Corgi 413-B-1 Mazda B1600 Pickup - Motorway Maintenance

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This model is the Corgi 413-B-1 Mazda B1600 Pickup in dark yellow Motorway Maintenance livery. The vehicle carries Motorway Maintenance logos in black on both sides plus black and yellow "Reflective Hazard Stripes" on the bonnet. Included are the serviceman, Road Works signs and witches hats (still sealed in the original packaging) plus spare labels for the additional signs that have not been factory labeled.

The pickup has no opening parts other than the rear tailgate on the pickup.The main pickup casting is in one piece with the pickup cab guard (behind the cab) a separate metal casting. Added to the rear is a separate casting for the hydraulic "cherry picker". The grill and lights are part of the base plate with lights and number plate picked out in silver.

The interior is black plastic with a right hand drive, black plastic steering wheel and dashboard (instrument panel). The cab glazing is clear without the usual representation of windscreen wipers.

All wheels are of the "speed wheel" type - hollow one piece plastic with a "chromed" patterned "hub" in the center.

The base plate is black plastic and is marked in front of the front wheels "Scale 1/36", "Made in GT Britain", at the centre top with corgi at the centre middle and at the bottom centre "Mazda B1600 Pickup". At the rear of the base is molded "Patent No. 1278081". It is held in place with four rivets.

This model was issued between January 1976 and 1978 and 176,000 were sold by Corgi. Its scale was said to be 1:36.

Item: 1258

 

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This model is the Corgi 413-B-1 Mazda B1600 Pickup in dark yellow Motorway Maintenance livery. The vehicle carries Motorway Maintenance logos in black on both sides plus black and yellow "Reflective Hazard Stripes" on the bonnet. This unboxed model does not have the serviceman, Road Works signs and witches hats.

The pickup has no opening parts other than the rear tailgate on the pickup.The main pickup casting is in one piece with the pickup cab guard (behind the cab) a separate metal casting. Added to the rear is a separate casting for the hydraulic "cherry picker". The grill and lights are part of the base plate with lights and number plate picked out in silver.

The interior is black plastic with a right hand drive, black plastic steering wheel and dashboard (instrument panel). The cab glazing is clear without the usual representation of windscreen wipers.

All wheels are of the "speed wheel" type - hollow one piece plastic with a "chromed" patterned "hub" in the center.

The base plate is black plastic and is marked in front of the front wheels "Scale 1/36", "Made in GT Britain", at the centre top with corgi at the centre middle and at the bottom centre "Mazda B1600 Pickup". At the rear of the base is molded "Patent No. 1278081". It is held in place with four rivets.

This model was issued between January 1976 and 1978 and 176,000 were sold by Corgi. Its scale was said to be 1:36.

Item: 1388