Corgi Toys 256 VW Safari & Rhino

1200 in East African Safari Trim with Rhino by Corgi Toys, No. 256. Near mint plus/boxed, with leaflet. RIGHT-HAND drive version. Scarce. From The Ian Hewlett Collection.

Corgi toys 256 vw 1200 east african safari rhino hh65 front

Price: £150.00

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A very popular Corgi model – this right-hand drive version is in close to mint condition, with a gleaming scarlet original paint finish. Virtually complete and fresh detailed bonnet label (very minor front edge scuff), complete door numbers and “Nairobi” label. Unmarked chrome bumpers, wheels, baseplate, and sparkling jewelled headlights. Rhino.

Corgi toys 256 vw 1200 east african safari rhino hh65 back

Corgi toys 256 vw 1200 east african safari rhino hh65 base

Couple of tiny marks to the paint finish.
The card plinth on which car and rhino sit is a most attractive display piece. Crisp, and clean. Both end pull tabs are present and firmly attached. No wheel slot tears.
Light sunfading.
Box reverse has lots of information about the “Beetle”.

Corgi toys 256 vw 1200 east african safari rhino hh65 plinth

The outer box is complete with eye-catching graphics which adds to the appeal of this set. Light age/handling wear. Crisp feel.
Leaflet.

Corgi toys 256 vw 1200 east african safari rhino hh65 leaflet

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