Mebetoys Models A42 Landrover 'CROCE ROSSA'
CROCE ROSSA Landrover by Mebetoys Models, No. A24. White. With stretcher. Very near mint/boxed, with packing foam. Scarce. From The Heart of England Collection. Starting bid £100. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
Made by Mebetoys, a well-respected Italian diecast toy manufacturer.
A scarce Landrover ’Red Cross (CROCE ROSSA) model in white with compete lettering and Red Cross emblems (with dark blue central block, as many previous examples have, although we are not sure why). Two blue roof lights and siren. Cast wheels, as-new fine tread tyres and a shiny base. Opening doors. Intact radiator and headlight assembly. Rear number plate. Stretcher.
Two small stray flecks of cast metal(factory) are trapped by the roof label. Small mark besides.
Distinctive box looks like old shop stock. With packing foam.