Corgi Gift Set 4. Bloodhound Guided Missile Set. Near mint-very near mint/boxed. With Rocket Age Leaflet, early Corgi Club Membership Form & all packing. Scarce item from the Cheshire collection.
Issued between 1958-60 and a difficult set to find in any condition.
1) Corgi 351 R.A.F. Land Rover. Tin canopy and flat spun wheels, including spare. Tow hook. Very near mint with a wonderfully fresh lustre, unused condition. Just a couple of little marks. A nice example which just glows!
2) Corgi 1115 Bristol Ferranti Bloodhound. In near mint condition with the occasional little expected marking to the white finish at exposed edges, small nick to one of the roundels. Nose cone is an authentic rubber replacement (common fault that they perish over time).
3) Corgi 1116 Launching Ramp is in near mint condition. A few small edge marks. Some wear to the finish on the retaining clip for the missile.
4) Corgi 1117 Bloodhound Loading Trolley. Working well. Near mint . Slight mottling to the finish in places and a few little marks.
The colourful outer box is intact, clean with excellent strong colours. Only the occasional minor rubbing. No repairs. 2 stray pen marks on one side of the lid. Complete with both upper and lower packing pieces.