French Dinky Toys 1414 Renault R8 Gordini
Renault R8 Gordini. by French Dinky Toys, No. 1414. Very near mint /boxed. Scarce model from The Catania Collection with unapplied racing number labels , Gordini label and number plates in originla packet.
A striking French Dinky Renault model – and one that does not seem to come up for sale that often!
Finished in a distinctive shade of mid-blue with white stripes and bright concave wheels. Original ‘Dunlop’ tyres (fine tread) are well-shaped. Complete with driver, all four jewelled lights and bright silver trim. Complete white strip.
One small mark to the paint finish.
Nice to see that this item comes with the sheet containing the unapplied racing numbers, number plates and Gordini label. Original packet.
The pictorial box is complete and vividly-coloured. Minor age wear and a small edge tear.