Corgi Mini-Cooper'S' Rally Car Finland-England'. Originally sold by Marcel Van Cleemput through Sotheby's Auction House during 2001. Another rare prototype model from 'The Monty Calme Corgi Collection'.
A landmark Corgi Collection covering the width and breadth of Corgi models amassed over decades by an exuberant collector. The Monty Calme collection is a truly astonishing gathering of the best of Corgi models and ephemera, including rare and unique pieces and point of sale items. The largest collection we have ever seen.
An original prototype that never went into production. Unique and authentic Mini model which sold through Sotheby’s Auction House in 2001.
Finished in red and white with roof and bonnet rails, ‘FINLAND-ENGLAND’ printed in black on the roof. Shaped spun wheels with suspension. Metal plate with radiator and spotlight detail. Jewelled headlights. Bonnet spotlights. Extended exhaust. Promotional paper labels. Racing number ‘8’. Fine original tyres. ‘E’ registration number plates front and rear.
An exceptionally rare Mini model.