Corgi Gift Set 13
Corgi Gift Set 13 Renault R16 Tour De France Paramount Film Unit. Very near mint/boxed, with GOLD Tripod. Later issue with plain orange card back drop. From The QDT Vault.
This scarce original Gift Set comprises:
A black and white Renault in very close to mint, unused condition with a very nearly complete bonnet transfer (tiniest of nicks) and intact door labels. ‘Paramount’ roof sign labels are complete, too). Car has spare wheel in the bonnet, driver, camera man and camera. Version with gold tripod.
Bright silver base and as-new original tyres with "Corgi Toys’ embossed. Detailed cast wheels.
Occasional tiny mark to the paint finish. Appears to have been rarely off the intact, complete polystyrene base.
Slightly later version with a plain orange card backdrop inside the box. Complete, fresh and bright. This set includes the race leader on his bicycle in his yellow jersey.
The header card window box is colourful with an attractive header card scene. No crease at header card reverse where it joins the main body of the box! A little age wear and a couple of seam tears. The original cellophane has a couple of tiny nicks.