gun, M6 1 622 3 270 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 40-mm gun M19 (T65E1) 33 675 55 731 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 57-mm gun, T48 8 003 11 031 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 75-mm gun, M3 7 594 15 478 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 75-mm gun, M3A1
Carriage, motor, 75-mm howitzer, M8 24 350 27 361 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 75-mm howitzer, T30 7 953 14 524 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 76-mm gun, M18 (T70) 40 322 43 130 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, gun motor, 90-mm, M36 series (new) 46 908 51 290 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 105-mm howitzer, M7 39 884 46 365 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 105-mm howitzer, M7B1 34 043 40 524 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 105-mm howitzer, T19 8 228 14 476 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 105-mm howitzer, M37 (T76) 36 871 40 022 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 155-mm gun, M12 55 700 68 904 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 155-mm (T64E1) 32 121 44 153 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, 155-mm (T83) M40 49 363 75 466 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, combination gun, M15A1 6 738 14 834 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, mortor, mortar, M2 4 961 5 606 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, multiple gun, M13, w/mount M33 10 629 10 708 Second price with fire control only
Carriage, motor, multiple gun, M14, w/mount M33 10 986 11 065 Second price with fire control only
Carriage, motor, multiple gun, M15 6 884 14 319 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carriage, motor, multiple gun, M16, w/mount M45 10 472 10 551 Second price with fire control only
Carriage, multiple cal. .50 machine gun, M51 4 470 4 549 Second price with fire control only. Composed of trailer mount M17 and mount multi. cal. M45 machine gun.
Carriage, multiple cal. .50 machine gun, M55 3 706 3 785 Second price with fire control only. Composed of trailer mount M20; mount multiple cal. M45C; loading aids.
Carriage, motor, multiple gun, M17, w/mount M45 10 115 10 194 Second price with fire control only
Carriers
Carrier, 81-mm mortar, half track, M4 7 122 7 872 With roller. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
7 388 8 138 With winch. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Carrier, 81-mm mortar, half-track, M4A1 w/winch 7 433 8 183 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carrier, 81-mm mortar, half-track, M21 7 433 8 183 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Carrier, cargo, M28 (T15) 3 810
Carrier, cargo, M29 (T24) 3 421
Carrier, cargo, M29C (amphibian) 3 467
Carrier, cargo, M30 (T14) (tank, medium M3 chassis) 42 707
Carrier, personnel, half track, M3 7 237 With winch
7 082 With roller
Carrier, personnel, half track, M3A1 7 232 With winch
7 087 With roller
Carrier, personnel, half track, M5 8 217 With winch
8 240 With roller
Carrier, personnel, half track, M5A1 7 368 With winch
7 214 With roller
Carrier, universal 5 591 T16
6 224 T16E2
Utility vehicles
Bulldozer, M1 2 103
Exploder, mine, T1E1 20 832
Exploder, mine, T1E3 31 218
Exploder, mine, T1E4 36 522
Exploder, mine, T1E6 41 828
Exploder, mine, T3 13 559
Excavator, mine, T5E3 4 271
Tanks
Tank, heavy (T1E2), M6 164 597 168 420 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, heavy, M6A1 167 792 171 615 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, heavy, M6A2 152 360 156 183 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, M3 32 195 32 915 Gasoline engine. Second price with artillery armament and fire control
36 444 37 164 Diesel engine. Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, gasoline, M3A1 31 157 32 080 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, gasoline, M3A3 31 043 32 326 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, M5 25 949 27 057 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, M5A1
Tank, light, T9E1 25 969 27 220 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, light, T16 (model CTLS-4 TAC) 24 827
Tank, light (T24) M24 36 439 39 653 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M3 53 250 55 244 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M3A1
Tank, medium, M3A2
Tank, medium, M3A3 54 533
Tank, medium, M3A4 55 244
Tank, medium, M3A5
Tank, medium, M4 (75-mm) 16-in. track 46 115 49 173 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M4 (105-mm howitzer) 42 494 46 309 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
45 806 49 621 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
49 576 53 391 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A1 (75-mm) 16-in. track 44 699 47 725 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M4A1 (76-mm howitzer, wet) 47 569 51 509 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
50 122 54 062 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
51 670 55 610 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A2 (75-mm) 16-in. track 42 788 45 814 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M4A2 (76-mm howitzer, wet) 41 923 45 863 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
44 089 48 029 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
46 988 50 928 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A3 (75-mm, dry) 41 530 44 556 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
43 977 47 003 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
46 971 49 997 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A3E2 (75-mm) 54 416 56 812 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M4A3 (105-mm howitzer) 41 961 45 776 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
45 273 49 088 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
49 021 52 836 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A3 (75-mm gun, wet) 41 530 44 556 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
43 977 47 003 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
46 971 49 997 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A3 (76-mm gun, wet) 43 814 47 754 16-in. track. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
47 126 51 066 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
50 896 54 836 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, medium, M4A4 (75-mm) 43 409 46 467 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, M4A6 61 397 64 455 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, T23 (76-mm) 88 031 91 003 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, medium, T25E1 (90-mm gun) 156 290 161 186 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Tank, heavy, M26 (90-mm gun) 76 266 81 324 23-in. track T66. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
74 705 79 763 23-in. track T80. Second price with artillery armament and fire control.
Tank, heavy, T26E2 (105-mm howitzer) 74 748 78 577 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Transport vehicles
Toboggan, motor (Elisadon model C) 2 098
Tractor, high speed, 7 ton, M2 7 754
Tractor, high speed, 13 ton, M5 11 925
Tractor, high speed, 18 ton, M4 15 037
Tractor, high speed, 38 ton, M6 35 879
Tractor, light (Case model LAI) (wheeled) 2 147
Tractor, snow, T36 11 868
Tractor, snow, M7 (T26E4) (half track) 4 136
Trailer, 1 ton, snow, M19 (for M7 snow sled) 1 026
Trailer, T23E2 (240-mm howitzer) 1 209
Trailer, armored, M8 (T32) 858
Trailer, director, M13 1 615
Trailer, director, M22 (M14) 2 769
Trailer, generator, M7 1 203
Trailer, generator, M18 1 563
Trailer, mount, M17 (for multiple gun M51) 1 316
Trailer, mount, M20 (for multiple gun M55) 601
Trailer, tractor crane, T26 (M6) 3 062
Trailer, tractor crane, M12 3 146
Miscellaneous vehicles
Trainer, tank (37-mm) M10 (T7), light tank 4 195 5 094 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Trainer, tank (75-mm) M12 (T8), medium tank 7 646 9 027 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Truck, tractor, M26 26 127 Combined is the truck trailer 40 ton tank transporter
Truck, tractor, M26A1 26 127
Trailer-semi, M15 (T28), M25 (T21) 10 068
Vehicle, landing, tracked (armored) Mk. I 39 160 40 529 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Vehicle, landing, tracked (armored) Mk. IV 39 405 41 901 Second price with artillery armament and fire control
Vehicle, landing, tracked 8armored) Mk. II, Army type 31 311 31 447 Second price with fire control only
Vehicle, landing, tracked (unarmored) Mk. II 22 578 22 638 Second price with fire control only
Vehicle, landing, tracked (unarmored) Mk. IV 25 560 25 620 Second price with fire control only
Vehicle, tank recovery, M32 series 56 067 56 217 Second price with fire control only

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