Corgi 450-A-1 Austin Minivan

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This model is the Corgi 450-A-1 Austin Minivan in metallic olive green.

The vehicle has opening rear doors only. At the front is a cast grille with headlights on either side fitted with yellow crystal lenses. The bonnet, front doors, rear side panels and rear bumper have been cast into the body where as the front bumper is cast into the base plate. At the rear the lights are represented by orange painted cast areas and the rear licence plate is a sticker in black with white lettering [ORI 793].

The interior is red plastic with a right hand drive, red plastic steering wheel inserted into the red dashboard (instrument panel). The glazing is clear all round.

All wheels are one piece chromed hubs with black "rubber" tyre.

The base plate is grey metal and is marked at the top centre with "Corgi Toys", below that "Made in GT Britain", in the lower middle centre "Austin Mini-Van" and in the bottom centre with "Patent No 904525". The base is held in place with a single machined rivet at the front centre of the van and a locating lug at the rear. It also contains some minimal detailing of the exhaust system.

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