Corgi 1142

Corgi 1142 Holmes Wrecker Vehicle. Very, very near mint/boxed (earliest version, half-yellow, half-blue card top section). Gold boom version. With Instruction Leaflet & both original mechanics. From The Old School Collection.


Price: £200.00

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


An impressively detailed truck from Corgi.
With a deep red and white paint finish and complete ‘Holmes Wrecker’ transfers on both sides. Intact wing mirrors with both reflective stickers still in place. Intact and straight gold-coloured double horns on the roof. Complete red hazard ‘light’. Both spare tyres are still in place. Chevron paper label at the rear of the model is complete. This gold boom unused example displays very well!



This model has rarely been out of its box and has no play chips/marks. Virtually mint-mint condition!

Polystyrene inner is complete, bright and fresh with a vibrantly-coloured original Corgi Cog label.
The earliest version (with half-blue & half-yellow top card section) card and cellophane-fronted box has bright, clean and crisp card! Smooth original cellophane window is intact.
Small area of sticker residue from a period price label remains and a couple of tiny flecks of surface loss at this site,
This example comes complete with the original Instruction leaflet and both mechanics.


Issued between 1967-74.

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