Corgi Toys 1139 Chipperfield's Menagerie
Chipperfield's Menagerie by Corgi Toys, No. 1139. Very near mint/boxed, with Retailer Card & strip unapplied stick pads. Harder to find STEP-HUB Wheels to cab. From The Woodford Green Collection.
A colourful Chipperfields item first issued in 1968.
It contains a Scammell truck with three decorative plastic cages containing two lions, two tigers and two bears. This example has a bright red and blue paint finish, jewelled headlights but no little Chipperfields label at cab front. Highly detailed decorative labels on both sides are very near mint – mint. Step-Hub cab wheels to the cab which protruding central section.
The plastic cages are complete and intact with all animals enclosed inside with plastic bubbles surrounding them. Nice to see this example still has the black elastic bands which fasten the cages to the trailer (often missing!).
Very close to mint, glossy original paint finish.
Bright and clean polystyrene inner.
The large window box has strong colours, particularly attractive colourful scene on box reverse. Card has a couple of small handling tears. Original cellophane is intact.
Couple of small scuffs and light wear.
With Retailer Card & unapplied stick pads.