Corgi 1142

Corgi 1142 Holmes Wrecker Vehicle. Very near mint/boxed. Bright gold booms and opaque red roof light. Both original mechanics included. In late issue box. From The Monty Calme Collection.

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Price: £200.00

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 – note that this particular example has one roof horn and the stem for a second one, but as-finished in the factory). *Complete ‘Holmes Wrecker’ transfers at the sides. Intact wing mirrors with both reflective stickers still in place. 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 (minor age transparency). In virtually mint condition.
Complete with both mechanics.

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Polystyrene inner is clean, bright and fresh with a lovely original Corgi Cog label.
The correct later issue card and cellophane-fronted box is very fresh, clean and bright. Intact original cellophane. Period price label. A more difficult find in the ‘rainbow’ window box.
Issued towards the end of the production run (1967-74).

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