Best 9029-2 Jaguar E Type

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This model is the Best 9029-2 Jaguar E Type in white. This model represents a standard street car and is the closed top version of the model.

The model has no opening parts. The front lights are represented by chromed plastic with clear lenses inset on the left and right. Below these are two red plastic lenses representing the indicators. The rear lights are also represented by red lenses. The front and rear bumpers are chromed plastic. The model has 3 separate windscreen wipers and chromed door handles. The number plates are black characters on a yellow background. Interestingly, the numberplate is XKE 39 while this particular Jaguar was designated model XK-E by the Jaguar factory.

The interior is black plastic with a black, left hand drive plastic steering wheel and dashboard. The centre drive shaft tunnel and centre console with gear stick are chromed plastic. The glazing is clear.

All wheels have chrome hubs - solid, one piece hub with chrome wire spoke effect and separate black "rubber" tyres.

The base plate is black plastic and is marked with "BEST Made in Italy" on two lines just forward of the rear axle and "SCALA 1/43" just behind the front axle. The base plate casting also has minimalist front and rear suspension system with separate chromed twin exhaust system. It is held in place with a single self tapping screw and a rear locator lug.

Date of issue is unknown.

Item: 909