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This model is the Corgi 469-A-x Routemaster Bus in Blue issued for the UK market. This model was released with advertising on both upper sides reading "Take off from Bristol.. its so easy" and both lower sides carry white "Jet Streams" on approximately 45 degree angles. The upper front and rear route boards have been replaced with paper label route boards with white lettering on a black background showing the destination as "BRISTOL".
This model has no opening parts. The front headlights and grill are represented by cast impressions that have been painted silver. The rear also has cast impressions to represent the rear lights and number plate but these have not been highlighted with an alternative colour.
The entire interior is white plastic with the upper interior showing around the middle of the bus as a white stripe. The glazing is clear with molded lines on some areas to represent the small opening slide windows present on the real bus. The stairs to the upper level have been cast into the lower body casting but there is no corresponding opening cast into the upper interior!
All wheels are of the "speed wheel" type - hollow one piece plastic with a chromed center, 6 spoke "hub".
The base plate is black plastic and is marked with "corgi" in the centre top and "Made in GT Britain" at the centre bottom. It is held in place with three rivets.
This model was issued circa 1984, but I can find no specific reference to this variation in the published references.