Corgi 258-A-1 The Saint's Volvo P-1800

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This model is the Corgi 258-A-1 Volvo p-1800 "The Saint" in white.

There are no opening parts on this model. It comes with a line "The Saint" drawing in black on the bonnet and a figure of Simon Templar at the wheel. The front lights are represented by yellow lenses inset into the body casting and the rear lights are painted red spots. The front and rear bumpers and grill are picked out in silver.

The interior is red plastic vacform with a right hand drive silver plastic steering wheel. A plastic figure of Simon Templar grips the steering wheel. The glazing is clear all round.

All wheels are of the shaped type - solid one piece spun metal hubs with a separate black "rubber" tyre.

The base plate is grey painted metal and is marked with "Volvo P. 1800" at the centre top on two lines, CORGI TOYS in the centre middle and "Patent Application 21101/59" and "Made in Gt. Britain" on two lines at the centre bottom. The base plate is held in place with two machined rivets.

This model was issued between 1965 and 1969.

 

Item: 1255