Corgi GS29-B-1 Duckhams Formula 1 Surtees Racing Set

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This model is the Corgi GS29-b-1 Duckhams Formula 1 Surtees Racing set consisting of a #323 Ferrari Daytona towing a yellow trailer carrying a #150 Surtees F1 racer. Both the Ferrari and the Surtees are decked out in dark Blue and yellow Duckhams' livery.

The only opening parts on this model are the Ferrari's doors.

The interior of the Ferrari is black plastic with a black, left hand drive steering wheel cast into the interior casting. The glazing is amber tinted at the front, sides and rear.

The interior of the Surtees consists of a white plastic driver and a black steering wheel. The glazing is clear tinted at the front and sides.

All wheels are of a “speedwheel” type - one piece hollow plastic with a "silver chromed" hub.

The base plate of the Ferrari is black plastic and is marked with CORGI TOYS followed by MADE IN GT. BRITAIN at the centre top, Ferrari Daytona at the centre bottom and PAT APP 3396/69 in front of the front axle and Scale 1/36 just behind the rear axle. The base plate is held in place with the usual two machined rivets, front and rear.

The base plate of the Surtees is black plastic and is marked with CORGI TOYS, WHIZZWHEELS and Surtees T.S.9 F.1 in the centre, MADE IN GT. BRITAIN in front of the front axle and PAT APP 3396/69 just behind the rear axle. The base plate is held in place with the usual two machined rivets, front and rear.

The trailer is a simple metal casting with Corgi, Made in Gt Britain cast on the underside.

This model was issued between April 1975 and was withdrawn in 1976. Corgi sold 161,000 units and its scale was said to be 1:36.

 

Item: 878