Beautiful, Minty Circa 1963 Corgi Toys Land Rover Wrecker Model 417s
ARTIFACT: Beautiful, minty circa 1963 Corgi Toys Land Rover Wrecker Model 417s. Corgi Toys were introduced in the United Kingdom in July of 1956, they developed many popular models, and this example is from their line of classic toys. The "Breakdown Truck" in Series 2 mode with suspension, but missing the tilt. The truck is painted red metal with a lift attached to the end of the tailgate, the tire on the side of the truck's bed turns to operate the suspension hook. The underside of the truck reads: "LAND ROVER 109" W. B. CORGI TOYS PATENT APPLICATION 21101/59 MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" in embossed lettering and the black toy wheels read: "CORGI TOYS".
VINTAGE: Circa 1963
SIZE: Approximately 4" x 2-7/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted metal, polyester/cotton thread, plastic
ATTACHMENT: Hook for towing other toy trucks
MARKINGS: "LAND ROVER 109" W. B. CORGI TOYS PATENT APPLICATION 21101/59 MADE IN GT. BRITAIN"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a vintage toy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MEX15 LIEX12/15 SLGEX7/17 PSHJX7/17
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The truck shows minor wear, original hook and cable intact and in great working, minty condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.