Corgi GS28-B-2 Mazda B1600 Pickup - Sea Spray

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This model is the Corgi GS28-B-2 Mazda B1600 Pickup in yellow and red with Sea Spray decals on both sides. This is part of the Gift Set #28 that included boat and trailer (missing from this item). Included on the vehicle is black tool box with air tanks and first aid kit.

The pickup has no opening parts other than the rear tailgate on the pickup.The main pickup casting is in one piece without the pickup cab guard (behind the cab) that appears on some other versions of the B1600. The grille 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 August 1976 and 1978 and its scale was said to be 1:36.

Item: 3234