Corgi Gift Set 41 Car Transporter & 6 Cars
Carrimore Car Transporter with Ford Tilt Cab & 6 Cars, by Corgi Toys, Gift Set No. 41. Very scarce Mail Order only set from Corgi. Excellent plus- very near mint/boxed. Includes the scarce Hillman Imp in bronze & Mini Cooper with Roof Signatures. From The Borders Collection. QDT starting bid £450. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
A sought-after and scarce Gift Set issued between 1966-68 and only available by Mail Order at the time.
This exciting and colourful set comprises:
1) Corgi 1138 Ford Car Transporter in red, blue & silver.
Near mint plus with the occasional little mark. Straight horns on the roof. Both wing mirrors are intact and complete with the little mirror pieces too. 4 plastic chocks.
2) Corgi 226 Morris Mini Minor in pale lilac blue with a red interior. Near mint plus with a few little marks. Rubbing to the number plate.
3) Corgi 249 Morris Mini Cooper in red & black with ‘wickerwork’ side detail. Excellent plus with wickerwork panels. Lustrous finish and jewelled headlights. Intact suspension on detailed cast wheels. Barely a mark to the paint finish. Small section of the delicate rear transfer is missing and another smaller piece is semi-detached too. A little wear to the panels (driver’s side).
3) Corgi 251 Hillman Imp in bronze. Very near mint with suspension on all four wheels. Suitcase is included.
4) Corgi 252 Rover 2000 in metallic deep plum. Excellent plus. Few little marks and touch-ins. Suspension.
5) Corgi 321 Austin Mini-Cooper in red with roof signatures of Timo Makinen and Paul Easter. Excellent. All four jewelled lights and complete transfers throughout (save for one tiny racing number nick and another tiny nick to the rear transfer).
6) Corgi 440 Ford Cortina Estate in metallic blue. Very near mint. Small stray smudge of
purplish-blue on the roof.
All contents are housed in a polystyrene tray which is bright and complete. A little grubbiness. Complete with Corgi label with dog logo still in place (light edge creases).
The colourful card lid is complete with no splits or repairs.
A little age wear including rubbing and a few stain spots at the sides.