Shackleton Foden FG6 Tipper. Scarce dark blue, red & pale grey issue. Excellent plus/boxed, with tools and leaflet. Sought-after model from this English manufacturer. Working clockwork function. From The West Midlands Collection. Starting bid £450. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
Issued 1950-52, this is a scarce British heavyweight Foden Tipper finished in deep blue, red & pale grey, with a pale grey fuel tank. Beautifully constructed, this was part of a small range of diecast constructional models made between 1948-52 by this British manufacturer. Sold with the necessary tools to take apart and rebuild, this Foden model measures 26cms x 9cms. approx.
Complete with spare wheel stowed. Occasional little mark to the paint but mostly inside the bed.
Especially difficult to find with its distinctive sturdy colourful card box. Quite worn with heavy edge rubs but no parts missing.
Tools and leaflet included.