Lonestar Tuf-Tots 609 Flat Truck

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This model is the Lonestar Tuf-Tots 609 Flat Truck in yellow and Dark Blue. It is missing the usual pump load.

The model has a two-piece metal body, 53mm in length. It has been molded with the cab and chassis casting having representations of the grille, lights, front bumper and doors cast at the front, fuel tank and rear locker to the rear. The base is part of the cab and chassis casting, the rear flat deck is cast metal. There is no glazing. The original wheels are black plastic and attached to domed steel axles. They are held to the chassis by means of pinch-clamped posts.

The base has the manufacturer's mark "Lone ☆ Star" to the middle top and "Tuf-Tots" to the bottom centre. On the cab roof is the legend "Made, In, England" on three lines. The rear is held in place by two machined rivets and a rear locating lug.

It was issued between 1969 and 1980.

Item: 3793