Corgi Gift Set 38 Monte Carlo Rally
1965 Monte Carlo Rally by Corgi Toys, Gift Set, No 38. Near mint plus-very near mint/boxed. Scarce set from The Francis Schaffer Collection. Starting bid £750. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
A scarce and popular Corgi Gift Set_.
The set comprises:
1) Corgi 321 Mini Cooper ‘S’ in bright red finish with a white roof, jewelled head and spotlights, complete racing number ‘52’ on both sides (couple of tiny cream background edge nicks). Complete Monte Carlo labels on bonnet and boot. Shaped spun wheels with suspension. Near mint plus with a little extra silver super-detailing and a few marks to the paint.
2) Corgi 322 Rover 2000 in lustrous metallic maroon finish with a white roof, notably complete Monte Carlo labels on bonnet and boot. Complete racing number ‘136’ on both doors, too (although a few little flecks to the cream background). Shaped spun wheels with suspension, jewelled headlights and “Trans-O-Lite” lights. Near mint plus.
3) Corgi 323 Citroen DS19 in pale blue finish with a white roof. Shaped spun wheels with suspension, jewelled lights, intact aerial on the roof. Complete racing number ‘75’ on both sides, intact rally labels on bonnet and boot. Very near mint.
The colourfully-illustrated detailed card plinth on which each car sits is intact and bright. A decorative backdrop for the models. Original card packing support piece in the base of the plinth. No wheel slot tears.
Light wear only. Lots of relevant printed information.
The pictorial all-card outer box is complete and bright, showing minimal handling. Light storage crease and a very small tear. Period price label.
A desirable and scarce Corgi Gift Set.