Shackleton Model

Shackleton Models Foden FG6 Platform Lorry. Very near mint/boxed, with leaflet. Working clockwork function. Scarce, sought-after items from this English manufacturer. From A Phenomenal Collection. Starting bid £400. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.

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


Issued 1948-52, this is a scarce British heavyweight Foden Platform Lorry 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. This Foden model measures 32cms x 9.5cms. approx.

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Complete with spare wheel stowed underneath. Virtually complete delicate ‘Shackleton’ transfer.
Occasional little mark and a little repair has been made to the axle end of one of the front wheels.
Especially difficult to find with its distinctive sturdy colourful card box. With two pieces of original card packing too. A little rusting at staples and light wear.
With Leaflet:

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