Corgi Gift Set 16
Corgi Gift Set 16 Ecurie Ecosse Set. Near mint - very near mint/boxed. Deep metallic blue with light blue lettering. With inner packing & Leaflet. Nice outer box. From The Fenman Collection.
A most popular and sought-after Gift Set from Corgi, issued 1961-1965.
1) Ecurie Ecosse Transporter has a vivid metallic blue finish, shaped spun wheels, lemon interior and a light grey base. Sliding side doors, window glazing and a drop down ramp at the rear. Pale blue lettering at the sides. Able to ‘transport’ the three racing cars included with this set.
Condition: very near mint with a few negligible marks.
2) 151a Lotus XI has a bright mid-blue finish, red seats, racing number 7. Driver.
Condition: Near mint with driver and intact screen. Small marking /blemish on one side. . Complete racing number. Intact stripe. Box is exceptionally crisp, clean and very bright.
3) 150S Vanwall in vermillion with racing number 25, driver, flat spun wheels with suspension.
Condition: Very near mint. Faint rubbing at the silver nose. Mere dot or two besides. Applied wheel trims. Box is extremely crisp, clean and bright.
4) 152S B.R.M. model finished in green, racing number 3.
Condition: Near mint plus. Couple of tiny marks and a small portion of the Union Jack transfer is missing. Applied wheel trims. Box is crisp, clean and fresh.
Lift-off Lid Box is attractive with bright clean colours. A very nice example indeed with barely any wear.
Comes with the original inner packing
Note that this is not a later ‘made-up’ set – all items appear to be the originals from this set. The card boxes of the individual racing cars do not bear individual prices and are exceptionally bright and crisp, showing that they have been kept away from the light inside the box.