Corgi Gift Set 38
Corgi Gift Set 38 1965 Monte Carlo Rally. Near mint plus - very, very near mint/boxed. Scarce set, with 3 card packing pieces. From The Fenman Collection.
A scarce and popular Corgi Gift Set_.
The set comprises:
1) Corgi 318 Mini Cooper ‘S’ in bright red finish with a white roof, jewelled head and spotlights, complete racing number ‘52’ on both sides (tiny background edge nick to one transfer). Complete Monte Carlo labels on bonnet and boot (save for a tiny portion over the boot catch). Shaped spun wheels with suspension. Very near mint. Small extra dab of red paint on the bonnet covering a little mark and another on the roof.
2) Corgi 322 Rover 2000 in lustrous metallic maroon finish with a white roof, notably complete Monte Carlo labels on bonnet and boot. Complete racing number ‘136’ on both doors, too. Shaped spun wheels with suspension, jewelled headlights and “Trans-O-Lite” lights. Hard to find a mark to the paint finish but note that the silver bumper has a small retouch. Very near mint.
3) Corgi 323 Citroen DS19 in pale blue finish with a white roof. Shaped spun wheels with suspension, jewelled lights, intact aerial on the roof. Complete racing number ‘75’ on both sides, intact rally labels on bonnet and boot. Virtually mint.
The colourfully-illustrated detailed card plinth on which each car sits is intact and bright. A decorative backdrop for the models. Original card packing support piece in the base of the plinth. No wheel slot tears.
Light wear only. Lots of relevant printed information:
This set comes with three original packing pieces i.e. the plain rectangular card piece which fits in the base of the plinth, the white card packing piece which is placed on top of the models and a smaller white packing piece which can surround one of the cars.
The pictorial all-card outer box is complete and bright. Glue repair at some time to an end flap seam and a few small end flap tears/ corner edge ruffles. Some age/handling wear besides. Small circular tea/coffee stain. No graffiti.
A desirable and scarce Corgi Gift Set.