Diapet 08-0959 1917 Mitsubishi "A"

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This model is the Diapet 08-0959 1917 Mitsubishi "A" in polished metal with black plastic roof.

There are no opening parts on this model. All features are cast into the metal which appears to have been polished to give it a silver sheen.

The interior is unpolished metal with a blackish sheen and it has a black plastic steering wheel inserted into where the dashboard should be. There is no glazing.

All wheels appear to be one piece, solid, metal in the fashion of the wooden spoke wheel of the era.

The base plate is unpolished metal with "Yonezawa Toys 1917 ?? Diapet ?? ?? ?? ?? No. 08-0959 Made in Japan" (??=Japanese character).

The packaging states the scale to be 1/45.

Issue date is unknown.

Item: 912