Britains Lilliput Series Sports Car - open

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These models are of the Britains Lilliput Series Open Sports Car, one in cream and one in red.

There are no opening parts on these models. All features are cast into the metal of the model. The models had separate bumpers at some time in the past.

The "interior" comprises black painted seats cast into the body on one and tan painted seats on the other. There is no glazing although the castings have two metal bumps which may be meant to represent the front windscreens.

All wheels appear to be one piece, grey plastic in the fashion of the hub-capped wheel of the era.

The base plates are unpainted on the lower side and shaped to represent the front wheel arches, running boards and rear wheels arches. It is not clear how the base plate is attached to the body casting. The base plates are marked "Britains" at the top centre and "England" at the centre bottom. They also carry a rudimentary representation of the gearbox, drive shaft and rear axle.

The scale is said to be 1:72.

Issue date is unknown.

Item: 1022, 1023