Corgi Toys Gift Set 5 British Racing Cars
British Racing Cars Set by Corgi Toys, Gift Set No. 5. Very near mint-mint (never removed from blister-style packing)/boxed (wear) with packing card. Rare set, especially this early blister pack issue. From The Simon Regis Collection.
Issued between 1959-60, this early issue Racing Car set comprises:
1) 150 Vanwall Racing Car in red with intact windscreen. Flat spun wheels. Racing number 7.
2) 151 Lotus XI Lotus Mark II Le Mans, in Duck-Egg Blue with deep red seating, intact tinted windscreen. Racing number 1. Flat spun wheels.
3) 152 BRM Racing Car in deep Racing Green with intact windscreen. Racing number 3 (small edge nick).
Over time the fragile blister pack top has incurred a few edge splits. Card base is intact. Original staples are in place.
End flap pictorial box is complete. Some fading and age grubbiness/stains.
With card packing insert: