Corgi Toys 261 James Bond's Aston Martin
James Bond's Aston Martin D.B.5 by Corgi Toys, No. 261. Gold issue. Very, very near mint/boxed. 1st issue WITH INDICATOR LIGHT CASTING. 2nd issue style box with full Instruction Packet. From The Bluehouse Collection of fine Corgi.
Always a sought-after Corgi toy, this James Bond Aston Martin is a first issue casting (production run 1965-69). Note the indicator light casting and double side vent present on this early issue.
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This exciting and iconic car is in all original condition with none of the reproduction accessories, rife with this issue.
The car is fully functioning, complete with both figures. This James Bond Aston Martin has a virtually mint, all original, glossy gold finish.
Suspension. Fine tread original tyres are well-shaped.
The 2nd issue card plinth (i.e. with arrow on the red section where the model is placed) is complete and brightly-coloured. Few light creases.
The Instruction Packet has been carefully opened and inside you will find the badge, Instruction Leaflet and spare villain.
Secret Instructions Leaflet (detail the retractable machine guns, opening roof and ejector seat, rear bullet screen and telescopic over-riders).
The 2nd issue outer box icompelte and bright, showing a little age/handlign wear at end flaps. Note that since it is 2nd issue, there is shading detail around the lettering ASTON MARTIN DB5 on the box face and a thick black border around the JAMES BOND’S lettering, too.