Husky 03-b Volkswagen 1200 Beetle - POLICE

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This model is the Husky 03-b-4 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle in white and black POLICE livery.

This model has no opening parts all detail is cast into the body. The front luggage hatch, headlights, side lights, tail light, engine cover, louvres, doors and body trim lines are all part of the body casting. The front and rear bumpers are cast as part of the base. The model carried white on black "Police" decals on the front doors and the roof has a blue roof light.

The entire interior is red plastic and it has a left hand drive red plastic steering wheel. The glazing is clear all round.

All wheels consist of a solid metal hub and separate tyre type - solid one piece grey metal hubs with a 5 poke pattern, each fitted with a black rubber tyre, and mounted on steel domed axles.

The base plate is plated metal and is marked with "Volkswagen 1300" at the centre top, "Husky models" in the centre middle, and "Made in, Gt. Britain" on two lines at the centre bottom. This model uses a modified #20 casting and base which explains the "1300" on the base whereas it is listed as a "1200" in the references. The base is held in place with two machined rivets, one at the front and one at the rear.

This model was issued between 1968 and 1969.

Item: 4078