Erie EV03 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan (90mm)

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This model is the Erie (US) EV03 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan in red. This is the smallest of the issues at only 90mm in length.

The model is a one-piece metal body, 90mm in length. It has been molded with representations of the grille, headlights, and bumper to the front, engine louvres and centre bonnet handle/mascot, doors, door handles and running boards to the side, rear bumper, rear lights,  boot lid to the rear. There is no glazing or interior.

There is no base plate however the inside of the casting is marked with "ZEPHYR" below the roof, and "Parker, ERIE, USA" on three lines below the bonnet.

All wheels are of the solid, black rubber type, incorporating wheel and hub into one unit. They are fitted to steel axles which are held in place, at the rear, by the body and some small pinched clips and, at the front, by two cast columns pinched to hold the axle in place.

I do not know exactly when this item was issued but believe it to be circa 1936.

Item: 3686