C1142

Corgi 1142 Holmes Wrecker Vehicle.Very near mint/boxed. Late issue with bright gold booms and opaque red roof light. Both original mechanics included! In late issue box. From a most knowledgeable and enthusiastic collector in South London.

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Price: £175.00

This item is no longer for sale, price for reference only.

Notes

An impressively detailed truck from Corgi.
With a bright red and white paint finish and a perfect ‘Holmes Wrecker’ transfers on both sides. Intact wing mirrors with both reflective stickers still in place. Intact and straight shiny gold double horns on the roof. Complete red hazard ‘light’. Note this version is opaque (earlier issues were transparent). Both spare tyres are still in place. Complete chevron paper label at the rear of the model. Couple of negligible marks to the paint finish and a few little tarnish flecks on one of the gold booms.
Complete with both mechanics.

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Polystyrene inner is clean, bright and fresh with a lovely original Corgi Cog label.

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The correct later issue card and cellophane-fronted box has intact original cellophane. Minor age/handling wear only.
Issued towards the end of the production run (1967-74).

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