Corgi Toys 469 Routemaster Bus Presentation Issue 1977 Mettoy Sales Conference Dinner
Routemaster Bus Presentation Issue '1977 Mettoy Sales Conference Dinner' by Corgi Toys, No. 469. Very, very near mint/boxed. In MIRROR-FINISH card box . Rare. With Letter (for Information only) from R. BROWN ORIGINAL RECIPIENT OF THE PRESENTATION BUS who was Product Manager for Corgi and later Director (1971-1983) . From The Wesley Lodge Collection.
To mark the occasion of the Mettoy Sales Conference Dinner in 1977, this special issue Routemaster Bus is finished in silver with printed details of the Conference Dinner at front, back and sides.
Such a scarce item and typically missing from most bus collections, this example is in virtually mint condition (couple of minor marks on the ribbed roof detail).
Complete with the special mirror-finish card box. Only those attending the dinner were given a commemorative bus.
The person for whom this was intended is R. Brown Corgi employee from 1971 – 1983 (as Product Manager and later Director):