French Dinky Toys 1414 Renault 8 Gordini

Renault R8 Gordini by French Dinky Toys, No. 1414. Near mint plus/boxed, with transfer slip. Box version with red strip. Scarce model from The Fenman Collection.

Price: £225.00

This item is sold.

Notes

A striking French Dinky Renault model – and one that does not seem to come up for sale that often!
Finished in a distinctive shade of mid-blue with white stripes and untarnished concave wheels. Original ‘Dunlop’ tyres (fine tread) are well-shaped. Complete with driver, all four jewelled lights and bright silver trim, white strip.

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Little nick to the edge of the boot stripe.
Nice to see that this item comes with the sheet containing the racing numbers and some of the number-plates/labels. Some labels applied. Couple of small chips on the driver’s side front wing.
The pictorial box with red strip at end flaps is complete and vividly-coloured. Light ‘foxing’ visible on the white background. Residue from a price label or similar on an end flap. Minor age wear besides.