Shackleton Platform Foden & Trailer

Shackleton Foden FG6 Platform Lorry & 8-Ton Dyson Trailer. Very near mint/boxed, with tools and Wilson's Lorries Ltd. Canvas Bag. Rare plain green card 'TEMPORARY PACK' box with end label & original corrugated brown paper packing. Scarce, sought-after items from this English manufacturer. Working clockwork function. From A Phenomenal Collection. Starting bid £600. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

Shackleton foden dyson trailer yy558

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


Issued 1948-52, this is a scarce British heavyweight Foden Platform Lorry is finished in green, grey and red, with a red 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 32cms x 9.5cms. approx.

Shackleton foden dyson trailer yy5581

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Complete with spare wheel stowed underneath.
Occasional little mark and a small scratch on the bed.
Especially difficult to find with its distinctive sturdy colourful card box. A difficult version to find in this plain mid-green Temporary Pack with informative end label. A little wear and a small storage puncture on one side (presses back into place). Rare to find with a piece of the original sturdy corrugated buff packing paper. A little rusting at staples.
Original tools and Wilson’s Ltd. Canvas Bag.

Shackleton foden dyson trailer yy5583

8-Ton Dyson Trailer is finished in green, grey & red with a complete ‘Dyson’ transfer. Very near mint condition.